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What You Need to Know About Massages

Massage is a manual healing method which means it employs touch or the use of hands, elbows, knees and feet. It seeks to restore overall bodily functions by manipulating bones, soft tissues and body parts. Many people are considering it because of its health and relaxation benefits. There are many types of massages. Here’s a few:

Balinese – Balinese massages are famous because of its calm approach. It seeks to give clients peace and tranquil state. It is said that Balinese massages can help in the circulation of blood. Therapists employ stroking, squeezing and other techniques. Aromatherapy is also a part of the massage session.


  • Foot – In general, foot massages are carried out for relaxation purposes.
  • Pediatric – Pediatric massage is executed to uphold or preserve the health of children and adolescents.
  • Stone – Cold or hot stones are used by therapists to help release tension. The stones are lava rocks.   
  • Shiatsu – This massage originated from Japan. It employs thumbs, fingers, feet and palms to apply pressure.  Expect some rolling and stretching.

Actually there are other massages. Whichever you feel beneficial for you, you can consider it. If you are in Singapore, finding massage centres is easy. You don’t need to scour the market because massage centres are readily available.

You can go to Healing Touch (located at 199 Upper Thomson Road), Red Tantra Massage (located at 152 Beach Road), Mandarin Oriental (located at Marina Square), Ikeda Spa (located at 787 Bukit Timah Road), Kenko Wellness Spa (located at 8 Raffles Avenue) and Fairmont Singapore Hotel (located at 80 Bras Basah Road). The cost of massages varies depending on the type.