Balinese massage use fingers and hand palm with variations of movement like press point, palm pressure, sliding, long exploration, short exploration, kneading, circling and folding.
It is an ancient system of healing which relies upon deep pressure massage to break down tensely knotted tissue and promote harmony of body, mind and soul. It should improve your circulation, calm your nerves and alter your mental state.
Coconut oil or soya bean oil is mixed with essential oil of cempaka, sandat, frangipani, jasmine, rose or sandalwood. These oils are used for relaxation, body indulgement, anti-stress etc. Balinese massage for curative applications use warm oil of lemon grass, cloves or ginger.