Body Work
View the body work treatments provided at the Astra Suites Spa Hotel in Santorini.

A fusion of eastern and western techniques aimed at harmonizing the whole system. The use of long strokes, kneading and stimulation of pressure points encourages the muscles to relax, dissolving tension. Rocking and passive stretching release joints and stretch connective tissue. Gentle holds stimulate chi, re-balancing the body’s energy system. The use of high quality essential oils have a penetrating effect on the body, mind and nervous system.

Deep Tissue

An intensely deep session using fingers, fists and elbows to unlock chronic tightness and blockages in the soft tissue. Cross fiber work encourages circulation while a strong connection with pressure points trigger deep release of fascia. Still point induced at completion to help allow body to fully integrate session.

Traditional Thai

An ancient healing art based on the concept of energy. It is a unique synthesis of acupressure, reflexology and stretching. By the application of pressure the blood circulation is improved, lymphatic and immune systems are reinforced and the functions of internal organs are strengthened. The progressive stretches help re-establish flexibility. The balancing of energy helps the general revitalization of the body, promoting a sense of well being and deep relaxation for the whole system.


Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, it balances the body’s energy levels. Stretching, palm pressure and stimulation of acupressure points are used to relieve muscle-skeletal problems, stiffness and fatigue. It can restore normal energy flow resulting in better health and spiritual balance.


A wonderfully soothing session combining acupressure, reflexology, soft tissue work and gentle stretches. Addressing the changing needs during this special time, it will enhance circulation, improve digestion, reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Specific essential oils are used that are highly beneficial and absolutely safe.

Cranial Sacral Balancing

A gentle non-invasive therapy that modifies and corrects restrictions in the cranial sacral system. It works with the cranial rhythm and cerebrospinal fluid which bathes our brain, spinal cord and nervous system. Corrections are made thru light touch, time, energy and intention.

This method takes the body into a point of stillness where self healing abilities are enhanced, restoring freedom of movement and easing restrictions from the bones, membranes and fascia. Deep relaxation, integration and a meditative watchfulness are enhanced.


Reiki is a universal healing energy that promotes self-awareness and self healing. This energy is transmitted by a light touch of hands in specific positions on the body. It is deeply relaxing and highly beneficial for balancing the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual bodies.

Indian Head Massage

Based on ayurvedic marma points, treatment focuses on the back, neck and head. Essential oils are selected to help quiet the mind and release stress and tension from the body. Warmed olive oil is applied to nourish scalp and condition the hair.