Deep Therapeutic Massage
A combination of swedish and deep tissue massage techniques are utilized throughout this therapy to facilitate healing on all levels by stimulating detoxification, boosting circulation, balancing energy meridians, enhancing deep relaxation & minimizing the negative effects of stress. Deep therapeutic massage is recommended for persons that desire medium to deep pressure in addition to a bit of relaxation.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.
Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for highly active people who engage in athletics. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body's natural immune function.
Neuromuscular therapy is a system of massage techniques that were developed in the 1930's by Dr. Stanley Lief in England. It uses a holistic approach towards healing, emphasizing and stimulating the body's natural ability to heal itself. Neuromuscular therapy also enhances the function of joints and muscles, and accelerates the overall healing process by facilitating the release of endorphins.
Thai massage is more energizing and rigorous than most other forms of bodywork. Thai massage is a combination of acupressure, deep tissue and assisted yogic stretches. This fascinating form of bodywork is performed fully clothed on a Thai Yoga Mat, I use acupressure along the body's energy channels to restore the flow of energy, I use my hands, knees and feet to move you into a series of yoga-like postures and stretches. The bodywork techniques are accompanied by guided deep breathing and relaxation. The benefits of a Thai massage session will help you release stress, increase your range of motion, relieve pain, restore vital life-force energy and help you function more effectively at work and home.
Reflexology is a type of bodywork that focuses on applying pressure to the specific nerve zones in your feet. Unlike other foot massages that intend to mostly relieve tension in the feet themselves, reflexology is a far more in-depth science that aims to harmonize your entire body. According to reflexology, every part of the human body is mapped into your feet. Reflexology treatments have been found to be highly effective for conditions such as allergies, headaches, and depression.
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy aims to gently and rhythmically move the lymph through the body, especially swollen areas of the body, relieving pressure and enhancing the functioning of the immune system. As both a preventative and remedial technique, LD can be used for a wide range of purposes including faster recovery from injury, reduction of swelling and discomfort from pregnancy, and strengthened resistance to illness.
Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. Using various techniques specially developed for the expecting mother, pregnancy massage helps relieve discomfort and pains that are experienced throughout pregnancy. Massage during the first trimester is contraindicated.