Hot stone massage uses warm, smooth stones incorporated into your personalized massage. Helps increase circulation and delivers more oxygen to the muscles, which can help reduce aches and pains. Eases mental stress and tension. Decreases symptoms of anxiety disorders and depression. Massage can be an integral part of your treatment plan. Pregnant women and people with high blood pressure are advised to avoid this type of therapy.
Sports Massage (30 minutes)
Sports massage skillfully uses trigger points to release lactic acids that's trapped in the muscles during exercise. Includes compression and strokes to reduce fatigue and re-energize the body. Sports massage is recommended before or after exercise/physical activity.
Deep Tissue Massage (60 minutes)
Deep tissue massage techniques are designed for men and women who like strong touch therapy and those who frequently have knots in their back, shoulders and glutes. Uses trigger point technique to break down knots and release lactic acids. This is the most popular massage for high stress and/or injuries.
Swedish Massage (60 minutes)
Swedish massage is the most sought after technique for those searching for relaxation and stress relief. Uses long, relaxing strokes to increase blood circulation, cleans lymph and metabolic wastes from your muscle tissue.
Prenatal Massage (60 minutes)
Prenatal massage is an amazing experience for both mother and baby. Promotes relaxation, self-awareness, emotional support and nurturing touch. Aids in pain relief on weight-bearing joints, pelvic, lower back, hip and neck pain. Prepares the muscles and joints used during childbirth. Reduces swelling in hands and feet. Reduces sciatic pain and calf cramps. Decreases headache and sinus congestion.
Aromatherapy (20 minutes)
The National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy defines aromatherapy as “the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit.”
- Health Benefits of Aromatherapy:
Reduce anxiety, ease depression, boost energy levels, speed up the healing process, eliminate headaches, boost cognitive performance, induce sleep, strengthen the immune system, reduce pain, improve digestion, and increase circulation.
- During massage – essential oils (highly concentrated plant material) are diluted with carrier oils (olive oil, grapeseed oil, jojoba) and massaged onto the body.
- Inhalation – drop a few drops onto your hands, rub hands together and then put your hands in front of your face. Or you can heat a bowl of water and put a few drops of essential oils in and do a steam inhalation.
- Bath – put a few drops in, get steam inhalation as well as absorption into the skin.