What is massage?
Johannesburg can be pretty hectic I’m sure we can all agree on that, so what to do. I would advise booking a relaxing massage once in a while from beauty by laser.
Beauty by laser is the best place to get massages in Johannesburg. The massages range from scalp massages, and foot massages to full-body massages.
The massages are designed to target whatever issue you may have be it back pain, stiff muscles, tension, etc. Not only are the massages comprehensive and all-encompassing, but they are also so affordable, without having to compromise on quality.
Beauty by laser day spa offers affordable massages in Johannesburg that are guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed.
You may be wondering what is a massage, how it offers all these benefits, whether is it worth getting, what l need to relieve the discomfort l am feeling now, etc., well you are in luck as this article answers these questions and so much more.
Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues in the body through rubbing and kneading the body. Several massage techniques exist and are commonly applied with hands however one can also use fingers, elbows, or even a device.
Massages can be performed on almost all parts of the body as they work on muscles. The purpose of massages is generally to relieve body stress or pain.
Sounds simple right? It is. Massages are one of those treatments worth getting that have no side effects and definitely won’t bust your budget.
There are many massage treatments in the world like hot stone massages, trigger point massages, etc. At Beauty by Laser, we can guarantee you that our massage treatment is one of the best.
It is a unique and revolutionary body treatment that will you leave feeling relaxed and special.
It is called TheraNaka.
Theranaka massage in Johannesburg
TheraNaka Body Treatments
This treatment is much more than mere manipulation of muscle and connective tissue. It is alluring and calming. The benefits it offers are innumerable. Some of the benefits of getting TheraNaka massage include
- decreasing anxiety,
- increasing concentration,
- improving circulation,
- Enhancing sleep quality etc.
From the benefits, you can see that if you are struggling with anxiety or if you have a major deal coming up that’s stressing you getting a TheraNaka massage may be your solution.
If you have a major pitch or exam coming up and you are struggling to concentrate or get restful sleep then getting a TheraNaka massage may be just what you need.
If you have circulation issues, and your peripheries usually feel cold, getting a TheraNaka massage may be your solution.
The scenarios in which TheraNaka massage can come handy are innumerable and trying it out would definitely be wise.
Massage should be an important part of life. That is why we have chosen TheraNaka. It is an African earth range for all our massages and body treatment. It combines heavenly aromas and herbal purity. TheraNaka is mesmerizing. It results in an innovative body experience for all the senses.
That’s not all, TheraNaka’s unique treatments and rituals are inspired by, designed and based on Africa’s rich heritage. It uses only the finest natural ingredients.
Theranaka massage process
When you come for your TheraNaka body massage you are ushered into a calm relaxing room where you are going to have your massage. Before you start having the massage you need to select a body butter that best fulfills your desire.
You can relieve your stress and muscle tension with a customized massage using intensely hydrating body butter. Several TheraNaka body kinds of butter are ideal for different types’ needs. You can choose either body butter designed to:
RELAX | UPLIFT | DETOX | INVIGORATE | SOOTHE
- RELAX: Provided by TheraNaka body butter called AFRICAN PEACE.
- UPLIFT: Provided by TheraNaka body butter called AFRICAN RECHARGE.
- DETOX: Provided by TheraNaka body butter called AFRICAN STORM.
- INVIGORATE: Provided by TheraNaka body butter called AFRICAN VIGOUR.
- SOOTHE: Provided by TheraNaka body butter called AFRICAN EARTH.
These TheraNaka body butter are Marula herb-infused body oils that are designed to meet your every need whilst helping your body restore its balance. The different types of body butter then have other essential oils that assist in carrying out their unique features.
Once you have selected the body butter you desire, it is smeared onto your skin using gentle strokes it melts away into your skin. Several rubbing and kneading processes are performed to leave you feeling rejuvenated.
The body butter helps to relax whilst their enchanting aromas calm the mind. TheraNaka massages are pure luxury for your senses, specially designed for your indulgence.
TheraNaka Massages Packages
We understand every individual is unique. So are our massage packages. We have a wide range you can choose from.
In general, the prices are as follows:
- 30 minutes – R300
- 60 minutes – R480
- 90 minutes – R650
Below are our massage therapy packages you can choose from.
Several packages exist under Signature massages. There are three signature massages designed to leave you feeling better and refreshed. These are
- African Wood Massage
- African Tri-scented Massage
- African Awakening Massage
TheraNaka African Wood Massage
Duration: 90 minutes
Relax and rejuvenate using specially designed body and facial dumbbells after being drizzled with warm, nourishing Olive and Shea butter.
This therapy is inspired by the people of Africa’s use of circular motion. This unique ritual was created to encompass a connection with nature. It also celebrates the circle of life.
How is it carried out?
It is a relatively simple process (for our specialists at least). Several maneuvers are performed by the masseuse using dumbbells to leave you feeling refreshed and ready to conquer the world. Small blocks of aroma-infused Shea and Avocado butter are placed on different areas of your body. This is done to aid circulation, relaxation and clear areas of congestion.
