Michael Bahr

Massage- The unique application of touch by one person to another, using a collection of manual techniques of rubbing, stroking, kneading or compression (effleurage, Petrissage, vibration, friction or tapotement), when done to produce relaxation, pain relief, injury rehabilitation, athletic preparedness or recovery, health improvement, increased awareness, or pleasure. A massage from an experienced practitioner can relieve muscle tension, calm the nerves, and reduce the risk of injury.
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Compression- release chronic muscle tension, but does not includestatic pressure applied to one spot (as in shiatsu and trigger point therapy),but does include pressure that increases and decreases or move along thebody, such as tapotement and friction.
Health Improvement- includes mental psychological, emotional and spiritualhealth, as well as the health of the body's immune system, or any othersystem of the body or body energies.
Pleasure- Means the enjoyment of the sensations in the body, but doesnot include sexual arousal or stimulation of sexual organs.

Massage is known as one of the earliest remedial practices for pain anddiscomfort, dating back as far as 3000 b.c.

Massage is a totally natural and instinctive remedy for some illnessesand injuries. What’s the first thing you do when you bump your knee? You rub it.

The Swedish system is based on the western concept of anatomy and physiology and employs the traditional manipulative techniques of effleurage, Petrissage, vibration, friction, and tapotement. These movement are slow and gentle, vigorous or bracing, according to clients results.

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