Massages and treatments available
Before you choose a massage you need to decide if you want a massage for relaxation and stress control, or for symptom relief. When booking a massage, let us know what you’re looking for and we will help customize a perfect treatment for you.
We offer these popular massage styles :
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Cranial Sacral, Trigger Point therapy, Sports massage and Medical Massage (therapeutic massage), facial shiatsu and Beauty massage.
Is the most common and best-known type of bodywork performed today.
The goal is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. Additional techniques include circular pressure applied by the hands and palms, firm kneading, percussion-like tapping, bending and stretching. Lotion is often used to reduce friction and stimulate the skin.Swedish massage is exceptional for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is similar to Swedish massage but is used to target knots and release chronic muscle tension using techniques such as trigger point therapy and Active Release Techniques.
Other benefits include reducing inflammation and helping to eliminate scar tissue. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints)
Deep tissue massage uses strokes across the grain of the muscles, not with the grain as in Swedish massage. The more intense movements and techniques such as deep finger pressure may be slightly uncomfortable and cause soreness that lasts a couple of days before resulting in the desired relaxation and pain relief.
Sports massage is a special form of massage typically used before, during, or after athletic events. The main purpose is to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body’s soft tissues during physical activity.
When minor injuries occur, due to overexertion and overuse, massage can break them down quickly and effectively. The massage will help to prepare the athlete for peak performance, draining away fatigue, relieving swelling, reducing muscle tension, promoting flexibility, and preventing injuries.
Sports massage is designed to address specific concerns and may differ according to the athlete’s specific sport. Sports massage can help prevent those nagging injuries that so often get in the way of performance and achievement, whether a person is an athlete or once-a-week jogger.
Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger point massage is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. In this type of massage the recipient actively participates through deep breathing as well as identifying the exact location and intensity of the discomfort.
Cranial Sacral Therapy
Cranial sacral therapy is a very gentle, non-invasive form of alternative medicine that deals with the movement of the fluid surrounding the skull and spine. Cranial sacral therapists ease the restriction of nerve passages by focusing on the membranes that encase the central nervous system.
Cranial sacral therapy seeks to restore misaligned bones to their proper position and is thought to eliminate the negative effects of stress as well as provide relief from migraine headaches, neck and back pain, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ- the inflammation of the joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull) and more.
Shiatsu massage uses acupressure techniques which are applied with hands, thumbs, elbows and knees. The acupressure technique has its roots from the acupuncture therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine.This facial massage rejuvenates the face by invigorating blood and lymph flow to the skin, making the face feel smooth, vibrant and luminous.
Massage is proven to help reduce and prevent the formation of cellulite, minimize the appearance of wrinkles and increase production of endorphins. Perfect for stresses and targeted areas as face and hips legs.