Benefits of Massage & Bodywork Therapy:
- Relaxes the body,
- Calms the nervous system
- Lowers blood pressure
- Loosens tight muscles
- Relieves stress/tension headaches
- Reduces Acute / Chronic pain
- Increases blood and Lymphatic circulation
- Speeds removal of metabolic waste
- Promotes sleep
- Reduces stress and anxiety
- Improves concentration
- Reduces symptoms of depression by providing a better sense of well being.
Hot Stone Massage – Involves the application of water-heated basalt stones of varying sizes to key points on the body, penetrating deep into the muscles and creating a sensation of comfort and warmth. The direct heat relaxes muscles, allowing manipulation of a greater intensity than with regular massage.
Reflexology – The application of pressure, stretch and movement to the feet and hands to effect corresponding parts of the body. Reflexologists view the feet and hands as a mirror image of the body. By applying technique a reflexologiest can break up patterns of stress in other parts of the body.
Facial Massage/Hand Massage – A particularly pleasurable experience – most people will be surprised at the amount of tension they hold here, particularly around the jaw. There is not usually time for a full face and hand massage as part of a full body massage. You might like to try it on its own or in combination with a back and shoulder massage.
Massage for Fibromyalgia – Massage therapy and bodywork in conjunction with treatment by your doctor can help provide long-term relief from Fibromyalgia pain. Although the treatment varies according to your individual needs and issues, you will receive a full body approach that attemts to:
- relieve your pain;
- improve flexibility and motion;
- balance posture and muscle tone;
- improve circulation of blood and lymph; and
- make sleep more restful.
Neuromuscular Therapy – For those seeking relief from pain, neuromuscular massage therapy (NMT) is a deep tissue massage that addresses issues with specific muscles, ligaments, connective tissue, tendons and postural alignment. The therapist uses thumbs, fingertips and elbows to release tension and increase blood flow to the affected areas. NMT helps release pressure on nerves from prior injries and diminishes pain.