Massage softens tense muscles, gives pleasure and relaxation, which leads to increased concentration.
The physical contact you get from massage counters stress and increases wellbeing. The touch releases oxytocin, which is the counterpart of adrenalin and counters the feeling of anxiety and gives a feeling of calmness and harmony.
Massage even has a relaxing effect on the nerve system and lowers blood pressure.
Massage stimulates the lymphatic system, which increases the body’s immunity and removes toxins.