We are pleased to offer two levels of massage services: Our Regular / Non-Specialty Massages and our Specialty Massages.
The overwhelming majority of customers will never need anything further than our Regular Massages which include Swedish, Deep Tissue, NMT (Neuromuscular Therapy), and Trigger Point.
But now and again, a customer may require a special type of massage to address a specific concern or health issue. We have therapists who have devoted considerable resources in training to be able to provide these specialized massages to you.
Beginning January 1, 2018, Specialty Massages will always be priced at our full rates for 60, 90, or 120 minute sessions. (Please check here for pricing.)
Specialty Massages include Prenatal, Reflexology, AromaTouch, Assisted Stretching, Lymphatic Drainage, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Cupping, Ashiatsu, and Thai Massage.
Each massage session is customized for the needs of the client. Sessions may incorporate various types of massage techniques such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, NMT (Neuromuscular), and Trigger Point.
- Deep relaxation and stress reduction
- Relief of muscle tension and stiffness
- Greater joint flexibility and range of motion
- Increased ease and efficiency of movement
- Better circulation of both blood and lymph fluids
- Reduced blood pressure
- Relief of tension-related or eye-strain headaches
- Healthier, better nourished skin
- Improved posture
- General health maintenance
A typical full body session will include work on the back, legs, feet, arms, hands, neck, shoulders, face and scalp. Clients will be asked to undress to their comfort level and will lie on a massage table under a sheet. During the session, the client will remain draped and only the area being massaged will be uncovered.
Prenatal Massage is a form of massage that is geared to meet the unique needs of the expectant mother. Promoting better function of muscles and joints, prenatal massage also improves circulation and overall body tone. This specialized form of massage decreases mental and physical fatigue as well.
By having regular prenatal massage therapy, mothers are more relaxed, allowing the new life inside to be nourished. After the first trimester a pregnant woman will be massaged on her side or in a semi-reclining position. Extra attention is given to helping to relieve sciatic nerve pain common in pregnancy.
Reflexology is a precise form of massage performed on the feet in order to produce health benefits throughout the entire body. This science is based on the principle that there are reflex areas in the feet and hands that correspond to all the organs, glands and other parts of the body. Reflexology uses specific pressure points in the feet to improve circulation and help the body balance itself. These sessions are the ultimate in relaxation and the benefits are endless.
- Improved Circulation
- Increased Energy
- Pain Reduction/ Elimination
- Deep Relaxation
- Improved Glandular Function
- Stress Relief
- Mind and Body Balance
- Overall Sense of Well Being
Reflexology is excellent as a form of preventative therapy and has been used as a way to help many conditions, including:
- Muscular and skeletal pain
- Sleep disorders
- High blood pressure
- Migraine headaches
- Digestive disorders
- Skin problems
- Allergies and sinus problems
An increasing number of people are using this safe, natural therapy as a way of relaxing, balancing and harmonizing the body.
Clients remain clothed during the treatment and will only remove their socks and shoes. It is common for Clients to meditate or simply fall asleep during the session.
Sports Massage is a special form of massage and is typically used before, during, and after athletic events.
The main purpose of sports massage therapy is to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body’s soft tissues during physical activity. Where minor injuries and lesions occur, due to overexertion and/or overuse, massage can break them down quickly and effectively.
The massage will help prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries. Sports massage can help prevent those niggling injuries that so often get in the way of performance and achievement, whether a person is an athlete or a once a week jogger.
The AromaTouch Technique is an essential oil application applied to the back and the feet to create a feeling of overall wellness. This 60-minute session will include the oil application as well as a 15-20 minute massage customized to the individual needs of the client.