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Massage and Float Therapy: The Ultimate Relaxation Package

Massage and Float Therapy: The Ultimate Relaxation Package

Two popular relaxation methods, massage therapy and float therapy, have gained significant attention for their benefits. But what if we told you that combining these two techniques could offer the ultimate relaxation package?

Benefits of Massage 

Massage therapy has been practiced for centuries and is well-known for its numerous physical and mental health benefits. Here are some key advantages of massage:

  • Stress Relief – Massage helps reduce stress by promoting relaxation, lowering cortisol levels, and releasing endorphins, the body’s natural feel-good hormones.
  • Muscle Tension Release -Through various techniques, massage can alleviate muscle tightness, knots, and pain, improving flexibility and range of motion.
  • Improved Circulation: The manipulation of soft tissues during a massage stimulates blood flow, enhancing the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the muscles and organs.
  • Enhanced Mental Well-being: Massage promotes mental relaxation, reduces anxiety and depression, and improves sleep quality.

Benefits of Float Therapy

Float therapy, or sensory deprivation or floatation therapy, involves floating effortlessly in a tank filled with a high concentration of Epsom salt and warm water. Here’s why float therapy is the ultimate self-care deal

  • Deep Relaxation –The float tank’s weightless environment and sensory deprivation induce deep relaxation, relieving physical and mental stress.
  • Pain Relief – The buoyancy of the saltwater eliminates pressure on joints, muscles, and the spine, relieving chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia and arthritis.
  • Mental Clarity and Focus – Float therapy can enhance mental clarity, concentration, and creativity, allowing the mind to meditate.
  • Improved Sleep – Floating can improve sleep quality by reducing insomnia, enhancing sleep patterns, and promoting a more restful sleep experience.

Which Massage is Suitable to Combine with Float Therapy

While various massage techniques can be combined with float therapy, it is important to choose a style that complements the relaxing effects of the float session. Here are a few massage modalities that work well:

  • Swedish Massage: This gentle and flowing technique is ideal for relaxation and stress relief. It involves long, gliding strokes, kneading, and circular motions to promote overall well-being.
  • Aromatherapy Massage: Combining the benefits of essential oils with massage helps enhance relaxation and mood. The scents can be customized to your preferences.
  • Hot Stone Massage: Warm, smooth stones are placed on specific body points to relax muscles and promote deeper relaxation. This technique works well with the soothing effects of float therapy.

How to Go About It and Which One Comes First

The order in which you experience massage and float therapy is flexible and can be tailored to your preferences. Some individuals prefer massage before float therapy to relax their muscles and mind. In contrast, others find that float therapy helps them achieve a deeper state of relaxation during the massage. Here are a few approaches:

  1. Float First, Massage Second: Start with a float session to relax your mind and body, followed by a massage to release muscle tension further and enhance the relaxation experience.
  2. Massage First, Float Second: Begin with a massage to ease muscle tension and induce relaxation, followed by a float session to extend the feeling of calmness and rejuvenation.
  3. Split Sessions: For a more ample relaxation experience, you can schedule separate days for your massage and float therapy sessions.

No Guilt, Just Relaxation: The Perfect Combination

Incorporating these practices into our self-care routine allows us to cultivate a healthier body, a calmer mind, and a renewed sense of well-being. The combination of massage and float therapy offers the ultimate self-care package, leaving no room for guilt but providing long-term effects that keep us returning for more. Taking care of ourselves is not a luxury but a necessity, and indulging in these therapeutic experiences is a powerful way to prioritize our overall wellness. So treat yourself to the harmonious blend of massage and float therapy, knowing that the benefits extend far beyond the immediate relaxation, enriching your life in countless ways.


Man, this place is great! Rylan was so professional and skilled and I appreciated his genuine care and calm demeanor.

This was my first 90-minute massage and I don’t think I can ever go back.

Philip C

My massage with Faiva was amazing! I’ll be back again.

Crystal H

I had a great massage with Faiva already and she is only a few months into training. She’s going to be awesome!

Tina C

I received the best massage I have ever had from Jess. Very pleased. Believe he will be able to help me with my pain issues.

Janet E

My neck feels so good! I don’t usually get headaches for very long but this one was over 24 hours and now I feel so loose and sooo good. I need to come in more often and bring my husband. Thank you Andrea!!

Kiana W

The team they have here is far best I’ve been to I would recommend anyone who is looking to feel better to stop in

Andrea C

Jess is exceptional. Best massage therapist, helping. Helping me recover from a car accident.

Jennifer W

everything was perfect! The service was great

Isaia H

I absolutely loved the float!!

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