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
Decrease stress hormones
Increase parasympathetic state and happy hormones (seratonin, oxytocin)
Improve gastrointestinal activity/digestion
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.