Orthopedic massage is a style of massage therapy focused on treating painful conditions that affect the soft tissues of the body. Because orthopedic massage is designed to treat medical conditions, it requires extensive training. It involves releasing tense muscles, helping to stretch and lengthen tight muscles and tendons, and decompress rigid joints. My goal is to restore full health to the soft tissues of your body, both treating your specific conditions as well as improving your overall well-being.
Neuromuscular therapy is a system of massage techniques that were developed in the 1930's by Dr. Stanley Lief in England. It uses a holistic approach towards healing, emphasizing and stimulating the body's natural ability to heal itself. Neuromuscular therapy also enhances the function of joints and muscles, and accelerates the overall healing process by facilitating the release of endorphins.
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.
Choose from a variety of calming and rejuvenating essential oils to enhance your experience as well as restore a sense of wellbeing. Choose from a variety of combinations with benefits ranging from antiseptic to mood enhancing.
Exfoliating foot treatment inocorporating, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and exfoliation. This is paired with restorative massage techniques for the feet and legs.
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.
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.
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.
This treatment is tailored for the clients unique skin needs. Cold stone massage is incorporated with exfoliation, a complexion perfecting facial mask, heat therapy and moisturization. Experience a healthier glowing complexion and feel revitalized and beautiful!
Energy work is based on the belief that everyone has a "life force", and that the body needs to sustain its balance for optimum health. Anytime you experience emotional or physical illness, it indicates that your life force has simply become unbalanced. I work directly with your energy field to restore balance and flow to your entire system. And once your energy field has been restored to full health, your body will follow.
Lifestyle and Wellness assessment combines knowledgeable information about mind body and spirit to incorporate a greater sense of health, awareness, and empowerment in everyday life. Each one of a kind assessment provides invaluable information, visualizations, tools for better living, art creations, aromatherapy, and activities for enhanced living. Ask for more details.
Healing Mandala Creations. Clients can purchase completed artistic expressions or actively participate in their creation. There are nature based mandalas, self outline mandalas, zentangle And living mandala made from living plants. All of these are beautiful tools to nurture the self.