SWEDISH MASSAGE

SWEDISH MASSAGE

SWEDISH is the most requested & common type of massage–full body, including scalp & feet, using light to firm steady pressure with deeper concentration on problem areas. This massage will improve circulation, reduce blood pressure, increase lymph function, ease general muscle aches, reduce tension, improve flexibility & promote relaxation.

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DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

DEEP TISSUE is used on specific tight muscles–usually neck & back. These techniques work slower & deeper into underlying muscle layers & are meant to rehabilitate injured muscles, break up scar tissue & treat chronic stress. This is not usually a full body massage but deep tissue techniques are used during Swedish massage as needed.

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TRIGGER POINT THERAPY

TRIGGER POINT THERAPY

TRIGGER POINT THERAPY is direct pressure/manipulation to painful “knots” in the muscle fibers. Trigger points can occur as a result of injury/trauma, repetitive movements & strain from long periods of standing/sitting…they may cause numbness, tingling, burning/stabbing sensations & pain. Trigger point therapy will decrease pain, improve range-of-motion, increase circulation & flexibility. Treatment can be incorporated into a Swedish...

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PRENATAL MASSAGE

PRENATAL MASSAGE

PRENATAL is Swedish massage customized to each stage of pregnancy—modified positions & techniques, pillows, bolsters & towels may be used for extra support, comfort & modesty.  Among other benefits, adding prenatal massage to your pregnancy routine will help reduce back, hip & sciatic pain, promote circulation, reduce swelling, decrease tension & increase overall feelings of calmness & well-being.

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GERIATRIC MASSAGE

GERIATRIC MASSAGE

GERIATRIC is Swedish massage customized to address the specific needs of the elderly & those with mobility issues—modified positions, techniques, bolsters & pillows, etc., may be used. Geriatric massage can help ease arthritis & other joint stiffness/pain, along with other common aches & pains associated with aging.  Massage has also been proven to ease feelings of loneliness, depression & anxiety. Geriatric massage may be possible for wheelchair...

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EXECUTIVE CHAIR MASSAGE

EXECUTIVE CHAIR MASSAGE

EXECUTIVE CHAIR is performed on a massage chair in a sitting/kneeling position rather than on a table. Fully clothed & lasting from 5-15 minutes or longer–working mainly neck, back, shoulders & arms, chair massage is recommended for groups of 6 or more.

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