A basic full body massage that incorporates Swedish techniques along with some deep tissues in some areas to help address problem areas and relax the body and mind. In addition to relieving muscle soreness, massage will help promote circulation, relaxation, stress reduction and general wellbeing. Special attention is paid to any areas of discomfort.
Deep Tissue techniques are a more focused form of bodywork that involves penetrating strokes such as muscle compression, stretching and cross fiber friction. This helps facilitate the release of taut and knotted muscles.
Sports massage will incorporate techniques that address the needs of athletes - pre or post workout or event.
Myofascial Release incorporates gentle traction, sustained pressure and client positioning, all designed to relieve pain and help muscles relax.
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Massage for people living with cancer at any stage. Massage during, before and after cancer treatment can offer great relief and support to the client helping to ease many of the side effects of treatment by increasing energy, balancing emotional and physical wellbeing Massage can help decrease the following side effects which can include peripheral neuropathy, swelling, surgical scarring and limited range of motion. Therapists trained in this type of massage customize each session with appropriate pressure, position and duration. While massage is considered beneficial during all stages of cancer, discussing those benefits with your doctor may assist us in assessing your particular needs.
Massage during pregnancy can help improve circulation, alleviate muscle aches and fatigue and help promote relaxation. For women in their second and third trimester, our massage tables adjust so that you can remain in a comfortable position during your massage. While massage is generally safe during pregnancy, we ask that you speak with your health care provider prior to your first prenatal massage.
Using a very light touch, craniosacral therapists detect subtle changes in the body to determine the locations of connective tissue restrictions. Different types of trauma can disrupt the craiosacral rhythm causing imbalance. Using a variety of gentle techniques, the therapist can help relax, and unwind these restrictions helping to bring the body back into balance.
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Reflexology refers to the stimulation of the feet, hands and ears in order to address restricted areas in the body. These areas can be stimulated through various massage techniques. Reflexology treatments can help relieve stress and muscular tension, improve blood supply and circulation, and encourage the unblocking of energy/nerve pathways.
Corporate Seated Chair massage available for employee recognition and wellness as well as, parties, teacher appreciation day and special events.
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