Why Massage Matters

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Physical and Mental Health Benefits


  • Relieves stress and aids in relaxation
  • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments, reduces pain and swelling; reduces formation of scar tissue
  • Enhances athletic performance
  • Provides joint flexibility, range of motion
  • Enhances health and nourishment of the skin
  • Improves posture
  • Reduces blood pressure and levels of anxiety
  • Improves circulation of blood and the movement of lymph fluid; removes toxins from blood and strengthens the immune system
  • Relieves tension-related headaches and the effects of eye strain
  • Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness
  • Enhances the capacity for calm thinking and creativity
  • Improves the ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately
  • Increases the awareness of the mind-body connection.

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