Gravity Co x Urban
Gravity Co joins forces with Urban, the UK’s number one massage delivery app on a mission to make city life better.
In our fast-paced, modern world, stress and anxiety have become common companions for many individuals.
As we strive to balance work, relationships, and personal responsibilities, taking care of our mental and physical health often takes a back seat. However, there is one powerful therapy that has stood the test of time and offers a path to tranquillity and rejuvenation - the healing touch of massages.
At Gravity Co, we understand our members are busy people. Whether dealing with the stresses of launching their own businesses, climbing the corporate ladder, or working towards that all-important education accolade, a life of a Gravity Co member can often be non-stop. It’s why we have ‘personal wellbeing’ as one of pillars of community. For us, the health and wellbeing of our members is one of our top priorities, so we look to do what we can to promote both positive physical and mental health. Whether it’s through our curated events or our brand partnerships. That’s why we’re excited to have joined forces with the UK’s number one massage delivery app, Urban, who are on a mission to make city life better! Offering self-care services that include massage, beauty, osteopathy and even physiotherapy – all in the comfort of your very own home, it’s no wonder why Urban have over 350,000 five-star ratings on massage alone.
But what is it about massages that make they great for both positive physical and mental health?
They are a gateway to relaxation
Massages provide a sanctuary for both the body and mind. The gentle strokes and rhythmic movements employed during a massage session work to release tension and relax the muscles. As the body unwinds, the mind follows suit, creating a sense of calm and serenity. This deep state of relaxation is crucial for combatting stress and anxiety, allowing individuals to recharge and find balance.
They can reduce stress through hormonal balance
Studies have shown that massages can have a direct impact on the body's hormonal balance, reducing stress and anxiety. Massage therapy stimulates the release of endorphins, commonly known as the "feel-good" hormones. These chemicals not only promote relaxation but also help alleviate pain and improve mood. Additionally, massages have been found to reduce cortisol levels, a stress hormone that, when elevated, can have detrimental effects on both mental and physical health.
They can ease muscular tension
Muscle tension often accompanies stress and anxiety, leading to physical discomfort and restricted movement. Massages target these tense areas, using various techniques such as kneading, tapping, and stretching to release muscular knots and improve blood circulation. By relieving muscle tension, massages not only alleviate physical discomfort but also have a profound impact on reducing mental stress and promoting overall wellbeing.
They can enhance sleep quality
Stress and anxiety can disrupt sleep patterns, leading to insomnia and fatigue. Regular massage therapy has been found to improve sleep quality by addressing underlying causes such as muscle pain, anxiety, and restless thoughts. The relaxation induced by massages promotes a restful state, helping individuals achieve a deeper and more rejuvenating sleep. As a result, they wake up feeling refreshed and better equipped to face the challenges of the day.
Gravity Co members, sign in to the Gravity App now to view your Urban offer!