Whoever tried it, loved it! So we could almost talk about just one type of massage: the good one! We could almost… because in fact there are several types of massages available in spas and massage centers in Porto, ideal for meeting different needs, including yours!
Types of massages in Porto
I would like to reserve a moment just for your health and well-being, but don't you know what are the different types of massage in Porto? We can help!
The daily bustle, combined with the lack of physical exercise, can cause stress, anxiety, muscle tension, pain and malaise. And that's when you should choose to have a relaxing massage, which improves blood circulation, relaxes muscles and relieves tension.
Very suitable for athletes and people who exercise regularly, sports massage prevents and treats muscle pain and injuries, loosens muscles, increases flexibility and improves performance.
Do you feel a lot of accumulated tension? Try the Swedish massage, which breaks the muscle knots in the entire body in order to bring you to a state of total relaxation. This technique improves blood circulation and cardiovascular activity and also decreases the recovery time in case of muscle injury.
If you prefer a therapeutic massage developed by Ayurvedic medicine and which uses alternating pressures and vegetable oils to promote a physical and energetic balance, your choice can only be one: Ayurvedic massage! This therapy, in addition to nourishing the skin, combats toxins accumulated in the body, cleanses stagnant energy and benefits your health in general.
Hot stone massage
As the name implies, hot stone massage uses volcanic basalt stones to massage the muscles and provide a feeling of deep relaxation and well-being, eliminating all muscle tension and pain. This ancient practice is part of the group of holistic therapies aimed at harmony between body and mind
Thai massage also aims to work body and mind, by unlocking and releasing vital energy points. The idea is to improve circulation, increase flexibility and end malaise and even some diseases. The massage is done on the entire body, with the masseuse using his hands and fingers to apply pressure, stretch and twist the patient's body in various positions.
Shiatsu is a Japanese massage indicated for you that wants to get rid of stress and some pains and tensions that may be bothering you. The technique involves pressure movements of the thumbs, palms and elbows in channels that flow the energy.
The big difference between aromatherapy and other types of massage in Porto, is that the first uses aromatic essential oils, with different smells, to meet specific needs: from oils to relax to oils to give energy or release from trauma and emotional tensions.
With a sexual nature, tantric massage is indicated for those who need to wake up sleeping erogenous zones, increase libido and even overcome sexual dysfunctions, such as premature ejaculation. This technique is based on the tantric philosophy (which helps people expand their self-knowledge), it is done on the whole body and includes touching the genitals for truly intense experiences!
Massage for couples
Within the group of tantric massages, there is the possibility of being accompanied by your better half and taking double pleasure! This possibility is called massage for couples and offers all the benefits of a relaxation massage, plus the extras of tantric therapy: sexual rediscovery, sharing of pleasure, increased intimacy and level of trust between both.
What each type of massage is for
And now that you know the main types of massages available in spas and massage centers in Porto, but have not yet decided which one you want to try, read on to understand what each technique is for, and choose the most appropriate one.
The relaxation massage serves to calm and give a feeling of well-being: it controls stress, reduces anxiety, relieves muscle tension and pain, improves blood circulation, gives skin elasticity and strengthens the immune system. It also serves to end headaches, balance the intestinal system, eliminate toxins and prevent insomnia.
Sports massage serves to relieve tension and prepare muscles for exercise, to promote blood circulation, improve joint mobility, reduce tiredness after training and prevent injuries, thereby increasing athletes' performance.
Swedish massage is used to eliminate muscle pain caused by tension and to relax the muscles. By expelling lactic acid from muscle fibers, this type of massage increases blood and lymphatic circulation, strengthens the immune system, promotes good posture, improves flexibility and, of course, removes stress!
Ayurvedic massage serves to reduce muscle pain, migraines, back problems and depression and anxiety. This massage revitalizes the entire body, stimulates circulation, improves digestion, leaves the skin smoother and even increases libido.
Hot stone massage
Hot stone massage serves to relieve accumulated tension, reduce tiredness, improve metabolic functions, accelerate the weight loss process, relieve constipation and menstrual cramps and, ultimately, recover vital energy and improve your state of mind. general health.
Thai massage serves to reduce muscle pain and injury and promote physical and emotional well-being. This technique, which helps in the release of energy, also reduces stress and anxiety, improves the quality of sleep, relieves headaches, detoxifies and combats the aging process.
Shiatsu massage serves to reduce pain in general, but also to combat emotional and psychosomatic problems, eating disorders, insomnia and lack of vitality.
The aromatherapy massage serves to help you relax and restore energy levels. The technique is also used to treat sleep disorders, stress and anxiety, as well as mild pain, premenstrual tension and asthma.
Tantric massage serves to awaken and rebalance sexual energy. Unlocks emotions and traumas, decreases physical tensions, increases libido, enhances orgasm and provides more pleasure in sexual intercourse.
Massage for couples
The couples massage serves to awaken sensory regions, control arousal states, increase intimacy and physical and mental well-being and, of course, strengthen a relationship!
Price of massage types
Would you also like to know the prices of different types of massages in Porto?
Well, let's start with the traditional relaxation massage that is around 35€ per session and the sports massage that is around 55€. As for Swedish massage, Ayurvedic massage, Thai massage and shiatsu, they cost an average of 50€. Hot stone massage is usually slightly more expensive, close to 60€ per session, as well as aromatherapy.
Finally, the average price of tantric massage in Porto is 100/150€, with massages for couples costing around 250€.
Still, it is always worth getting in touch with the best massage centers in Porto, as is the case with Genuine Tantric, because they often offer massage packages with several sessions included, at very attractive prices!
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