Debbie A. Barker Indian Head Massage & Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials, known as essential oils, and other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering a person's mind, mood, cognitive function or health.

Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage

Indian head massage has been practiced for thousands of years, it releases built up tension in the shoulders, neck, head and face. It`s very relaxing and can be very beneficial to people who suffer from headaches, insomnia, and stress.

Welcome to Debbie A. Barker Massage & Aromatherapy

Massage is the manipulation of superficial layers of muscle and connective tissue to enhance the function and promote relaxation and well-being. The word comes from the French massage "friction of kneading", or from Arabic massa meaning "to touch, feel or handle" or from Latin massa meaning "mass, dough". In distinction the ancient Greek word for massage was anatripsis, and the Latin was frictio.

Massage involves acting on and manipulating the body with pressure - structured, unstructured, stationary, or moving - tension, motion, or vibration, done manually or with mechanical aids. Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, and feet.

There are over eighty different recognized massage modalities.

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