Head, Shoulder, Neck
and Face Massage
The use of and adaptation
of classical Swedish Body massage techniques, manipulating
of the tissues of the scalp, face, neck , shoulders, upper
arms and upper back.
The massage is
carried out with the clients in a seated position and can
be done either through upper body clothing or using towel
draping with the client partially clothed.
For clients not used to full body massage this treatment
provides a gentle introduction to bodywork. It is also
useful as a quicker stress busting treatment.
Many of the
benefits of full body massage are also embraced within
this abbreviated treatment.
Advice for Clients before a massage session
|Drink plenty of water
following ant treatments as this will flush out toxins
which have been released from the tissues into the
organs of the body which deal with toxin removal.|
|Do not eat a heavy meal
as this may cause a feeling of nausea, instead, eat
sparingly perhaps fruit, rice and vegetables and allow
your body to rest and use its energy on cleansing and
healing rather than on digesting food.|
|Reduce tea and coffee
for 24 hours after session and avoid smoking (or cut
|Replace tea and coffee
with water, fruit and vegetable juices and herbal teas
for a short time.|
|Avoid alcohol for the
first 24 hours|
|Take time to relax and
be quiet within yourself and to serve your mind
and body by giving them time to cleanse and heal.|
|If exercising take
gentle exercise rather than stimulating sports e.g.
gentle swimming, cycling and walking.|
|Have a warm bath or
shower to aid the relaxing of muscles and the mind.|