Mental relaxation is only one of the goals of the Balinese massage. The massage is also designed to deeply relax tense muscle tissue. This is done by combining standard massage techniques like kneading, stroking, and skin rolling with gentle stretching.
Ideally, the Balinese massage will work every muscle in your body. The massage style employs a variety techniques to do just that, including acupressure movements such as press point and palm pressure, and standard massage techniques like sliding, long exploration, short exploration and kneading. This massage is not a delicate one, you can definitely feel it deep in your muscles.
What to expect with Balinese Massage:
It is this balance of massage, acupressure and reflexology that allows the Balinese massage to bring a release to deeply tense and knotted muscles. The massage works especially well on achy joints and muscle strains. In fact, sports injuries are often treated with a Balinese massage.
Along with eliminating muscle pain, Balinese massage has been reported to ease migraines, sleep disorders and breathing problems. The massage also greatly reduces stress and anxiety. Overall, this massage promotes complete mind and body health.
Benefits of Balinese Massage:
Reducing or eliminating pain
Improving joint mobility
Improving immune system functioning
Increasing lymphatic drainage
Reducing depression and anxiety
Reducing tension within muscles
Increasing body awareness