Reflexology, sometimes referred to as “zone therapy,” involves the application of pressure to “reflex” points on the feet, hands, and ears. Reflexologists, or practitioners that perform reflexology, believe that these particular points are directly connected to glands, organs, and systems of the body. When reflex points are stimulated, then, their corresponding bodily parts get actually receive the benefit.
Indian Head Massage
Indian head massage (IHM) is a Hindu massage technique, tracing back to the ancient ways of Ayurvedic Indian health care. Used for over 4,000 years to improve overall health, this massage has become more and more prevalent in recent years. It is also known as champissage or shiroabhyanga.
Lympathic Drainage Massage
Once they discover the benefits of lymphatic drainage massage, they’re hooked. Benefits of lymphatic drainage range from a decrease in facial puffiness and a boost in immune function to a smoothing of cellulite and a soothing of muscle soreness. After spa-goers have had a lymphatic drainage massage, they may never go back to a regular massage again!
Hot Stone Massage
During a hot stone massage, smooth, flat, heated stones are placed on specific parts of your body. The stones are usually made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that retains heat. According to the University of New Hampshire Health Services, hot massage stones are heated to between 130 and 145 degrees.