Art is Great for your Health

Art is Great for your Health

    Medical benefits of taking part in arts events are well documented.  Research shows that people’s serotonin levels increase, which improves mood.  The chemical change in our brains associated with this, is similar to that offered by exercise. This...

Is Massage supposed to be painful?

Sore muscles which contain trigger points, will be painful when pressed upon. However there are many different types of pain, but confusingly only one word to describe all these sensations. The pain from a trigger point being pressed slowly is a pain with which the...

Body pain and fascia

Our bodies are filled with a lattice shaped substance called fascia, which looks like a giant 3D cobweb. It surrounds all organs, muscles, nerves, everything. It travels as one solid fabric, in lines running from head to toes. As a result, if affected at one end of...

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is a manipulation of the body’s soft tissue at a deeper level than a more traditional Swedish-style massage. To get to these deeper levels, movements are slow to ensure the surface tissues  ‘melt’ and allow access to the deeper...