The longer the massage, the more time your therapist has to learn your body and work on problem areas. All problems will not go away with just one session. It is recommended to get a massage at least once a month to maintain mobility and keep to stress at bay.
"Classic" massage foundation using an integrated series of gliding and kneading methods, combined with gentle rhythmic joint movement. A variety of pressure levels are used during this session along with a variety of massage approaches that can result in deep relaxation and a feeling of well being. A great modality for clients who have never had a massage before or have general body aches.
Relief from pain is the main reason most people seek massage. Your therapist will integrate a variety of methods including movement to reduce trigger point activity and increase flexibility in tissues that are short and stiff. They will target joint movement and muscle function from surface to deep tissue layers.
Trigger points are localized spasms or knots in the muscle fiber that may cause pain. Your therapist will apply direct pressure on the knot for 30-90 seconds until a change in tissue is felt, then use general massage strokes. This type of massage can be uncomfortable to receive but is a great modality to try if you are in chronic pain.
This is a noninvasive form of bodywork that addresses the bones of the head, spinal column and sacrum to decrease stress from chronic injuries and relief from migraines and neck pain.
Massage for expectant mothers who are past their first trimester. This massage will help reduce stress and relieve the discomforts experienced during pregnancy. High-risk pregnancies will require a doctor's note to receive a massage.
Your massage therapist will use a combination of techniques that will focus on the feet and hands to restore wellness to the whole body. This type of massage can be given while fully clothed and is a great option for those who cannot or choose not to receive a "classic" type of massage.
Myofascial pain is ongoing pain that is sent from trigger points to areas of the body that seem unrelated. This type of massage involves gentle traction, pressure and positioning your joints in different angles to stretch them out. Clients with fibromyalgia can benefit greatly from this type of massage.
Geared towards athletes, this type of massage focuses on areas of the body that are overused from repetitive movements. Your massage therapist will use classic massage techniques with varying degrees of pressure along with stretching to promote flexibility.This type of massage requires more time to address all areas of the body as well as have enough time to stretch. A 90 Minute Massage is minimum for this type of massage.Great for athletes and personal trainers.
This type of massage is given while you are fully clothed. Your therapist will use light touch, rhythmic movement and gentle placement of the hands on various parts of the body thought to be centers and points of body/mind balance.