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Discover our different massage therapies and book them right here.

IHYT/Deep Tissue

Integrative Healing Yoga Therapy is a bodywork therapy incorporating techniques such as thai yoga massage, myofascial trigger point release, shiatsu and acupressure. This unique massage sequence engages your body’s natural ability to find balance and healing through deep relaxation. IHYT is suitable for all ages and types of people, with problems ranging from psychological traumas to sports injuries. People often describe their experience as meditative, a bittersweet mix of pain and pleasure that leaves them feeling deeply relaxed yet light.

Relaxation Massage

Surrender to a warm, loving touch and allow it to sooth your whole being. I create a safe space where you can feel comfortable and taken care of, while you melt away in a deep relaxation. Fully let the magic into your body, give it the chance to heal itself. Long, relaxing strokes are combined with deep pressure on areas that need more attention. Releasing anything that is stuck within, unraveling knots and stimulating the flow.

Therapeutic Massage/Osteopathy

A healing massage including different methods such as; energetic balance, acupressure, refelxology and osteopathy. An evaluation of the patient is made before. This treatment is great for chronical pain, trauma healing and balance. (30 or 60 min session)

Swedish Massage

Every massage is uniqe to suit the needs of each individual. It includes the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate superficial layers of  the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage.

Hot Stone Massage

During a hot stone massage, smooth, flat, heated stones are placed on specific parts of your body. The localized heat and weight of the stones warm and relax muscles, allowing the massage therapist to apply deeper pressure to those areas without causing discomfort. People often describe hot stone massage as comforting and deeply relaxing. 

  • IHYT/Deep Tissue

    Integrative Healing Yoga Therapy is a bodywork therapy incorporating techniques such as thai yoga massage, myofascial trigger point release, shiatsu and acupressure. This unique massage sequence engages your body’s natural ability to find balance and healing through deep relaxation. IHYT is suitable for all ages and types of people, with problems ranging from psychological traumas to sports injuries. People often describe their experience as meditative, a bittersweet mix of pain and pleasure that leaves them feeling deeply relaxed yet light.

  • Relaxation Massage

    Surrender to a warm, loving touch and allow it to sooth your whole being. I create a safe space where you can feel comfortable and taken care of, while you melt away in a deep relaxation. Fully let the magic into your body, give it the chance to heal itself. Long, relaxing strokes are combined with deep pressure on areas that need more attention. Releasing anything that is stuck within, unraveling knots and stimulating the flow.

  • Therapeutic Massage/Osteopathy

    A healing massage including different methods such as; energetic balance, acupressure, refelxology and osteopathy. An evaluation of the patient is made before. This treatment is great for chronical pain, trauma healing and balance. (30 or 60 min session)

  • Hot Stone Massage

    During a hot stone massage, smooth, flat, heated stones are placed on specific parts of your body. The localized heat and weight of the stones warm and relax muscles, allowing the massage therapist to apply deeper pressure to those areas without causing discomfort. People often describe hot stone massage as comforting and deeply relaxing. 

Meet our therapists

Get to know our massage therapists. We are here to take care of you.

Emilie

Emilie is a yoga teacher and bodywork therapist. She practices and studies Ashtanga, Authentic Flow, Embodied Yin, Tantra and various types of bodywork therapies such as Thai Yoga Massage, Trigger point release therapy and osteopathy. As a therapist, she meets each individual with curiosity, and with a lot of love and precision, finds the best way to unlock and release the body in to a state of deep relaxation.

Kairit

Kairit is a licensed spa and massage therapist- She sees massage as her way of helping others, a way of giving back to the world. Her love of massaging and helping others can be felt in her soft yet steady touch. Kairit offers Relaxing Swedish massage. A comforting, soothing and stimulating experience for body and mind! 

  • Emilie

    Emilie is a yoga teacher and bodywork therapist. She practices and studies Ashtanga, Authentic Flow, Embodied Yin, Tantra and various types of bodywork therapies such as Thai Yoga Massage, Trigger point release therapy and osteopathy. As a therapist, she meets each individual with curiosity, and with a lot of love and precision, finds the best way to unlock and release the body in to a state of deep relaxation.

  • Kairit

    Kairit is a licensed spa and massage therapist- She sees massage as her way of helping others, a way of giving back to the world. Her love of massaging and helping others can be felt in her soft yet steady touch. Kairit offers Relaxing Swedish massage. A comforting, soothing and stimulating experience for body and mind!

  • Nicola

    Nicola is a massage therapist, personal trainer, and osteopath student. He offers relaxing and therapeutic massages, osteopathic structural treatment, rehabilitation post injury, postural gymnastic, personal and physical trainings. Nicola has worked as a fitness and surf instructor for over 8 years, has an amazing ability to locate problematic areas in your body and knows exactly what you need to recover and rehabilitate.

