Shikha Mittal


Why to Choose Balinese Massage?


A soothing Massage can help you relax and unwind! If your body is carving for relaxation, or if you’re feeling a bit low and want to get massage to overcome stress then pick Balinese massage. This relaxation massage is a treatment that could really help you to feel calm. Unlike Swedish massage, Balinese massage technique are performed very slow and very deep with essential oils.  

What is Balinese Massage?

Balinese massage originates from Bali. However, not many people know that this form of massage is inspired by Ayurveda and Chinese acupressure. Balinese massage is a full-body, deep-tissue, holistic treatment. Traditional Balinese massage uses a combination of gentle stretches, acupressure, reflexology, and aromatherapy to stimulate the flow of blood, oxygen, and energy around your body. It brings a sense of wellbeing, calm and deep relaxation. This is a high-pressure deep tissue massage with pressure applied by the palm. Balinese massage uses a variety of techniques including skin rolling, kneading and stroking, and pressure-point stimulation, combined with the aromas of essential oils.

How Balinese Massage is done?

This type of therapy Focus on the total wellness of the body. Balinese massage techniques work to soothe damaged tissue, and relieve strained muscles and Balinese massage is usually performed on a massage couch, but can also be performed on a floor mattress. Each stroke stimulates the nervous system which enhances the mood of the client as well as heightens the sense of wellness. Acupressure is known for targeting pressure points which addresses to the corresponding part of the body. As the therapist conducts acupressure techniques with his or her hands, the body loosens up and relaxes with each application of pressure.  One of the main goals of the Balinese massage is a relaxed state of mind; to accomplish this; the masseuse may knead or fold the skin to promote the flow of blood, oxygen, and energy throughout the body. This technique helps in balancing the energy or qi within the body to maintain a healthy physical and mental condition. Aromatherapy forms an important part of a Balinese massage. The use of scented massage oil can be very therapeutic, with the aroma of the essential oils soothing your mind. The massage oil also helps massage strokes become fluid and free of friction, which makes for a more comfortable treatment joint pain. 

Different types of Balinese massage

Bali is one of the best Indonesian islands that have developed their own version of massages. Here are the different types of Balinese massage:

  • Urat Massage
  • Lombok Massage
  • Sasak Massage
  • Javanese Lulur Ritual (This is a tradition performed on prospective brides a few days before their wedding
  • Balinese Boreh (This massage technique was invented by rice farmers to relieve the pain.) It is carried by a paste of ground spices.)

Benefits of Balinese massage

  • Relax your body

The most important benefit of the Balinese massage is it makes the body calm, relaxed, comfortable and energized. Any type of muscle stiffness will be gone and the mind will be much relaxed and calm.

  • Increase blood circulation

Massage therapy involves the direct application of kneading, stroking and rolling techniques by our professional therapist which directly applies pulling and pushing pressure on the muscles to encourage blood flow. As the muscles relax and circulation increases, nutrients rush to the muscles and waste is taken away to further enhance muscle relaxation and vascular strength.

  • Relieves muscle pain.

This massage type helps to muscles to stretch and this keeps away all the pain from the body inclusive of the joints. In true sense, the joints will be highly liberated.

  • Boost your sleep

Balinese massage possesses the capability of boosting your sleep pattern. This involves proper circulation of blood in the body thereby helping the brain to function properly and rectify sleep issues.

  • Promotes healthy skin

Skin is the part of the body that needs to be aware of because it influences how you are looking, especially for women. Balinese massage use oils and essential oils that support for a healthy skin. It will moisturize the skin or prevent you from dry skin.

  • Boosts immunity levels

System immune can increase by taking Balinese massage. The combination of the force on pressure points and oils in Balinese massage helps you to fight diseases. Other benefit of oils or essential oil in Balinese massage is to treat cold and flu. The oil that comes from herbal plant contains several compounds that will relieve cold and flu or it is also by how the oils give the warm feeling in the body.

  • Energizer

After the Balinese massage session, the body is more relaxed due to the reduction of the muscle tension and the improved blood circulation. A relaxed body and a calmer mind is sure to boost the energy levels in the body.

Points To Keep In Mind

This traditional massage of the Indonesian island of Bali helps reduce stress, stimulates the flow of blood, relieves strained muscles, helps detoxify the body, nourishes, and softens the skin. Both women and men can receive this treatment provided that they don’t suffer from some pathologies for which the massage is not recommended. People who have heart problem, under drug treatment, or have recently undergone an operation, or if you are pregnant women then you are advisable to be cautious. Better to consult with your doctor. In fact, everybody who so ever wants to get Balinese massage, before receiving a Balinese massage, consult a professional therapist for advice.  That way you will not take any chances and you'll enjoy this wonderful treatment.