Reflexology is the application of pressure to areas of the feet, hands, and face to restore wellness to the entire body. Reflexologists use foot charts to guide them as they apply pressure to specific problem areas. The theory behind reflexology is that each area corresponds to organs and systems of the body, therapists believe that pressure to these areas affect the organs and benefits the person's health.
Acupressure massage has been an important aspect of Asian medicine for over 5,000 years. The massage therapist will use finger placement and pressure over specific points on the body to relieve pain, tension, and increase blood flow. Acupressure massage allows energy to flow freely through the meridians, which promotes relaxation.
Swedish massage therapy is the best-known type of bodywork performed today, it helps to relax the entire body as well as increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension. Swedish massage techniques include circular pressure applied by the hands & palms and firm kneading.