Bamboo therapy is one of the most demanded massage techniques or alternative therapies in the most innovative beauty and aesthetic centres. If you want to know what it is and the benefits it has, keep reading this blog so you don’t miss a single detail!
Bamboo therapy is a type of aesthetic treatment in which bamboo canes of different sizes are used as a tool. Pressure is applied to different parts of the body and different therapeutic and aesthetic benefits are obtained.
During the massage the body releases oxytocin, serotonin and endorphin, which results in relief of pain, tension and a feeling of relaxation.
The benefits of bamboo cane massage are many and here are some of them:
This massage with bamboo canes is ideal for promoting emotional balance, unblocking any disorder that impedes the flow of energy and makes it difficult for us to be in complete harmony. It is also an invigorating, relaxing and perfect treatment for contractures.
Bamboo therapy originated in Japan, although this oriental technique is practised in other similar cultures in Asia. In Eastern countries it is believed that bamboo purifies negative energies, calms the mind and balances the body’s energy.
In Eastern culture bamboo has been given magical properties since ancient times. They believe that positive energies flow through the body and balance the energy centres, the chakras, and allow one to be in balance and harmony.
Bamboo rods of various sizes are used in bamboo therapy to access different parts of the body. These rods should be applied to the body gently and firmly. There are different bamboo kits but the most common are the following:
Bamboo sticks should be sanded, varnished and should have an even surface because they glide better.
The treatment with bamboo canes is a therapeutic and relaxing massage, it provides a deep relaxation of the muscles and works on tension points, this is achieved with intense pressure and slow movements but if the movements are faster and more intense it has the effect of a modelling massage.
The bamboo cane massage consists of the following steps:
The duration of a bamboo therapy session is approximately 1 hour and to see results you will need about 10 sessions. But don’t forget to have a balanced diet, exercise and drink plenty of water!
The contraindications for bamboo therapy are usually the same as for lymphatic drainage, shaping massages or relaxing massages. This massage is not recommended for people suffering from diabetes, fever, infections, thrombosis or cancer. If in doubt, please ask a doctor or professional therapist.
Are you going to miss the opportunity to try one of the most popular massages in beauty and wellness centres? You can also give a gift voucher to a special person for their birthday, anniversary, Black Friday or Christmas. Without a doubt, one of the most original gifts, they will surely love this unique relaxing experience with amazing results!
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