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TRADITIONAL AND SPECIALIZED SERVICES 

 

 

​Swedish Massage

 A massage that involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rythmic tapping strokes, on top layers of muscles, also combined with  joint movement. By relieving muscle tension, Swedish therapy can be both relaxing and energizing and promote overall well-being. This massage is to help woman to just take a break and enjoy being a woman. 

 

​Deep Tissue

Massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It's beneficial for contracted muscles and chronic aches and pains common areas are stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.

 

​Clinical Neuromuscular

Neuromuscular therapy (NMT) is a precise, thorough examination and treatment of the body’s soft tissues. Focus include joint pathologies, postural analysis, over uses and other core elements that can masquerade myofascial pain and dysfunction.

 

​Hot Stone
Tempered heated stones aid in relaxation of muscle tissue, allowing the therapist to manipulate deep into the tissue more effectively. Overly tight or stiff muscles with  heat provide the extra relaxation you need for releaseing tension and easing sore muscles making the massage much more beneficial.
​Lymphatic Drainage Therapy (LDT) 

LDT enables to detect and palpate the specific rhythm, direction, depth and quality of the lymph flow anywhere in the body.  Practitioners use their hands to assess and enhance overall circulation as well as determine the best alternate pathways for draining  body fluid/edema  (lymph, interstitial, synovial fluid, etc…).  Using simulating  gentle, specific wave-like movements, activate lymph and interstitial fluid, circulation as well as stimulate the functioning of the immune and parasympathetic nervous systems. LDT help relieve subacute and chronic pain,  inflammations, sinusitis, bronchitis and otitis, ,detoxification, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and relieve conditions such as muscle hypertonus.

 

 

Cupping Kneads​​
 In traditional Chinese medicine, cupping was frequently used to relieve respiratory congestion by using cups across the chest. Almost anywhere on the body, cupping can be used to:
• boost circulation
• enhance tissue flexibility
• move fluids that might otherwise be stagnant

Our therapeutic cups are made from silicone and are safe to use almost anywhere on the body, including the legs, back, abdomen, chest, arms, neck, wrists, ankles and even your face. 

 
Infant Kneads
Providing developmentally safe, nurturing, loving touch massage to infants and children, promoting physical, social, cognitive and developmental strategies for a stronger and healthier child. Session will consist of techniques for colic, gas and constipation

 

Scar Tissue & Post Procedure Kneads

Scar tissue and adhesions are the result of our body's natural healing process and it occurs both internally and externally. Once the wound are healed massage can help to deminish scars and adhesions.  Massaging your scars in a direction that is perpendicular to the line of the scar can help to remodel the scar and ensures that the collagen fibers of the scar are aligned properly.

 

Myofascial release (MFR)  is also used  to manage scar tissue and the adhesions that may accompany scar tissue. The technique motions are slow and the pressure is usually light to moderate depending on the density.