Each therapeutic bodywork session is individually customized for each client. We listen to your needs and draw from our extensive knowledge of various modalities to create the most enjoyable and beneficial session for you.
Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) or Trigger-point therapy applies concentrated finger pressure to "trigger points"- painful irritated areas in muscles- in order to break the cycle of spasm and pain. Trigger points are often caused by repetitive strain on a muscle or a trauma that the muscle received i.e. whiplash, sports injuries, etc. This therapy involves communication between the client and Therapist to help locate the trigger point and any referred pain that is associated with them.
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don’t get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.
Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for highly active people who engage in athletics. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body’s natural immune function.
CranioSacral Therapy is a bodywork method that focuses on gently stimulating your CranioSacral system (membranes and fluid that surround the brain and spinal cord) to heal the body by improving the functioning of the central nervous system. CST effectively complements your body’s natural healing process, and has been known to help alleviate a wide variety of problems in people of all ages. This is a very gentle hands on treatment and done fully clothed. In the slow pace and with deep listening allows for nervous system regulation and give the body a chance to come into equilibrium and release deeply held tension patterns.
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy aims to gently and rhythmically move the lymph through the body, especially swollen areas of the body, relieving pressure and enhancing the functioning of the immune system. As both a preventative and remedial technique, LD can be used for a wide range of purposes including faster recovery from injury, reduction of swelling and discomfort from pregnancy, and strengthened resistance to illness.
Our lymph vessels and nodes act like filters, purifying the cells to keep the immune system in fighting shape. Another effective way to detoxify and strengthen the immune system is by using a far-infrared sauna. ... The use of a sauna session before or after one's massage allows the toxins to exit via sweat.
Neuro Lymphatic drainage
This 90 minute session is a combination of Lymphatic Drainage, myofacial release and Cranio Sacral therapy designed to stimulate the superficial and deeper lymphatic system while releasing restrictive patterns in the fascia and cranial bones allowing for a deeper release and movement in the lymphatic system. To get the most out of this treatment combine with an infrared sauna.
Pregnancy Massage is a style of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women. Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. Using various techniques specially developed for the expecting mother, Pregnancy Massage helps release the pain and discomfort experienced throughout pregnancy. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the relief of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, and improved breathing and relaxation.
Massage cupping can be used to treat ailments like stiff muscles, stress, migraines, fatigue and exhaustion, and back and neck pain. It can also be used in rheumatism, weight loss and cellulite reduction treatments. Muscles that have been injured, undergone trauma or exertion, accumulate lactic acid and other toxins. Massage cupping can be used to drain these toxins so the muscles can heal.
Chair massage is a popular way of relieving stress and releasing tension right in your home or workplace. You receive your massage in a specialized ergonomic chair which I bring to your location. In addition to the usual health benefits of massage, another benefit of chair massage is that it is done over the clothing. With seated massage, you can avoid the discomfort and awkwardness that you may feel in disrobing for a traditional massage. Also, chair massage sessions are usually shorter than traditional massage, making it convenient enough to fit into your busy schedule.
Every organ and function in the body has a reflex point on the feet and hands. Reflexology applies pressure to these corresponding reflex points and stimulates the release of toxins, boost circulation, encourages lymphatic movement. Reflexology treatment can be incorporated into a massage or it can be a stand alone treatment.
Private Yoga Lessons
A 60 minute one on one private yoga lesson designed to meet you where you are on your yoga path and to guide you to where you want to be physically, emotionally and spiritually through asana, breath work and meditation. The first session will begin with some questions and conversation to better understand your experience and your goals. Then along with the instructor you will create a variety of sequences and techniques that best fit your individual needs.
is a traditional Hawaiian style massage that is characterized by
fluid, continuous, and sweeping strokes – much like long, rolling waves
traveling along the body. A fair amount of oil and minimal cover is used to
reduce any ebb to the continuous whole-body flow of the massage. The
massage may be slow and relaxing or faster and more invigorating,
depending on what the client is wanting.
Connective Tissue Massage (Fascia)
is a form of bodywork that involves slow
movement along the skin. Fascial tension can be caused by physical or emotional trauma, injury, or habitual movement or postural patterns. By relieving this tension, the fascia returns to its normal, flexible state, allowing muscles and organs to function normally. This release results in pain relief and improved range of motion.