Overworked and drained? Feeling achey and sore all over? You may be in need of a serious massage. Luckily for you, there are salons all over the island providing all types of massages in Singapore that should fix whatever aches you need to soothe. New to the world of massages? You definitely need to read our guide so you know which type of massage suits you the best.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage is a special type of massage where the masseuse uses smooth, heated stones and places them on your body. The heat is meant to relax and warm up tight muscles. This allows the masseur to work more deeply and quickly into your muscles. Not only does it help to relive muscle tension, but it also improves your blood circulation. The result? Your body feels instantly energised and rejuvenated.
Swedish Massage is one of the most well-known types of massages. It is very gentle and relaxing — perfect for first-timers to the massage world. Its technique which involves rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. Swedish Massage is particularly effective and beneficial for those who want to improve blood circulation, decrease muscle toxins and improve flexibility.
Aromatherapy Massage another popular type of massage. It makes use of essential oils, which have many beneficial effects and aid in relaxation. The technique involves Swedish or deep tissue massage, and the therapist uses essential oils best suited for your health and needs. Depending on your condition, essential oils can penetrate the body through the skin, alleviating pain and detoxifying your body.
While we may not be able to pop over to the land of smiles for a Thai Massage, that doesn’t mean we can’t get it in Singapore. This massage involves your full body, and may not be suitable for first timers! It is usually performed while you are fully clothed on a padded mat on the floor. If you are uncomfortable with the idea of disrobing during a massage, this may be the one for you! Administered by a skilled masseur, the massage involves stretching, pulling, rocking techniques to relieve tension and enhance flexibility and range of motion. It is beneficial for stimulating circulation and lymphatic drainage, reduce headaches and back aches.
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