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Customized Therapeutic Massage
Let us focus on you. Before we begin our session, we will have a brief consultation to discuss preferences and concerns. Along with your choice of body work treatment, your therapist may incorporate aromatherapy, heat or cold therapy based on your specific needs. All allied therapies are included gratis to help facilitate a deeply therapeutic and effective massage treatment.
This therapy uses light to moderate pressure to reduce stress, improve circulation, break up adhesions and decrease pain. Your therapist will customize this session by using multiple massage modalities including long kneading strokes. This treatment stimulates the natural healing and balancing processes of the body creating a state of deep relaxation.
This bodywork treatment focuses primarily on the head, neck, back and shoulders. Swedish and Myofascial Release Techniques will be used with customized pressure and is perfect for those who suffer from headaches, chronic neck and back pain or for those who have sustained injuries. The body’s tension centers will find relief for tight, sore and fatigued muscles.
A little bit of this, a little bit of that. Combination massage is a relaxing, deeply therapeutic massage incorporating deep tissue, swedish, accupressure and stretching. Combination massage brings balance mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally by using swedish massage to increase circulation and eliminate toxins, passive yoga therapy or stretching to increase flexibility and range of motion, acupressure to release energy blockages and deep tissue to work on areas of chronic muscular pain or tension. Highly effective, this bodywork treatment relaxes and restores.
Using a comprehensive range of massage modalities, this therapy uses slow strokes, trigger point therapy and deep pressure to encourage proper muscle alignment, increase range of motion, relieve sore muscles, stimulate circulation and ease chronic pain and muscle tension. Designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and connective tissue, this type of bodywork treatment focuses on muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. REAL DEEP TISSUE. We know the difference between a firm and deep massage. If you’ve tried places and find that they cannot provide the level of pressure needed, please try us out! Not recommended for first time massage.
Delicate treatment designed for this special time, where pampering is more than deserved. We focus on points needing particular attention. Specific massage to back, neck and shoulders, lymphatic drainage on the legs to help reduce water retention and a scalp and face massage, leaving you feeling revived. Feel nurtured and supported in a time of constant change. This is a very gentle and effective treatment focusing on giving the mother-to-be the special attention she needs, which helps to nurture the new life growing within her. Treatment available after the first trimester. A doctor’s medical note for clearance is required for high risk pregnancies or for those who may have contra-indicated health conditions during pregnancy.
This specialized massage uses specific soft tissue techniques to improve muscle imbalance and addresses acute or chronic pain in areas of the body. Common injuries that we see are back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, Iliotibial Band Pain, Knee, Leg, Neck pain, Headache and Migraine pain, TMJ, Surgery recovery, Sciatica and Thoracic Outlet syndrome. Active and passive range of motion assessments as well as palpatory assessments are used. By reducing soft tissue restrictions and adhesions, working on joint mobilization, using PNF (proprio-receptive neuromuscular facilitation) therapists structure treatments to obtain a specific outcome. This is an excellent and precise bodywork treatment for those seeking to reduce pain and prevent further potential injuries.
This specialized type of massage uses a combination of gliding, compression, cross fiber friction and stretching techniques and is used on specific muscle groups to help relieve discomfort or pain resulting from physical activity. Pre-event or conditioning bodywork treatment uses stretching and short, invigorating, stimulating strokes directed towards parts of the body involved in the exertion. Post event or restorative bodywork treatment uses dynamic stretching and slow, gliding and kneading strokes to normalize muscle tissues, stimulate blood and lymph fluids and trigger point therapy to rid the body of knots in the muscles and increase range of motion.
This ancient art of healing, imparts pressure point massage to the reflexology points of the feet, hands and ear. Stimulating these areas brings relief from stress and tension, improves physical balance to the entire body. Practiced for centuries, Reflexology works on the principle that all body organs are connected to reflex points in the feet, hands and ear via constantly flowing energy channels. Massage of these reflex points aims to improve well-being by restoring the flow of body energies. (30 minutes – focus is on the feet 60 minutes – focus is on feet, hand and ears.)
Full bodywork treatment performed using heated bamboo (cho sticks) that are hand crafted and shaped to glide smoothly over the body. This innovative technique allows our therapist to work deep into the muscles with the added benefit of heat and the healing properties of bamboo. This therapeutic technique promotes circulation, sensory nerve perception, lymphatic drainage and will effectively provide a deep sense of relaxation and well-being.
Baguanfa cupping therapy has been practiced for centuries. Cupping has been shown to be highly effective with therapeutic massage. By creating suction and negative pressure, it releases rigid soft tissue, drains excess fluids and toxins, loosens adhesions, lifts connective tissue, and brings blood flow to stagnant skin and muscles. Myofascial release is direct, and correct application addresses a myriad of debilitating and stubborn conditions. Restructuring of muscular tissue is possible with cumulative treatments.
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