Since ancient times massage has been considered a wonderful way to achieve health and relaxation. Different modalities are available and each addresses specific needs.
|Swedish Massage||Deep Tissue Massage||Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT)|
|Using long strokes with firm but gentle pressure Swedish massage improves circulation, increases flexibility, and releases muscle tension and stress while bringing the recipient into a deep state of relaxation. It is the most common type of massage and the base of other western modalities.||Works on the deeper layers of muscles and fascia, releasing tension and adhesions (knots) between these layers. The therapist will address specific parts of muscles and tissues that require detailed attention meeting the client’s tolerance for pressure with deep strokes and a slow pace.||The manipulation of muscles, tendons, and connective tissue with the use of specific and static pressure on specific points (known as Trigger Points) to relieve pain and to balance the central nervous system.|
|This is a very gentle form of energy work. By holding positions, light touching, rocking movements, and deeper pressure on specific points of the body, polarity balances the positive and negative poles within the electromagnetic energy fields of the body. Through a neutral field, life energy is allowed to flow freely and without interruptions around the body, promoting healing and relaxation.||Brings relaxation, healing, and pain relief into a session with the use of heat and cold therapy. Moist heat, ice massage, cold packs, warm paraffin wax, and foot and hand soaks with natural oils and salts are the perfect complement to any massage.|