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10 reasons why you should treat yourself to a massage now


A stressful everyday life, problems in private or at work, back pain, restless nights and the like lead to our body becoming tense. To relieve internal pressure, massages can work wonders.

Massages were already popular in the times of the ancient Romans and are one of the best pampering programs then as now. What types of massage are there, what are they good for and who is a massage suitable for? This is revealed in the following article, which gives you 10 good reasons for a massage.

The following table of contents gives you an overview of the following article.

 

What types of massage are there?

During a massage, individual body parts are massaged by a professionally trained person. Essential oils are used, which promote blood circulation and make the massage more pleasant.

There are countless types of massages that have one thing in common: The well-being of the person being massaged is increased. Most massage techniques only use the hands of the masseur. Come to others

  • hot stones (hot stone massage),
  • Singing bowls,
  • other parts of the body such as the masseur's feet
  • etc.

for use. The classic massage is mainly influenced by the Swede Henri Peter Ling at the end of the century. That is why it is also called "Swedish massage". Doing the techniques

  • Stroke,
  • Knead,
  • Rub,
  • Knocking and clapping

applied. While the western massages are supposed to evoke a physical reaction, the Asian massages such as the traditional Thai massage, the Japanese Shiatsu massage, the Ayurveda massage from India or the East Asian Pantai Luar massage focus on the inner state of mind and balance of energies.

 

Who is a massage suitable for?

A massage is good for everyone: from young to old, everyone enjoys the soft touch, the peace and quiet and the relaxation that comes. Athletes in particular look forward to a massage after a strenuous workout, which can prevent sore muscles.

Pregnant women should have a massage in consultation with their doctor and / or midwife. Normally, a massage during pregnancy, which proceeds without complications, is safe. The massage can even be helpful if the calculated due date has passed. Then a massage can stimulate labor.
There are special massages for babies, which can also be accepted upon consultation with the pediatrician.

Do you suffer from certain symptoms such as: More colorful

  • Back pain,
  • Neck pain,
  • migraine
  • etc.?

Then the right massage technique can help you.
The following 10 reasons for a massage show you the other advantages of a massage.


1. Reduce stress

A massage is good for body and mind. Are you suffering from enormous stress right now? There can be phases in school, during training or studies that are stressful and nerve-wracking. This is especially true during the exam period. Massage is very effective in reducing stress.

This will give you other thoughts and will help you survive the stressful time. Let yourself be enchanted by the soothing scents and the soft movements. This takes you on a journey far away from the stress.

A massage can be helpful for you not only in the stress of exams, but in every situation in life. Do you have a big project at work that you are responsible for? Or


2. Avoid stress

Is there a big event in your private life that is robbing you of every free minute? Planning a wedding can e.g. B. can be very time-consuming and nerve-consuming. A suitable location has to be found, the dress, the rings, the flowers etc. have to be selected and the invitation cards sent.

During this time, which can last for several months, a massage is helpful. It relieves you of the inner pressure to do everything at the right time. For this reason, the closest friends and relatives like to surprise the bride or groom on the stag party with a visit to the massage center. Then everyone can treat themselves to a relaxing massage and avoid stress.
If you know that you are in for a stressful time, you should book one or more appointments for a massage.

So you have something positive to look forward to. This applies not only to wedding planning, but in all areas of life. Is there a stressful meeting in the office, will you soon be going on a school trip as a supervisor or do you have other obligations that will be exhausting for you? Then an appointment for a massage before, during or after the event is a good idea.


3. Stimulate blood circulation

A massage stimulates the blood circulation. This allows more oxygen to enter your body. The cardiovascular system is more stimulated and takes care of an increased supply of oxygen, which benefits all organs. Hence you feel

  • fitter,
  • more alert
  • and more relaxed.

The more areas that are massaged, the better it is for your blood circulation.

 

4. Find inner peace

You can find your inner peace with a massage. The Asian massages, which place a special focus on the harmony of body, mind and soul, are very suitable for this. After a grueling day, a massage is just the thing. This will make you feel fresher the next time and are more motivated for the time to come.

During the massage session, you put aside your daily routine. The cell phone is switched off, the calendar is put to one side and worries and upcoming obligations are disregarded. With the massage you will immerse yourself in a stress-free world. Let yourself be intoxicated by the soothing scents and enjoy the silence, the warmth on hand and the soft background music.


5. Loosening up the muscles

Massage can help loosen up your muscles. If you suffer from constant neck and / or back pain, the symptoms may soon go away. If you have been active in sports, a massage can prevent sore muscles. Due to the increased blood flow, the enriched lactic acid cannot settle in the muscles, which causes the uncomfortable sore muscles.


