Everyone’s body responds differently. Generally, the relaxation benefits may last a few days to a week, and the long-term effects from regular massages can make you feel more focused, sleep better, and feel calmer.
For a mild level of stress and muscle strain, a deep tissue massage twice per month will help to lower overall blood pressure, reduce stress and boost the production of serotonin.
During all pregnancy stages, our massage therapists take extra care to ensure the mother and baby are comfortable and safe during a pregnancy massage – focusing on the back and limbs and reducing discomfort in these areas.
Although it isn’t a substitute for proper diet and exercise, massage can lower levels of cortisol, which is the “stress-eating” hormone that can make weight gain more likely. Because of this, massage is an excellent addition to your weight loss journey.