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Enjoy a Massage in Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat

The Introduction of Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat

Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat was established in Shanghai, now it has grown into a world-class brand. Dragonfly appeals to men, to women and to couples. Dragonfly customers include foreign travelers, expatriate residents, and sophisticated local Chinese. Dragonfly technocians are carefully selected and rigorously trained in-house in the Dragonfly Academy, they are all qualified massage therapists and beauty technicians in China. Now they have multiple locations to serve you in China offering a range of spa and beauty services that include the most relaxing massage available.

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How to Find Shanghai Foot Massage Places

It has been a phenomenon that the foot massage is existed everywhere in Shanghai. There are more and more massage parlors have regarded foot massage as the main massage service the can provide. Foot Massage is based on the premise that our nerve zones or reflex points go from the bottom of our feet to the top of our head, encompassing all vital organs on the way. A trained doctor can put pressure on different meridians or energy lines on the sole and side of the feet to determine the cause of illness in China. In order to know what you’re getting into, you need a guide.

Foot Massage Technique:

There are usually several steps followed, though what happens at any parlor varies a lot.

1. The feet are soaked for ten minutes or up to an hour in warm water with ingredients such as Chinese medicinal herbs, essential oils, or bath salts. Peppermint and lavender oils are preferred by many.

2. The second involves rubbing on oil or creams. Mineral oil is often used for this. This comforts the customer and softens the skin.

3. Massaging the soles and then the toes. It is thought that the feet are a virtual qi map of the body so that manipulating various spots on the feet manipulates the various parts of the body via the qi. The toes are rubbed to affect the head, and this can relieve headaches and stress.

4. Massaging the sides of the feet and the ankles. This is thought to help make the back and spine healthier. Philosophy and History Foot massages and various qi manipulation techniques on the foot have a long history in China.

Some Reputable Foot Massage Places in Shanghai

1. Yihe Foot Massage益和足道

In this foot club, you will find one of the better values for a traditional Chinese foot massage without having to compromise a serene environment. Let the scent of incense calm you as you enter one of the rooms. The technicians in this club all from health care massage school, in order to perfect the technology, quality service, in Shanghai to provide for professional health massage.

2. He Zhong Tang Foot Massage和中堂足部按摩

This Massage Club is a professional foot massage center receiving traditional health care and therapeutic method through foot echo. It using the herbal medicine to wash foot, witch has medical function. Massage Club has gained good reputation among citizens and is now developed into an authentic health care brand.

3. Hanci Healthy Foot Hall瀚慈健足养身堂

This health club is offering different kind of massage for a reasonable price, but not so well known by western customers because it is not very big. But the environment is really very nice. The massage therapist are all very professional, they will give you a good selection there and you also can enjoy their professional service in this health club.

4. Caoejiang Foot Health Club曹娥江足浴养生会所

The massage technique of the massage therapists is really very good, and the massage technician looks beautiful and quite pleasant, the environment is also very quiet and light. The service such as washing feet is very nice and this technique is also good, the room environment is quite good, mainly the food from here taste very delicious.

5. Tangshi 796 Foot Massage唐适796足道

This is a very formal massage shop. The store is very large. Boss and technician service attitude is very good, there is WIFI in the massage room you can use, many massage therapists seems to be a middle-aged women. Technique is very good, service is also very thoughtful. They can provide you the shoulder and back massage first, and then give you a foot massage, knee has something hot pack. Tea is also free, the price is not expensive, about RMB50 an hour.

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Bamboo7 Massage in Shanghai

As a new-fashioned massage place where people can relax and enjoy themselves, Bamboo7 Massage offers individualized service and well trained skills in an elegant environment, this massage shop can guarantee that people will experience a most healthy, most relaxing and most trendy life. they are proud to be supported with administrative staff who focus on efficiency, and employees who exhibit a strong sense of cooperation and coordination among themselves, all of which have created a harmonious ambiance and working environment. The following are some massage types you can enjoy in Bamboo7 Massage:

1. Chinese Massage

This massage acts on the muscles, to modulate the physiological or pathological status of your body. Such techniques can help you to recover better, to get rid from tire and to enhance the blood circulation.

2. Oil Massage

Essential oil massage can stimulate the secretion of Brain Sag, Enzyme and Hormone, and balance the body functions. Each essential oil to go with different massage techniques, can show different efficacies like improving the Detoxification and cell regeneration, blood circulation, sleeping problem.

3. Ear candle

This massage can clear up auditory meatus so that the brain receives more oxygen. Therapeutic merit is also found on the treatment of cerebral nerve system, eye, ear and nose. The treatment also has favorable effect on dizziness, stuffy nose, ear ringing and insomnia.

