The use of massage for therapy and medication could be traced back to about 2,000 years ago. A good deal of ancient civilizations in the world such as in Egypt, China, and India shows (written) evidence that this practice has been a part of their culture since thousands of years back. Through the years, massage...
There are various sorts of foot massage that are currently being offered in the market depending on the specialization of the masseur, the main purpose of the massage, and also the needs of each client.  Nevertheless, massage therapists and/or reflexologists only comply with a standard map or guide where every organ is corresponded by the...
Visiting a spa is often treated as something special and most of the time, we prepare prior to going to such a place. Making a call to your chosen spa to book and schedule an appointment at least a couple of days ahead of your selected date is highly recommended and is unquestionably ideal to...
Massage is thought to have been practiced by many different civilizations all around the globe as a form of an ancient treatment for several body conditions ever since tens of thousands of years ago. Even though there was also a point in our history when massage was regarded as a luxury as opposed to medication,...
For the past few articles, we have covered different types of massage all over the world. This time, our main focus will be on deep tissue massage, which is a type of massage that is not as popular as Thai, Swedish, and the likes. Though not as popular, we will learn in the next few...
Reflexology is frequently mixed up with a massage. Of course, this confusion is quite understandable when we consider that how the two are being performed appears indistinguishable. However, no matter how similar these two things seem to be, there are still a few differences between them such as their execution, the body parts that are...
I cannot think of a statement more accurate than that which Elizabeth Jane Howard once said: A massage is exactly just like a movie, really very relaxing and a total escape, except in a massage you are the star and you do not miss anything by falling asleep. Surely, massage has already become an essential...
Have you ever felt so much body pain that even when you have had a body massage, it still did not seem to be enough? If you have, then somebody – a friend, family member, or a masseur, perhaps – must have informed you of cupping therapy or what others call Ventosa. This therapeutic method...
All of us have different tastes and definition of what fits us best – it doesn’t matter even if it’s the smallest things or the biggest ones. It’s interesting (and sometimes confusing) how someone prefers burgers over pasta, slippers over sandals, beers over whiskeys, and many more. It’s the same thing with a massage –...
The Philippines is well known for having a rich culture and incredible history. As centuries passed, due to changes and discoveries, some part of our culture has been forgotten and gone while some were either continuously developed or has remained the same. Nevertheless, hilot, the ancient healing arts of Filipinos, is a piece of our...