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12 April 2011

What is a massage?

Touch is vitally important to human wellbeing, especially in the modern world where the pressures of daily life mean that we all suffer from stress and tension.

The Nurturing touch

Touch is vitally important to human wellbeing, especially in the modern world where social inhibitions have led to limited touching between people, and the pressures of daily life mean that we all suffer from stress and tension. Massage is the ideal way to ease tension and soothe tight muscles resulting from these conditions. 

History of massage

Massage is an ancient, revered form of healing that has been practiced for thousands of years by every society, community, tribe or group of people. It has been performed by healers, shamans, medicine men and women, by medical personnel. In ancient Egypt, it was the duty of the high priest to give the Pharaoh his daily session. The Incas began all healing activities with a invigorating massage. Today, most sportsmen and women are well conversed with this energising art form.

 
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