A much-loved massage, the Indian head massage is remarkably soothing as it releases harmful stores of accumulated negative energy. Based on ancient Ayurvedic techniques that work the shoulders, neck, scalp and face, multiple movements complement each other to relieve tension, stimulate circulation and restore joint movement.
Combining the benefits of classic Thai massage with the healing powers of heat provided by a Thai herbal ball, thermotherapy and compression are fused to alleviate muscle soreness and myofacial pain in sensitive areas. Stiff muscles are compressed to allow for greater movement and flexibility of both the muscles and joints, while a hot herbal poultice opens airways to rejuvenate the senses.
As acupressure, gentle stretching and oil massage releases blockages and tunes your energy flow, warm herbal cushions packed with therapeutic botanical ingredients infuse healing powers into your system. Detoxifying and tension-releasing, this transformative treatment reinforces the immune system, reduces stress, improves posture and enhances vitality.
Alleviating accumulated soft tissue tension, this intense deep tissue massage combats the effects of repeated physical activity quickly and effectively. It also helps prevent those niggling injuries that hinder performance, whether you' an athlete, fitness fanatic or a once-a-week jogger. Combining compression, stretching, friction, toning, and trigger point response techniques similar to Acupressure with elements of Swedish massage and Shiatsu, it concentrates on particular muscle groups to maintain and improve motion range and flexibility.
"Finger pressure" in Japanese, Shiatsu is a form of bodywork based on the theoretical framework of traditional Chinese medicine. Its techniques include massages with fingers, thumbs and palms; assisted stretching, joint manipulation and mobilization.
Originating in ancient Polynesia, Lomi Lomi or "Hawaiian Massage" is one of the oldest and most profound forms of massage. Faithful to the Hawaiian 'Huna' philosophy that physical and emotional pain results where harmony is lacking, Lomi Lomi equates illness to a state of tension in which the body blocks energy movement. Lomi Lomi Hawaiian massage helps release this tension, facilitating the body's natural healing.
Stimulating the lymphatic system through highly specialised message, this is a treatment with multiple benefits, from boosting the immune system and increasing the metabolism to eliminate the toxins that make us feel sluggish. After an initial consultation, a bespoke massage programme combines ultra-light pressure with soft pumping movements in the direction of the lymph nodes. From 30 minutes to two hours depending on individual needs, it's an effective tonic for sedentary lifestyles, warding off illnesses, enhancing energy levels and even improving the skin's appearance.
Diet and exercise alone won't shift stubborn cellulite, because body fat isn't the only culprit. Cellulite is a structural problem below the skin, so this specialised treatment reduces the tell-tale signs of cellulite and stretch marks while increasing skin firmness and elasticity. With long, rhythmic strokes to flush out toxins, lymphatic drainage is combined with body exfoliation, firming and toning of the affected areas, for remarkable results.
Every parent knows that seeing your children happy makes you happy too, so enjoy your time in the spa all the more knowing your little ones can too. Let us spoil them while we pamper you, with a gentle mini-massage that includes a sweet surprise they'll love. Keeping the kids entertained has never been easier...