6. Eliminate depression on cold days

Did the winter blues catch up with you? It's difficult to go to work with a smile on cold days. The wet, cold days are no joy. A short walk until 3 p.m. is very suitable, but unfortunately you often don't have the time for it.

A massage can be very helpful to combat the low mood. The ethereal scents, the warm movements and the undisturbed rest will bring you out of the depths again. After the massage you will feel like after a short vacation.


7. Activate the self-healing powers

A massage can help you activate your self-healing powers. The immune system is increased by the pleasant massage. The immune system is particularly important in the cold season to protect the body from bacteria.

So you can prevent colds with a massage and feel fit for autumn and winter. But the immune system is also useful on warmer days and protects you from the summer flu.


8. Improve breathing

The massage stimulates blood circulation. The increased oxygen causes you to breathe more evenly. Breathing is important to regulate the body balance. Even breathing means continuity that a healthy body needs. In this way your body can distribute its resources evenly and you have enough energy and stamina for the day.


9. Improvement of the complexion

According to an ancient wisdom, the skin is the mirror of the soul. Stress, dissatisfaction or weakness can often be recognized by the complexion. So that you can improve the complexion of your skin, massage is the best way to go along with exercise and a healthy diet. Pimples, skin irritations and acute acne can be improved or eliminated with the help of a massage.

The massage can also help reduce cellulite. The unloved orange peel occurs in almost every woman. Stretch marks after childbirth or an enormous weight loss can almost disappear in men and women thanks to a massage.


10. Relief from pain

Almost 2/3 of Germans regularly complain of neck and / or back pain. This is often due to an awkward sleeping position or a crooked posture at work or at school. The massage will make your pain disappear in no time.

The soothing warmth relieves tension that causes restless nights. Thanks to the deep relaxation, you can sleep well through the night again, so that there is no further pain in your back or neck.

Conclusion

There are different types of massage that are suitable for young and old alike. Massage can alleviate various ailments and symptoms or even make them go away. The blood circulation is stimulated, which means you are more relaxed and breathe more evenly. This leads to a reduction in stress and relaxes the muscles.

Not only does a massage change the complexion, but also your state of mind. You look fresher, more relaxed and are more motivated for the coming days. A massage can bring you so many benefits. So let go of everyday life, switch off your mobile phone and put yourself in the hands of a professional masseur.

A stressful everyday life, problems in private or at work, back pain, restless nights and the like lead to our body becoming tense. To relieve internal pressure, massages can work wonders.

Massages were already popular in the times of the ancient Romans and are one of the best pampering programs then as they are now. What types of massage are there, what are they good for and who is a massage suitable for? This is revealed in the following article, which gives you 10 good reasons for a massage.

The following table of contents gives you an overview of the following article.

 

What types of massage are there?

During a massage, individual body parts are massaged by a professionally trained person. Essential oils are used to promote blood circulation and make the massage more pleasant.

There are countless types of massages that have one thing in common: The well-being of the person being massaged is increased. Most massage techniques only use the hands of the masseur. Come to others

  • hot stones (hot stone massage),
  • Singing bowls,
  • other parts of the body such as the masseur's feet
  • etc.

for use. The classic massage is mainly influenced by the Swede Henri Peter Ling at the end of the century. That is why it is also called "Swedish massage". Thereby the techniques

  • Stroke,
  • Knead,
  • Rub,
  • Knocking and clapping

applied. While the western massages are supposed to evoke a physical reaction, the Asian massages such as the traditional Thai massage, the Japanese Shiatsu massage, the Ayurveda massage from India or the East Asian Pantai Luar massage focus on the inner state of mind and balance of energies.

 

Who is a massage suitable for?

A massage is good for everyone: from young to old, everyone enjoys the soft touch, the peace and quiet and relaxation. Athletes in particular look forward to a massage after a strenuous workout, which can prevent sore muscles.

Pregnant women should have a massage in consultation with their doctor and / or midwife. Normally, a massage during pregnancy, which proceeds without complications, is safe. The massage can even be helpful if the calculated due date has passed. Then a massage can stimulate labor.
There are special massages for babies, which can also be accepted upon consultation with the pediatrician.

Do you suffer from certain symptoms such as: More colorful

  • Back pain,
  • Neck pain,
  • migraine
  • etc.?

Then the right massage technique can help you.
The following 10 reasons for a massage show you the other advantages of a massage.


1. Reduce stress

A massage is good for body and mind. Are you suffering from enormous stress right now? There can be phases in school, during training or studies that are stressful and nerve-wracking. This is especially true during the exam period. Massage is very effective in reducing stress.

