Massage > Massage Overview
Imagine; a relaxed far off
dreamy feeling, languor. That delicious sense of relaxation
and well being achieved without drugs or alcohol. A
dimensional space where there is nothing to do other than
simply be... and enjoy the pleasure of your own body.
perhaps the oldest of the healing arts,
it is instinctive, because it it hurts, you rub it,
and massage is this instinct developed.
In Western society, human
touch is becoming more difficult, and yet it is proven that
children brought up deprived of loving touch develop more
mental, emotional; and physical problems than those who
receive adequate touch and nurturing. Trials with people of
all ages indicate that massage benefits everyone.
Although touch is so
formalised in our society, massage is very important as it
represents ways to break down barriers that divide us from
ourselves and each other.
Lovers are often unsure of
how to touch other than at the most basic, instinctive
level. This is not fun, however when the sexual passion
falls away and you feel self-conscious about touching your
partner.. learning about massage can help to overcome some
of these fears. Massage creates an atmosphere in which you
can follow your inclinations with your partner.
There is no denying that
massage fulfils a deep human need; and it is probably the
oldest form of therapy in the world. It evolved from natural
and perhaps even instinctive behavior, as a means of easing
hurts and stiffness and helping a tired or tense body to
Massage is communication.
Anthropologists estimate that anything up to ninety per cent
of everyday human communication is non-verbal, though
obviously this figure will vary widely. For example body
language, facial expression, tone of voice, the distance you
may stand apart from someone, the brightness in your eyes
and even the level of pheromones, among a dozen other
non-verbal signals. If we think that we are communicating
through touch, or if we feel that we are, then we are doing
so. Touch conveys 'I am here, I am with you', the most basic
reassurance that human beings can give to one another.
massage works by relaxing and refreshing tired or knotted
muscles; by stimulating the nerve endings in the superficial
layers of the skin; by increasing the blood circulation in
the capillaries; by improving deep circulation, both of the
blood and of lymph; and by stimulating the production of
endorphins, which are the brain's own natural opiates.
Massage can also be
reassuring, building self-confidence. This may be a
side-effect of the endorphins, but equally, it may well be
the result of interacting with another person, the masseur
or masseuse, and of receiving their undivided attention.
This is a powerful affirmation of self-worth.
Massage has been proven to be
an effective form of treatment for many common dis-eases.
Conditions like arthritis, repetitive strain injury, sports
injuries, emotional disorders and can help even with septic
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