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ORLANDO, FL

TUNGSTED

I’m an experienced Masseur, offering a full body, sensual, erotic experience. - Tungsted

www.manworks.com/tungstedmassage

LONDON, UK

STELIAN

Whether your goal is to pamper, rejuvenate or to focus on a specific problem area, my massage prides itself on tailoring a session to meet your needs! - Stelian

www.manworks.com/therapeutichands

The Power of Touch

By TTBaum of Manworks.com

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Many of my clients say that they experience a sense or euphoria, elation and sometimes even ecstasy. It all has to do with the power of touch and here is why:

Think for a minute. How often do you experience significant touch each day? NOT just a handshake or a pat on the back, but generous connected touch like a hug, that lasts more than 2-3 seconds, cuddling, even prolonged hand holding, or best of all a long, luxurious massage! Whether you live in a big city or a small town, chances are not nearly enough. 

Human-to-human contact is necessary and beneficial to our health and well being! Making massage a regular part of your routine, not only relieves sore tight muscles and injuries, but can also improve your mood and even strengthen your immune system. 

Our brains constantly respond and contextualize what we are sensing. Besides testosterone, our bodies are flooded with other neurochemicals and hormones when we experience positive touch. These natural mood enhancers let our bodies know we are in for a good time!

HORMONES AND NEURO-CHEMICALS:

Dopamine makes us feel good all over and causes us to seek out more of whatever sensation is being offered that feels good. 

Oxytocin, sometimes called the “love hormone” is only produced when we are in physical contact with another human being! It is simultaneously produced by physical stimulation, while priming us for heightened touch responses. Oxytocin also helps us feel connected to other people. 

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Serotonin levels rise after prolonged physical interaction with other human beings, and are responsible for that sleepy, sometimes hungry feeling we get after intense physical experiences. 

BEYOND these three biggies, we get huge amounts of HGH (human growth hormone) and DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) which renew, repair and rebuild cells. In other words they keep us young!

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A recent study reported on in the the New York Times revealed that a single Swedish Massage produced measurable biological benefits, that directly related to immunity boosts! 

Some of the benefits measured were:

  • Reduced levels of CORTISOL. Cortisol is that nasty little hormone that we produce as a response to stress. Besides being alleviated exercise and moving when we feel stress rising, bodywork can break it down, before it breaks you down. 
  • Part of the reason for reduced cortisol, was a reduction in ARGININE VASOPRESSIN which is the main hormone that contributes to the production of cortisol in the first place. 
  • LYMPHOCYTES (the white blood cells that fight infections) were increased, in essence boosting your immune system! 

Do you have questions about neurochemistry, or the way that massage, bodywork and other touch modalities can benefit you? Feel free to send them to me at ttbaum@manworks.com

Whether it’s Swedish, Deep Tissue, Thai, Shiatsu, Sensual or Therapeutic - find the touch that will give you what you need from one of the talented bodyworkers at Manworks.com - Get rubbed the right way!

BOSTON, MA

NUBIUS

The best erotic massage you will ever have in Boston.

www.manworks.com/nubiusmassage

LONDON, UK

ARNO

Arno has the right touch for you in LONDON! 

www.manworks.com/arnobig

CLEVELAND, OH

ALEX MICHAEL

In Cleveland for the Gay Games? Take a break and get a massage by Alex!

www.manworks.com/alexmichael

LONDON, UK

TOM

Full-Body relaxing Swedish massage with long flowing strokes is what you can expect from our International Masseur of the Day. 

www.manworks.com/swedishmassage5

MANHATTAN, NY

RAFAEL ALENCAR

My great energy will leave you  feeling renewed and happy. Come for relaxation and fun in a clean, convenient, nice MiMa/Hell’s Kitchen apartment. - Rafael

www.manworks.com/rafaelalencarmassage

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LONDON, UK

JOSE

Swedish, Holistic, Indian Head, Deep Tissue, Sensual, Hot Stone, and Sports Massage - it’s like a massage meal!

www.manworks.com/darblay

NEW YORK, NY

KEVIN

Trained masseur with excellent skills and great touch here to please and satisfy.

www.manworks.com/kevin1069

ROME, IT

LAZARO

When in Rome - lookup Lazaro and get in touch with your body! 

www.manworks.com/lazaro52

NEW YORK, NY

DAVID BENJAMIN

Limited time only - visiting New York through Monday! Get him while you

www.manworks.com/davidbenjamin1

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LONDON, UK

MARK

Lift your spirits, rejuvenate your body and fix those nagging muscle pains, so you can get on with enjoying your life more fully! - MARK.

www.manworks.com/germantantricpractitioner

MANHATTAN, NY

ALEX

With my strong hands … I will ease out your stress with long, sensitive strokes. - Alex

www.manworks.com/alex

BARCELONA, SP

DANIEL

Strong hands for your relaxation and pleasure in Barcelona!

www.manworks.com/spanishmasseur1