The goal of Swedish Massage is to erase muscle tension and take pressure off the heart. This classical style of massage is extremely therapeutic as it decreases muscle toxins, addresses trigger points, increases circulation, and improves flexibility in the body.
Highly effective for managing high blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, fibromyalgia, general body tension/pain.
Expect to leave feeling centered, physically lighter and free.
Deep tissue massage focuses on deeper layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia. Techniques are applied with deeper pressure and include trigger point work as needed; joint play and passive movement.
Beneficial in addressing chronic injuries and muscle aches, restricted range of motion and reduced flexibility
It is recommended to take it easy for the day, rest and hydrate post massage as the breakdown of knots and restrictions to improve mobility may leave you slightly tender in the areas addressed.
This massage begins with an assessment to identify the structures to be treated and is ideal for injuries, pain and for mobilization of scar tissue. It improves mobility and enhances athletic performance. Therapeutic massage can be successfully used to manage a number of conditions such as Golfer's elbow, Tennis elbow, tendinitis, bursitis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Treatment may leave you tender in the areas addressed.
Your massage therapist will make an individualized treatment plan and a self-care initiative. It is only with consistent self-care and frequency of treatment can the condition heal or be managed effectively.
Soothing pre-natal massage, specifically tailored to the expectant mother's needs. Only available during second and third trimester.
A specialty massage, characterized by the use of smooth, water-heated stones to massage and erase tension. The heat from the stones penetrates deeper muscle tissue, while the pressure, skillfully applied by our therapist, eases muscle stiffness and trigger points. This relaxes and lengthens stiff muscles, and stimulates blood circulation in inhibited muscles. Other benefits include improved skin tone, and increased immune and digestive function.
Hot stone massage is a true retreat during chilly months, and is an exceptional treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is highly effective at addressing chronic muscle tension and trigger points, while deeply rejuvenating the mind and body.
A no-charge add-on to any style of massage, cupping helps to locate the areas of restriction. It is used in massage primarily to break fascial adhesions caused by stress, dehydration, immobility, and injuries. In addition, it increases blood flow and facilitates the release of toxins by stimulating the lymphatic system.
Treatment of choice for Lymphedema, post-operative swelling for faster recovery and boost in immunity, swelling from injuries, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue sufferers. Lymphatic drainage lessens pain by reducing inflammation in tissues.
This form of massage stimulates the lymphatic system to work more efficiently. Being the primary structure of the immune system, the lymphatic system removes excess interstitial fluid, cellular waste and proteins from our tissues, while carrying white blood cells to destroy bacteria and viruses.
With 70% of the network of delicate lymph vessels and nodes found beneath the skin, manual lymphatic drainage uses very light pressure to gently push lymph fluid along in an upward direction toward the neck.
By optimizing lymph flow and the elimination of cellular waste, manual lymphatic drainage can help restore immune function and improve vitality.