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Deep Tissue Massage

Whether you are fairly new to massage therapy or you are already an experienced practitioner of other massage therapies, we will endeavour that you learn all you can about our 3 day Deep Tissue Massage Training and finish the course feeling confident that you will be able to provide this deep therapy on your clients, friends and family.

Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue.   It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness and sore shoulders.

Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

Massages are known to be relaxing but Deep tissue massage techniques go a step higher by reaching a layer deeper during the massage process.   It can “unlock” the tension in the muscle tissues, fibres and tendons.

The deep tissue massage techniques are also known to help patients suffering from chronic muscles issues like fibromyalgia and tendonitis. This technique is preferred by sportspeople as well, due to its healing properties.

Deep tissue massage techniques might prove slightly uncomfortable to some people due to the pressure applied. Soreness in the areas the massage has been applied to is not unheard of.  Yet, if the deep tissue massage techniques have been applied correctly, the soreness will disappear in couple of days, leaving your client a much healthier individual.

Deep Tissue Massage has been found to have many benefits, including:

  •  Increased blood supply, therefore increased oxygen intake and toxin release
  • Muscle tone can be improved
  • Can help to increase flexibility and mobility of muscles and joints
  • Cramps and other muscular spasms can be alleviated
  • Can be a form of exercise for those who are unable to participate in any physical activity
  • Working muscle against the bone can help to clear toxic adhesions which may have built up and also will feed and nourish the bone itself and neighbouring joints
  • Will help to encourage growth and development of bones
  • Can alleviate mild postural deformities
  • Stimulates and improves circulatory system thereby boosting the immune system also stimulating lymphatic flow
  • Can improve the condition of the lungs due to deeper breathing
  • Skin condition may improve due to increase blood flow and sebum production
  • Digestion and elimination can be greatly improved
  • Chronic neck, back and shoulder pain as well headaches can be relieved and treated
  • Oedema or swelling can be significantly reduced
  • Elevates stress and can be useful combating depression, insomnia and lethargy