The main goal of this massage is to relax body and mind, release the patient’s stress through energy flow. This technique started during the sixties at the Esalen Institute of California.
The California massage consists on very smooth and enveloping movements, slowly adjusting to the patient’s breathing and passes become increasingly longer, covering a large extension of the body. These movements cause muscle relaxation along with greater energy flow to fill the body with welfare. Whole body work, it can be face up or face down, from the neck to the feet. The whole body is scanned, generating a state of relaxation that works on the Nervous System and the body energy distribution.
Lately, California massage is one of the most practiced kinesiology techniques with relaxation purpose, due to its great results.
In some cases, California massage can also be combined with additional treatments during the process, such as accupressing or reflexology. It is a technique widely spread around the world.
California Massage benefits
- Stress reduction
- Relieves muscle tension and joint pain
- It relaxes muscle spasms and cramps
- Increases blood flow, therefore, the amount oxygen and nutrients to the cells.
- Calms down anxiety and depression
- Exercises deep breathing
- Stimulates the senses