MASSAGE TECHNIQUES

SOME BASICS TO ASSIST YOU COMMUNICATING YOUR WANTS AND NEEDS WITH THE THERAPIST

Deep Tissue Massage

We will get to the root of your tension no matter how deep you've hidden it. Deep tissue massage aims to release chronic patterns of tension in the body, through specific deep pressure and slow strokes at specifc concentrated areas. The intent of the massage is to work on the layers of the body’s soft tissues and particularly the structure which covers and encases them – the fasci. This technique can be corrective and is best suited for chronic issues. Deep massage techniques can utilize the knuckles, fists, elbows, and forearms but our therapists will always respect your pain tolerance levels, and will work with you to find a level of pressure that is comfortable for you. After a massage with our skilled therapists, you will feel more relaxed and looser than you have in years!

PREGNANCY MASSAGE

Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular massage ­– to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. But it's also tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists who are trained in prenatal massage adjust their techniques accordingly. The mother's body is properly positioned and supported using pillows, massage bolsters and padding to allow for enhanced comfort and to create the ideal therapeutic massage position.

RELAXATION MASSAGE

Rediscover the feeling of being free and completely letting go. Allow our therapists to find that tranquil spot while focusing on relieving muscle tension and assisting in the removal of toxins from your system. By completely allowing yourself to relax, a relaxation massage provides assist in the reduction of muscle pain, migraine headaches, joint pain, overused or sore muscles, arthritis, Fibromyalgia, and muscle injuries. Relaxation massage can also help with a better night sleep and to speed the recovery times from mild illnesses.

SPORTS MASSAGE

We will turn your down time into recovery and improvement time, quickly. Sports massage is used to boost performance to aid athletes in training, both before and after a competition. Pre-event treatment is designed to help athletes prevent injury, increase performance, and increase endurance. Post-event massage relieves pain, prevents stiffness, and decreases recovery time. Peak performance is easily acheived when attention is paid to your body. Help your body to function optimally by removing your body's restrictions.