Swedish massage is one of the most commonly known styles of bodywork. It is meant for relaxation, circulation, reliving muscle tension and overall health. It is a more gentler style of body work using long gliding strokes.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue massage is a focused therapeutic massage that targets deeper layers of muscle, connective tissue and tendons. The technique is slower, deliberate and with more pressure. Deep Tissue massage aids in recovery from injuries, alleviates pain, improves mobility, inflammation, and overall health.
As part of a prenatal care plan, pregnancy massage is a wonderful way to promote overall health during pregnancy. It helps reduce the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy like back aches, edema (swelling), stiff neck, leg cramps and headaches. It aids in circulation and is very relaxing. The body/mind connection is touched in such a deep way during this very special time through a pregnancy massage.
Sports Massage is a form of bodywork designed for athletes. It is used to help prevent injuries, pre and post athletic activity, helps flexibility and helps the athlete be in optimal condition. It is a focused stlye of bodywork which manipulates the soft tissue with a more aggressive, faster touch.
Lymphatic massage or manual lymphatic drainage is a gentle technique, using very light pressure to stimulate lymph fluid movement throughout the body. It is a slow rhythmic style of bodywork that can be very relaxing and beneficial to your overall health. It is great for post surgeries (plastic/cosmetic), injuries, immune boosting, reduction of swelling/inflammation, stimulation of digestion and relaxation.
A gentle form of bodywork that addresses the bones of the head, spinal column and sacrum. Listening with hand positions connecting to the Cerebrospinal fluid flow in the Central Nervous System, allowing the body/mind to find its way to a normal flow, decompress and normalize. This enhances healing, alleviation of stress and pain, blockages and a deeper connection to self.
A Japanese healing technique based on the principal that the therapist channels universal energy into the client through the hands on or off the body. Through this very gentle, relaxing technique the intention is to facilitate/be with the energetic blockages and in that the body/mind will restore itself.