Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body. The purpose is to normalize the tissues with manual techniques that include applying pressure, holding, and causing movements of the body. Massage increases the circulation of blood and the flow of lymph. This reduces muscular tension and affects the nervous system through stimulation and relaxation causing the tissue to heal. Our therapists offer the highest quality of care to our clients and care about all aspects of their treatment.
We customize each session to meet your specific needs by incorporating a variety of assessment and treatment techniques that are best suited to you as an individual.
This massage focuses on manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability and promote relaxation and well-being.
This massage will encourage better digestion, improve circulation, calming the nervous system and moving fluid through your lymphatic nervous system to promote detoxification. Relaxation massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissue of lactic acid, uric acid and other metabolic wastes.
Prenatal massage is a form of massage specifically tailored for the expectant mother’s needs and properly positions the body to ensure comfort and safety for both mother and baby. Prenatal massage has been found to reduce stress, decrease swelling, and relieve aches and pains in the muscles and joints.
Reflexology is a natural form of healing based on the principle that there are reflex zones in the feet, hands and ears that correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. Through application of pressure on these reflexes, reflexology will relieve tension, improve circulation and help promote the natural function of those related area of the body.
Sports massage is a form of massage therapy geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.
Sports massage has three basic forms: pre-event massage, post-event massage, and maintenance massage.
Hot stone massage is a variation of massage therapy where smooth, flat stones are heated and placed on key points of the body to warm and relax the muscles. Hot stone massage has been used to treat a variety of conditions such as depression, osteoarthritis, anxiety, insomnia and poor circulation, as well as stimulate the energy centers of the body to help re-balance the body and mind.
Infant massage refers to the process of stroking muscles of an infant using a variety of specialized massage techniques, vocalization, and eye to eye contact. Babies massage is used to promote social-emotional-cognitive and physical development. As the primal language of touch and sensation, infant massage has been proven to ease discomfort with with constipation, improve circulation, aid in digestion, stimulate neurological development and improve immune function.
This massage is beneficial for relaxation, stress relief, tired achy muscles, managing stress and anxiety, boosting stamina and energy, and promoting overall health, vitality, and longevity. 9 different essential oils are applied along the spine, legs, and feet like raindrops and are gently massaged into the skin. Available appointments are 45 minutes, 60 minute, and 90 minute.
Essential oils used during treatment: