A vigorous treatment designed to energize the body by stimulating circulation. 5 basic strokes are used to manipulate soft tissue of the body. Some of the many benefits include generalized relaxation, dissolution of scar tissue adhesions and improved circulation that may speed healing and reduce injury swelling.
A therapeutic Swedish massage using stronger pressure. Tension as well as chronic and acute discomfort, are eased using a variety of physical and energetic techniques.
A combination of myofascial, neuromuscular, friction, stretching, deep tissue, sports and other massage techniques to treat soft tissue pain and injury. Emphasis is placed on understanding both the injury and its rehabilitation criteria.
Designed to reduce injuries such as inflammation and provide a warm-up for amateur and professional athletes before, during and after events, as well as within their training regimens.
Soft-tissue manipulation which balances the body’s central nervous system with the musculoskeletal system. Based on neurological laws explaining how the central nervous system initiates and maintains pain, the goal is to help relieve pain and dysfunction by understanding and alleviating the underlying cause.
Acupressure is effective in relieving headaches, eye strain, sinus problems, neck pain, and tension due to stress, thus strengthening the body’s resistance to disease and promoting wellness. Pressing certain body points reduces tension, increases circulation and lets the body deeply relax.
Manipulation of specific reflex areas in the feet, hands, and ears corresponding to other parts of the body. This bodywork involves pressure to reflex zones to stimulate body organs and relieve congestion areas. Similar to acupressure, reflexology works with the body’s energy flow to stimulate self-healing and maintain balance in physical function. 30 Minute treatment.
Utilizes the fingers or elbow to apply pressure to the trigger points on the skin to stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities. When pressed, these points release muscular tension and promote circulation of blood and the body’s life force to aid in the body’s own healing process.
Sensitive touch locates blocks in the cerebral spinal fluid surrounding the central nervous system. Gentle manipulation of bones and membranes help systems flow freely.
Sustained pressure and movement into the fascial system to eliminate fascial restriction and facilitate the emergence of emotional patterns. Myofascial release is effective for relieving neck and back pain, fibromyalgia, scoliosis, neuromuscular dysfunction, motion restriction, chronic pain, and headaches.
Hot stone massage is a specialty massage where the therapist uses smooth, heated stones. The heat can be both deeply relaxing and help warm up tight muscles so the therapist can work more deeply, more quickly. Hot stone massages are beneficial on both physical and psychological levels.
Our prenatal massages consist of specific techniques to reduce pregnancy discomforts and concerns, as well as to enhance the physiological and emotional well-being of both mother and baby. Mothers-to-be are able to comfortably relax in the face-down position without exerting any pressure on the belly or breasts with our special prenatal tables. Another option is side-lying prenatal massages.
In the postpartum period, specialized techniques help rebalance structure, physiology, and emotions of the new mother, helping her to bond with and care for her new baby. If you’ve just had a cesarean section, it is recommended to wait a couple of weeks before getting a massage to allow time for the incision to heal. Confirm with your doctor about receiving postnatal massages after your C-section.
If you are planning to use massage therapy as an integral part of pregnancy, a 60 minute massage every two weeks or once a month is a great way to minimize stress and stay relaxed and comfortable. Keep in mind, every pregnancy is different and if you have a high-stress lifestyle or muscle issues not related to your pregnancy, you might choose to schedule longer sessions or come in more often.
Use of essential oils extracted from herbs, flowers, resin, woods, and roots to relax, improve circulation, and promote healing. Complimentary upon request.
A blend of mineral-rich marine and Dead Sea Salts, African Shea Butter, Sea Kelp and algae to helps stimulate circulation, smooth and soften rough, dry and overworked feet. This rejuvenating complex of lavender, litsea, and peppermint stimulate and cool the feet for a refreshing finish.
Do not use if allergic to sea algae.
Just when 60 Minutes is not enough, add 30 additional minutes to your sessions and experience the therapeutic benefits of a 90 or 120 minute massage.
Manipulation of specific reflex areas in the feet, hands, and ears corresponding to other parts of the body. This bodywork involves pressure to reflex zones to stimulate body organs and relieve congestion areas. Similar to acupressure, reflexology works with the body’s energy flow to stimulate self-healing and maintain balance in physical function. Reflexology is also provided as a 30 Minute service of its own.