Frequently Asked Questions
What London areas do we cover?
We are a mobile company operating mainly around Canary wharf, the City of London, London Bridge, central London and Greenwich. We set-up in your office for your maximum convenience. We can also arrange massages further afield - this will be subject to extra costs.
What is an Acupressure Chair Massage?
The "Acupressure chair massage" is a fully clothed, relaxing and invigorating seated massage, which does not involve the use of any oils. The seated acupressure treatment lasts either 20, 30, 45 or 60 minutes and covers the head, neck, shoulders, back, and arms to relieve the symptomatic effects of stress.
What are the benefits of an Acupressure Chair Massage?
Relaxes the tightening of the upper body muscle groups
Releases muscle tension
Improves blood circulation
Reduces the effects of stress
Promotes mental wellbeing
Lowers high blood pressure
Strengthens the immune system
Relieves tension headaches
Improves focus & concentration
Increases energy & boosts teams morale
Induces a state of relaxation and creates a sense of well-being
Relieves and helps to prevent RSI (Repetitive strain injury)
What does "Shiatsu based Acupressure Massage mean"?
In Japanese, Shiatsu means "finger pressure." It is a Japanese acupressure massage technique consisting of finger and palm pressure, stretches and other massage techniques. Shiatsu is the Japanese alternative to Chinese acupuncture using the same pressure points, except without the use of needles.
How does Acupressure Chair Massage work?
It relieves the pain and tension caused by the tightening of the upper body muscle groups and enhances the function of the circulatory system. Thereby, the massage drives out toxins and increases the flow of oxygen-rich blood to muscle tissue. The massage is fully clothed. It is carried out in a specially designed chair.
Who can benefit from an Acupressure Chair Massage?
With a few exceptions*, the majority of people can benefit from chair massage. Nowadays, our work/life balance can feel out-of-kilter. We often feel overburdened and over time this can result in poor performance in our lives. Our massage is a fast, effective and safe way of reducing the effects of stress by providing a sense of wellbeing and improving blood circulation around the body encouraging productivity.
* Except: if you had an operation in the last 3 months; if you are planning to become pregnant or are pregnant.
What does "On-site" Chair Massage mean?
How many people can have Acupressure On-site Chair Massage in 1 hour?
Ideally the massages take place in a meeting room booked for that purpose on the day or a quiet area in your office. The space required is approximately 2x3 meters per chair/massage therapist. An additional 15 minutes set-up time is required.
In an hour, one to three people can have Acupressure on-site chair massages. Massage session’s length can vary. You may choose from 20, 30, 45 or 60 minutes per person. Minimum booking is of 2 hours. For fairs we can do shorter massage sessions.