The Illusions Signature Massage involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This is also combined with movement of the joints. By relieving muscle tension, Swedish Therapy can be both relaxing and energizing.
The Deep Tissue Massage involves applying firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles) It's used for chronic aches and pains, as well as contracted areas such as a stiff neck, upper and lower back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.
Turning the tables on those who love a good foot massage, Ashiatsu asks the feet to return the favor. Meaning “foot” (ashi) “pressure” (atsu), Ashiatsu recipients are simply calling this technique “heaven.” Although Ashiatsu sessions may appear unconventional. While maintaining balance, practitioners often walk on their clients back while holding on to specially-attached ceiling bars. This type of bodywork is being heralded as a luxurious, deep tissue massage.