Lypossage – What is it?

Lypossage: “The kind of massage that helps in contouring the body and weight loss, lypossage is something that you need to try if you are looking for a treat for your mind and body.”

With the word massage, the only thing that comes to mind is a relaxing therapy for both the mind and the body. However, with lypossage, you get one extra benefit and that is something you will never want to miss: reducing the presence and appearance of body fat.

We live in a time where everyone is striving to look their best. Body fat and cellulite are looked down upon to a level where everybody wants to get rid of them. Usually, people use creams and undergo painful treatments to eliminate the cellulite appearance. However, lypossage is one such massage technique that has been tailor-made for this purpose.

The word lypo has been derived from “lipo” which means “fat”. The massage came into the limelight in 1999 by Charles W. Wiltsie III, B.SLMT as a practice of body contouring. The experiment carried out by him showed a decrease in body fat in 95% of the participants.



It exerts so many benefits on the mind and the body that you will be surprised to know. Here have a look:

Reduces the appearance and presence of cellulite leading to contouring.

Improves muscle as well as skin tone.

Helps in reducing inches around the waist and legs.

Helps in proper drainage of the lymphatic system.

Improves the appearance and tone of the body muscles.

Works as a cost-friendly substitute for cosmetic surgery.

Exerts long-lasting effects on the body.

Helps in detoxifying the body.

Improves mental clarity and focus.



Lypossage is usually done in three zones of the body; 1) Lower Body 2) Upper body & 3) Head, Face & Neck.
In the first and second zone, the techniques that are used are myofascial manipulation, skin rolling, and compression. Whereas deep tissue massage is done in zone 3 with a focus to carry out lymphatic drainage in the neck and head areas. One session lasts up to 30 minutes and is usually carried out in 18 sessions in total over a course of up to 9 weeks. Keep in mind that the lypossage techniques do not yield rapid and overnight results. Instead, it takes time and patience coupled with some exercises.


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