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A good foot ritual can help us relax after a full day of checking out interesting sites in Inle Lake. It focuses on soothing the muscles and joints while improving the energy flow to the feet and body. Let’s take a look at what scientists believe are the benefits of foot rituals.
1. Increases your sensuality
The feet are the perfect start point as they can create mild provocation and offer easy shift to a more potent erogenous areas like the back of the knees including inner thighs.
2. Improves circulation
Due to a mostly repetitive lifestyle, we have become accustomed to not using our legs muscles regularly. The feet’s muscles are not exercised and circulation restricted by fashionable work shoes. A 10-minute massage before bedtime can increase blood circulation, which is beneficial for diabetics.
3. Reduces injury
After an injury, massage can assist with faster recovery. This when combined with foot and ankle strengthening therapies can further prevent injury and hasten the recovery process. Regular foot ritual will ensure you reduce the risk of injury.
4. Relives headaches and migraines
Foot ritual also relieves headaches and migraines. Persons who enjoy foot ritual regularly are said to suffer from less headaches and migraines. Studies have shown that regular foot ritual adds additional desirable lifestyle changes that could have contributed to the relief of headaches and migraines.
5. Lowers blood pressure
In our modern day of stress, high blood pressure has become a common ailment. It can also be caused by lack of exercise and a junk food diet. Studies have shown that elderlies with dementia showed improved moods and mental well being after enjoying regular foot rituals.
The Sanctuary Spa offers a complimentary Traditional Foot Ritual for every one hour treatment that the guest purchased at the spa. Feet are first soaked in fresh petal oil bath before our therapists soothes the aching muscles and apply just the right amount of pressure on various parts of the foot.