Swedish Massage: Swedish Massage consists primarily of hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, specifically, the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints for the purpose of optimizing health.
Therapeutic Massage: Therapeutic Massage is the scientific 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 the body or to the body.
Relaxation Massage: Relaxation Massage is a Swedish Massage focused on decreasing muscle tension and calming the nervous system with an emphasis of leaving the client with a relaxed and rejuvenated feeling.
Deep Tissue Massage: Deep Tissue Massage reaches structures far beneath the superficial fascia to attempt to relieve chronic muscle problems or injuries.
Pregnancy Massage: Pregnancy Massage is a specialized Swedish Massage treatment administered to a pregnant woman addressing her individual concerns such as low back, hip pain, swelling, etc. Positioning during Pregnancy Massage is especially important and may involve the client resting on her side during the massage or the utilization of specialized positioning cushions.
Sports Massage: Treatment techniques in Sports Massage vary depending on whether the client is in the midst of a training period or is pre- or post-event. The techniques include kneading, muscle manipulation, and joint mobilization.
Hot Stone Massage: In Hot Stone Massage, heated stones are used as massage tools to relax and massage the muscles. This is an ancient technique with origins in China and has been used for centuries. Although it can be one of the most relaxing forms of massage, it can also be used for specific deep tissue work.
Cranial Therapy: Cranial Therapy is based on the concept of regulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluid by working on the cranial bones of the cranium. The practitioner applies light touch to a patient’s skull, face, spine and pelvis in this form of bodywork.
Reflexology: Reflexology is an ancient Chinese technique based on the premise that reflex points in hands, feet and ears link to other parts of the body. It is most commonly practiced on the feet.
A combination of more than one may be requested, for example relaxation massage for destressing and therapeutic massage to address your neck pain.