This will give you other thoughts and will help you survive the stressful time. Let yourself be enchanted by the soothing scents and the soft movements. This takes you on a journey far away from the stress.

A massage can be helpful for you not only in the stress of exams, but in every situation in life. Do you have a big project at work that you are responsible for? Or


2. Avoid stress

Is there a big event in your private life that is robbing you of every free minute? Planning a wedding can e.g. B. can be very time-consuming and nerve-consuming. A suitable location has to be found, the dress, the rings, the flowers etc. have to be selected and the invitation cards sent.

During this time, which can last for several months, a massage is helpful. It relieves you of the inner pressure to do everything at the right time. For this reason, the closest friends and relatives like to surprise the bride or groom on the stag party with a visit to the massage center. Then everyone can treat themselves to a relaxing massage and avoid stress.
If you know that you are in for a stressful time, you should book one or more appointments for a massage.

So you have something positive to look forward to. This applies not only to wedding planning, but in all areas of life. Is there a stressful meeting in the office, will you soon be going on a class trip as a supervisor or do you have other obligations that will be exhausting for you? Then an appointment for a massage before, during or after the event is a good idea.


3. Stimulate blood circulation

A massage stimulates the blood circulation. This allows more oxygen to enter your body. The cardiovascular system is stimulated more and takes care of an increased supply of oxygen, which benefits all organs. Hence you feel

  • fitter,
  • more alert
  • and more relaxed.

The more areas that are massaged, the better it is for your blood circulation.

 

4. Find inner peace

You can find your inner peace with a massage. The Asian massages, which place a special focus on the harmony of body, mind and soul, are very suitable for this. After a grueling day, a massage is just the thing. This will make you feel fresher the next time and are more motivated for the time to come.

During the massage session, you put aside your daily routine. The cell phone is switched off, the calendar is put to one side and worries and upcoming obligations are disregarded. With the massage you will immerse yourself in a stress-free world. Let yourself be intoxicated by the soothing scents and enjoy the silence, the warmth on the hand and the soft background music.


5. Loosening up the muscles

Massage can help loosen up your muscles. If you suffer from constant neck and / or back pain, the symptoms may soon go away. If you have been active in sports, a massage can prevent sore muscles. Due to the increased blood flow, the enriched lactic acid cannot settle in the muscles, which causes the uncomfortable sore muscles.


6. Eliminate depression on cold days

Did the winter blues catch up with you? It's difficult to go to work with a smile on cold days. The wet, cold days are no joy. A short walk until 3 p.m. is very suitable, but unfortunately you often don't have the time for it.

A massage can be very helpful in combating the low mood. The ethereal scents, the warm movements and the undisturbed rest will bring you out of the depths again. After the massage you will feel like after a short vacation.


7. Activate the self-healing powers

A massage can help you activate your self-healing powers. The immune system is increased by the pleasant massage. The immune system is particularly important in the cold season to protect the body from bacteria.

So you can prevent colds with a massage and feel fit for autumn and winter. But the immune system is also useful on warmer days and protects you from the summer flu.


8. Improve breathing

The massage stimulates blood circulation. The increased oxygen causes you to breathe more evenly. Breathing is important to regulate the body balance. Even breathing means continuity that a healthy body needs. In this way your body can distribute its resources evenly and you have enough energy and stamina for the day.


9. Improvement of the complexion

According to an ancient wisdom, the skin is the mirror of the soul. Stress, dissatisfaction or weakness can often be recognized by the complexion. So that you can improve the complexion of your skin, massage is the best way to go along with exercise and a healthy diet.Pimples, skin irritations and acute acne can be improved or eliminated with the help of a massage.

The massage can also help reduce cellulite. The unloved orange peel occurs in almost every woman. Stretch marks after childbirth or an enormous weight loss can almost disappear in men and women thanks to a massage.


10. Relief from pain

Almost 2/3 of Germans regularly complain of neck and / or back pain. This is often due to an awkward sleeping position or a crooked posture at work or at school. The massage will make your pain disappear in no time.

The soothing warmth relieves tension that causes restless nights. Thanks to the deep relaxation, you can sleep well through the night again, so that there is no further pain in your back or neck.

Conclusion

There are different types of massage that are suitable for young and old alike. Massage can alleviate various ailments and symptoms or even make them go away. The blood circulation is stimulated, which means you are more relaxed and breathe more evenly. This leads to a reduction in stress and relaxes the muscles.

Not only does a massage change the complexion, but also your state of mind. You look fresher, more relaxed and are more motivated for the coming days. A massage can bring you so many benefits. So let go of everyday life, switch off your mobile phone and put yourself in the hands of a professional masseur.