Swedish Massage the "classical" massage stimulates the muscles, increases blood flow, and removes toxins from the body. Massage oil or lotion is used to decrease friction and help with the flow of long gliding strokes. This therapeutic bodywork circulates blood to the heart and rids the body of metabolic waste. Kneading and compression decreases muscle tension supplies oxygen and nutrients to tissue. Tapotment strikes or drumming soften the body and tonify. While finger frictions break up local adhesion and scar tissue. Fine vibration movement stimulate internal organs. The benefits are in abundance. Rejuvinate your body, de-stress! Increase balance and awareness in your muscles and reconnect with your life.
Trigger Point Therapy is a style of bodywork that focuses on stimulating and releasing "trigger points" in your body. Trigger points are tender areas of tension similar to acupressure points, except they occur in the belly of the muscle rather than along the energy pathways of the body. These "knots" are built up throughout a person's life due to physical, mental, and/or emotional stress. During a session, focused pressure is applied through a variety of techniques order to release your trigger points. This process can be quite painful at times, yet the effects are lasting and profoundly transformative. Choose this unique advanced neuromuscular massage to unlock the problems of you muscle soreness.
Deep Tissue addresses specific issues by working in layers. It breaks up adhesion and gets rid of "knots". You need a good therapist who can bulls eye the glued muscles. They call me 'Dr. Deep Tissue'. Soft fists, elbows, and forarms are the tools of the trade. With every breath you'll feel a release in tension from chronic problems. You'll find your posture in better alignment and muscles in less pain.
Myofascial therapy (connective tissue and muscles) addresses soft tissue problems and injuries. Overuse and surgery decrease our range of motion. Restoring balance to fibrotic tissue requires specific and accurate work. A therpist will use slow bodywork to lengthen and restore elasticity to muscles by crossfiber technique and longitunal release. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF stretches ) and active range of motion are assessed to assist in self healing.
Shiatsu is an acupressure massage that relaxes the body and relieves tension. It was developed in Japan based on concepts from traditional Chinese Medicine. Finger pressure is applied on the body corresponding to meridean lines to release energy or chi. It is slow and even and adjusted to your breath. Client is clothed and no oil or lotion is used. Tissue is softened, organs stimulated and passive stretches are done to bring you in a state of balance. Your whole body will feel relaxed and healed by decreasing pain and reduce stress!