Matthew Jefferson

Let my hands articulate with your body in the name of salvation

Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body.



Generally, massage is known to affect the circulation of blood and the flow of blood and lymph, reduce muscular tension or flaccidity, affect the nervous system through stimulation or sedation, and enhance tissue healing. These eff...

Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body.



Generally, massage is known to affect the circulation of blood and the flow of blood and lymph, reduce muscular tension or flaccidity, affect the nervous system through stimulation or sedation, and enhance tissue healing. These effects provide a number of benefits:



  • reduction of muscle tension and stiffness

  • relief of muscle spasms

  • greater flexibility and range of motion

  • increase of the ease and efficiency of movement

  • relief of stress and aide of relaxation

  • promotion of deeper and easier breathing

  • improvement of the circulation of blood and movement of lymph

  • relief of tension-related conditions, such as headaches and eyestrain

  • promotion of faster healing of soft tissue injuries, such as pulled muscles and sprained ligaments, and reduction in 

  • pain and swelling related to such injuries

  • reduction in the formation of excessive scar tissue following soft tissue injuries

  • enhancement in the health and nourishment of skin

  • improvement in posture through changing tension patterns that affect posture

  • reduction in stress and an excellent stress management tool

  • creation of a feeling of well-being

  • reduction in levels of anxiety

  • increase in awareness of the mind-body connection

  • promotion of a relaxed state of mental awareness

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Licenses
Massage

VA # 0019012155

Education
2013

Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage

Massage Therapy

2017

Holistic Massage Training Institute

Vedic Thai Yoga Table Massage

2017

Holistic Massage Training Institute

S.E.E.M Technique (Micro Trauma Management Therapy)

Experience
Spa

Xsport Fitness Lead Therapist

Set the standard for massage therapy with Xsport Fitness facility

Bodywork

Massage Envy - Massage Therapist

High volume spa.

Soothe - Massage Therapist

Mobile Massage

Northern Virginia Massage Therapy Center

Northern Virginia Massage Therapy Center in Vienna.

Volunteer Massage work

Work with RunwayMoms 501c3 Non-profit organization

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Jenny on Aug 31
My massage therapist is very professional and knows the best care for me.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Mobile Deep Tissue
  • Other
  • Therapeutic Touch
  • Thai Massage