After a cold dark period Mother Nature reawakens, increasing her sunlight to bring warmth. The animals come out of hibernation to becoming active again and the flowers begin to bloom. Spring is a season of rejuvenation and a perfect time to revive your body with a massage, you will feel as fresh as the spring rain.
Some people look at a massage as a luxury and like to treat themselves every now and then with some relaxing time on the table. While it certainly feels nice to have all those cricks and knots worked out of your sore muscles, research has now shown that massage is an important part of your overall health and wellness. In addition to relieving pain and muscle tension, the healing power of massage is shown to reduce the stress hormone cortisol by as much as 53%. Cortisol can drive up blood pressure, blood sugar levels and suppress the immune system. Everyday doctors and scientist are unlocking a direct link to how your body responds to stress and its relationship to disease. Take control of your health by making massage a priority and incorporate it as regular part of your wellness regimen.