You will experience the soothing warmth as the butter melts under your therapist’s hands. It will leave you utterly relaxed. At the same time, your skin is nourished and hydrated with the purest of essential massage oils. These are Lemongrass, Neroli, and Sweet Orange.
(Warning: Not Suitable for pregnant ladies)
African Tri-Scented Massage
Duration: 90 minutes
Relax into the rhythm of Africa as Avocado and Shea butter nuggets melt into your body, leaving your skin nourished and hydrated.
This full-body massage draws inspiration from the Marula tree and the African traditional healing beliefs. It is an ultra-relaxing indulgent full body Treatment. The skillful combination of contracting and oxygenating breathing techniques will awaken your senses. Subsequently, it revives your body and mind.
TheraNaka Tri-Scented Awakening treatment is inspired by the African people’s use of the circular form to create a unique ritual to encompass a connection with nature.
The blocks of citrus-infused Shea butter are placed in the different parts of the body and at the same time aid in circulation and relaxation of the body.
African Awakening Massage
Duration: 90 minutes
Unwind with this ultra-relaxing indulgent experience through enhancing breathing techniques and muscle contractions designed to awaken the senses and revive your body and mind.
TheraNaka African Awakening Massage draws inspiration from the Marula tree and the ultra-relaxing indulgent full-body massages.
It involves the skillful combination of contracting and oxygenation-enhancing breathing techniques that will awaken your senses.
You have the freedom to choose your favorite scent from our Marula herb-infused body oils all for your indulgence.
The African Awakening Massage is a gift for your senses. The massage is designed to meet your every need.
TheraNaka Back Massage
Duration: 90 minutes
This full-body massage draws inspiration from the Marula tree and the African traditional healing beliefs. This massage boasts of being rich in circulatory boosting essential oils.
These essential oils are used in conjunction with deep tissue strokes to relieve deep-seated tension at the core of the muscles. After the massage, a refreshing gel gets applied to your back to leave your body feeling refreshed and invigorated.
This massage is ideal for
- Relaxing back muscles
- Reducing back pain
- Relieving headaches
- Counteracting poor sitting posture
- Reducing nerve compressions
- Realigning back muscles
- Improving circulation.
Near Infra-red Deep Tissue & Muscle Injury Massage.
Duration: 60 minutes
Near-infrared light offers athletes non-invasive treatment for soft tissue injuries. This package provides fast recovery and pain relief.
The treatment is primarily to relieve muscle pain and reduce inflammation. At the same time, it promotes blood flow and the body’s tissue repair mechanisms. Consequently, it accelerates your recovery time.
There are many other benefits that this therapy has. These include:
- It treats arthritis
- It treats tendinitis
- It treats joint problems
- It removes body toxins, especially mercury, which is considered one of the most dangerous substances
- It reduces inflammation
- It increases tissue repair
- Increases blood circulation
Duration: 15 minutes
This is a soothing scalp massage designed to improve circulation into your head and leave you feeling so much better. Light pressure is applied with fingertips onto the scalp.
Circular movements are utilized to gently massage the scalp. The same process is repeated as the whole head gets massaged. This massage is so good, you can get it every day!
Scalp massages are very relaxing and soothing. Apart from them feeling good they increase hair thickness, stimulate hair growth and stretch cells of hair follicles.
The massages can also improve circulation to the scalp, keeping your scalp healthy. If you are experiencing massive hair loss or thinning hair, a scalp massage at Beauty by laser could be a solution.
Indian head massage
Duration: 30 minutes
This is an authentic Indian massage designed to leave you feeling relaxed and ready to conquer the world. It involves massaging the upper back, shoulders, neck, head, and face.
A wide range of movements is used such as kneading, stroking, and compression movements over the shoulders, neck, and scalp. The pressure points on the face are also stroked and stimulated gently.
Indian head massage has a wide range of benefits such as
- Relieving fatigue
- Treating insomnia
- Relieving headaches
- Relieving sinusitis
- Relieving restlessness
Beauty by Laser is the best place to get an Indian head massage in 2022.
Duration and Price:
- 15 minutes – R100
- 30 minutes – R200
- 45 minutes – R250
Relax into the rhythm of Africa as Avocado and Shea butter nuggets melt into your feet leaving your skin nourished and hydrated.
The foot massages are performed by a skilled masseuse using hands to relieve pain, alleviate stress and even speed up an injury. This massage works by applying pressure to the numerous nerves in the foot to release strain.
Foot massages have a lot of benefits such as:
- Giving a sense of balance and well-being.
- Improving circulation.
- Causing a drop in stress levels.
- Causes release of feel-good hormones.
Beauty by laser offers remarkable foot massages at a spa near you.
Duration and Price:
- 60 minutes – R900 per couple
- 90 minutes – R1200 per couple
This massage is inspired TheraNaka. It is a therapy that is inspired by the people of Africa’s use of circular motion. The circular motion relieves tension and allows for synchronized relaxation in a couple. This massage was also created to encompass connection with nature whilst celebrating the circle of life.
