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The Benefits of Massage for Stress Relief

How Does Massage Help With Stress Relief?

Massage therapy has been known to be an effective way to help with stress relief. By using various techniques on the body, such as kneading, stroking, and tapping, massage can help decrease cortisol levels in the body. This decrease in cortisol levels can result in a reduction of stress, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, massage can help to increase serotonin and dopamine levels which can help to improve your mood and overall outlook. Massage has also been known to help improve sleep quality, which is essential for managing stress. All in all, massage can be a great way to help manage stress and promote overall wellbeing.

Massage is an incredibly beneficial form of therapy that has many positive impacts on both your mind and body. Firstly, it can reduce stress and tension by helping you relax and destress. Secondly, it can help reduce pain, both chronic and acute, by releasing tension in the muscles. Thirdly, it can help reduce inflammation in the joints, which can reduce pain and stiffness. Fourthly, it can boost your immune system by increasing circulation and promoting the production of white blood cells. Finally, it can help improve your sleep by helping you relax and releasing endorphins. All in all, massage is a great way to reduce stress, pain, and inflammation, while also improving your overall health and wellness.

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What Type of Massage Is Best For Stress and Anxiety?

A relaxing massage is the best kind of massage for stress and anxiety. Swedish massage is one of the most popular forms of massage and its long, gentle strokes can help to reduce tension and relax the body. A deep tissue massage is another great option for stress and anxiety as it can help to release tight, knotted muscles that often result from carrying around tension. Shiatsu massage is also a great choice as it works on the energy flows within the body and can help to restore balance and harmony. For those looking for a more calming, meditative experience, a hot stone massage may be the perfect choice. Hot stones are used to relax tight muscles and provide a deeply soothing experience. No matter which type of massage you choose, it can help to reduce stress and promote a sense of wellbeing.

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How Does a Massage Help Emotionally?

A massage can be incredibly helpful for emotional wellbeing; it can help to reduce stress, improve mood and even help with feelings of depression. Massage can be a great way to reconnect with the body and to allow yourself to feel relaxed and safe. It can help to bring awareness to physical sensations, and can help you to become more mindful of your body. Additionally, massage can help to release endorphins which are the body‘s naturalfeel good hormones. This can help to lift mood and can even help to reduce anxiety. Massage can be a great way to show yourself kindness and compassion, allowing you to take a break from your daily routine and to give yourself a chance to breathe and relax.

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Can Massage Release Trapped Emotions?

Yes, a massage can absolutely release trapped emotions! In fact, massage therapy is one of the most effective methods for addressing difficult emotions that have been suppressed or bottled up. During a massage, your body relaxes, which helps you to become more in tune with your feelings. Furthermore, your massage therapist can use specific techniques to help your body release tension and allow your emotions to surface. Ultimately, a massage can be a powerful tool for uncovering and releasing trapped emotions, facilitating emotional healing and wellbeing.

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Author: Mason Palmer

Founder / Massage Therapist

IMMERSE Modern Massage

Mason is a master massage therapist in Portland, Oregon, with over 10,000 hours of hands on work. His expertise in deep tissue anatomy, myofascial release, and trauma-informed somatic therapy. He is also a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and has received Reiki Master level training from three different schools. Mason has explored various healing practices, including Mindfulness Meditation, Personal Training, Yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Ayurveda, and Chinese medicine, for over a decade. He is the author of “Energy Healing, One Truth Many Teachers” and is known for his proven track record for creating plans of care for his clients to overcome pain and discomfort in their body, and to make sure that pain doesn’t come back.

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  • Avatar Jordan Cohen ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Wow! Walking into Immerse Modern Massage, my entire body immediately relaxed right at the front door. The aromatherapy is so intoxicating and soothing, and the ambiance is very nice. Walking into the treatment room was even better. They … More really did such a good job with the place! Not to mention the massage table! Omg, it felt so incredible to be sandwiched in between healing frequencies, warmth, and high vibrations. I can’t wait to go back!!! I was impressed to say the least.
  • Avatar Kelsey Koll ★★★★★ a year ago
    Wow! My massage with Mason was healing on so many levels! He addressed the spots of tension and diligently worked to remind my muscles that it’s okay to relax. He was very attentive to my needs and comfort.
    Immerse is definitely an appropriate
    … More name for this space as you are enveloped in delightfully warm infrared heat (through amethyst crystals!), the soothing sounds of a waterfall, and a sound bath of vibrations coming directly from the table!
    The thoughtful intention put in to making Immerse Modern Massage the healing environment that is it is apparent and very much appreciated!
  • Avatar Olivia Guethling ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    Mason is awesome! I just had an amazing massage experience and loved it. He attentively addressed the tension spots in my body and worked through them. The massage table vibrates synced up to the meditative music which was sooo relaxing … More and helped me be super dropped into the moment. The weighted blanket and the warm scented towels were another highlight. Highly recommend. Thank you, Mason!
  • Avatar adria mooney ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    Entering the space I immediately felt calm, the lighting and ambiance was perfect for relaxing. The warmth, low light and wooden ceiling made me feel like I was in a sauna. Mason greeted me and made me feel comfortable as we entered the … More massage room. The bed was heated, with weighted blanket and calming music vibrated the entire bed. I melted away as mason massaged my whole body, taking care to leave me mostly covered under the warm blanket the entire time. He also used heated towels and a wonderful essential oil blend. I felt truly relaxed and my whole body vibrated with warmth and comfort. Would definitely come back again!
  • Avatar Tracy A ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    Such a lovely experience from beginning to end. The lobby was beautifully decorated with plants, and Mason greeted me with such warmth. The table vibrates with music and is so comfortable and warm. The weighted blankets helped me feel so … More cozy and relaxed. The technique and grounded presence Mason offers is excellent. I especially enjoyed the warm scented towel on my face and neck at the end of the massage. So rejuvenating and relaxing. I felt calm and peaceful. Wholeheartedly recommend!

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