August 28, 2017

Your travel itinerary should allow you to be adventurous and explore the destination thoroughly. But make sure you include a small detour to give your body some well-deserved rest, after all, you wouldn’t want to return to your daily life exhausted. There are many different types of massages around the world that you can enjoy during your travels. So the next time you travel to any of the following destinations, make sure you indulge in their massage techniques that they take so much pride in.

1. Thailand: Thai massage

Different types of massages around the world

Technique: stretching and aligning body in different postures

Ideal for: People who need relief from tension due to buildup of lactic acid from excessive exercise

2. Japan: Shiatsu massage

Different types of massages around the world

Technique: finger pressure and rhythmic motion

Ideal for: People who need relief from tension due to buildup of lactic acid from excessive exercise

3. Hawaii: Lomi Lomi massage

Different types of massages around the world

Technique: deep pressure and stroking

Ideal for: People who are interested in cleansing the body and experiencing a long effect as the massage continues to heal for up to 3 days.

4. Bali: Hot stone massage

Different types of massages around the world

Technique: hot stones on pressure points

Ideal for: People want to attain physical as well as spiritual healing through the Hawaiian philosophy of ‘huna’.

5. France: Swedish massage

Different types of massages around the world

Technique: massage of frictions – kneading, stroking and rubbing

Ideal for: People who need relief from tension due to the buildup of lactic acid from excessive exercise.

Rejuvenate your bodies the next time you travel to these places. Use these different types of massages around the world to say thank you to your bodies for keeping up with you. They deserve it!