Benefits of Bodywork

The benefits of receiving bodywork are numerous and include:

  • Increased body awareness
  • Lowered heart rate and blood pressure
  • Improved circulation
  • Removal of metabolic wastes
  • Relief of muscle tension, stiffness, and reduced muscle spasm
  • Greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Strengthened immune system
  • Decreased recovery time for injuries and between normal workouts
  • Reduced pain and swelling
  • Reduced formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Diminished mental and physical stress
  • Drop in anxiety levels
  • Relief from fatigue
  • Increased relaxation and reduced stress
  • Increased awareness as an embodied-being
  • Heightened sense of well-being

Please note: Bodywork can be contraindicated for some individuals.  Please consult your massage therapist and physician to ensure your treatment is designed specifically for your needs.