Fang Hui (Sophia) Certified Massage Therapist
Release, Relax, Unwind
I am Sophia Fang, a certified massage therapist in Quebec. I was born in China and live in Canada since 2017. I speak Mandarin, english and i am a beginner in French language.
Massage is a part of Chinese medical treatment goes back about 4,000 years. Written massage textbooks began to appear as early as the fourth century b.c., along with the earliest Chinese medical texts. Massage appears to have developed alongside both therapeutic exercise (qigong ) and acupuncture , as it depends on the same understanding of the meridians and the flow of qi in the human body. The type of massage known as qi healing, or curing with external qi, was developed by master teachers of qigong.
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Fang Hui Massothérapeute
“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”-
The Swedish massage consists of a series of maneuvers performed mainly on muscles and joints. It is a vigorous system of treatments designed to energize the body by stimulating circulation with basic strokes all flowing toward the heart.
The Swedish massage was developed by Pehr Heinrick Ling (1776-1839) in order to enhance the performances of athletes. Today, Swedish is one of the most widely taught and practiced massages in Quebec and the West.
Cupping is one of the best deep-tissue therapies available. It is thought to affect tissues up to four inches deep from the external skin. Toxins can be released, blockages can be cleared, and veins and arteries can be refreshed within these four inches of affected materials. Even hands, wrists, legs, and ankles can be ‘cupped,’ thus applying the healing to specific organs that correlate with these points.
The Swedish massage is a versatile technique providing many benefits. Both toning and relaxing for muscles, this technique also increases blood and lymphatic flow as well as toxins’ elimination. It can be practiced both for therapeutic or relaxation purposes. The massage therapist will tailor the rhythm and depth of his procedures according to the needs of the client.
The Swedish massage allows relaxation as well as mind rest. Particularly soothing, it is recognized for its ability to lessen the effects of stress on the body.
The benefits of cupping include local pain relief and muscle relaxation. Cupping improves overall health by removing the energy blockages that TCM practitioners identify as barriers to the flow of healthy energy or qi. For athletes, cupping may help increase blood flow to a particular muscle region or help reduce pain.
SWEDISH MASSAGE WITH HOT STONES
SOPHIA'S THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE
Hot stone massage therapy is an age-old treatment with the addition of heat for a modern twist. Water-heated, smooth stones are placed strategically on the body on key points—with or without pressure—for the ultimate in relaxation and pain relief.
Sophia's Deep tissue massage therapy takes Swedish massage one step further to address chronic pain and injury.
This soothing, therapeutic treatment releases toxin eases chronic muscle tension and promotes relaxation. All her knowledge with Swedish, cupping, hot stone and lymphatique drainage can be used in her own chinese style.
Provides relief from pain associated with fibromyalgia, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and other chronic conditions which can also be exacerbated by the cold weather
Decreases pain and muscle spasms
Reduces chronic stress and tension
Increases flexibility in joints, aiding in easier mobility and movement
Relieves pain and tension created by strained and contracted muscles
Provides a more efficient deep tissue massage
Increases the parasympathetic effect of massage, making it more ‘relaxing’
This therapeutic treatment focuses on damaged tissue and knots with its precise, deep tissue massage techniques. It uses appropriate pressure to promote the healing of scar tissue as well as relief from the pain of soft tissue injuries, chronic conditions, stress and tension.
Lymphatic drainage, or manual lymphatic drainage, is a gentle massage therapy technique that aims to stimulate the circulation of lymph in the body and thus promote the elimination of waste and toxins.
The technique consists of applying superficial circular pressure to the skin using the fingers and the palms of the hands. These pressures follow the path of the lymphatic vessels and the direction of the circulation of the lymph and thus allow the latter to circulate better in the body.