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At this price point a new client or existing client can expect 45 - 55 minutes of hands on massage.
Just enough to get you in the holiday mood. Relaxed and ready for a day with family or recovery from a day in the kitchen.
However you justify it, please arrive promptly for as much time on the table as possible.
** Limited availibility **
Wellness Package holders can make a gift purchase any time of the year. You should contact me directly.
Customized Therapeutic Massage
Customized Massage integrates a variety of massage modalities used to meet your specific needs.
*Custom massage~60 minutes
Great for allover relaxation or a targeted therapy session
*Therapeutic massage~90 minutes
All over therapy with enough time to temper aggravated tissue before releasing adhesion or unwanted toxins.
*Comprehensive therapeutic massage~2 hours
All over relaxation and custom therapeutic massage integrated for balance and healing. Your choice of aromatherapy or deep heat included.
**You can always upgrade any massage with one of my 'Add-on' therapies.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.
I allow for 60 minutes of hands on time for each session. To make this the best experience possible, please print and complete the "helpful forms" and bring them to your massage session.
Myofascial release is a form of soft tissue therapy intended to eliminate pain, increase range of motion, and balance the entire body. It does this by using massage techniques to stretch the fascia and release the bonds that exist between the fascia, muscles and bones. Fascia is the connective tissue that connects and covers all muscles, organs, and skeletal structures of the body. Direct myofascial release is sometimes known as deep tissue work. Indirect release applies light pressure and gently stretches the fascia; this allows for increased blood circulation and relief from pain.
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy aims to gently and rhythmically move the lymph through the body, especially swollen areas of the body, relieving pressure and enhancing the functioning of the immune system. As both a preventative and remedial technique, LD can be used for a wide range of purposes including faster recovery from injury, reduction of swelling and discomfort from pregnancy, and strengthened resistance to illness.
Trigger Point Therapy
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.
Hot Stone Therapy
Hot Stone Therapy is a style of massage where heated stones are placed at specific sites on your body to deepen relaxation and promote circulation in your muscles. Muscles that are heated with these stones release tension and stress much more deeply and quickly than with a traditional massage. The overall experience is very relaxing, nurturing, and rejuvenating.
Geriatric massage is a form of massage designed to meet the specific needs of the elderly. It helps to improve blood circulation, relieve pain, and also increase range of motion. If you are elderly, geriatric massage can help you maintain and improve your overall health, as well as regain certain physical functions that have been reduced due to aging. In addition, since the elderly don't typically receive enough physical touch, this massage can also help alleviate symptoms of loneliness or depression.
Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for highly active people who engage in athletics. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries with both the short and long term consequences. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body's natural immune function.
Aroma Therapy Upgrade
Upgrade your massage session with Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ essential oil.
- Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. It is the most versatile of all essential oils. Lavender is an adaptogen, and can assist the body when adapting to stress or imbalances. It is a great aid for relaxing and winding down before bedtime, yet has balancing properties that can also boost stamina and energy. Therapeutic-grade lavender is highly regarded for skin and beauty. It may be used to soothe and cleanse common cuts, bruises, and skin irritations.
Lavender has an approximate ORAC of 3,669 (TE/L).
- Peppermint (Mentha piperita) has a strong, clean, fresh, minty aroma. One of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for soothing digestion, it may also restore digestive efficiency. Scientific studies show peppermint's supportive effect on the liver and respiratory systems and ability to improve concentration and mental sharpness.
Peppermint has an approximate ORAC of 373,455 (TE/L).
- Thieves® was created based on research about four thieves in France who covered themselves with cloves, rosemary, and other aromatics while robbing plague victims. This proprietary essential oil blend was university tested for its cleansing abilities. It is highly effective in supporting the immune system and good health.*
Clove† (Syzygium aromaticum), lemon† (Citrus limon), cinnamon† (Cinnamomum verum), Eucalyptus radiata† and rosemary† (Rosmarinus officinalis CT 1,8 cineol).
Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ essential oil.
This upgrade includes the application of Heat as well as a topical application of Pro-ssage Deep Muscle Ointment and/or Bio-Freeze.
100% natural, therapeutic, warming ointment for Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Work and Trigger Point Therapy. It has been developed specifically to produce gentle, penetrating heat to the skin, fascia, muscles and other soft tissue structures.
Prossage® Heat is a uniquely blended ALL NATURAL area specific, warming ointment. Its warming properties make it a revolutionary breakthrough for effective treatment of symptoms, soft tissue pain and dysfunction throughout the body. The non-slip, controllable glide allows the therapist to work more effectively. Through extensive feedback from healthcare professionals such as massage therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other pain management specialists, our expert chemists and leading pain management educators have formulated the perfect product to assist professionals in their effort to relieve pain resulting from soft tissue restrictions.
Prossage® Heat lets you work soft tissue in ways you can not achieve with a cream or oil. We know that accurate and effective soft tissue work can be difficult and painful. Prossage Heat® makes it easier to hook the deep fascia allowing the professional to work faster and more efficiently. Heating the tissues calms hyperexcited thermoreceptors and reduces spasms in muscles, ligaments and joint capsules. The controlled glide makes deep tissue work easier and less painful.
The deep penetrating, long lasting analgesic you love for sore muscle, joint, and backache relief now comes in an improved colorless formula! It is 100% paraben-free and is preferred by 4 out of 5 users to the old Biofreeze. It is the #1 clincally used and recommended topical analgesic.
Biofreeze® Pain Reliever delivers targeted pain relief with the benefits of cryotherapy to treat athletic and muscle related injuries, sore or strained muscles, shoulder and arm discomfort, neck, hip and leg pain, back pain, painful joints, sports injury pain, ankle or foot pain, and pain associated with bruising, arthritis and tendonitis.