Couples’ massages allow for the couple to be able to relax as a unit. The massages however do allow each individual to choose an area of concentration for themselves depending on where they are feeling discomfort. This is done before the massage treatment begins.
PS: The 90minute session also includes a hot stone massage.
A hot stone massage is a technique that involves placing a heated stone on certain parts of the body such as the back, stomach, face, hands and feet. Benefits of hot stone massage include pain relief, stress relief and better sleep.
At beauty by laser, we are the best massage spa near you.
Duration and Price:
- 60 minutes – R500 per person
- 90 minutes – R700 per person.
Sports massages are a form of deep soft tissue mobilization. Sports massages involve a wide range of movements such as kneading, wringing, hacking, effleurage and trigger pointing. Sports massages are a great way to improve the overall health and well-being of an athlete.
They can help:
- Prevent injuries like muscle sprains
- Reduce pain
- Speeding up the healing process after injury
- Improve flexibility and range of motion
- Improve circulation
- flush toxins
- Relieve muscle tension
Body Scrub Massage
Duration: 40 minutes
TheraNaka’s collection of cleansing body scrubs is made with a 100% natural blend of plant botanicals. They are meant to gently and effectively eliminate dead skin cells, moisturize and leave your skin soft to the touch.
Choose from two:
- African earth salt polish
- Geranium and pine sugar scrub
Benefits of body scrub massages
- Removes dead skin cells
- Refreshed appearance
- Promote skin hydration
- Clears blemishes
- Reduces stress
Body exfoliation in Johannesburg
Body Wrap Massage
Duration: 60 minutes
To start this sensory journey you will receive a full-body exfoliation. The body wrap is followed by a herbal infusion back or legs massage. Your mind will drift off whilst you are wrapped in a comforting envelopment of fragrant oils and therapeutic ingredients.
Choose the wrap that will treat, renew or invigorate the skin.
- Detoxifying mud wrap
- Relaxing & hydrating aloe forex wrap
- Body wrap in Johannesburg
This journey is brought to a close by your therapist applying to heal and nourishing Baobab lotion. An experience out of Africa!
We can agree that massages are a definite must need. Our packages are affordable, relaxing and can be tried by anyone for any occasion. They are the best spa packages in Johannesburg 2022
Do you want a Massage for your birthday? You can still come and try our packages out. If you want a massage voucher as a gift for someone dear to you, you can still definitely try us out. We’ve got you for all things massages and so much more in Johannesburg.
Massage Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of massage?
Massages have a wide array of benefits such as improving circulation, boosting mental health, and wellness, managing pain and generally relieving tension and stress. Massages can come in handy for pregnant women and anyone who has chronic back pain or muscle sprains. Scalp massages can also assist with thickening hair and improving circulation to the head to relieve headaches.
Do I have to be completely undressed for a massage?
Your massage therapist will leave your room for you to undress. You need to undress to your level of comfort. This means you may keep your underwear on during the treatment if that is what you. You will not be naked however during your treatment as you will be given a bathing robe or wrapping towel. The wrapping towel will then be moved to reveal the area which is receiving the massage. If you are having a full body massage each part of the body will be revealed separately.
Do massages hurt?
Massages are not supposed to hurt. Because massages are done on parts of the body that may be hurting it is possible to think it is a massage that is causing pain when it is not. If you are experiencing pain during massages, especially in an area that didn’t previously have pain please do speak up immediately. I repeat, massages are not supposed to hurt.
Do l need to shower before a massage?
It is polite to take a shower before a massage. Taking a shower before your massage will allow massage oils to fully get absorbed into your skin and allow you much-needed relief.
Who should not get massages?
There are certain massages you should not get when you are pregnant. It is important to talk to your masseuse before getting a massage if you are pregnant, especially if you are in your first trimester. It is also not advised for you. You should also not get a massage if you have
- Clotting disorder
- Kidney or liver problem
- Inflammatory conditions such as endocarditis and pericarditis
- How early should l arrive for my massage session?
It is ideal for you to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled massage time so that you have time to relax and unwind. Arriving early will also allow you to have time to undress and communicate with your masseuse to get a fully customized massage.
How do l know which massage is best for me?
It is important to communicate with your masseuse before you start getting a massage. The expert masseuse will take you through all the available different massages so that you make the best choice for you. The massage you end up choosing after the differences have been explained to you should be able to cater for your pressing need.
If you have back pain, it is best to choose a back massage. If you have a chronic headache it is best to have an Indian Head Massage. If you want to relax and unwind with your partner, it is best to get a couples massage.
Can l talk during a massage treatment?
You can talk during your massage session. The massage session is supposed to be relaxing, therefore if talking makes you relaxed please do talk. It is advisable though for you not to talk so that you let your mind relax and float. There are instances however when it is pertinent for you to talk and that is when you are uncomfortable and are feeling pain. Overall you need to remember that the massage treatment is for you as such do what makes you happiest.