Swedish Massage:

Manual manipulation of the tissues to aid the relaxation of muscles; relieves aches and pains and muscular spasms, muscular and mental fatigue. It creates a sense of well-being and improving blood and lymphatic circulation.

Benefits of Swedish massage:
• Promotes relaxation, thereby reducing stress and anxiety
• Ease of muscular tension, soreness and stiffness
• Improved skin tone, circulation and elasticity
• Elimination of toxins and swelling
• Boosts immune system
• Relieves tired and stiff joints
• Increases energy levels by invigorating the body’s natural systems
• Aids in better sleep and reduces insomnia
Duration: Back – 30 mins
Full body – 1 hour


Hot stone massage:

This massage is performed by using heated volcanic rocks. The heat of the stones penetrates deep into the muscle tissue allowing the muscles to relax 4-5 times quicker than in a standard body massage, easing muscle tension and revitalising the muscle tissue by increasing blood circulation. The deep relaxation and increased blood flow to the areas being worked not only accelerates any healing processes but also creates a state of deep mental relaxation.

Benefits of hot stone massage:
• Eases muscle stiffness and tension
• Increases circulation and warms deeper muscles
• Decreases stress and anxiety
• It relieves certain health problems like arthritis, depression, insomnia and problems related to blood circulation
• Reduces pain
• Helps to release toxins
Duration: Back – 30 mins
Full body – 1 hour


Deep tissue massage:

It is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscles and connective tissues. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity like athletes, and patients who have sustained injury.

Benefits of Deep tissue massage
• Releases muscle tension
• Provides deep pain relief
• Loosens scar tissue and lengthens muscles
• Good for chronic and overuse injuries
Duration: Back – 30 mins
Full body – 1 hour

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Aromatherapy massage:

Combines gentle lymphatic drainage massage with the use of essential oils extracted from plants which possess unique and distinctive therapeutic properties, from which the therapist is able to create a prescriptive blend for each individual client’s medical, physical, physiological and emotional needs to create a sense of well being, relaxation and promote improved general health through stimulating the immune system etc.

Some of the properties of essential oils include:
• Anti-depressant – improving and uplifting moods
• Analgesic – giving pain relief
• Anti-spasmodic – giving relaxation to muscular aches and pains
• Anti-septic
• Vulnerary – aiding healing of skin tissues
• Oestrogenic – helping to balance hormones – hot flushes, PMT etc
• Sedating – including relaxation and improving sleep pattern
• Stimulant to the mind
• Stomachic – calming to the digestive system
• Hypertensive – reducing blood pressure
• Relaxant – reducing stress levels
Duration: Back – 30 mins
Full body – 1 hour


Indian head massage:

This treatment involves massage to the head, neck and shoulders and upper back.

Benefits of indian head massage:
• Relief from headaches
• Relief from stress
• Alleviates tension in the scalp, neck and shoulders
• May improve hair growth due to improved scalp circulation
• Improves sleep pattern
• Creates a sense of well-being
• Helps to alleviate mental fatigue
• Helps with sinus problems
Duration: 20 mins


Sports massage:

It is a special form of massage typically used before, during and after athletic events to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.

This massage is used as a prevention and maintenance program, as well as on-site treatment before and after an athletic event. And, when strains, sprains, bruises, or other major injuries occur, a variety of treatment modalities may be necessary to speed healing and reduce discomfort.
Duration: Legs – 40 mins R160
Back – 40 mins R160
Full body – 1 ½ hours R340


Pregnancy massage:

It is a popular complementary therapy during pregnancy for back pain, when choices for pain relief, such as medication, are often limited.

Not recommended in the first trimester and women with certain health problems.

Benefits of pregnancy massage:
• Relieves headaches
• Alleviates back aches
• Enhances sleep
• Reduces fatigue
• Reduces stress
• Decreases swelling in the legs
• Relieves aches and pains in muscles and joints
• Provides emotional support through nurturing touch
• Improves baby’s oxygen supply
• Promotes relaxation
• Prevents varicose veins
• Prepares muscles used during child birth
• Faster recovery of energy and muscle tone after child birth
• Improves skin elasticity
Duration: +/- 45 mins (change price to R180)


Baby Massage:

Also known as infant massage involves the parent or caregiver learning a series of strokes and massage techniques in order to enhance your baby’s physiological and psychological development and to deepen the parent –infant bond and promote secure attachment through nurturing touch.

Benefits of baby massage:
• Increased levels of relaxation and longer sleep
• Reduced crying and emotional distress
• Stimulation of baby’s circulation, digestion, nervous and lymphatic systems
• Development of body awareness and co-ordination
• Relief from wind, colic, constipation and teething discomfort
• Relieves congestion
• Assists with reflux
• Encourages parent-infant bonding
• Assists with post-natal depression
Duration: +/- 30 mins