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Swedish Massage, Relaxing Swedish Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish Massage, Relaxing Swedish Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish massage incorporates several specific techniques that combine to give you a relaxing and beneficial experience. They include:

Long, sweeping strokes over a muscle that help to break up trigger points
Kneading the muscle to work deeper into the affected area
Rhythmically tapping an area with cupped hands to facilitate relaxation
Friction or rubbing a muscle group rapidly with the palms to stimulate warmth
Vibration or using the fingertips to quickly shake a muscle back and forth to loosen the area

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Student Massage Therapy for Students @ UCSB Recreation & Wellness, UCSB Student Health Service, University of California, SBCC, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Student Massage Therapy for Students @ UCSB Recreation & Wellness, UCSB Student Health Service, University of California, SBCC, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Instructions for Massage Therapy Appointments for Students:

Download & or Fill out the First Time Intake Form for Riktr PRO Massage on the Forms link @ the top of the forms page link.
E-Mail to ( riktrdeeptissuemassage@hotmail.com ) or bring the printed form with you to your appointment.
Call 805-637-7482 or text Riktr PRO Massage to schedule an appointment. (please include your name, times that you are available and a brief statement as to why you’re calling).
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UCSB Student Massage / Wellness Massage for Stress / Tension Relief, Appointments, Westmont, SBCC Student Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

UCSB Student Massage / Wellness Massage for Stress / Tension Relief, Appointments, Westmont, SBCC Student Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

What is the meaning of tension?Tension. … The noun tension has its Latin roots in tendere, which means to stretch, and tension occurs when something is stretched either physically or emotionally. Strained relations between countries can cause political tensions to rise. You can add tension to a rubber band by stretching it tight.

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Holistic Muscle Pain Massage Therapy – Holistic Muscle Massage Pain Solutions

            At Riktr PRO Massage by Nicola, LMT What is Holistic Pain Therapy Massage? Holistic massage is a well-known treatment that not only focusses on tense muscles as a physical result of stress, but it also takes into account a client’s emotional and spiritual wellbeing. … By definition, Holistic Massage treats the whole …

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Body Tension / Stress Reduction

  Muscle body tension refers to the condition in which muscles of the body remain semi-contracted for an extended period. Muscle tension is typically caused by the physiological effects of stress and can lead to episodes of back pain Stress reduction refers to various strategies that counteract this response and produce a sense of relaxation and tranquility.   What is the …

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Swedish Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish Massage is the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation. Swedish massage is the most popular type of massage in the United States. It involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage.

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