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Getting a massage is the ultimate luxury for us but to a lot of us it is more than that… it is therapeutic as well.
 
At Custom Bodies Fitness and massage we are always on the look out for new modalities that cannot only save the bodies of our massage therapists but can get our clients a deeper massage. Our latest find is the ancient technique of Thai Rattan Massage in addition to the Chinese form of Rattan Massage. which is performed rattan sticks.
 
Rattan sticks have been used in Indonesia for centuries to help ease tired muscles and heal other aches and pains in the body.
 
The rattan sticks really help with the knots and tight muscles-something that the hands can’t always fix. Give it a try by requesting that it be included in your next massage.

What are the benefits of a Hot Bamboo (Rattan) Massage?

Hot Bamboo or Rattan massage is a form of IASTM (instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization) in which the therapist can provide either relaxation or deep tissue massage using both manual therapy and heated bamboo work through tissue that may be too tight to effectively reach using the hands alone. The Hot Bamboo or Rattan massage is also used as a powerful maintenance therapy to help with not only physical restrictions but to aid in the relief of anxiety and stress.

It can improve your skin tone

In addition to helping relieve stress, anxiety and muscular tension, a hot bamboo (rattan) massage is also known to improve the texture of your skin.

The bamboo extract contains silica and reportedly this helps the absorption of essential minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium. The bamboo reportedly offers anti-irritant properties that soothe your skin when applied the oils we use as part of the massage.

Technique Used in Hot Bamboo (Rattan) Massage Therapy

A hot bamboo (rattan) massage is done with a hollow organically-treated anti-fungal bamboo cane of different lengths and diameters, which is warmed. There are different styles of Bamboo (rattan) massage. There is the Thai Style where the massage is a combination of manual therapy and the use of a single Long bamboo stick while the Asian Style uses longer sticks of various widths are used for gliding strokes and smaller tools for the more detailed work. The bamboo cane works in conjunction with the therapist’s hands or in some cases can completely replace the therapist’s hands allowing the therapist to give a deeper massage.

What are the Advantages of a Hot Bamboo (Rattan) Massage?

There are many advantages to the Hot Bamboo (Rattan) massage. It helps to relieve all types of muscle pain by reducing muscular tension and it has an amazing relaxation effect with in turn helps reduce feelings of stress and anxiety and finally, like most massage it will improve the quality of your sleep.

So if you are looking for something different that will not only rejuvenate but will provide deep tissue relaxation, experience an Exotic, Warming, Deep Tissue Massage with this innovative and very effective treatment.

Note that commencing July 29, 2019 we will be opened 2 Sundays per month from noon-6 pm. Reach out to us for dates and times we are available. Direct billing is available as well.
 

Reach out to us to ask about booking yours today!

 

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