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Peer-reviewed medical research has shown that the benefits of massage include pain relief, reduced trait anxiety and depression, and temporarily reduced blood pressure, heart rate, and state of anxiety. Additional testing has shown an immediate increase and expedited recovery periods for muscle performance. Theories behind what massage might do include blocking pain, activating the parasympathetic nervous system, which may stimulate the release of endorphins and serotonin, preventing fibrosis or scar tissue, increasing the flow of lymph,
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by Jillian Reilly Yoga and massage complement each other in the best way possible to maintain a wholesome and healthy lifestyle. Yoga is very similar to massage because you’re massaging muscles by bending and breathing space into areas that are tight. Yoga and massage offer a plethora of benefits including stress relief, increased circulation, and improved flexibility. Everyone endures stress and it’s a part of everyday life. If you are not able to balance your
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Professional massages have become increasingly common in today’s society, especially since they are directly linked to many health benefits such as soothing muscle soreness, boosting the immune system, reducing stress, and increasing joint mobility. Like myself, many people are still nervous to try out massage. The idea of booking my first appointment seemed a little intimidating. Divine Connections Massage & Spa made my first massage experience so comfortable and relaxing that I don’t know why
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