We all agree that the pandemic has taken a toll over our wellbeing. With the cases rising up especially in India, there is a stress in every household. During these troubled times, it is mandatory to take care of our mental as well as our physical status.
Kevin – International Massage Therapist
Few days back I came across Kevin, a massage therapist who gives therapeutic massages at home. On contacting him, I came to know he comes from an extensive background working with international brands. His portfolio included some of the finest hotels like Concord Singapore, Marriott Dubai, Asian Roots and Westin . After the lockdown, he initiated his own work as a freelance masseuse.
Kevin has 17 years experience in the spa industry. His expertise is home massage where he gives an extensive therapeutic massage relieving clients from physical ailments and stress.
The therapeutic massage he applies gentle or strong pressure depending on the choice of clients to ease pain and tension.
His therapies are helpful in –
- Relieving muscle tension and pain
- Reducing stress and anxiety
- Promoting sleep
- Boosting immunity
- Nourishing skin
- Managing weight
- Body contouring
- Treating infertility issues
Below are some of the treatments that he can do at home –
1. Swedish massage –
Swedish massage helps to release muscle knots, and it’s also a good choice for when you want to fully relax during a massage.
For this massage, you’ll be covered with a sheet while lying on the massage table. Usually a Swedish massage will last for 60–90 minutes.
2. Hot stone Massage – During a hot stone massage, heated stones are placed on different areas around the body. Your therapist may hold a stone as he massages different parts of the body using Swedish massage techniques using gentle pressure. Sometimes cold stones are also used. Usually the massage is 90 minutes long.
3. Aromatherapy massage
Aromatherapy massages are best for people who want to have an emotional healing component to their massage. It combines soft, gentle pressure with the use of essential oils. You can let him know if you have any oil preference. Essential oils are diluted before being applied to the skin.
During the massage, you’ll be given a full-body massage while inhaling essential oils through a diffuser and absorbing them through your skin. Sometimes an aromatherapy massage will only focus on your back, shoulders, and head. An aromatherapy massage is 60–90 minutes.
4. Deep tissue massage
Deep tissue massage uses more pressure than a Swedish massage. It’s a good option if you have chronic muscle problems, such as soreness, injury, or imbalance. It can help relieve tight muscles, chronic muscle pain, and anxiety.
During a deep tissue massage, slow strokes and deep finger pressures will be used to relieve tension from the deepest layers of your muscles and connective tissues. The massage will last for 60–90 minutes. While deep tissue may be more intense, you shouldn’t feel any pain or soreness
5. Sports massage
Sports massage is a good option if you have a repetitive use injury to a muscle, such as what you may get from playing a sport. It’s also a good option if you’re prone to injuries because it can be used to help prevent sports injuries. You may also use sports massage to increase flexibility and performance. Additionally, sports massage can be used to relieve pain, anxiety, and muscle tension. Deep pressure may be alternated with soothing strokes depending on your needs. If you prefer to wear clothing, make sure it’s thin, loose, and allows the therapist access to your muscles. Loose shorts and a tank top are options. The massage will last for 60–90 minutes.
6. Trigger point massage
Trigger point massages are best suited for people who have injuries, chronic pain, or a specific issue or condition. Sometimes areas of tightness in the muscle tissues, known as trigger points, can cause pain in other parts of the body. By focusing on relieving trigger points, this type of massage can reduce pain.
Trigger point massage uses broad, flowing strokes that are gentle and relaxing combined with stronger, deeper pressure. This massage will include work on your entire body, though the therapist will focus on specific areas of your body that need to be released. You can wear lightweight clothing for the massage. This type of massage will usually last for 60–90 minutes.
Reflexology is best for people who are looking to relax or restore their natural energy levels. It’s also a good option if you aren’t comfortable being touched on your entire body. Reflexology uses gentle to firm pressure on different pressure points of the feet, hands, and ears. You can wear loose, comfortable clothing that allows access to your legs. A reflexology massage lasts for 30–60 minutes.
8. Shiatsu massage
Shiatsu massage is best for people who want to feel relaxed and relieve stress, pain, and tension. It’s a Japanese type of massage that promotes emotional and physical calm and relaxation, helps to relieve stress, anxiety, and depression, relieve headache, reduces muscle tension.
Shiatsu massage works on the whole body, but the therapist may focus on areas of your body that need extra attention. During the massage, he will use hands, palms, and thumbs to massage certain points of your body. Pulsing or rhythmic pressure is used. You can be fully clothed during this massage. Shiatsu massages typically last for 60–90 minutes.
9. Thai massage
Thai massage is best for people who want a more active form of massage and want to reduce and relieve pain and stress. It can also help improve flexibility, circulation and energy levels. Thai massage works on the entire body using a sequence of movements that are similar to yogic stretching. Your therapist will use their palms and fingers to apply firm pressure to your body. You’ll also be stretched and twisted into various positions. You can wear loose, comfortable clothing during the massage.Thai massage lasts for 60–90 minutes
10. Prenatal massage
Prenatal massage can be a safe way for women to get a massage during pregnancy. It can help reduce pregnancy body aches, reduce stress, and ease muscle tension. You can get a massage at any time during your pregnancy. Prenatal massage uses mild pressure similar to Swedish massage. He will focus on areas such as your lower back, hips, and legs. The massage will last for 45–60 minutes.
12. Chair massage
A chair massage is best for people who want a quick massage that focuses on your neck, shoulders, and back. A chair massage can also be a way to introduce you to massage if you’ve never had one before. Chair massage also helps to relieve stress and promote relaxation. This type of massage uses light to medium pressure.
During the massage, you’ll remain fully clothed and sit in a specially designed chair. You’ll straddle the chair so that your chest pushes into the back of the chair, allowing the massage therapist to have access to your back. These massages are usually 10–30 minutes.
You can choose the type of massage you want. His services are worth experiencing.
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