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This full body massage uses long strokes, muscle kneading, and specific work into the areas tightest on your body to bring you into a fully relaxed state where stress and tightness melt away.
Recommended for: anyone experiencing stress, anxiety, or sore muscles; good option for self-care.
Techniques used: Swedish and deep tissue massage
Targeted massage for stiff and painful muscles caused by sitting and working with your hands all day: neck, shoulders, back, pecs, forearms, wrists, and hands.
Recommended for: frequent sitting, desk jobs, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, musicians, tension in shoulders, neck, and arms
Techniques used: Targeted deep tissue and Swedish massage, positional release, hand reflexology
Head & Sinus
Muscle and soft tissue techniques are used to relieve headaches, clear sinus congestion, relax the jaw, and release constricted muscles and tissues in the head, neck, and face.
Recommended for: headache and migraine sufferers, sinusitis, TMJ and jaw pain, teeth grinding, allergies.
Techniques used: craniosacral therapy, integrated massage
Manual lymph drainage combines with massage and soft tissue holds to increase the circulation of your lymph, open your lymph ducts, drain toxins, and relax your nervous system, creating conditions for optimal immune function.
Recommended for: cold & flu season, chronic conditions, pre/post surgical procedures (medical and cosmetic), anyone who frequently gets sick, smokers, anyone with tattoos--the ink stays in your body until flushed out!
Techniques used: manual lymph drainage, massage, craniosacral therapy, reflexology
Master level reiki energy, shiatsu points, craniosacral holds, and guided imagery are interwoven to recharge your inner battery and revitalize you in body, mind, and spirit. A wonderful way to beat the winter blues, find focus and clarity, release negativity, and tap into your personal power. Bring an intention or goal to the session for support in making it happen.
Recommended for: relief from feeling drained, stuck, tired, overwhelmed, or unclear about next steps. Anyone wanting some extra energy to tackle the day.
Techniques used: Reiki, shiatsu, craniosacral therapy, somato-emotional release
Tailored to your specific physical needs, and may include deep tissue work, stretches, soft tissue release, nerve work.
Recommended for: general back pain, disc problems, scoliosis, sciatica
Techniques used: tailored
Legs & Feet
This session focuses on the lower half of the body, from hips to toes, finishing with foot massage and reflexology points on feet.
Recommended for: runners, swimmers, bikers, hip/knee/foot surgery, improving digestion, frequent standing.
Techniques used: Swedish and deep tissue massage, reflexology, shiatsu
Manage the fatigue and pain of fibromyalgia with this gentle massage tailored to your unique sensitivities. Reduce tender points, stiffness, and fatigue while increasing the quality of your sleep, your health, and your life!
Recommended for: fibromyalgia.
Techniques used: Swedish and connective tissue massage, deeper work as tolerated
Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a gentle hands-on therapy used to correct soft-tissue problems, ease chronic pain, promote emotional release, and to treat conditions like jaw pain, migraines, myofascial pain, anxiety, and ADHD. CST releases the body's connective tissue, called fascia. Often the root of our pain is from an old injury or structural imbalance that is tugging at our whole fascial system and our nerves. CST sessions correct these fascial restrictions at their roots for lasting relief, even years after an injury. CST has been shown to be beneficial to your recovery from illnesses, accidents, emotional trauma, injuries, and surgeries.
Reiki is an extremely gentle, deeply relaxing Japanese energy technique for stress reduction, relaxation, and healing. Reiki revitalizes the flow of healthy energy in the body, removing blocks and negativity that have been causing stress, imbalance, and stagnation. Reiki brings clarity to our thinking and opens us to inner wisdom and guidance. This gentle work is done with the client clothed and the practitioner's hands contacting both the skin and the energy field around the body. Reiki works with the body's self-healing mechanisms, jumpstarting the process of healing physically, emotionally, and spiritually.