Massage

Massage is the manipulation of soft body tissue such as muscle. The hands, thumbs, fingers, forearms or elbows can be used to apply pressure to areas of the body.

Benefits of Massage:

Relaxes the mind and body, Increases the blood flow, bringing oxygen and nutrients to the area and taking away waste products such as lactic acid, which is responsible for muscle stiffness, aches and pains, Stimulates lymphatic circulation, which helps reduce fluid retention, Relaxes tight muscles, Relieves stiff joints, Encourages deeper and relaxed breathing, Encourages sleep, Helps to detoxify the body.

Oils Available:

 

Detox Massage Oil-

A refreshing and stimulating blend of grapeseed oil with essential oils of juniper, bergamot and lavender. This blend has a wonderful detoxifying effect helping to improve the appearance of the skin.

Indulgence Massage Oil-

For sheer luxury and deep relaxation this soothing blend of grapeseed oil with essential oils of jasmine, lavender and chamomile is perfect to take away the stresses of the day.

Body Repair Massage Oil-

Specifically formulated for muscles and joints this stimulating blend of grapeseed oil with essential oils of black pepper, lemon and lavender is an excellent choice for use before and after exercise.

Spirit Level Massage Oil-

Designed to revitalise and awaken the senses this uplifting and invigorating blend contains grapeseed oil with essential oils of mandarin, bergamot and peppermint.

Treatments:
Swedish Body Massage - from £20 for 30 minutes

Developed in the early 1800’s, Swedish physiologist Per Henrik Ling combined his knowledge of the body and physiology to create this massage technique. Combinations of moves including effleurage, petrissage, vibration, rolling and chopping are used during the massage. Body & Sole’s approach to Swedish massage is to tailor make each treatment to suit the client, a choice of beautifully pre-blended aromatic oils are available and the pressure is adapted to suit specific needs.

Indian Head Massage - £20 for 30 minutes

A deeply relaxing shoulder, neck, scalp and facial pressure point massage that can help to relieve eyestrain, tension headaches and muscular tension. The massage triggers the release of endorphins leaving a feeling of calm, contentment and happiness and the oils can help to improve the condition of your hair – can also be performed seated on request.

'Hot Rocks' - Hot Stone Massage - from £30 for 45 minutes

Hot basalt stones are excellent for providing a deep massage, not only because of their shape and hardness, but because of the effects of the hot and cold. Each movement made with hot stones is up to 10 times more beneficial than massage alone.

Stress Buster Massage - £25 for 45 minutes

A combination of Indian head techniques and a back, neck and shoulder massage, working over the full back area, shoulders, neck, scalp and face – a truly wonderful way to relax and forget the pressures of the day.