–  Promotes general relaxation

– Encourages stress relief (both physical,  mental, emotional) (who doesn’t need that?)

– Aids pain relief

– Improves injury recovery

– Promotes body balancing (musculoskeletal, physical, and brain chemical)

– Stimulates athletic muscle prep and recovery

– Increases blood and lymphatic circulation

– Can either raise or lower blood pressure depending on type of application

– Stimulates immune function

– Aids proprioception (awareness of your body in space) (wonderful during pregnancy and for those with neurological issues such as Parkinson’s disease)

– Promotes mental clarity

– Increases flexibility (ask for stretches to be included)

– Moisturizes skin

…and so much more….. It just makes you feel better  🙂