Holistic Massage

Holistic or Swedish massage is our of our complementary therapy treatments.

Holistic means whole, the holistic approach to treatments takes into account a person's whole being - mind body and spirit and not just the symptom or ailment. So then aftercare advice can be given with regards to your environment, nutrition and your health as a whole, both physically and psychologically.  

What are the benefits?

Massage is not only a very enjoyable and extremely relaxing experience, there are also many health benefits to be gained from this treatment.

The Physiological effects of massage

  • Improves the tone of the skin and colour
  • Encourages better circulation thus a more efficient delivery of nutrients
  • Encourages deeper breathing to a more relaxed breathing
  • Reduces swelling by encouraging better lymph drainage
  • Relieves muscle fatigue to tired sore muscles
  • Relieves stiff joints therefore more beneficial for arthritis sufferers
  • Promotes general relaxation
  • Can sedate or stimulate the nervous system (depending on the type of massage performed)Encourages sleep, therefore helps insomniaEncourages better waste removal
  • Encourages sleep, therefore helps insomnia
  • Encourages better waste removal

About our Holistic massages

Our holistic massage is based on the Swedish system of massage sometimes called classical massage and uses techniques such as effleurage, petrissage and percussion.  

We offer a range of options for a Holistic therapeutic massage including:
Back, Shoulders and Neck massage (30 minutes) or
Full body massage (60 minutes).

For prices and further options see our prices page.  

The psychological effects of massage:

  • Relaxes the mind thereby reducing anxiety and its effects
  • Relaxing, thereby reducing tension and the effects of stress
  • Very soothing and comforting, thereby lifts the spirits on an emotional level, increasing positive feelings
  • Increases energy by invigorating all body systems therefore reducing fatigue after the energy in the body is spent held in a state of tension and strain
  • Promotes self esteem
  • Eases discomfort of aches and pain

Making an appointment

To make an appointment for a holistic or Swedish massage, at a time to suit you, in our relaxing treatment room in Monifieth, Dundee, please contact Jenny:

Phone:        01382 530838

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