In a simple room, though beautiful and quiet part of
Montecasstelli we offer energetic Chinese massages by appointment. Massage therapist Roberto is
enthusiastic about Montecastelli's environment rich in natural herbs in the likes
of lavender, St John's wort,
chamomile, yarrow, thyme, rosemary and many more. Based on these local herbs we offer
treatments using our olive oil high in antioxidants and the specific herb
suitable for your needs as determined between the client and the therapist.
Tui-na is a
therapeutic practice based on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine in
which manipulation is used to stimulate particular spots or areas of the body
so as to promote the correct balance of the Yin/Yang energies in the organism.
It is a complete
system which includes techniques for muscle massage, traction and mobilisation
of the spine and the joints and finger pressure on the Chinese acupuncture
spots. Thanks to its deep influence on blood microcirculation and on the
lymphatic system, Tui-na can speed up the healing process for conditions like
twisted joints or contusions. Moreover, since the nervous system controls the
microcirculation inside the organs and is in turn controlled by the skin,
massaging specific areas may help regulate the circulation in the inner organs.
It is a natural therapy devoid of any side effect which can be coupled with
other therapies increasing their benefits. It does in any case strengthen the
A single massage
session helps improve blood circulation, rids the body of unwanted deposits,
promotes the functioning of organs and bowels, improves the joint and helps
relax the muscles. The massage is given using almond oil together with
different essential oils according to which effect we want to enhance: relaxing,
energising or draining. Almond oil is well known and used in cosmetics for its
mosturising, softening, soothing and nutritional properties. It is recommended
for dry or dehydrated skin. Almond oil is rich in proteins, glycosides, mineral
salts and vitamins A and B.
Types of massage
fatigue relieving massage
St John's Wort