Client Centered Massage
Every massage is a custom created session using a variety of techniques including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Myofascial Release, Polarity therapy, Reflexology, Reiki or Massage Cupping techniques to treat the issues that the client is presenting. Communicating with the therapist is always encouraged. Let us know when something is working or when it is not.
Massage during pregnancy can be a wonderful way to aid the changes in the musculoskeletal system due to the growth of the fetus and changes in hormones. Pregnant women benefit greatly from the stress-reducing and hormone- balancing benefits of Pregnancy Massage.
Massage is available in all stages of pregnancy with proper precautions. Some women are not able to receive massage during their pregnancy for various reasons so we will discuss your pregnancy before you come in for an appointment.
By creating suction and vacuum pressure, Massage Cupping is used to "soften tight muscles and tone attachments, loosen adhesions and lift connective tissue, bring hydration and blood flow to body tissues, move deep inflammation to the skin surface for release, and drain excess fluids and toxins by opening lymphatic pathways."(massagecupping.com) This can be added to a session for extra benefit or as full body treatment.
Reiki translates from Japanese to ‘Universal Life Energy.’ Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing. We are alive because life energy or Ki is flowing through us. The free and balanced flow of healthy Ki is the cause of spiritual and physical well being. It is the disruption of the flow of healthy Ki that can be a cause of illness. Using a hands on approach Reiki brings the client to a balanced physical and spiritual well being. A 60 minute session involving chakra balance is suggested using a massage table with hands on approach.