Tandem 4 Hand Massage
What is Four Hands Tandem Massage?
In a typical Tandem Massage session there are two basic types of Tandem Massage work that are blended together to create the session. The first, called “mirror massage” first originated in India 1000's of years ago and is one in which both therapists are working in exact unison with one another, stoke by stroke. It is the type that usually springs to mind when one thinks of Tandem Massage and it brings balance to both the body and the mind of your client. The second, 'asynchronous' Tandem Massage is where the two therapists work in a complementary way but are not exact mirror opposites; for example one therapist may be at the head of the table relaxing the neck while the other therapist works at the foot of the table working on reflex points on the feet. A well designed Tandem Massage routine is a seamless dance of both mirror and asynchronous work that incorporates a variety of massage modalities such as deep tissue, stretching and reflexology with long flowing Swedish massage strokes. The result of extensive research and innovation the Body Wisdom Four-Hands Tandem Massage approach combines the best of 'Mirror' massage techniques with asynchronous techniques such as Swedish-Esalen, deep tissue, rocking and stretching.
Why Tandem Massage?
Four Hands, Tandem Massage is quickly growing to be the signature massage experience at some of the top destination spas in the China and around the world. Having Fours Hands, Tandem Massage as one of your offerings can give you an edge in the market whether you work at a Spa, Resort or in your own private practice. You may find as other therapists have, that it can become your signature massage, your special niche in today's massage market.
Benefits of Tandem Massage for the Client
The client receives twice as much work and healing benefits in the time allotted. Because of the extra sensory input, many clients find it easier to let go when receiving Tandem Massage since it is impossible to concentrate on more than one thing at a time. The Mirror Massage techniques balance both sides of the brain deeply relaxing the nervous system and creating harmony within the client's body.
How is Tandem 4 Hand Massage different from traditional massage?
Two styles of Tandem 4 Hand Massage to allow us to better address each individuals needs for upper Body & Lower Body Massage and Shiatsu & Massage.
Don't eat a heavy meal before the massage
If it's your first time at the clinic, arrive at least 10 minutes early to complete the necessary forms otherwise, arrive 5 minutes early so you can have a few minutes to rest and relax before starting the massage.