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This week we look at the importance of relaxation and the benefits of some relaxation techniques. Relaxation encourages healthy mind and body,increases blood flow to the muscles thereby providing more energy, better metabolism and improves your memory.

Wide awake in the early hours of the morning? Feeling tired and stressed during the day? 



Why is Relaxation important?

Relaxation is a process that decreases the effects of stress on your mind and body. Relaxation Massage can help you cope with everyday stress and with stress related to various health problems, and muscular tension.


When faced with numerous responsibilities and tasks or  demands, relaxation techniques and Massage Therapy may not be a priority in your life . But that means you might miss out on the health benefits of Massage Therapy.

Relaxation Massage is a great way to help with stress management.



What is the importance of rest and relaxation?

Relaxation also improves our ability to cope with adversity, and helps to improve our quality of sleep! Rest and relaxation work hand in hand; one is not mutually exclusive from the other. Therefore, it is important that we invest time in both rest and relaxation, in order to optimise our mental and physical health.

How does relaxation affect the body?

Linked to the release of the stress-hormones Adrenalin and cortisol, stress raises the heart rate and blood pressure, weakens immunity and lowers fertility. ... Indeed, studies show that relaxation has virtually the opposite effect, lowering heart rate, boosting immunity and enabling the body to thrive.