Moroccan bath is an ancient luxurious cleansing ritual of Moroccans which is became widely known as Hammam Maghrebi. The therapy is done to clean, whiten and soften the skin. It also helps to relax the tired nerves and muscles while enhancing the blood circulation of the body. It helps to get rid of the toxins, and allows absorption of moisture and nutrients.
The full procedure contains cleansing the body and hair with warm water using black soap with essential oils and ingredients to soften and nourish the skin, and then the client is invited to the special steam room with relaxing atmosphere and healing steam, to remove the toxins and chemicals from the pores. The last stage is exfoliating with special kessa mittens, scrubbing the full body and douching with cold water, improving skin tone and smoothness.
The full session in average takes for about 2,5-3 hours.
Full body massage
Full body massage represents as the main and general type of massage.
The massage session usually include all parts of a body: back, stomach, shoulders, legs, feet, arms, hand, neck and often head.
Typically massage starts from the back and shoulders moving then along the body. It implies paying extra attention on a trouble zones to relieve tension and get relief from muscle pain. Often such problem areas are: sore back or tight shoulders. This massage can ease and treat the areas of the body which are amenable to feel stress and tension.
The procedure lasts on the average 60 minutes, so the enough time is spend on all major areas of the body.
Feet massage considered to be one of the important and fundamental massages. Not by chance it has been used in various cultures for thousands of years.
The massage is about applying pressure, stroking and warmness to specific numerous nerve points on the feet in order to affect various parts of the body. Regular sessions help to improve blood circulation, fight depression by massaging the definite points responsible for that, receive quick relaxation and comfort, relieve body pains, headache.
A regular foot massage helps in promoting physiological as well as physical health.
The feet massage varies in duration from 3 minutes to 30 minutes.
Four hands massage
Four hands massage is quite unordinary type of massage, it is like experiencing two full body massages at the same time, getting double wellness effect and resting the mind. Its idea is that two therapists massaging one client often do the same movements synchronously. The massage deals with different pressures, stroking and rubbing in various paces. When two therapists and four hands hit your body, your mind reacts confusedly, it tries to control where the hands of the therapist are, thinking logically, presenting visually and knowing the exact location of the hands. But some minutes later it’s difficult to track and control the movements and touches, so the brain gives up and totally relaxes. So the client can be released from tension and stress.
The session takes about 60-90 minutes.
Hot stone massage
Hot stone massage is the best choice for people who feel stress, tension and have the muscle pain. This type of massage has high potential for deeply relaxing and calming down. This happens with the help special heated stones which are used during the procedure in addition to the hands of the therapist. During massage at Lily Pond Massage & Retreat the warm stones are placed on various zones of the body, it can be hold for a moment, while the therapist uses several Swedish massage pressures.
The stone therapy has many advantages: it manages the blood flow, eases the pain not only in muscles, but also the headache and others with the final full relaxation and calming.
Usually Lily Pond Massage & Retreat massage is 90 minutes long.