Ayurveda, the science of life, is known for its promotion of longevity through deep and profound understanding of all aspects of life and the benefit of its rejuvenating practices that promote awareness and self healing.
Benefits of senior massage
·Improvement of quality of life and self-esteem
·Improvement of length and quality of sleep
·Relief of stress, anxiety, depression and loneliness
·Alleviation of headaches and pain
·Speeding up of healing from injury and illness
·Partial restoration of mobility lost due to Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, gait issues, etc
·Mental and physical relaxation
·Improvement of lymphatic flow which increases the excretion of toxic substances from the body and circulates vital nutrients throughout the body
4 Types of Senior Clients
2. Age Appropriate
Senior massage uses some of the same basic massage techniques as other modalities, however it is tailored to the specific health conditions and needs of the elderly client.
Senior massage has the following characteristics:
Shorter hands on portion and more time transitioning and presence
Use of gentle massage hand motion that are comfortable and soothing to the body with nurturing touch and designed when appropriate, improve blood circulation, including neuropathy and diabetic feet
Relieve muscle tension and relax the body and the mind
Gentle massaging of the hands and feet, if the joints aren’t inflamed, to prevent stiffness and relieve pain
Coupled with our certification in senior and geriatric massage, lymphatic drainage and health coaching, we are able to offer massage therapy and rejuvenating health care packages, offering specifically designed functional health care for our senior population.
Massage and health care packages are available that include initial consultation to determine the best program or massage therapy for each individual case.
Please contact us to discuss your plan further.
Senior & Geriatric Massage Therapy
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