A Healing Touch

Develop a Healing Touch

Healing touch is defined as a relaxing, nurturing therapy. Its gentle touch assists in balancing mental, physical, emotional and spiritual well-beings. It works with energy field to support natural ability to heal.

It works in harmony with standard medical care and is beneficial for all ages. It is an energy therapy that uses gentle techniques to heal the body. This touch is based on the belief that human beings are fields of energy that are in constant interaction with environment.

The goal of this touch is to use the energetic interaction between the healing touch massager ant the patient or client in order to restore harmony to the client’s energy system. It eliminates blockages in the energy field so that the patient is in an optimal state for occurrence of healing. This touch is for those who want to enhance wellness in them.

It is considered as an energy-based approach to health and healing. This touch is considered as the most common outcome of massage. In order to have this you can choose any kind of massage therapy as all massages give healing sensation during and after the session.

Session of a Healing Touch

First session of healing touch involves a consultation as well as energy session itself. Massage therapist will ask questions about physical, mental, or emotional situation of individual. After this, individual lays on a specially designed massage table and therapist gently places his/her hands on the individual. It generally lasts for 30-60 minutes. One can feel deeply relaxed and peaceful during and after the session. Regular sessions of healing touch massage are recommended.

Benefits of Healing Touch

  • It reduces stress
  • It eases chronic conditions.
  • It calms anxiety and depression.
  • It helps in recovery from surgery.
  • It deepens the spiritual connections.
  • It supports cancer care.
  • It strengthens the immune system.
  • It creates a sense of wellbeing.

Healing Touch

It is used in wide variety of settings including long term care facilities, hospitals, and private practices and in spas. Healing touch was a therapy founded by J. Menden in 1989 and today it has spread internationally.

Best Essential Oils

There are different massage oils which are considered to be vital for healing purpose. Most important are as follows:

  • CINNAMON

This oil has anti-inflammatory properties, which help to reduce swelling. It has natural warming properties which bring relief to muscles. Its combination wit

Coconut oil is helpful to reduce pain. It is also good for skin.

  • EUCALYPTUS

It is a natural painkiller which helps to relieve pain.

  • LAVENDER

Lavender oil is anti-spasmodic and analgesic properties. It calms down muscles that are in spasm.

  • WINTERGREEN

It is one of the most effective anti-inflammatory oils. It is often included in many common pain-relieving creams due to its healing properties. It is similar to eucalyptus in its cooling effect but it should be start with small amount to ensure that the cooling sensation provides relief or not.

Many families tend to lack activities that they can do together to spice up their lives as a family. Most people find themselves engaging in the same old activities that they are used to such as board games, drinking, movies etc. The core purpose of a family engaging in all these activities is to bond and have fun collectively as a lovely family. This activities are fun but they are not all-round engaging for a family and most of the times only seem to be effective when we are carrying them out with a bunch of friends. Most people anyway tend to forget about the most important activity that can bring them together as a family and is more engaging for the whole family, that is  –  BODY MASSAGE.

Body massage is a very important activity to engage as a family and the best thing about this practice is that apart from being a fun activity, it helps in many other areas of life to the family members. Body massage has the following pros.

Relieving Stress

Massage helps in relieving stress. Massage lowers the levels of body cortisol, a stress hormone, and increases the production of serotonin and dopamine, feel-good hormones. If any of your family members is undergoing hard times, massage, is therefore, a useful tool in helping them relieve their stress and clear their head. The soft touches of massage are very relaxing and will make you feel good mentally and treat all kinds of stress caused by either anxiety or depression.

 

Treating Back Pains, Shoulder Aches & Tired Legs

Massage is a very effective treatment for relieving back pains and research has pointed out that it even works better than other therapies such as spinal modification or acupuncture. Next time you have back pains or any other body aches try out body massage and you are rest assured of pain relieve in a short course. A research in the Annals of Internal Medicine proved that massage reduces the use of painkillers by 37%. So next time  you think of visiting a chemist to buy those painkillers think of a better option, body massage.

 

Increases Flexibility

Massage also increases flexibility by working out your body muscles, tendons, connective tissues and also trigger the production of natural lubricants between the connective tissue fibre. Staying flexible is a key factor to any person at any given age and therefore massage is the best way to bring your family together in an activity that will help all of you in keeping fit.

 

Lower Blood Pressure

People with prehypertension will also find body massage very helpful to them. Body massage lowers blood pressure according to several studies carried out across patients. IT is therefore important for your family to learn this important skill of muscle therapy. Apart from lowering the blood pressure, therapeutic massage also helps in improving stability.

 

Boosts Immunity

Massage gives body immune system a boost by aiding in increasing the level of activity of natural killer T cells, which fights tumors and viruses. Full body massage enhances immune function of women fighting breast cancer and also improves the immune system of unborn infants.

It is therefore very important that your family learns the skills of body massage. This way you will have something that will bring and bond you together for a good course.

Imagine each and every member of your family possessing this powerful and important skill. It’s like having doctors living together under the same roof taking care of each other.
Make it a duty to introduce all your family members and friends to the life spicing up activity that will bond you together as a family and you will not have to constant worry about all the problems listed above as you will have the solutions in your family’s magical hands. The best thing about this activity is that you can perform it either indoors or outdoors and you only need to be two to carry out this activity.

Getting massage can do you all those goods mentioned above, but getting it from a person who really care and love is a very sensational moment that everyone deserves to experience on a regular basis.

Acquiring this bodywork skill and massage will be your favourite activity to do any day, anytime. Good luck.