Massage is one of the oldest, simplest forms of therapy and is a system of stroking, pressing and kneading different areas of the body. It can enhance a person’s emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing. Some of the benefits include:
- Stress relief and relaxation
- Improves circulation
- Relieves muscular tension and pain
- Improves mood and overall sense of health and wellbeing
Swedish Massage – A light-to-medium pressured full-body relaxation massage. Just need to relax or pamper yourself? This is the massage for you. Give yourself a break and take some time out of your busy schedule to receive a physical and mental wellness experience. Bring relaxation to another level. You deserve it.
Deep Tissue Massage – A medium-to-deep pressured therapeutic massage. Spend most of your day sitting in front of a computer? Are your shoulders and neck constantly tight, achy or even painful? Relieve some of that tension with this specialized massage focused on releasing adhesions (i.e. knots), trigger points and tender points around your back and into your neck. However, this massage can still be a full-body and relaxing massage, or it can be focused entirely on your areas of concern.
Prenatal Massage – Pregnancy pays a serious toll on your body. Taking care of yourself is important before the big day and helps in relieving those many aches and pains you may be experiencing everywhere, specifically your low back, hips, legs and shoulders. Recommended to receive this type of massage in your 2nd or 3rd trimester.
Sports Massage – If you live an active lifestyle and you feel like it’s paying a toll on your body, this massage is recommended for those achy joints, legs, and back. Running and cycling can be hard on your knees and ankles. Weight training and other cardio can make your whole body feel sore. Make sure to take care of your body right! There is generally more stretching and compressions in this massage compared to deep tissue. However, if you’re a truly serious athlete, I would recommend trying the Thai Yoga Massage for deeper stretches and increased range of motion.
Hot Stone Massage – Warm stones are gently glided over the body in combination with hands on Swedish/deep tissue massage. The hot stones warm the muscles and promote a greater sense of relaxation. Feels especially great in the winter time (but still great to receive in the summer too).