Utilizing the gliding, kneading, friction, and compression strokes that characterize Swedish massage, Chelsey relaxes tension in the body and reduces physical and emotional stress. Relaxation massage is generally a whole-body experience, unless otherwise requested.
Massage has been shown to:
- Increase blood circulation
- Improve immune-system function
- Reduce muskuloskeletal pain/discomfort/tension
- Improve posture
- Decrease stress hormones
- Increase parasympathetic state and happy hormones (seratonin, oxytocin)
- Improve gastrointestinal activity/digestion
- Decrease depression
- Improve quality of sleep
- Encourage general health awareness
*Chelsey offers massage in-office in Kirkland as well as provides home-visits to families in the greater Seattle area, Eastside, and South Snohomish county.