  • Frederica

    Federica has completed many studies within the field of alternative medicine, including a postgraduate degree in Naturopathy, and a specialization in Osteopathy, Homeopathy and Bioresonance, Reiki, and Floral therapies. She is also specialized in different types of massage therapies, namely Sound Massages with Therapeutic Bowls, Geothermal Massage, and Lymphatic Drainage. She recently began a Bio-stretch project, which is a fusion of somatic therapy, consciousness exercises, and body alignment, together with breathing and meditation.

Nicola

Nicola is a massage therapist, personal trainer, and osteopath student. He offers relaxing and therapeutic massages, osteopathic structural treatment, rehabilitation post injury, postural gymnastic, personal and physical trainings. Nicola has worked as a fitness and surf instructor for over 8 years, has an amazing ability to locate problematic areas in your body and knows exactly what you need to recover and rehabilitate.

Frederica

Federica has completed many studies within the field of alternative medicine, including a postgraduate degree in Naturopathy, and a specialization in Osteopathy, Homeopathy and Bioresonance, Reiki, and Floral therapies. She is also specialized in different types of massage therapies, namely Sound Massages with Therapeutic Bowls, Geothermal Massage, and Lymphatic Drainage. She recently began a Bio-stretch project, which is a fusion of somatic therapy, consciousness exercises, and body alignment, together with breathing and meditation.

Emma

Emma is a massage therapist with over 3 years of experience in Swedish massage, sound bowl massage and spa treatments. Her excellent skill in communication with clients and intuitive touch allows her to customize each massage to the client’s particular needs on any given day. No two massages will be identical as a client’s unique requirements are ever changing. Emma’s goal is to enable her clients to perform at their optimal level. She believes that there nothing is more gratifying than to have her clients leave feeling physically, mentally, and emotionally better than when they first arrived.


Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a simple and effective way to improve physical and mental health. Massage is a great way to pamper ourselves, but it’s much more than a momentary feel-good treatment. Massage has many important health benefits such as reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. There is no question that you will experience the most health benefits from massage when getting regular treatments. Massage calms the nervous system, improves blood circulation and lymphatic circulation, relieves muscle pain, and helps with pain management in conditions such as arthritis, sciatica, muscle spasms. Massage stimulates the release of hormones and lowers levels of stress hormones.

Typically, once every week or two is ideal for keeping your muscle tissue pliable and in good shape. If you are in chronic pain or have a special issue to address, you might need to come weekly (or even twice a week) until you feel better.

Once you’re feeling good, once a month is the recommended minimum for maintaining the health of your tissue. If you start stretching the massages out too far apart, then your muscles can revert to their old patterns, especially if you come under stress. If you wait too long, you’ll have to start all over again to restore their suppleness and pliancy. Listen to your body, but don’t wait too long

There are many different types of therapeutic massage

  • Manipulation – ligaments, tendons, and muscles are massaged, stretched, and moved to improve mobility and to relieve pain. It is often done in combination with physical therapy techniques.
  • Mobilization– focuses on moving the spine, joints, and muscles in the body to improve mobility, relax muscles, and improve posture. Like manipulation, it is done with physical therapy techniques.
  • Deep tissue massage – treats the deeper layers of muscle by applying strong pressure to muscles and tendons.
  • Myofascial (trigger point) massage– pressure is specifically applied to pain-triggering points that are oversensitive, tense muscle tissue and adhesions of connective tissue. The idea of trigger points is controversial and myofascial massage may not be consistently effective
  • Shiatsu massage– a Japanese form of trigger point massage therapy that uses thumbs to massage acupuncture points.
  • Manual lymphatic drainage– encourages natural drainage of waste products from the lymph nodes.
  • Thai massage– involves stretching and pulling the limbs and applying strong, rhythmical pressure to the body with hands, elbows, knees, or feet. Focuses on manipulating “energy lines” (similar to acupuncture meridians) that run throughout the body to treat illnesses.
  • Swedish massage– a classic form of massage that relaxes tense muscles and improves blood circulation. The skin and muscles in affected areas are gently stroked, kneaded, rubbed, tapped, and vibrated.
  • Sports massage.This is similar to Swedish massage, but it’s geared toward people involved in sport activities to help prevent or treat injuries.

Some tips from us of how to get the most out of a massage:

  • Don’t eat just before a massage.
  • Be on time. If you arrive in a rushed state, it may take longer to relax.
  • Take off only as much clothing as you are comfortable removing. Make sure the clothing that you leave on will allow the therapist to massage you.
  • If you are allergic to any oils tell your massage therapist, who can use a substitute.
  • During the massage, report any discomfort.
  • Relax your muscles and your mind during the massage.
  • Breathe normally to help you relax.
  • If you’re dizzy or light-headed after the massage, do not get off the table too fast
  • Drink extra water after your massage.

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Where to find us

Largo de Santa Marta Ericeira 14b,
2655-357 Ericeira

How to contact us

+351 261 86 60 33
contact@sandhihouse.com

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Largo de Santa Marta Ericeira 14b,
2655-357 Ericeira

How to contact us

+351 261 86 60 33
contact@sandhihouse.com

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