Best Spa & Masseur Recommendations in Manila 2013
Posted March 12th, 2013 at 3:49 pm
It's time for another debate for this year!
Spa lovers, thank you for your continued support! With over 2000+ spagoers checking out our page DAILY last 2012, we are still indeed the number one spa listing and directory in the Philippines! We can't thank you enough actually.
And as March opens, we are sure for the past 2 months, more spas have opened and even more spa addicts are more than willing to try them out. As we were strolling around the Metro, we've seen a lot of spas closed, but e...
Best Spa & Masseur Recommendations In Manila 2012
Posted January 8th, 2012 at 4:00 am
Happy new year readers!
It's been such a wonderful year for Manila Touch, as we're now the number one spa directory in the Philippines! So thank you everyone who contributed a lot last 2011. We've seen the shortest and longest stories of spa experience, some being the meanest. Some comments seemed too much of "marketing" that we've observed it's actually the owners of the spa, some promoting themselves.
Overall, the heat was intense. We're not closing the 2011 thread so you can continue wi...
Swedish Vs. Shiatsu Massage
Posted January 25th, 2011 at 1:43 pm
Shiatsu and Swedish massage differ in theory, practice and purpose. At first, you know that you are getting a Shiatsu massage if the therapist uses fingers, elbows and feet on acupuncture points on your body, while Swedish massage uses friction and it mainly focuses on the body muscles that will affect your circulation system.
Get to know your massage goals before hiring a masseuse who employs either or both types of massage therapy.
The major difference is in the execution of th...
What Is Deep Tissue Massage?
Posted December 19th, 2010 at 12:21 pm
Do you think Deep Tissue is just a type of massage with deep presses and strokes? Let's define this massage type broadly.
Deep Tissue Massage is a type of massage designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. Deep tissue always focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. This type of massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity (such as athletes), and patien...
Posted December 15th, 2010 at 3:54 pm
Ever wonder what Shiatzu Massage is? Take it from the encyclopedia...
Shiatsu (指圧 Japanese from shi, meaning finger, and atsu, meaning pressure) is a traditional hands-on therapy originating in Japan. There are two main Shiatsu schools: one based on western anatomical and physiological theory and the other based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Shiatsu is regulated as a licensed medical therapy by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Japan), and elsewhere by various governing...