What is Balinese massage?
Traditional Balinese Massage is a classic and ancestral massage for the healing of the island of Bali in Indonesia, hence possibly its name. Along with the knowledge of medicine as well as classical herbalism, it helps us to feel better, looking healthier on the outside as well as the inside. We can finally understand it as a kind of combination of massage, acupressure, stretching, aromatherapy, medicinal baths, etc … Besides it enjoys good popularity and has long been in a continuous expansion.
Origins of Balinese massage
Over many years, merchant ships have been reported to be moving through the popular spice islands (known today as Indonesia) which came from countries such as Japan, Thailand, China and India and this relates to such massage , let’s see why.
This is palpable in Balinese massage, since it is inspired in a way and influenced in what is known as Ayurvedic texts (Ayurveda), whereas from the famous China were arriving all the techniques of acupressure as well as knowledge of Traditional Medicine China, also called MTC abbreviated form
How to do a Balinese massage
The Balinese Massage stands out for its depth and at the same time gentle way of working almost the entirety of the whole musculature of our body. In fact the masseur will have to use almost all the muscles of the body when it comes to performing the massage. If we talk about massage, we talk about techniques and without talking about techniques we talk about maneuvers, such as finger-pressures such as palm pressure, pinching, rolling, kneading, kneeling, or kneeling or kneeling.
This massage is carried out by the use of natural oil applied throughout the body of the patient / client making a medium / high pressure. Note that the massage oils used during the massage session have a calming effect which is evident that it projects and influences the client contributing a sedative effect of calm and therefore of relaxation. Without doubt the Balinese Massage brings us therefore therapeutic benefits worthy to take advantage of.
A massage session is undoubtedly one of the benefits that we can give as much with these techniques as others, but do not forget that after all we seek benefits and that is why in small tips below we will see some benefits that gives us the Balinese Massage
In the area of the back eliminates tensions and overloads. In chest areas as well as abdomen favors our heart rate and even opens what are known as energy channels. In our legs and feet manages to drain and favor our mobility and necessary circulation.