The benefits of massage extend beyond the physical. Massage is unique in that it provides tangible stimulation through touch. Touch is our first sensual experience and remains, along with smell, the most immediate and evocative link between mind and body.
Many people have reported cathartic experiences during a massage. Just as a massage unwinds tired and stressed muscles, it also may very well unwind repressed emotions that are not processed during a hectic day. In addition to reducing stress, massage has shown success in: