Did you know Massage is more than a luxury? Actually, it is a vital part of self-care that has positive effects on our work day, play time and attitude. Adding Massage to your health and wellness regimen brings peace to the mind, body and spirit.
Massage can soothe anxiety and depression by boosting the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine; reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisone; lifts the spirit, and often lowers blood pressure.
According to Health Magazine: Massage can promote healthy sleep by its affect on delta waves, the brain waves connected to deep sleep.
According to a Touch Research Institute (TRI) study: Adults given a 15-minute chair massage were more alert and completed a series of math questions faster and more accurately.
New York City skin-care studio owner, Kimara Ahnert, told Women's Health: "Massage increases blood flow, plumps up slack skin, encourages lymphatic drainage and adds vitality to a dull complexion and lackluster hair."