Why You Need a Massage

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The comedian George Burns once said, “If you ask what the single most important key to longevity is, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress, and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.”

The proof is in the pudding. Burns kept working until he died in 2006, at the age of 100.

The harsh reality is that self-care is too often the last item on our busy to-do list. Work life, family life, and juggling it all concurrently can be exhausting, overwhelming, and stressful. So heading into a jam-packed holiday season is hardly the time to stop, take a breath, and slow down… or is it?

The unseen stress that your body carries affects most everything in your day-to-day life. Imagine what your workouts would look like if you improved your body’s natural flexibility and relieved muscle soreness? Or think about how carrying around tension in your back or shoulders exponentially affects how you sleep every night which, in turn, affects your day and your outlook.

You don’t have to endure chaotic months with stress in your body and mind. Instead, make the wise choice to take care of yourself and schedule a massage at The Spa. You’ll receive a targeted therapeutic treatment to get down to the nitty gritty of what you need to relax and release all of that annoying tension.

Need some tips on how to choose the right option for you? Here’s a great place to start!

Wi-Fi Massage
Don’t have a ton of time to spare in your week? This 30-minute highly focused treatment gives your upper body a reprieve from technology. It targets points of sensitivity and overuse, providing much needed relief to back, neck, and arms.

Personalized Massage
Ready to commit a little more time and focus on specific problem areas? Schedule a 60 or 90-minute Personalized Massage. After identifying your body’s precise needs, The Spa’s massage therapists will tailor a treatment to improve your well-being and create an optimal and enhanced relaxation experience.

Hot Stone Massage
Interested in turning your massage-game up a notch? This 60 or 90-minute service is known for relaxing tense muscles, easing tension and promoting a calm mind. You’ll receive a personalized experience with smooth, heat-releasing marble and slate stones that will leave your body and mind in total relaxation.

Shiatsu
Highly trained by one of the country’s most renowned Shiatsu practitioners, our certified Sennin-So Shiatsu therapists provide medium to strong pressure treatment work that stimulates the circulatory system through specific pressure points applied to your body’s meridians. This ancient technique increases mental awareness, promotes body balance and function, eliminates built-up toxins and relieves energy.

Schedule an appointment to relax, release your tension, and revive your body with a massage this holiday season. You’ll not only feel better, but you’ll be doing your body good. For a full service list of massage options offered in The Spa, visit proclub.com.

Enhance your massage

Hydrotherapy Body Soak
This soothing soak incorporates the riches of ocean minerals to detoxify and revitalize your skin.
Feels like: An extra dose of moisture for your skin!

Wild Lime Scalp Treatment
Fresh citrus oil with nourishing avocado and grapeseed oil replenishes the hair and scalp, while invigorating the senses.
Feels like: A luxurious, conditioning mask for scalp and hair!

Aromatherapy
Indulge your senses and enhance treatment results with a personal selection of essential oils. Especially effective at promoting emotional well-being and targeting physical imbalances.
Feels like: A personalized sensory experience!

Abdominal Detox
This massage enhances circulation, encourages detoxification and reduces tension and stress in the abdomen.
Feels like: Say goodbye to tension, say hello to a soft, smooth belly!

Foot Scrub
Refresh and nourish tired, dry feet, and enhance your relaxation with an exfoliating sugar scrub. Feet are exfoliated with hydrating sugar and coconut oil, and then wrapped in warm towels providing intense hydration.
Feels like: A heightened pedicure!

Back Scrub
A perfect way to begin any massage. Sugar and coconut oil exfoliate away dull skin and impurities leaving skin feeling refreshed, nourished, and hydrated.
Feels like: A scrub to make skin super-soft!

According to the Mayo Clinic, studies performed on the benefits of massage demonstrate that it’s an extremely effective treatment for reducing stress, pain, and muscle tension. Some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:

  • Anxiety
  • Digestive disorders
  • Headaches
  • Flexibility
  • Immune system
  • Insomnia related to stress
  • Soft tissue strains or injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Joint pain

 

Written by PRO Sports Club

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