4. Cupping

Using the special cups which are made with pottery or bamboo to remove the air tank inside in order to form a negative pressure, it will then adsorbed to certain points on the skin, resulting in skin or blood congestive physical treatment.

5. Gua Sha Treatment

It use the scratch, squeeze, pinch, pull, gill and other physical stimulation towards specific parts of the body, resulting in congestion at the surface of the skin, congestion or plaque-like bleeding. By stimulating body meridians in such ways, blood circulation can be improved.

6. Foot Massage

Foot massage is one of the most important massage technique. Foot massage is a kind of physical treatment of traditional Chinese medicine, which has been proved effective by clinical practice. Foot massage offers stimulation to specific reflex areas, enhance the function of all the organs, overcome the pathological factors both inside and outside interference to restore our body to coordinating status, and the promotion of the lymphatic system and blood circulatory system of the cycle, improve their immune function.

The Price of Massage Services:

Ear Cleaning—————————————RMB 98/    

Gua Sha Treatment——————————RMB 58/

Pedicure——————————————–RMB 58/

Cupping———————————————RMB 58/

Head Massage————————————-RMB 68/30mins

Ear candle——————————————RMB 198/60mins

Oil Massage with Rose————————–RMB 388/60mins

Oil Massage with Sandalwood—————-RMB 388/60mins

Oil Massage with Geranium——————-RMB 228/60mins

Oil Massage with Eucalyptus——————RMB 228/60mins

Oil Massage with Tea Tree———————RMB 198/60mins

Oil Massage with Lavender——————–RMB 198/60mins

Foot Massage————————————-RMB 108/60mins

Chinese Massage——————————–RMB 108/60mins

The branches of Bamboo7 Massage in Shanghai

1. Gubei branch

Reservation: 021-62098400

Address: 3F-C1 North Building, Wan Ke Square, No.37 South Shuicheng Road.

Business Hour: 10:00 — 02:00

2. Huaguang branch

Reservation: 021-54221271

Address: No.3308 Hongmei Road (Huaguang Road).

Business Hour: 10:00 — 02:00

3. Jiuzhou branch

Reservation:021-51759168

Address:3F Jiuzhou Department Store, No. 3219 Hongmei Road.

Business Hour: 10:00— 02:00

4. Zhenning branch

Reservation:021-32567893

Address:No.229 Zhenning Road

Business Hour: 10:30 — 01:00

5. Biyun branch

Reservation:021-50308406

Address:No.1198 Biyun Road(near Hongfeng Road).

Business Hour: 10:30 — 01:00

6. Meihua branch

Reservation:021-50599059

Address:No.985 Meihua Road(near FangDian Road).

Business Hour: 10:00 — 01:00

7. Pucheng branch

Reservation:021-58771788

Address:No.708 Pucheng Road(near West Weifang Road).

Business Hour: 10:00 — 01:00

8. Xintiandi branch

Reservation:021-33317117

Address:No. 586 Madang Road ( near Xujiahui Road).

Business Hour: 10:30 — 01:00

9. Yingchun branch

Reservation:021-68567122

Address:No.1130 Yingchun Road(near Fangdian Road).

Business Hour: 10:00 — 01:00

10. Huangjinchengdao branch

Reservation:021-62089200

Address:201,No.735 Huangjinchengdao Road(neat Gubei Road).

Business Hour: 11:00 — 01:00

11. Dapu branch

Reservation:021-54659959

Address:1F Baoding Building, No.550 Xujiahui Road(near Dapu Road).

Business Hour: 11:30 — 01:00

12. Dagu branch

Reservation: 021-33662778

Address: No.508 Dagu Road.

Business Hour: 11:30 — 01:00

13. Tianshan branch

Reservation:021- 32170770

Address:No. 346 Tianshan Road.

Business Hour: 10:00 — 01:00

14. WuJieFang branch

Reservation:021-6891 1878

Address:Room 301 WuJieFang No.2000 DongMin Road (Near GaoQing road)

Business Hour: 11:30 — 01:00

15. Xianxia branch

Reservation:021-62950300

Address:3F,No.327 Xianxia Road

Business Hour: 10:00 — 01:00

16. Pudong Avenue branch

Reservation:021-50936998

Address:No.1116 Pudong Avenue

Business Hour: 10:00 — 01:00

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Everlasting Spa

db4fd2768080f270In 1998, at the golden moment of Shanghai, the Everlasting Spa came to the city from Taiwan, making itself the creator of beauty. Since the first branch launched in 1999, the Everlasting has now established more than 10 branches in Shanghai, Nanjin and Wuxi. In 2011, the Everlasting formed its own clinic to provide people with more high-end and fast beauty services.

