Leslie Allmand Eckstein LMT
Bamboo Massage has been in use for centuries. Bamboo has been a vital part of everyday life
throughout South East Asia. No one knows who first started to use bamboo tools to help ease
the tired muscles of family members but it was only natural that they would fashion massage
tools out of the material that had come to signify good luck, long life, friendship, peace and
I use a special set of beautifully crafted bamboo tools imported from South East Asia. With their
natural coloration and texture. In use the smooth surface of the bamboo feels good on the body
of the client and in the hands of the therapist alike and it is common to hear from clients that
they cannot tell the difference between the hands of the therapist and the tools themselves.
Each tool is designed to work on various parts of the body and maximize leverage and gravity
with sliding, rolling, kneading, pivoting, levering, tapping and friction techniques. Because the
tools cover such a broad area at one time they afford some of the most effective and enjoyable
work imaginable on trouble areas such as neck, shoulders, back and legs.
I Warm Bamboo Before being applied to the body. During use the warmth of the bamboo will
melt away your tensions creating a deeply relaxing and soothing experience. The tools are
switched from time to time to maintain that warm bamboo feel.
With bamboo I am able to work deeper into your body soothing the muscles that hands can not