A general term for massage intended to balance and harmonise the flow of chi (the life force) through meridians (energy pathways). As a group, Oriental massages stimulate the same points stimulated in acupuncture.
For an additional dimension of healthy luxury, all Premier hotels have in-house spas, where guests can enjoy the benefits of marine-based products, Oriental massage techniques, and in-depth relaxation treatments to bring out the best in body and mind.
Kenneth Baker, 57, of Bryn Tirion, Anglesey, and John Ivor Griffiths, 52, of Ty Newydd, Holyhead, set up houses offering "oriental massage" to punters in Colwyn Bay, Penmaenmawr, and Rhuddlan between July 2005 and April 2006.
Kaewruang, a hairdresser back home, advertised her 'sweet Oriental massage services' through newspapers as a 22-year-old with long hair and size 10, offering a massage for pounds 40 and the 'full service' for pounds 60.