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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

 

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

            Standard modalities

  • Deep Tissue

Reaches deeper layers of tissue to release adhesions and tension; use of elbows, forearms, fingertips and muscles Works with fascia Less oil/lotion/gel for better grip on tissue.

  • Swedish

Superficial contact to soothe, relax, and relieve stress and tension

Quicker strokes with sufficient oil/lotion/gel to create slicker effect

Eastern modalities

  • Shiatsu

Uses finger and palm pressure to meridians to improve the flow of vital energy in the body

Uses stretching, tapping, compressing, kneading

Uses meridian system to balance the body and support healing process

Helps clear channels of blocked energy

Is not performed with oil/lotion/gel and undressing is not necessary

  • Tui Na

Uses brushing, kneading, rolling, pressing along the meridian system to acknowledge injuries

Helps clear channels of blocked energy

Not generally for relaxation-addresses injuries

Is not performed with oil/lotion/gel and undressing is not necessary

               Extra services

  • Reflexology

Addresses specific reflex points on the foot and hands to refer a response to corresponding organs and

other areas of the body

  • Prenatal

Side-lined positioning to assist in a comfortable, soothing massage

Addresses areas of stress, pain, and discomfort during pregnancy

  • Lymph drainage

Uses gentle strokes to encourage lymph flow in the body

Light, circular pumping movements

Drains puffy, swollen tissues, supports body's immune system, helps body heal from surgery, aids in the

body's natural waste removal or detoxification

  • Reiki

For stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.

Treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit encouraging feelings of peace, security and well-being. Administered by laying hands on a person and allowing life force energy to flow as needed.

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