Designed to alleviate severe tension, deep tissue massage targets chronically tight areas of the body by applying a slow, firm pressure. This modality is especially needful for those who lack normal range of motion, or suffer from overworked muscles due to injury or prolonged holding patterns
Neuromuscular Therapy uses a variety of trigger point techniques to provide a deep and lasting relaxation of your muscular problems. This modality is especially needful for those who lack normal range of motion, or suffer from overworked muscles due to injury or prolonged holding patterns.
Energy work encompasses a wide range of techniques and practices. It is rooted in the principle that body is bioenergetic and seeks to maintain balance. Energy healing, or energy work, seeks to restore, promote, and maintain health and wellness to all those elements by influencing and supporting the body’s bioenergies.
Reflexology is a technique that focuses on specific pressure points within your feet to help correct energy flows throughout your body.
The classic modality, Swedish massage promotes ultimate relaxation. By use of smooth, gliding strokes and a moderately firm pressure, Swedish massage gently eases muscle tension, promotes circulation, and induces a pervasive calm that will leave the muscles feeling both relaxed, and rejuvenated.
Also called Tok Sen, the objective of Thai Abdominal Massage is to release physical, emotional, and energetic stagnation at various levels of the body. This modality aides in the detoxification and cleansing of internal organs, strengthening of immune system, and promoting elimination. Together with the Psoas Release (a deep back muscle), they can greatly assist in the restoration of proper posture, and correct visceral imbalances.
Lymphatic Drainage is a very gentle light massage that helps to direct lymphatic fluid towards the lymph nodes. The lymphatic system is part of your immune system and cleans toxins, proteins, cancer cells, viruses, and dead cells about 20 times faster than the body is able to do on it’s own. Once a large amount of toxins are eliminated, the body is able to relax more deeply and use it’s energy more directly to regenerate the cells.
Also known as Zone Therapy, Reflexology is based on the theory that the entire body, including organs, is mapped out on the feet, hands, and head. By applying pressure to a specific point, the therapist may access a corresponding location on the body, and thus access areas otherwise unreachable. Reflexology has been known to enhance brain and nerve function, increase energy, eliminate toxins, and improve blood circulation.
The original sports massage, Ashiatsu is an ancient technique done barefoot to deliver broad, firm pressure. The therapist uses the weight of their feet and body to perform smooth, consistent strokes — thus accessing the muscles on a deeper level, and promoting a more profound level of healing. This modality targets the posterior side of the body, making it ideal for those with back, glute, or leg tension. Ashiatsu is not suitable for everyone. Please call in advance if you are unsure
Performed on a floor mat as opposed to a massage table, Thai Massage is facilitated stretching combined with rhythmic compression — designed to relax and loosen the entire body. The client will remain dressed in clothing suitable for stretching, and will play a more active roll in the treatment session. This modality provides greater range of motion to those with stiff joints or tight muscles, and is also commonly used as a way to balance energy.
Chair Massage is performed in a specially designed chair, the Cozzia CZ-Zen, with your clothes on. It is excellent for relaxation, a warmup before your massage, and more.