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If you need a place to come for a massage session

You can come to my place in Pyeongtaek. I live near Ten Dog Cafe in Pyeongtaek.In my home, I have a massage table and relaxing atmosphere with fresh towels. And shower with natural body wash products. Most of time, I visit 5 star hotels in Seoul and sometimes I meet client at his or her area and rent a space for massage session if necessary. I usually carry suitcase full of things-chest pillow, forehead rest soft towel, my own big

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What’s the housecall Swedish deep tissue aromatherapy massage session like?

Things I bring for the massage session are:-chest & headrest pillow or massage table depending on your preferenceIf you stay at a hotel with good bed height then sometimes clients prefer me to bring chest pillow. – massage music-mix of relaxation, meditation, classical, new age, therapy music(I play some and let you choose what you like the most)– portable blue tooth speaker – hundreds of CPTG(Certied Pure Therapeutic Grade) essential oils to choose from for your needs – aromatherapy diffuser

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Pros and cons on getting massage home vs massage shop.

You have two choices when you get a massage. You can either go to a massage shop/spa or get a a massage at home or your hotel when you travel. Let’s look at the pros and cons of getting a massage at home or at a massage shop or spa. Good things about getting massage at a massage shop/spa. 1. It’s cheaper than getting massage at home. 2. You get the massage on a massage table, which has a hole

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What is Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is the manual manipulation of the soft tissue by gliding, kneading, pressing, pumping, rubbing and tapping strokes. You are draped by a towel/s on a very comfortable and padded table. Table massage promotes relaxation, relief from stress and a feeling of peace, well-being, feeling more “grounded”, centered and balanced (restoration of homeostasis). The label “Swedish” comes from the system of massage developed and formalized by Per Henrik Ling(1776-1839). It is the application of strokes including effleurage, kneading, tapping,

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Does massage have any basis in scientific research?

Yes. The Touch Research Institutes are dedicated to studying the effects of touch therapy. The TRIs have researched the effects of massage therapy at all stages of life, from newborns to senior citizens. In these studies theTRIs have shown that touch therapy has many positve effects. Massage has been studied for its use with premature infants, adults who experienced recent heart attack or stroke, ability to increase athletic performance and shorten recuperation time, effects in psychotherapy for sexual abuse patients,

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Research Confirms Massage Therapy Enhances Health

What do back pain, stress and breast cancer have in common? Recent research shows that massage therapy provides relief for people suffering from each of these conditions and that it is an effective complement to medical care. Consumers have long suspected that massage helps promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle. As more research demonstrates the effectiveness of massage therapy for helping to treat common ailments like low back pain, more consumers are seeking massage to improve their overall wellness and

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[MASSAGE THERAPY] Health Benefits

Health Benefits Massage is believed to positively affect everything from circulation to the body’s metabolism. Swedish massage in particular has been shown to relieve muscle pain, reduce stress, and improve immune function. It can also enhance respiratory function, reduce edema (swelling) due to blocked lymphatic vessels, and aid in the healing of soft-tissue injuries. Many of the stress-related benefits of massage have never been documented by scientific studies, but during the past 20 years an impressive body of research–mainly on

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[MASSAGE THERAPY] How Does It Work?

Most types of massage affect the body in a similar way. When muscles are overworked, body waste products such as lactic acid can accumulate, causing soreness, stiffness, and even muscle spasms. Massage in general–and Swedish massage in particular–improves blood and lymph circulation and brings fresh oxygen and other nutrients to the affected tissues. This helps to flush out the toxins and enhance recovery. Tense muscles may also compress blood vessels and stretch nerves, restricting blood flow and causing pain. As

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[MASSAGE THERAPY] What Is It?

What Is It? Massage is the manipulation of the soft-tissues of the body. It helps to ease stress and muscular tension, relieve pain from injuries, and speed healing from certain acute and chronic conditions. Today millions of people worldwide visit massage therapists as a form of regular health-care maintenance. The practice of massage has been used for thousands of years. As early as 2700 B.C., the Chinese text, The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, recommended that “breathing exercises, massage

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How much of my body will be massaged?

The extent of a massage will depend on several factors, including the length of the session, the specific need for treatment, the techniques used, and the client’s comfort level with touch. When there is an injury or condition to be addressed, the entire session may focus on a single area. There may also be a need for treatment of other body areas that are affected by an injury, such as when a sprained ankle forces the opposite leg to bear

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Before, during, after massage

Before Your Massage… *Avoid a heavy meal for a couple of hours before your massage because massage on a full stomach may be uncomfortable. *Check your skin for any open cuts, scrapes, and scratches, and cover them with a bandage. *Let your massage therapist know how you felt after your last massage and about any changes in your health, pain, or injuries. *Be aware that massage is not recommended in the early or acute stage of cold or flu, because

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