My first ever Aromatherapy Massage

We are all brought up to love some form of massage. As babies, we get massaged daily to help with our muscles, help us bond with our parents and even help with sore tummies. [Read more…]

Tried and Tested Natural Skin Tightening Procedures

There will not be a single individual who is not bothered about aging. When your mirror starts reflecting the tell-tale signs of aging, you are definitely going to lose your sleep over it! Sagging skin is due to a loss of the elasticity of the skin. This drooping of the skin can be seen especially in eyes, mouth, cheeks and neck. [Read more…]

All you need to know about cupping

If gossip columns are to be believed then cupping is a traditional therapy which has been used and promoted by the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham and tennis star Andy Murray. There have been rave reviews about cupping and now you must be wondering what this new fad is all about? [Read more…]

A Boon for Would be Moms: Pre Natal Massage

Readers of Agloware well aware with the concepts of different types and techniques of massages by now. These massages have been beneficial in improving general health, reducing stress and relieving muscular tension. Women generally wonder about the safety and aim of massage administered during pregnancy. But new research and studies have proven that prenatal massage acts as a therapy in pregnancy and forms an integral part of pregnancy care. [Read more…]

All you need to know about Hot Stone Massage

Ayurvedic therapies, traditional massage and complementary and alternative medicine has seen an immense popularity in the recent years owing to their great health benefits and completely natural techniques. They have a holistic approach of treatment and tackle the problem of healing the mind, body and soul in one go. One such massage technique is hot stone massage. Aglow brings to you an introductory concept of what hot stone massage is all about? [Read more…]

All you need to know about geriatric massage

Frail bodies, weak body systems and added to that numerous degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, diabetes or heart disease; this is what marks the old age in many individuals who have not been health conscious in the younger phases of their lives. [Read more…]

All you need to know about cross fibre friction

Muscle injury or scar tissues are not uncommon and we do come across them some time in life. When a muscle tissue, ligament or tendon is injured the healing process does not occur successfully due to one of the many reasons such as repeated trauma, immobilization or poor fluid circulation. The deep transverse friction which is popularly termed as cross friction fiber comes in hand at this time and helps in reducing abnormal adhesions of the fibers at the site of injury, and improves the mobility of the scar tissues by helping proper alignment of the soft tissue fibers. [Read more…]

All you need to know about trigger Point Therapy

If you have experienced pain and tried to find for a completely natural and effective remedy then you share your frustration and hopelessness with many other people who are also endlessly trying to look for an end to the pain. Chronic pain has been claimed to be a destroyer, it can cause psychological, physical and social damage to the individuals suffering with pain. Now, there is a lesser known but scientifically tried and tested remedy for the pain in your neck, shoulder, arms, mid and lower back areas, hips and legs. Lie down; let your trigger points melt away and read on to know more. [Read more…]

All you need to know about deep tissue massage

The name says it all; deep tissue massage is intended to target the deeper layers of muscle tissue to reach the deeper sections of the thick muscle layers especially the individual muscle fibers. You must have read about Swedish massage; deep tissue massage is somewhat similar to Swedish massage the difference being in the application of deeper application of pressure in the tissues to release the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia. [Read more…]

All you need to know about Swedish massage

The first type of massage is Swedish massage which is one of the most common relaxation massages to bring down your stress levels and relax them. [Read more…]