Very relaxing massage - also called swedish massage - where your muscles are massaged loose with warm oil. This full body massage ensures a good flow of blood and lymph, removal of waste and above all a wonderful feeling of rest
A massage feels like luxury, but is an essential element in mental and physical health.
A short explanation: sense of touch is our strongest and most developed sense, stronger and more determining than hearing, smell and taste. A lot of small sensors in our skin process all kinds of signals from the outside and pass them through our spinal cord to our brains and the deeper emotional brain.
A touch experienced as positive leads to all kinds of hormonal reactions taking place with many fine consequences. Feelings of stress decrease (partly because the stress hormone adrenaline decreases, as do feelings of anxiety, depression, pain and aggression. In addition, your concentration and immune system improve, your blood pressure decreases and feelings of love and connection increase through the hug hormone oxytocin.
Beneficial effects of an anti-stress massage
stimulates the feeling of happiness because of the production of oxytocin
increases your resistance so that you are less likely to get sick
stimulates blood flow
waste is removed
improves the balance between body and mind and gives energy
allows you to come back to yourself and make you more aware of your own body