Swedish massage uses long, flowing stokes for relaxation and unwinding muscle tension and soreness. It is the most well known and popular form of massage.
Deep Tissue Massage is a more specific technique that focuses on pain relief in deeper areas of the muscles. It can help relieve tension patterns that affect multiple muscles. It uses deep finger, elbow and forearm pressure.
Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for athletes. It can enhances performance and prolong 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.
Prenatal massage is tailored specifically to the needs of the pregnant woman and her changing body. The position of the expectant mother on the table changes as the baby grows. The massage can relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make the new mom to be feel nurtured.
Reflexology is a treatment for the feet that uses foot massage and reflex points to improve circulation and reduce tension in the whole body. Can include a foot soak and scrub, if desired.
Polarity therapy is a blend of modern science and complementary medicine. Scientifically, it works with the Human Energy Field, electromagnetic patterns expressed in mental, emotional and physical experience. In Polarity Therapy, health is viewed as a reflection of the condition of the energy field, and therapeutic methods are designed to balance the field for health benefit. In the healing arts, Polarity Therapy seeks to bridge the full spectrum of body, mind and spirit: the body is designed by nature to heal itself. Polarity Therapy assists in this natural occurrence). Applying the Polarity Therapy system can take diverse forms, always based on the underlying intention to support the client’s inherent self-healing intelligence as expressed in its energetic patterns. Sessions are done fully clothed and can involve light touch, rocking motions, and can feel deeply relaxing. Can be combined with traditional massage.
Chakra Balancing balances the flow of energy in the body using the ancient Indian theory of seven energy meridians. Light touch, firm pressure, and rocking motions are used to balance physical, mental, and emotional patterns and reset the nervous system. Sound therapy with tuning forks is also used. Clients remain fully clothed, or can be combined with traditional massage.
Aromatherapy uses fragrant oils extracted from herbs, flowers and fruits to naturally enhance the benefits of massage. Choose your own scent for increased relaxation, anxiety reduction, relief from muscle soreness, or just because the aroma is pleasing to you.Can be added to any session.