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Reflexology Massage: What is it?

September 11th, 2012 by Lois Mahoney


Reflexology is an alternative therapeutic treatment based on the idea that areas of the feet, hands, and ears are connected to other areas of the body. According to reflexology, pressure applied to the right reflex points can correct problems with correlating body parts, organs and ones. For instance, a point on the arch of the foot may correspond with liver function. When pressure is applied to the reflex point on the foot, it will improve the liver functioning.

Reflexologists use “maps” of the hands and feet to determine which body systems correspond with one another. The extremities are broken down into tiny color-coded sections on the map that make it clear which organs, valves and bones will be affected by applying pressure to certain areas.

Reflexology has a number of benefits. At its most basic level, it is a soothing experience that is helpful for stress-relief. If the specific reflex points are targeted correctly by a reflexologists, the benefits can be remarkable, including relief from migraines, circulatory and digestive issues, sinus problems and more. In general, any organ of the body with a correlating reflex point can be improved through regular reflexology treatments.

 The Wimberley Day Spa is open from 8am to 8pm Monday through Sunday so we can accommodate even the busiest of schedules. Our services are open to the public so call today and schedule a massage or facial today.

Wimberley Day Spa: Stay Healthy and Fit with Our New Organic Massage Oils!

March 6th, 2012 by Lois Mahoney

Essential Massage Oils

Massage therapy, coupled with the use of oils, is used to increase circulation, soften tense muscles and facilitate the removal of toxins from the body. Here at the Wimberley Day Spa at Blair House Inn we use a combination of organic and environmentally friendly products by Mountain Rose Herbs. Our experienced therapists use the best available products to ensure that you have a relaxing and nourishing massage.

How does oil massage keep you fit and healthy?

Oil massage is beneficial for your body. Some of the benefits of oil massage are given below.

  • Increases circulation and provides body tissues with more oxygen.
  • Relaxes muscles and helps ease stress and tension.
  • Eases stiffness in joints.
  • Tones the body keeping it supple and young.
  • Helps flush out wastes from the body.
  • Stimulates and tones the skin.
  • Increases energy and vitality.
  • Makes you feel good!

The oil massage is a great way to start each day. Start with the head and work your way down, using upward strokes at the back of the body and downward strokes at the front. Circular motions should be clockwise. This is said to release tension. For the best results use natural oils, which can be purchased at the Wimberley Day Spa. Try these techniques at home or a schedule your appointment with one of our professional therapists.

Our Day Spa, located just minutes from the Wimberley Square, offers a variety of massage oils that can be used to aid stiff muscles, tension or help to reconnect you and your loved one.

Shake off the winter blues and celebrate the coming of spring by calling and scheduling a rejuvenating massage at Wimberley Day Spa at Blair House Inn today, don’t forget to pick up your Mountain Rose Herb organic massage oils before you leave.

We welcome the Wimberley community to schedule massages at our new Day Spa by calling and setting an appointment with one of the staff.