Deep tissue/therapeutic massage is a heavier pressured massage treatment designed to loosen the body. This approach is useful if you have an active lifestyle that involves sports or if you are deeply stressed. Deep tissue massage focuses on specific areas for more profound relief using slow stroke and trigger point techniques. Reduces inflammation, eliminates muscle adhesions, and releases toxins in the body. This approach targets specific knots and the deepest protective layer surrounding bone, muscle, fascia, and joints. It is especially beneficial for athletes and those who lead an active lifestyle.
This massage modality is an ancient treatment that targets pressure points, combined with a soothing massage, and stretching of the hands and feet. It restores the flow of energy through the entire body, corresponding to specific glands & organs. A person's feet and hands are like mirror images of the body. Therefore, applying pressure to unique acupressure points and energy lines within the feet and hands results in decreased stress to corresponding parts of the body. Each session supports all body systems while providing soothing relief for tired feet and hands. The therapist also massages the calf and forearm to increase therapeutic benefits and induce relaxation.
Thai massage employs floor mat or table stretches with medium pressure along the body's energy lines. Your therapist will utilize pressure-point massage using their arms, hands, fingers, and thumbs. Passive stretching techniques move you through a series of yoga-like positions, increasing muscle relaxation, and flexibility. Ancient northern Thai massage techniques are designed to promote your range of motion and to reduce the development of scar tissue in joints. It is extremely beneficial for those looking to increase overall flexibility in the body.
This approach uses a gentler, more rhythmic massage to promote relaxation, facilitate healing, and to improve overall circulation in the body. Swedish massage techniques are utilized with oil or lotion, with the incorporation of essential oils to promote a deeper relaxation level. Long gliding strokes with kneading, deep, circular movements, aromatherapy, vibration, and tapping to help relax and energize the body. Extremely beneficial for insomnia, anxiety, and depression.
This relaxing, yet therapeutic treatment combines a firm touch with the gentleness of soothing hot basalt stones. These stones are then placed on targeted areas of the body to treat them. Other stones are used with oil or lotion to perform the Swedish style massage, relieving muscles all over the body. The effect is soothing and releases tension in deep muscular and facial layers. While the effects are widely therapeutic, this massage leads to one of the most profound feelings of relaxation. Hot stone massage is a key contributor to increasing circulation, while simultaneously soothing and relaxing the body.
This specialized therapeutic massage focuses on treating the jaw (TMJ) and releasing the surrounding muscles/fascia in the mouth and jaw. Treatment can include intraoral massage of the chewing muscles and gives deep focus to the neck, shoulders, head, and face. Specific therapeutic massage technique are then utilized to minimize pain and tension in the jaw and face. This treatment is ideal for those suffering from an MVA (motor vehicle accident) or have difficulty chewing.