Human beings react to stress by creating muscle tension and, in some cases, even triggering adrenaline surges. These responses are grounded in the history of earlier generations need to “fight or flight” when facing risk. In modern society, stress of everyday living can trigger our historic instincts which then translate into physical tension often creating psychological stress. This type of stress adversely affects physical and mental health including heart disease, cancer and quality of life. Consequently, Ivan focuses on helping relieve both physical and mental stress.
To achieve the important rebalancing of physical and related mental well being, there are three stages to Ivan’s massage approach.