Long Beach Eastern Massage Techniques

Long Beach Eastern Massage Techniques

Eastern massage therapy techniques offer a healing approach that is rooted in energy balancing within the body as opposed to Western therapeutic massage which primarily focuses on the physical source of an ailment. With a long history that has developed over thousands of years, Eastern massage techniques still consider the physical aspects of a condition, but primarily as they relate to the subtle life force energy that moves through the human body. Body Balance Massage Therapy offers a range of Eastern based massage therapy services to the people of Long Beach.

Consult with experienced Body Balance Massage Therapy professionals to determine the most effective treatment for your specific needs:

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Acupressure Therapy

With its origins in Ancient China, today’s acupressure techniques are derived from a range of traditional Eastern healing practices in combination with additional natural restorative methods. Several established organizations, (including the WHO) recognize the benefits of acupuncture and related Eastern therapeutic practices in the treatment of a wide range of diseases and conditions. Contact a Body Balance Massage Therapy Acupressure therapy specialist for practical recommendations and treatment plans.

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Cupping

Discovered in a 4th century ancient Chinese medicinal handbook, one of the earliest recorded reports on cupping therapy illustrates the practice of using a cup to draw up the skin as a treatment for headaches, dizziness and abdominal pain. Early practitioners used animal horns placed on specific meridian points of the body to provide relief and healing. Today, Body Balance Massage Therapy cupping therapy is administered by certified specialist that involves careful application of cups to the affected area of the body that loosen obstructions, draw toxins and balance the flow of ‘qi’ , - our vital life energy.

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Cupping Therapy
Shiatsu massage therapy

Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese therapy technique that promotes deep relaxation and stress relief as the basis for healing of many types of ailments. Administered with the hands that never actually touch the body; Reiki treatments focus on directing a balanced energy flow to naturally stimulate the body’s immune system. The licensed Reiki practitioners at Body Balance Massage Therapy work on affected areas and despite the absence of actual physical contact, individuals report feeling a tingling sensation followed by a significant decrease in pain and accompanying symptoms. An entirely holistic practice, Reiki offers many benefits to both the mind and body that include increased energy and an overall sense of well-being. Visit or call our center to learn more about how Reiki treatments can help your condition.

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Thai Massage

Calming and invigorating, Thai massage consists of a delightful combination of stretching and acupressure massage. Both relaxing and energizing, our Thai massage practitioners harmonize body, mind and spirit to alleviate, aches, pains and energy imbalances with personalized treatments that are adapted to your body type and particular needs. Clients regularly report feeling completely rejuvenated following a Thai massage session with one of experienced Body Balance Massage Therapy specialists.

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Tui Na

Practiced for more than 2000 years in China, Tui Na is a form of massage that applies rhythmic pressure to establish a harmonious flow of energy along the various channels of the body. Used to treat a variety of conditions, Body Balance Massage Therapy therapists are trained and experienced to apply Tui Na massage that is administered using gliding, kneading and tapping strokes to various pressure points. Tui Na is often used to relieve physical symptoms of many conditions including arthritis, sciatica, muscle spasms and other stress related disorders. Suitable for people of all ages, Tui Na provides many benefits for balancing both mental and physical health.

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Hot Stone Massage

Heat is an excellent resource when attempting to heal sore and fatigued muscle tissue. That is one of the reasons why saunas and hot tubs are popular ways to relax.

With this relaxing technique heat is transferred to the body using specialized polished stones which are placed at key points on the body. Heat makes the muscles expand and become more pliable, allowing a professional therapist to get deep into the tissue to remove knots and eliminate tension.

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