Styles of massage offered include:
Swedish Massage involves the use of kneading, stroking, friction, tapping, and vibration and can provide relief from stiffness, numbness, pain, and general muscle tension. The main goals of Swedish massage are to promote relaxation and an increased sense of well-being, improve circulation, release toxins from the muscles, and improve muscle tone.
Deep Tissue is a system of techniques applied with the intent of releasing chronic tension patterns by means of slow, deep, strokes on specific contracted areas. The intent is to increase mobility, flexibility, and achieve optimal muscular function. It focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia.
Sports Massage is a system of techniques including compression, trigger-point therapy, cross-fiber friction, joint mobilization and stretches to obtain maximum performance and physical conditioning while decreasing the likelihood of injuries. It increases power, endurance, and flexibility both before, during, and after an event or workout.
Shiatsu (from the Japanese shi, meaning finger, and atsu, meaning pressure) is a traditional hands-on therapy originating in Japan, wherein the therapist works along the meridians of the body to create balance in the qi or “life energy”.
Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy
Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy is a form of gravity-assisted massage where the practitioner massages the client using his or her feet, standing up on the table and holding bars suspended above, to apply a deeper and more satisfying pressure to the client. Find out why it is considered by many to be “the most luxurious massage on the planet”.
Pre-Natal massage has been proven to improve birth outcomes by relieving common musculoskeletal strain, dysfunction, and stress specific to expectant mothers.
Thai Massage incorporates deep yogic stretching and rhythmic compression to create a deeply healing experience that promotes wholeness of mind, body and spirit. Traditionally administered on a mat on the floor, it can also be performed on a massage table as well.