With 10 years of efforts, the Everlasting Spa impresses thousands of people with its diligence, and sincerity. Once you stepped into the Everlasting, you’ll be pleased by the interior of New England countryside. Continue reading

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The Traditional Chinese Massage Place in Shanghai–He Zhong Tang Foot Massage

The Introduction of He Zhong Tang Foot Massage

He Zhong Tang Foot Massage Club is a professional foot massage center receiving traditional health care and therapeutic method through foot echo. It using the herbal medicine to wash foot, witch has medical function. This Massage Club has gained good reputation among citizens and is now developed into an authentic health care brand. This massage club offers a range of massages and TCM treatments, with oil massages starting at RMB198 for one hour. Their “Finger Pressing Massage” (RMB98/60 minutes) comes highly recommended and is a full-on TCM affair with the masseuse pushing, pulling and stretching muscles and joints around the body’s various energy points.

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Beginners guide to spa/massage in china

This guide is intended for those who are new to the scene in china. To help you identify which establishments have extra offerings and which ones don’t, what you may get (or may not get) in these places, and the expected cost. I’m by no means a veteran, only sharing my experience and hopefully these will be helpful. Of course I appreciate comments and corrections.

Coverage: this guide covers middle to high class massage/spa places in tier 1 cities in china. Not the quick whack at bbs. Mainly talking about Beijing and Shanghai. Continue reading

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Touch Spa–Shanghai Top-Class Spa Club

Touch Spa is an “At your home service SPA” and a physical location catering to all types of clientele. It is specialized in Custom Blending Spa Treatments, Body Maintenance and Technical Massage such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Reflexology and Detoxification massage. it has from a small beauty parlor to more than 40 luxury spas in five star hotels across China. they have been aiming to provide the quality service to the high end customers in deluxe hotels in the areas of beauty treatment, healthcare and well-being.

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Looking for Some Reputable Shanghai Bund Spa Massage

There are many massage spa centers in Shanghai bund. Most of these Spas are well managed and with very reasonable pricing among the customers can relax in peace. If you are planning to have a visit in Shanghai bund, you can choose a comfortable Spa t relax yourself, the following are several bund Spa in Shanghai for your reference.

1. Yuan Spa

yuan_副本Yuan Spa Shanghai is the reflection, as if in a clear, spring-fed pool, of Shanghai’s most natural, modern luxuries. Relax with the most natural therapy for your body, our massage treatments. Let the flow of a river, the sound of a natural spring, the purity of fresh water be your inspiration for rejuvenation at Yuan Spa in Shanghai.  As “yuan” means “source of water” in Chinese, Yuan luxury hotel spa is the source of serenity, vitality and stability at Hyatt on the Bund. Continue reading

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Congen Massage Healthcare Club

Founded in 2004, the Congen Massage Healthcare Club, also known as Kang Chun Hall, is a nationwide health communication companies with about 52 branch stores in China, including Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Chengdu, Zhengzhou.

Specialized in traditional Chinese medicine, the Congen Massage Healthcare Club is aim at relieving people’s stress. Inspired by traditional Tang Dynasty, Southeast Asian rainforest, classic Thai and other environmental style, the club is a great hideaway place in the city. Feel the light and soft music and the burning sandalwood, guests can reach the Pure Land both physically and mentally.

The therapists of Congen are rated by stars, there are 3-star, 5-star and even 7-star therapists. A 3-star therapist is normally a beginner who has just started the training. And a 7-star would be an older and more experienced male therapist (also known as Laoshifu or Old Teacher) who is certified to practice Chinese Medicine. The price is charged by the ratings, which means the higher rating you get, the higher price you’ll pay.
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Shanghai Sauna Special Service

Basic Information

A lot of Shanghai Sauna center also offer a service called vip-massage, royal massage, romantic massage a.s.o.. there are also a lot of center, that are only specialized on this kind of vip-massage. because of chinese law, it is not easy to find out, which center offer the service you are looking for, because every shop will only publish the legal service. so best way, you follow the recommandation you find on our page. a vip massage will be available between RMB 350,- and RMB 1000,- for one hour. two girls massage sometimes only 400 RMB more. in this locations very less western customers, so the girls will speak no or only very less english, but this is no problem, because they know very well, what you are looking for. some massage center employ more than 50 girls and have more than 30 massage rooms. Continue reading

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