Treating yourself to a relaxing massage can have many benefits. As well as some much needed pampering time, it can help to release tension in our muscles caused by the stresses and strains of normal life. A good massage can help promote circulation too, removing toxins, as help to reduce muscle pain and tightness. An opportunity to relax whilst your body gets some ‘tlc’ a good massage will leave you feeling re-energised.
Our therapists will discuss your massage requirements and offer you a choice of enriching aromatherapy rose oils.
Swedish massage is one of the most popular and widespread massage techniques used in the West. If you are new to massage it is often the best treatment to select. Swedish massage is also the foundation treatment often used with aromatherapy massage and deep tissue massage.
Our therapist will use a series of long flowing strokes with massage oil, to warm up the muscle tissues, release tension and ‘knots’ and promote relaxation. Your Swedish massage can be slow and gentle, or vigorous and bracing, depending on what you feel you require.
For an initial treatment many people opt for 30 to 60 minutes. A 75 minute treatment will allow our therapist more time to work the muscle tissue and achieve more long lasting results.
For those with injuries or severe muscle pain, we recommend a sports or deep tissue massage for a maximum of 45 minutes, as a Swedish massage may not be suitable for more serious or persistent health problems.
Lava Shell Massage
Lava shell massage is heated, gloriously scented and works deep into your muscles. The shape of the Shell is used to work precisely into the areas of your body which require attention during your session.
A Lava Shell Massage is a relaxing massage that uses heat to gently massage your body, which works in a similar way to a massage with hot stones. The heat comes from the mixture of salt water, essential oils, minerals and algae in side the real Lava Shells with originate from the Philippines. It is the combination of and chemical reaction of these ingredients which creates the heat for up to two hours.
Our therapist will work the Lava Shells over your body using light Swedish Massage strokes creating a deeply relaxing and soothing treatment.
The heat comes from inside the Lava Shells due to a mixture of a minerals and algae with salt water and essential oils. When they are combined inside the shell, it creates a chemical reaction that causes heat for one or two hours.
A lava shell massage will usually last 1 hour, although you may request additional time at an additional cost.
- Swedish massage – 30 to 75 minutes
- Lava Shell massage – 60 to 75 minutes
Our massages are tailored to your individual needs and areas of concern. We will aim to build a bespoke treatment based on your initial consultation, and timings will be dependent on your personal requirements.
Please inform us when booking if you have any allergies to nuts or essential oils.
Call us now to book a massage, or drop into our Clinic at Cosham Park House, in Cosham, Portsmouth to find out more.
Prices are dependent on the length of your treatment, and can be found on our treatment price list.