Irena Hnatjuk-Zahirovic

Massage with Positive energy

Specialization in:

Swedish Relaxation Massage

Deep Tissue Therapeutic

Hot Stone Massage

Warm Bamboo Massage

Pregnancy Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Cupping Massage Therapy

Reiki

MyoFascial Release

My clients tell me I give an excellent massage and I'm great at paying attention to their specific needs. I am proficient at Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Pregnancy massage, Cupping Therapeutic Massage, Myofacial Release, Reiki, Lymphatic Drainage and Warm Bamboo Massage. I specialize in mix...

Specialization in:

Swedish Relaxation Massage

Deep Tissue Therapeutic

Hot Stone Massage

Warm Bamboo Massage

Pregnancy Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Cupping Massage Therapy

Reiki

MyoFascial Release

My clients tell me I give an excellent massage and I'm great at paying attention to their specific needs. I am proficient at Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Pregnancy massage, Cupping Therapeutic Massage, Myofacial Release, Reiki, Lymphatic Drainage and Warm Bamboo Massage. I specialize in mixing different modalities to accommodate my client’s needs. My clients also tell me they feel a sense of positive energy through my hands. I have been known to relax my clients to a point of sleep during a therapy session. Lastly I have heard from my clients 

"This is not a massage this is a whole new experience". 

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Licenses
Massage

CA # 30677

Education
2012

California College of Physical Arts

Massage therapist 600

Experience
Bodywork

Deep Tissue

Releases tension in the deeper layers of the muscles, it also relieves tenderness and fatigue associated with stress, and promotes healthy muscles. Healthy muscles can prevent injuries. Different techniques will be customized to suit your individual needs.

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. This essential “time element” has to do with the viscous flow and the piezoelectric phenomenon: a low load (gentle pressure) applied slowly will allow a viscoelastic medium (fascia) to elongate.

Hot Stone Massage

Hot stones are placed at key points around your body, and used as massage tools with essential oils to help promote deep relaxation and balance. You can choose soft or deep tissue work. Truly a great experience...

Sports Massage

A Sports massage is ideal to treat injuries and as well as a preventative treatment dealing with the health of muscle and connective tissue, range of movement, tone, symmetry, balance of muscle and quality of posture. I further define my role as ‘the manipulation of soft tissue to release tension, reduce pain, restore range of movement and promote good condition'. This is achieved through a range of techniques I possess and carry around in my ‘tool bag', some of which are effective on some people, some of which are not. It is then down to me to work with my clients to find the right tools to unravel their current injury situation or assist them with their training program. Essentially the ‘manipulation of soft tissue' in my books means moving muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue around in a range of ways to achieve the desired effect.

Swedish

Passive, long and rhythmic strokes are used to stimulate circulation, calming the mind and soothing the nerves. Choose light or firm touch.

Pregnancy

A special massage created exclusively to relieve those particular aches and pains associated with weight-bearing tension and fatigue. It also noticeably reduces swelling.

Other

+++Cupping Therapy --- Cupping therapy is used in traditional Chinese medicine to release congestion. Cups are placed on the skin and a suction gun is used to create vacuum inside the cups. Leaving the cups on the skin for a few minutes will turn the skin red. This is an indication that circulation has been brought to the surface. The suction will increase blood flow and will release rigid soft tissues and muscles.

Massage modalities

- Swedish Relaxation Massage - Deep Tissue Therapeutic - Pregnancy Massage - Lymphatic Drainage Massage - Cupping Massage Therapy - Hot Stone Massage - Warm Bamboo Massage - MyoFascial Release - Reiki - Acupressure - PNF Stretching - Cranial-sacral hold

Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphatic drainage activates the lymph flow so your body is cleansed of its toxins. Additional detoxifying benefits include a strengthened immune system, reduced swelling, and combating cellulite. The best results are reached if therapy is performed in a series. Also, discounts are given for purchasing a series.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Mary Ann on Dec 17
Irena is just be best. Even though we moved away from Orange County, I try to schedule a visit with her when we return even for a day. Hard to explain why she makes so much difference.
by Marissa on Dec 14
Amazing and talented! Knows her stuff! The entire expoerence was phenomenal. I got to pick my essential oil and loved that she had jasmine a absolute favroite of mine.
by Suzanne on Dec 10
Every visit I’ve had has been exceptional. I highly recommend Irena.
by Joy on Dec 05
Irena is one of the best massage therapists that I've ever had! If you like a firm hand, she is your girl! I love going to see her every month!
by Anonymous on Dec 02
Very relaxing
by Bryan on Dec 01
Irena is very friendly and does a great job! I love all the different techniques she uses from using the stones to cupping. She is very attentive to what you need worked on and can apply the right amount of pressure. I also like that she will only chat if you engage her and know when to allow for silence so you can enjoy and relax. Used to have a family friend that I went to that retired and it took me a while to find someone that could live up and I found this with Irena.
by Vista on Nov 27
She did everything (full body massage with a focus on my neck and back, aromatherapy, scalp massage, face, hot stones, cupping) and I enjoyed every second of it.
by Susan Fitzgerald on Nov 26
What a great find. Thanks to Yelp. Made another apt for next week. She’s very very good!
by Linda on Nov 23
I love hot stones , and aroma therapy so I was very pleased with my session.
by John on Nov 10
Irena is amazing. Would highly recommend her services!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Myofascial Release
  • Other
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • Sports Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Massage modalities
  • Essential oil therapy