Everything you need to know about… massages

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    © Atout France / Phovoir

Everything you need to know about… massages
  • Abhyanga: this deeply relaxing Indian massage using sesame oil creates energy harmony.
  • Ayurvedic: Ayurveda means the science of longevity.  This traditional Indian massage with warm sesame oil purifies the body and relaxes the mind.
  • Californian: this relaxing massage combines effleurages, deep tissue kneading and mobilisations to create complete body repose.
  • Korean relaxation: this Oriental technique, focused on the different types of vibrations that travel through the body, brings forth a feeling of weightlessness.
  • Lymphatic drainage (face or body): this massage, which works on the lymphatic system, uses regular slow and gentle pressure to drain tissues, and is especially effective with oedema and cellulite.
  • Massage under affusion: this two- or four-hand massage enhanced by a warm light-spray shower appeases and mollifies, removing bodily tension and improving sleep quality. 
  • Nuad Bo Lann: this traditional Thai massage uses stretches and pressure techniques to tone the whole body while improving energy flow.
  • Relaxation massage: supplemented by special breathing techniques, this massage leads to ultimate relaxation by relieving the body of stress.
  • Shiatsu: this originally Japanese massage acts on several hundred pressure points in order to stimulate the flow of vital energy.  Depending on the pressure points worked on, it can be either an invigorating or relaxing treatment.  
  • Tuina: this energetic Chinese massage based on the principles of acupuncture uses effleurages, deep tissue kneading and acupressure points to stimulate and relax the body.