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3 Stress-busting Lunch Break Massages

· Ali Turner · Style

Treat yourself to a lunchtime massage to de-stress before you return to work.

Massage Leeds

Need a little R&R? You can fit these massages into your lunch break and ease away the stresses of the day.

Whether you’ve had a tough week or just need a little pampering, these lunchtime massages are the perfect way to revive yourself. They’re quick enough to fit into your break, but don’t hold back on the relaxing benefits, so you can go back to office feeling calm, relaxed and ready to work.

Aromatherapy massage

L1 Performance Massage

L1 Performance couldn’t be more convenient. It’s tucked away in Wellington place, in the heart of the business district – and they have a specialist masseuse on hand to help you ease away your stresses and strains. Kathryn Orrah will give you an express twenty minute massage, focusing on areas of tightness, like your neck and shoulders, using her therapeutic ‘muscle relief’ aromatherapy oils. Her express massages are available for £20, from 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday.

L1 Performance, 6 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP.

Indian head massage

Q61 Nail & Beauty Leeds

What better way to get your head back in the game than an Indian head massage? You can get a quick, reviving massage at Q61, the luxurious little beauty salon on Duncan Street. Their Indian head massage promises 30 indulgent minutes of relaxation for £30. It will help to easy away the stress in the muscles and joints of your head, face, neck and shoulders, leaving your ready to face the day.

Q61, 5 Duncan Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6DQ.

Deep tissue massage

Thai Massage

For something a little bit more intensive, why not try the deep tissue massage at Allertons in The Light? It’s designed to realign deeper muscles, helping to work out stiffness and tenderness in the neck and back. The pressure applied is deeper than with other massages, and it can be a little uncomfortable, but it can also help to ease problems associated with posture, repetitive strain and tension. It’s £29 for a 30 minute session.

Allertons, The Light, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 8TL.