Experts estimate that 80% to 90% of disease is stress-related. Massage and bodywork is there to fight that frightening number by helping us remember what it means to relax.
The physical changes massage brings to your body can have a positive effect in many areas of your life. Besides increasing relaxation and decreasing anxiety, massage lowers your blood pressure, increases circulation, improves recovery from injury, helps you to sleep better and can increase your concentration.
It reduces fatigue and gives you more energy to handle stressful situations.
Our goal is promote a development of massage education through supporting of all Institution and individuals who are members of World Massage Federation. The mission of WMF is to unite the experts under a single banner and promote the theory and practice of massage worldwide.
SOME BENEFITS OF MASSAGE
Yoga is a flame when you light it up the glow never fades away
The practice of using touch as a healing method derives from customs and techniques rooted in ancient history. Civilizations in the East a nd West found that natural healing and massage could cure injuries, relieve pain, and prevent and treat illnesses. What’s more, it helped reduce stress and produce deep relaxation.
Massage therapy began as a sacred system of natural healing. However, cultural shifts rendered it a disreputable form of indulgence for extensive periods of history. Enduring these turns, massage has experienced resurgence in modern times.
Today, massage therapy stands as a highly respected holistic healing method practiced across the world.
In the WMF we believe in expanding our knowledge on the global stage
Major Massage Types
Reference to the most well-known Massage Types
The emperor of massage. It is the basic knowledge of each therapist and the basis on which one needs to know to be able to practice later other massage techniques.
It focuses on freeing the muscles, on the discharge of substances and the quick recovery of the muscular system.
It is based on the chiropractic method which is an independent health science. It deals with the prevention but also with the treatment of neuromuscular and skeletal diseases. It also helps the rehabilitation of injured muscles.
It is addressed to the lymphatic organs, lymph nodes, lymphatic and it improves the movement of lymph. It has been developed in the 1930 from the Danish therapist Emil Vodder. It aims to strengthen the immune system, to detoxify the human body, at fighting cellulite and the reduction of withholding fluids.
Japanese healing technique that helps facilitate the flow of vital energy which is divided into meridians. When the flow of energy is interrupted then problems and diseases are caused to the body.
Science of massage that although it’s been existed from ancient times, however spread much in the 20th century. It is based in treatment that focuses on the nerve endings in the feet and hands.
It is one of the oldest traditional healing methods of the traditional Thai medicine. It includes stretching (like Yoga) and pressure along the main energy lines of the human body so that the blocked energy can be released. Thai Massage improves flexibility and posture.
It is a head treatment with east techniques that helps to relax facial muscles, giving a better appearance and beauty. This kind of massage stimulates the capillaries that exist beneath the skin, so we can achieve the reduction of wrinkles and we can fight aging.
Massage focusing on problematic areas where there is cellulite in order to dissolve fat cells, to provide hyperemia, to improve skin appearance and the tightening of the relaxed skin.
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