What is NOT included: Parabens, Animal Products, Dimethicone, Propylene Glycol, TEA (Triethanolamine) or Ureas
A few benefits of massage
* Alleviate pain and improve range of motion * Reduce spasms and cramping * Lesson depression and anxiety * Enhance Immunity * Improve Circulation * Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles. * Can assist with shorter, easier labor in expectant mothers. *Creates a clearer channel of body awareness and body talk. *Reduces touch deprivation. *It feels good!!
Swedish Massage- Incorporates gentle pressure applied to long flowing strokes, called effleurage. This massage also includes techniques such as kneading, friction and tapotement . A Swedish massage tends to be very relaxing by working with and manipulating the superficial muscle layers of the body.
Therapeutic/Deep Tissue Massage- Like it's name implies, Deep Tissue Massage works with the manipulation of the deeper layers of muscle as well as connective tissue and is carried out with medium to firm pressure.
Aromatherapy Massage- Essential oils are incorporated into your massage for a truly delicious experience.
Hot Stones- Heated soapstones that retain heat, stones are placed both to rest on particular high tension areas as well as used to massage areas of discomfort and pain. Maneuvered using either light or deeper pressure.
Reflexology- Massage targeting particular areas of the feet or hands that correspond with different regions or systems of the body.
Sports Massage- Massage focused on those who are active and work out regularly. This is another type of therapeutic work that incorporates stretching to increase mobility and flexibility of the ligaments and joints.
Neuromuscular Therapy- Massage that involves applying static pressure to different areas of skeletal muscles as to balance the central nervous system with the musculoskeletal system.
Prenatal Massage- Massage done during pregnancy, specifically catering the needs of Mom-To-Be.
Thai Massage- This unique form of bodywork is done fully clothed and on a futon floor cushion. The therapist applies pressure to specific points on the body as well as preforms assisted stretching. This form of massage is very relaxing and is commonly known as the lazy mans yoga.
Sound Therapy- A variety of singing bowls, gongs, chimes, and other high frequency instruments are used to send you on a journey to help you relax into a deep and meditative state. As you drift away to the sound of these powerful tools, it works toward healing you on a cellular level. You will leave feeling transformed as the tones and sounds bring you back to balance with your higher self.
**Each individual massage may not fall under a single modality listed above. Depending on the needs of your body a massage is determined usually including one or more of the techniques listed. ***Thai massage or Hot Stone Massage must be specified upon scheduling appointment as both require extra time to set up.