Origins of Swedish Massage

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Per Henrik Ling a fencing instructor came up with the concept and idea of a massage which was then named the “Swedish Massage”. The concept came about in the 1830’s when he suffered an elbow injury from fencing. He used … Continued

Lavender, the skin and Massage

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When you come for a massage your initial thoughts and feelings will be about the muscle tension or the escape from the real world to chill. Well, in fact there is more to any massage especially if you book a … Continued

What is a Sports Massage

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A Sports massage, as the name would suggest, is great for sports injury and recovery. You have may have injury to a specific muscle or RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) caused by the gym, sports or even if you have a … Continued

History of Massage

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Massage has been around for 1000’s of years and goes back to around 3000 BC. In India it was considered a sacred practice of healing and remedy. Many still believe today that the natural and sacred practice has its place … Continued

Meditation – post massage bliss

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Meditation is a practice that is personal to the individual thus there are many forms of meditation, probably too many to write about fully. The art of meditation is about finding an inner calm. Meditation goes hand in hand with … Continued

Aromatherapy and Massage

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There are many benefits to using aromatherapy oils in a massage and generally in your day to day life. Generally speaking an aromatherapy massage is a standard Swedish massage where the massage oil contains essential oils. Adonis massage use aromatherapy … Continued

Mind away those lockdown blues

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We are getting into a routine now with the ‘new norm’ and looking forward to being out of lock down. We are already prepping here at Adonis for the return to being able to offer the best 5 star massages … Continued

Lockdown routines

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As it stands, we are still in lockdown and that for many seems to be taking its toll. Well it isn’t too bad in all realness. You are usually booking a massage to help you relax and right now you … Continued