The best known type of bodywork performed, appropriate for most everyone and especially suited for anyone who is over worked, over stressed, tense and seeking relaxation, comfort, and balance.
The therapist lubricates the skin with massage oil or lotion to perform various strokes including long smooth strokes, kneading, and lifting, as well as tapotement, vibration, and active and passive range of motion of the joints.
Deep tissue massage: A problem-focused treatment sessions that targets specific acute/chronic issues, such as repetitive stress injuries, headaches, low back pain, strains/sprains, neck pain, and more.
These are very interactive session in which the client actively participates by providing feedback as the therapist asks questions and explores the tissues in order to identify the muscles involved and then address problem areas in a way that is relaxing and efficient.
Sessions will normally begin with a detailed history and orthopedic assessment. Modalities can include myofascial release, neuromuscular and connective tissue therapy, trigger point therapy, hydrotherapy, and more. Lubricant used is typically little to none. The pace of the strokes is generally quite slow and deliberate.
Whole body treatment through hands and feet:
Reflexology is a technique that can relieve pain and stress in the body by applying pressure with the thumb and fingers on specific parts of the feet, hands, and ears, which are thought to be related to different parts of the body and organs, in essence connecting directly to the body's nervous system.
Sessions can be done seated or lying and the client can remain clothed. This complementary practice can quickly shift the nervous system into a deep state of relaxation, reducing tension and stress, improving circulation, maintain optimal health, and restore balance and a sense of well-being,
Sports massage is the application of specific massage techniques, hydrotherapy, range of motion/flexibility protocol to achieve a specific goal, designed with athletes in mind but also very applicable to other physically active individuals as well.
Techniques used can include friction, compression, deep tissue, shaking, stretching, effleurage, petrissage, and more.
Pre-event sessions are intended to warm up and increase blood flow. Post-event massage is directed to aid recovery from exertion. In maintenance sports massage the intent is to loosen tightness within the soft tissues, improve performance, & prevent injury.
Prenatal massage is therapeutic bodywork that focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be and her expectant baby as her body goes through the changes of pregnancy. It enhances the function of muscles and joints, improves circulation and general body tone, and relieves mental and physical fatigue. Studies have shown massage to be of benefit, too, for the soon-to-be-born little one by sensing and responding to their mother's stress levels.
Our sessions are conducted using specially designed bolstering systems to enhance your comfort and safely provide support.
Each session is tailored to your exact needs and preferences. Modalities you can choose from to create your session include massage, reflexology, Reiki, and crystal healing therapy.
Rejuvenate in as little as 10 minutes!
For chair massage, you are seated in a special chair with your face resting in a cradle, looking down towards the floor and arms supported.
The specially designed chair allows your body to completely relax while therapy focuses on your neck back, shoulders, legs, and feet.
With no need to undress, the massage therapist relieves tension in the muscles with kneading and acupressure. Contrary to what some think, chair massage is not simply a shoulder rub; therapists use specialized techniques to provide a therapeutic and relaxing experience.
Chair massage can also be scheduled at your location. Click the button below to learn more.
In these most unique sessions, therapeutic and relaxation massage techniques are blended with various energetic/healing modalities, which can include Reiki, crystal energy, stillness, aromatherapy, and sound therapy, as well as hydrotherapy and reflexology, to bring you the ultimate in mind/body/soul rejuvenation. Session times vary. Please allow 90 to 120 minutes.
Sessions will begin with a detailed intake where we will discuss your current needs and status and formulate your unique treatment plan, with the underlying goal to bring your body and mind into a parasympathetic state of awareness, invoking your natural relaxation response and allowing your body to re balance and tap-in to your own powerful healing abilities.
These are deeply relaxing and rejuvenating sessions. Actual "table time" is typically 60 - 90 minutes.
Reiki is a Japanese technique of healing and balancing for our entire being that can allows you to maintain feelings of health, inspiration, and well-being.
Distant Reiki works the same as an in-person sessions except the person receiving Reiki is not in the same room. It is a perfect option for people who cannot attend an in-person.
If you are interested in taking Reiki classes and becoming a certified Reiki practitioner, click here.