Wedding & Bridal Shower Gift
Weddings are delightful. Weddings are wonderful. Weddings can
also be stressful. No one knows that better than the bride and
groom, but their nearest and dearest may also be involved in almost
every aspect of the wedding -- including the stress.
That's why a wedding massage makes a great thank you gift during
the hectic period leading up to the Big Day, after the couple has
embarked on their honeymoon, or when the bridal party members are
returning to everyday life.
The mother of the bride and the best man might want completely
different types of massage, and Massage
Envy gift cards make it easy for everyone to choose their
favorite. Available in any denomination, they can be used at more
than 900 locations nationwide.
So whether the maid of honor has to catch a flight right after
the wedding or the groom's cousins are staying in town, they can
all find a convenient Massage Envy close to them.
It might be even more enjoyable for everyone in the bridal party
to meet for a pre-wedding massage. For those who want to look their
best during the event, facials are available at all Massage Envy
locations. But when trying to relax or de-stress, there's nothing
quite like a Swedish
In fact, a study published in The New York Times
indicated that people receiving a 45-minute Swedish massage
experienced a major decrease in cortisol, the stress hormone that
keeps muscles tight and moods tense. When all the planning and
arranging are finished and the only remaining job is to enjoy the
ceremony and reception, a soothing massage can make it much easier
to switch gears from organization mode to stress-free celebration
Anyone who's been through the stress of a wedding knows that, no
matter how thrilling it is to see the happy couple beginning their
new life together, all the work of making arrangements can take its
toll. Even with the most careful planning, or the carefree fun of
an almost spontaneous event, weddings can create stress.
One way to overcome stress at any stage of life, including new
in-laws or a new living situation, is through massage. For
newlyweds wanting to relieve tension or stress, or just feeling the
need to relax, even a single massage can provide relief. But for chronic pain or ongoing
anxiety, regular massage therapy makes it much easier for your
body to relieve stress and enter a state of relaxation.
More Than Relaxation
While massage is well known as a way of boosting relaxation, it
also boosts health in other ways. One such way
is increasing blood circulation, which keeps muscles refreshed with
oxygen-rich nutrients and speeds up the removal of toxins while lowering
blood pressure. Another healthy benefit is improved
posture. As muscles relax, it becomes easier to maintain the
natural position your body was designed for.
range of motion, along with deeper breathing,
are all improved by regular massage therapy, too. So while a bridal
party massage makes a lovely thank you gift, it's also a gift that
can lead to a happier and healthier life.