Chair Massage

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Known as chair massage, seated massage, or on-site massage, this technique involves the use of a specially designed massage chair in which the fully-clothed client sits comfortably. The modern chair massage was originally developed David Palmer, but the technique is centuries-old, with some Japanese block prints illustrating people having just emerged from a nearby bath, receiving massage while seated on a low stool. Chair massage includes bodywork and somatic techniques, such as shiatsu, amma, and Swedish massage.