Also known as "Swedish massage" – is characteristic of its stretching, pulling and pressing movements. These affect the skin, connective tissue and muscles.
During a hot stone massage, smooth, flat, heated stones are placed on specific parts of your body. The stones are usually made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that retains heat.
You can also use a cool towel to drape over the eyes or forehead for stressed eyes and headache relief. Wet a small towel with cool water, fold, add a couple drops of essential oil, lay back and place over the eyes or forehead.
Aromatherapy is a holistic healing treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well-being. Sometimes it's called essential oil therapy.
Facial massages are treatments you can do with a practitioner or on your own. The technique involves stimulating pressure points on the face, neck, and shoulders.
Pregnancy massage is a catch-all term for any hands-on massage during or after pregnancy (prenatal or postnatal massage). A pregnancy massage typically lasts an hour.