Benefits of Massage

Massage has physical, mental, and emotional benefits.  For real-life accounts of the benefits of Becca’s massage work, take a look at our testimonials page. 

Physical Benefits:

  • deep relaxation and stress reduction 
  • relief of muscle tension and stiffness
  • greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • increased ease and efficiency of movement
  • promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • better circulation of both blood and lymph fluid
  • reduced blood pressure
  • relief of tension-related headaches, eye strain
  • healthier, better-nourished skin
  • improved posture
  • faster healing time from pulled muscles and sprained ligaments; reduced spasms, pain and swelling; reduced formation of scar tissue
  • strengthen immune system and prevent disease

Mental Benefits:

  • reduced anxiety, depression, insomnia, ADHD among others  
  • reduced mental stress; a calmer, relaxed mind
  • greater ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately
  • increased capacity for clearer, more focused thinking
  • increased knowledge of healthy self-care practices

Emotional Level

  • satisfying the need for healthy, human touch, nurturing the body/mind/soul
  • feeling of being seen, heard, and cared for by a compassionate healer
  • feeling of overall well-being
  • greater ease of emotional expression, safe place to let go
  • enhanced self-image, self-care understanding
  • increased awareness of the mind-body connection

Check out this article for further information:  5 Ways Massage Can Improve Your Health