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Massages

Relaxation massages

Lomi-atsu is a blend of Hawaiian (Lomi Lomi) and Shiatsu massages.
You receive ample and fluid movements of the Lomi particularly relaxing (given with the forearms), associated with directed pressures of shiatsu which improve the circulation of energy thanks to the work on the meridians of acupuncture, while untied the muscular tensions.
Shiatsu belly massage helps detoxify the body.

Duration: 60 min / 90 chf
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What is Lomi Lomi?

Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage, also known as is one part of traditional Native Hawaiian medicine and was only passed down in families until the early 1970s, when a few Hawaiian teachers began teaching this massage therapy technique to non-Hawaiians.

Lomi Lomi massage gives the traditional Hawaiian practice incorporating several relaxation techniques. It includes excellent massage practices, nut oils, deep breathing and elements of prayer. It works on the principle that memories are stored in every cell of the body. Nonetheless, it exceeds both the mind and the brain. Engaging both the body and spirit give a stress-relieving experience.

What is Shiatsu?

Shiatsu is a manipulative therapy developed in Japan and incorporating techniques of anma (Japanese traditional massage), acupressure, stretching, and Western massage. Shiatsu involves applying pressure to special points or areas on the body in order to maintain physical and mental well being, treat disease, or alleviate discomfort. This therapy is considered holistic because it attempts to treat the whole person instead of a specific medical complaint.

Shiatsu massage has many benefits to the body and mind. Here is a list of some of those benefits:

  • Restore and maintain the body’s energy, especially helpful to those suffering from fatigue and overall weakness
  • Improves circulation
  • Reduces stress and tension as well as anxiety and depression
  • Relief from headaches
  • Promotes healing from sprains and similar injuries
  • Helps bring relief to arthritis sufferers

 

Deep massages

Rolfing Blend: deep massage technique for connective tissues, tendons and deep muscles; combined with the Trager: joint mobilization to lubricate and improve joint range.
The Rebalancing is practiced on 10 sessions of 90 min each working on a specific segment of the body.
The 10 sessions of Rebalancing, just like pure Rolfing, are designed to create a postural adjustment and to integrate a psycho-corporal reflection.

It is also possible to receive a single Rebalancing session that will fit a specific need.

Duration: 90 min / 120 chf
Package of 10 sessions: 1000 chf
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What is Rolfing?

Rolfing is a system of soft tissue manipulation and movement education that organizes the whole body in gravity. Rolfing bodywork affects the body’s posture and structure by manipulating the myofascial system (connective tissue).

Often considered a deep-tissue approach, Rolfing bodywork actually works with all the layers of the body to ease strain patterns in the entire system. Research has demonstrated that Rolfing creates more efficient muscle use, allows the body to conserve energy, and creates more economical and refined patterns of movement.

Rolfing has also been shown to significantly reduce chronic stress, reduce spinal curvature in subjects with lordosis (sway back), and enhance neurological functioning.

What is Trager?

Trager Approach is based on the premise that discomfort, pain and reduced function are physical symptoms of accumulated tension that result from accidents, weak posture, fear, emotional blockages and daily stress. It focuses on reducing these unnatural patterns of movement and eliminating neuromuscular tension by using gentle, rhythmic rocking motions. These rhythmic movements can create a state of deep relaxation.