Western massage is known to date back to 1000 B.C. with mention by Homer. The ancient Greeks valued the benefits of massage very highly, using it in most avenues of daily life. Techniques were developed to help athletes keep their bodies in the best condition for competitions. (Olympic Games 776 BC) They also used massage for relaxation. Physicians of the time such as Hippocrates (460 to 377 BC) 'the father of medicine', used herbs with oils and massage techniques to treat many medical conditions. He stated that "anyone wishing to study medicine must master the art of massage." Using Western modalities Swedish & Deep Tissue and hand techniques we customize your massage with either a therapeutic or relaxation focus.
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