Warm Bamboo Massage
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What is a bamboo massage?
Bamboo massage is relatively new in the world of massage therapy.
Bamboo massage is a unique massage involving the use of natural bamboo canes of various sizes to knead and roll out knots and relax tense muscles. The bamboo pieces are specially designed so I can access and treat all areas of the body effectively. Bamboo, like all massage modalities can be adapted to address your own individual needs.
Bamboo massage is said to originate from Asia and China and was used in a multitude of ways, ranging from musical instruments to elaborate decorations, artwork, and even agricultural tools. In China, stalks of bamboo still symbolise eternal youth, strength, prosperity and peace. Bamboo is a rich source of silica, used in China for food, herbal medicine, buildings and in beauty products.
It is still thought of as a symbol for longevity in China, and a symbol of friendship in India.
Bamboo is a sturdy versatile plant that is found in abundance throughout Asia. The plant has traditional significance in many countries; it symbolises strength of character, resilience, flexibility, honesty and simplicity.
There are more than 1,200 species of Bamboo, all of them related to sugarcane and corn and is a highly renewable source as can grow as fast as one foot in 24 hours and will grow back to full-size in a few years thus making this an ethical tool.
Effects and benefits of bamboo massage
Bamboo allows for a deeper application of pressure
Skin: massage has a natural desquamating effect which will allow for greater product absorption, as well as firming and toning the skin
Circulatory system: massage encourages blood flow creating vasodilation, delivering more oxygen and nutrients to the cells and collecting waste products such as carbon dioxide-this is a fundamental function of the body's renewal process. The production of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and leucocytes (white blood cells) are increased, supporting the immune system.
Lymphatic system: known as the body's secondary circulation. If waste output is increased via the removal of carbon dioxide, waste and urea...the body will naturally be detoxifying itself! Also helps eliminate water retention.
Muscular system: overworked, tired and aching muscles are renewed as the bamboo massage increases the removal of lactic acid as muscles are ironed out.
Nervous system: a relaxing massage where nerve endings are soothed bringing a deep state of relaxation, calm, peace and a sense of well-being.
Helps improve conditions including: arthritis, heavy or aching legs, neck/back/shoulder pain, tendonitis and migraines to name a few.