A variety of techniques specifically designed to relax muscles by applying pressure to them. Swedish massage is gentler than deep tissue massage and better suited for people interested in relaxation and tension relief.
Deep tissue massage uses many techniques to treat musculoskeletal issues, such as strains and sports injuries. It involves applying sustained pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues.
Typically, hot stone massage is done in conjunction with traditional massage techniques, such as Swedish massage, and the stones may be used with applied pressure to treat an injured or tight muscle group while also having a relaxing effect on the client.
This bodywork is done over loose clothing (adds a couple of minutes to your table time!). Shiatsu uses acupressure, stretch, rhythmic mobilization, and compression and longer held movements to create a deeper resonation in your body. https://youtu.be/OYWSySDHc20
NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE - Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage adds more pressure but it also adds compression. Yes, barefeet is the main tool for this application. It is a slower and deeper massage then regular deep tissue.
In body balance, scoliosis is a wide and broad term used to describe any imbalance in the spine. Combining deep tissue, myofascial release and neuromuscular therapy, body balance massage can change your quality of life.
In both medical and treatment massage the therapist may use a variety of modalities but will focus the treatment on the area(s) related to the diagnosis and prescription.
More and more women are realizing the importance of prenatal massage! A massage when pregnant can reduce swelling of joints; improve circulation, also decrease pain and tension of overstretched muscle tissue. Please fill free to bring baby to your post-natal massage for the first 2 months.
An ancient Chinese form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; this mobilizes blood flow to promote healing.