Originating in Bali Indonesia Balinese massage is influenced by Indian Chinese and Southeast Asian traditional medicine and certainly has an impressive tradition but what exactly is massage?
Balinese massage explained
Balinese massage is a form of holistic full-body deep tissue therapy that combines techniques such as reflexology acupressure and aromatherapy to stimulate blood and oxygen flow throughout the body. The combination of these techniques can only promote relaxation and a greater sense of well-being. Healths connective tissue and muscle pain are targeted to treat physical ailments that increase flexibility and help prevent joint or muscle damage. But there are some surprising benefits of Balinese massage that you may not be aware of. To include:
Strengthening your immune system
Studies have shown that massage can significantly improve the functioning of the immune system. Because massage helps increase serotonin and lymphocytes your bodys first line of defense against colds and flu.
Increasing athletic performance
A key component of this massage is acupressure. It uses non-invasive pressure to apply pressure to a target point on the body. It may sound like hocus pocus but studies have repeatedly shown the benefits of this technique with a study from February showing a 10 percent increase in aerobic performance in young athletes after acupressure.