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Massage in Colchester

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Relax and unwind with a massage in Colchester. In Roman times, this was the capital of Britain – and boy, were the Romans big fans of relaxation, bringing spas to our shores. Take a leaf out of their book and enjoy an indulgent massage at the best spas and salons. From Swedish to Thai and reflexology, there are so many treatments which can knead out those knots and revitalise your body. Discover the best massage deals near you.

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Facial Treatment and Massage of Choice with Skin Analysis and Treatment Plan at The Beautiful You Clinic (58% Off)
Facial Treatment and Massage
Athena Tiptree 8.5 km
£65.00 £27.00
58% discount_off
One Hour Thai Massage at The Crazy Bear £39.75 (50% Off)
One-Hour Thai Massage
Multiple Locations
£79.50 £39.75
50% discount_off
Choice of 45-Minute Massage at The Healing Process (Up to 50% Off)
45-Minute Massage
The Harlow Hotel Health Club 34.5 km
£50.00 £25.00
50% discount_off
Swedish Full Body Massage (£25.95) Plus Facial (£29.95) at Vanity (Up to 57% Off)
Swedish Full Body Massage
Barkingside 40.9 km
£70.00 from £29.95
57% discount_off
One-Hour Sports Massage at All Sports Massage (48% Off)
One-Hour Sports Massage
25b The Precint, Market Place
£45.00 £23.00
48% discount_off
One-Hour Sports or Deep Tissue Massage at Peak Performance Therapy (62% Off)
Choice of One-Hour Massage
Basildon 27.5 km
£50.00 £19.00
62% discount_off
Choice of 30-, 60- or 90-Minute Pamper Package at Behind the Scenes (47% Off)
30-Minute Massage or Facial
Newmarket 32.4 km
£20.00 from £16.00
20% discount_off
30-Minute Deep Tissue Massage at The Sports Therapy Clinic
30-Minute Deep Tissue Massage
The Sports Therapy Clinic 28.3 km
£25.00 £14.00
44% discount_off
Choice of 30- or 60-Minute Massage at Barn Mews Clinic (Up to 64% Off)
Choice of 30-Minute Massage
Basildon 29.5 km
£35.00 £14.00
60% discount_off
30-Minute Swedish Massage or Full-Body Swedish Massage at Vitawell Medi (60% Off)
30-Minute Swedish Massage
Vitawell Medi 20.8 km
from £14.00
Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage or Full-Body Massage at The Zap Experience, Two Locations (Up to 50% Off)
Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage
Multiple Locations 15.7 km
£25.00 from £14.95
40% discount_off
One-Hour Sports and General Injury Therapy Session with Consultation at The Sports Therapy Clinic (48% Off)
Sports and General Injury Therapy Session
The Sports Therapy Clinic 28.3 km
£45.00 £21.00
53% discount_off
Choice of One-Hour Massage for One or for Couple at Gudi Massage Therapy (Up to 61% Off)
Choice of One-Hour Massage
£54.99 from £23.95
56% discount_off
30- or 60-Minute Massage at aUK Stamford (Up to 62% Off)
30-Minute Back Massage
£28.00 from £14.95
46% discount_off
Massage Online Course at New Skills Academy (81% Off)
Massage Online Course
£100.00 £19.00
81% discount_off
Reflexology Diploma Online Course at Online Academies (81% Off)
Reflexology Online Course
£99.99 £19.00
80% discount_off
30- or 60-Minute Massage at Mind & Body Massage (Up to 54% Off)
30-Minute Massage
Hockley 23.1 km
£35.00 from £18.00
20+ bought
48% discount_off
Postural Check-Up, Consultation and Two Soft Tissue Therapy Sessions at Pressure Sensitive Soft Tissue Therapy (36% Off)
Soft Tissue Therapy: Two Sessions
Harlow Enterprise Hub 34.4 km
£70.00 £45.00
35% discount_off
Shiatsu Practitioner Online Course from Online City Training (91% Off)
Shiatsu Practitioner Course
£200.00 £19.00
90% discount_off
Relaxation Massage Online Masterclass from Skill Success (88% Off)
Relaxation Massage Online Course
£158.63 £19.00
88% discount_off
Ayurveda Online Course with Smart Majority (92% Off)
Ayurveda Online Course
£249.00 £19.00
92% discount_off

Massages in Colchester: things to know before you go

Whichever type of massage in Colchester you’ve booked, find out more here.

What are the best massage treatments in Colchester?

Colchester might not be the most bustling of places, but it has its fair shares of massage services. These are some of the best:

  • Maryna’s Beauty is a central Colchester salon which offers rejuvenating treatments, including hot stone and Thai massages. You can tailor your pamper package, combining your choice of massage with a revitalising body wrap or refreshing facial.
  • AK Haircutters is a hair salon first and foremost, found on Colchester Road heading towards White Colne. But these guys are also global massage experts, offering Indian head massages and ultra-relaxing Swedish massages in the setting of a converted barn.
  • Angels Reunited Beauty Therapy is a popular spot for Swedish massages in Colchester, and you can get your brows done there too.

What is the difference between deep tissue and sports massages?

A deep tissue massage is a full body massage designed to knead out the knots which have built up in your muscles from head to toe, whereas a revitalising sports massage focuses on problem areas. This makes sports massage a popular choice for people suffering with specific aches, pains and injuries.

Many of the massage techniques used are the same, such as myofascial release. This is when your therapist stretches and relaxes your muscles to help stretch the connective tissues and soothe any areas of discomfort.

Find out more in our guide to the 11 types of massage.

What can I expect from a Thai massage?

Thai massages involve getting into yoga-style poses to aid the flow of energy around your body. When you go for a Thai massage in Colchester, you can expect to:

  • Keep your kit on. This isn’t like a full-body massage when you need to bare all. With a Thai massage, you keep your clothes on. Make sure you wear something loose and comfortable to make getting into those positions a bit easier.
  • Be on the floor. Usually, your Thai massage will be on a yoga mat on the floor – however, some therapists prefer to use a table. If you have a preference, make sure you check before you book.
  • Feel the pressure. During the treatment, your practitioner will apply pressure to your energy channels using their palms, thumbs, forearms and knees. This is to clear any blockages which are affecting your energy flow.
  • Experience no pain. While some of the positions might feel a little unfamiliar, Thai massages should not be painful. If something doesn’t feel right, or you have an injury, let your therapist know straight away so they adjust their pressure.

What are the health benefits of a Swedish massage?

One of the oldest western massage techniques, Swedish massages have many benefits including:

  • Total relaxation
  • Increased blood flow
  • Stronger immune system
  • Detoxification of the body
  • Reduction of stress hormone cortisol
  • Relief of muscle and joint pain

Reading about it is one thing, but feeling it is another. Book in for a Swedish massage in Colchester and experience the effects of this relaxing treatment for yourself.

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