Sports Massage

Wondering exactly what sports massage is?  Although geared towards athletes, Sports Massage can be of benefit to a wide range of people. Sports massage therapy is a form of deep tissue massage that often also incorporates myo fascial techniques to assist in correcting imbalances and problems in the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and in connective tissues.…

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Myofascial Release Massage

Myofascial release massage works the web-like protective band that covers your body’s muscles, tendons, bones, ligaments and tissues. This protective band is made of elastin and collagen fibers. The band or fascia is dynamic, meaning that it responds to forces, either internal or external and resists these forces to protect the area that it covers.…

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Benefits of Reiki Massage

Reiki is a form of alternative healing that looks to replenish and rebalance the body, mind and spirit. It is based on the idea that there is a universal life force and that when this energy becomes weak in an individual, illness and general wellbeing are negatively affected. The therapist channels this universal energy into…

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Thai Massage

Thai massage is actually a combination of acupressure, assisted yoga and Indian Ayurvedic principles. It is very different than most traditional massage styles and the experience is more rigorous and energizing. Rather than using a table, a padded mat is placed on the floor. There is a great deal of movement involved in this type…

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Trager Massage

Trager massage is a two-part approach that consists of hands-on work and gentle exercises. The hands-on work is the first part of the session and usually takes place on a well-padded table. The client wears minimal clothing for the treatment; a swimsuit or underwear is most common. The practitioner moves fluidly and rhythmically to encourage…

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Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage therapy not only feels amazingly relaxing, it can also provide a host of other benefits associated with massage. The use of hot stones allows you to achieve a deeper level of relaxation as the stones serve as a grounding force that makes it difficult to stay stressed very long. Hot stone massage…

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Feldenkrais Massage

What is the Feldenkrais Method? Feldenkrais focuses on improving a client’s awareness of their body and movements. It is an educational, rather than hands-on holistic therapy that is used by a significant number of people whose movements are essential to their jobs or pastimes. This includes actors and dancers, but these are not the only…

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Shiatsu Massage

What is Shiatsu Massage? Shiatsu massage originated in Japan and is based on traditional Japanese and Chinese medicine. The theory behind this technique is that our bodies are made up of energy, and when this energy becomes blocked, various ailments result. Shiatsu was developed as a way to remove any blockages and align the body…

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Reflexology

Reflexology involves placing pressure on specific areas of the foot, in combination with massaging and stretching to improve health and well-being. It is the ideal therapy for those who are body-conscious as only the feet are exposed. Deeply relaxing, reflexology is based on the belief that specific areas of the feet are directly connected to…

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Rolfing

Rolfing focuses on improving the alignment and movement of the human body by manipulating and loosening the connective tissues that can restrict movement. Rolfing Structural Integration A typical Rolfing treatment series will include 10 sessions, each progressively more focused on bringing the body into proper alignment. The multi session series is often referred to as…

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