Similar to other forms of massage, there are quite a few physical and mental benefits the the bamboo massage. On a basic level it can produce a deep sense of relaxation and well-being, and help to reduce or eliminate the stress of everyday life and relieve muscle pain.
You’ll begin your massage by lying down on the massage table, after which the therapist will apply oil to your body to prepare your skin for the bamboo. The bamboo massage works by using hollow organically-treated bamboo canes of different lengths and diameters on the body. These bamboo canes are both hard and straight, but also light. The longer sticks are used for gliding strokes on the larger muscles, such as the back and thighs, while the smaller canes are used for more detailed work, such as on the feet.
The bamboo cane is able to give a deeper, firmer massage, and is held by the therapist and rolled over the muscle with the same strokes they would use with their hands. The therapist may also use their hands to give a more complete feeling to the massage.