Swedish Relaxation Massage
A massage of pure bliss as your body has a chance to unwind and relax while you gain the feeling of rejuvenation upon the end of your session. The massage will help loosen and lengthen your muscles. Swedish massage is designed specifically to enhance circulation and blood flow to the large muscle groups. Each session will be customized to you and your body’s needs.
TuiNa / Chinese Massage
Providing musculoskeletal pain relief, incorporating a wide variety of techniques. TuiNa translates to “Push and Grasp”. Tui Na incorporates acupressure massage to bring the body into balance, removes obstructions in energy pathways and promotes an increase in the body’s vital energy. Tui Na massage can improve blood circulation, increase range of motion and is effective in nerve regulation. Tui Na massage plays a role in rehabilitation and is effective in the treatment of muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Now offering lymphatic massage: In this immune boosting treatment to help rid your body of toxins and help to restore natural balance. No oil is used during this session. This massage is great for reductions in swelling and inflammation. A full body session is 90 minutes.
This will play an important part in the life of any athlete or weekend warrior, whether you are injured or not. Sports massage has a number of benefits both physical, physiological and psychological. This massage can help maintain the body in generally better condition, prevent injuries and loss of mobility, cure and restore mobility to injured muscle tissue, boost performance and extend the overall life of your sporting career.
Using the 12 main meridians and 8 extra meridians of the body, acupressure is finger pressure at certain points along the meridians. Meridians are energy pathways of the body and named for the location and function. Qi (chi) is the energy of life. Acupressure points each have function(s) to help treat different ailments from headaches to back pain, insomnia, seizures and so much more.
Acupressure is finger pressure on the designated acupressure point. No needles required!
Acupressure is one of many Asian bodywork modalities and is deeply rooted with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Acupressure can be used as a stand alone or incorporated with several different modalities of massage, including TuiNa, which is a Chinese style of massage.
(gua: scrape, sha: redness on the skin)
Incorporated into your massage session, gua sha, or “scraping the skin” to improve health. This is an effective way to help the body heal itself, with increased blood circulation in the body. Breaking up stagnation and allowing your body’s systems to go back to proper functioning will help you feel better. Gua sha can be used to treat headaches, wrinkles, sinus problems, cold hands and feet, mobility issues, plantar fasciitis, local foot pain, tennis and golfer’s elbows. No need to be alarmed if you notice petechiae, redness under the skin. This is not uncommon, as it is the way the body is opening up the blocked channels of the body. *Clive Witham, Gua Sha, A Complete Self-Treatment Guide