This is the classic oil-based massage designed
to relieve stress, unwind tension and enliven states of
peace and well-being. The session systemically works each
area of the body with a succession of flowing, wringing,
kneading, vibrating and static pressure techniques, moving
from gentle to deep contact. Swedish massage is highly effective
in addressing today’s most common ailments: depression,
anxiety, sleeplessness, weakened immune system, backaches,
neck and shoulder pain, hypertension, tendonitis and assorted
stress related ailments.
Tissue focuses on releasing long held tension (“knots”).
An effective session will penetrate deep into the musculature
and release stubborn tightness and relieve soreness.
friction, trigger point pressure & stretches break up
adhesions and enhance muscle performance. Addresses injuries
common to competitive athletes. Ideal for pre- and post-event.
modality assists the lymph system in processing and removing
toxins. Very soothing and gentle, it helps stimulate the flow
of lymph from body tissue. It is a powerful technique for supporting
a speedy recovery from illness.
therapy focuses on the electromagnetic field of the body.
Discomfort is eased as the practitioner balances energy pulses.
Subtle work that has powerful effects. (We also offer Reiki
& other Energy work.)
connective tissue can pull the body into misalignment con-tributing
to neck & back pain, etc. This work releases constriction
by lengthening connective tissue and is extremely successful
in helping to relieve chronic pain patterns.
& POST-NATAL MASSAGE
can assist the body in staying flexible and pain free during
the changes of pregnancy, reducing the stress on mother &
infant. After birth the tissues can be supported in restoring
balance and resiliency.
Developed in ancient Japan, Shiatsu utilizes pressure
on the acupuncture points to balance the body’s energy
and promote good health. The client can be clothed, because
this style uses no oil.
Uses subtle movements on the head, sacrum, and along
the spinal column to bring balance to the cerebrospinal fluid
and the body-mind. This deeply profound work supports the integration
of the nervous system and endocrine system.
compression, kneading & acupressure to ease muscle tension.
Sessions can be an invigorating pick-me up or restorative
& relaxing. Client remains fully clothed. Perfect for
fully clothed session applying static pressure to feet and
hands to encourage the flow of blood, lymph and energy in
the corresponding “reflexive” areas of the body.
of these styles may be combined during a session to suit your