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A relaxing full-body therapeutic massage which has been used for years to soothe tired muscles, increase blood circulation and improve skin and muscle tone. Generally used with massage oil, Swedish massage is designed to relieve tension and stress from head to toe by combining long gliding strokes with muscle kneading. The result is pure relaxation and an overall sense of well-being. Relieve the stress of a busy day with this relaxing massage technique.
Shiatsu (from shi, meaning finger, and atsu, meaning pressure) is a traditional hands-on therapy which originated in Japan and is one of the world's oldest forms of massage. Shiatsu massage has been used to enhance the body's balance as well as emotional, psychological, and spiritual harmony. Shiatsu is an amazing therapy that treats the body and soul through skillful application of pressure using the palms, fingers, thumbs, knuckles, elbows, knees and feet.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage helps to restore structural balance using long slow strokes and deep finger pressure to affect deep tissue muscle layers and their surrounding fascia, or connective tissue. The use of deep manipulation eliminates toxic waste, blockages and tension throughout the muscular system.
This ancient healing therapy is as blissful as it is beneficial. Reflexology works on the principle that all body organs are connected to reflex points in the feet, via constantly flowing energy channels which can restore the natural flow of body energy. Stimulation of these reflex points strengthens the immune system, improves circulation, and brings balance to the related parts of the body and internal organs. Reflexology massage therapy is recognized today as an effective health preventive massage
Hot Stone Massage
Using natural lava stones heated to a temperature range of 100-140 degrees and various massage techniques, Hot Stone therapy is beneficial for relaxation, acute inflammation, constipation and atrophied muscles. This technique stimulates and promotes healing in local injuries with contusion and release muscle stiffness and pain due to trauma. The prolonged application of heat softens and relaxes the muscles and increase blood flow. The combination of warm stones and our therapists soothing touch will take you to a new field of relaxation.
The Body Scrub removes the oldest dead cells on the skin's outermost surface. This ancient Korean technique will also increase blood flow to your skin and help tighten and tone your body. Your attendant, wearing a special mitt, will exfoliate your skin by scrubbing and splashing warm water simultaneously on your body according to Korean traditions developed over the ages. Your skin will feel baby soft for weeks and appear years younger.
In order to prepare the skin for the exfoliating body scrub, Silver Star Spa recommends guest’s spend 10 minutes in either the steam room or dry sauna)
Massage & Body Scrub Combo
Treat yourself to one of our signature body treatments combined with our traditional Korean body scrub. The Silver Star Spa Combo is guaranteed to make you feel great all over.
All Silver Star Spa guests receive complimentary use of
steam room, dry sauna, showers and locker rooms.
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Silver Star Spa has been recognized as one of the leading Asian massage spas in New York City. Silver Star's body-treatments (massage) are influenced by the ancient healing and rejuvenation secrets of Asia.
Massage therapy is becoming an essential way of life for many who are no longer satisfied with the current medical trend towards pharmaceutical reliance. Massage is a holistic, natural, stress-free, relaxing way to ease many health conditions and provide the relaxation that is required to aid in the body's own natural resistance to disease and injury. The many techniques used in massage therapies, aid the body in healing by improving circulation to tissues and organs, helping to remove toxins that may be trapped in the tissues, reducing stress and helping in balancing the hormone production levels. Massages speed up healing and recovery from trauma, and help bring the body back to homeostasis. But most important of all, it accomplishes all this while feeling great. It is the one healthy thing that is not only good for you, but also feels amazingly good.