Swedish / Relaxation Massage
helps de-stress and loosen up your body and is great for those who have had a hard working week or feel like treating themselves to some TLC!
manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body.
Deep Tissue Massage
similar to therapeutic massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints).
a type of gentle massage which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph, which carries waste products away from the tissues back toward the heart. It is particularly good for detoxification, edema, pre- and post-plastic surgery and post-liposuction.
meant to promote relaxation, the relief of a strained back, and the soothing of nerves.Can only be done after the first trimester
collection of massage techniques performed on athletes or active individuals to treat injuries and as well as a preventative treatment dealing with the health of muscle and connective tissue, range of movement, tone, symmetry, balance of muscle and quality of posture
Trigger Point Massage
deep finger pressure on body areas suffering from chronic muscle tension or areas that ache or feel contracted.
Japanese for "finger pressure". alternative technique that involves manual pressure applied to specific acupressure points on the body in an attempt to relieve tension and pain.
Myofascial Release Massage
gently stretched fascia along the direction of the muscle until the tissue releases and is fully elongated. The result of myofascial work is postural improvements and noticeable relaxation of cramped muscle groups.
a form of massage designed to meet the specific needs of the elderly population. A relaxing pressure that involves the use of hands to manipulate the soft tissues of the body to improve blood circulation, relieve pain, and increase range of motion.
therapeutic method of relieving pain by stimulating predefined pressure points on the feet and
hands.This controlled pressure alleviates the
source of the discomfort. Reflexology may be as effective for promoting good health and for preventing illness as it may be for relieving symptoms of stress, injury, and illness.
Hot Stone Massage
a massage technique that uses heated stones to relax and massage sore muscles. The stones can be used for their heat alone, or as massage tools. Basalt rocks are generally used because of their heat retention properties. The smooth, rounded stones are then placed along various points on the body to promote circulation.
This type massage helps with poor circulation which is a huge problem in diabetic clients and often leads to numbness in hands, feet and legs. The main thing is to increase your circulation to your feet and legs. This helps with neuropathy.