Complementary therapies treat the whole person on multiple levels, not just the symptoms of an illness, by looking at all aspects of a person’s health - emotional, physical, mental and spiritual. These therapies can bring any imbalances back into alignment and allow the person to become well again. Healing may happen on some or all levels. They also promote calm, relieve stress and can be a deeply relaxing experience for the entire system.
Aromatherapy is a holistic massage that uses essential oils, extracted from plants, to improve physical and psychological health. Aromatherapy is a great treatment for people suffering with stress which is often a cause of many illnesses. Some of the health benefits of an aromatherapy massage include its ability to reduce stress, relieve PMS, ease or eliminate headaches, aid sleep, strengthen the immune system, improve digestion, reduce pain and increase circulation.
Body Massage/Swedish Massage
One of the primary goals of body massage
is to relax the entire body. It is also exceptionally beneficial for increasing
the level of oxygen in the blood, improving circulation and relieving muscle
fatigue, soreness and stiffness. It
helps reduce tension and the effects of stress and also relaxes the mind,
thereby reducing anxiety and its effects.