Soothing Relaxation Massage
This massage incorporates various relaxation techniques with a Pressure range from light to medium according to client preference. This massage will increase blood and lymph circulation as well as encourage your body to move from a state of stress into a state of relaxation.
Ocean Elements Relaxation Ritual Massage
This massage combines aromatherapy, hot towel compresses, Swedish massage, gentle compression and rocking, foot Reflexology and Indian head massage. You will begin by selecting one of our custom aromatherapy blends which will be incorporated through all aspects of your session. The massage will begin with aromatherapy breathing and hot compress and will conclude with aromatherapy and scalp massage.
The Tension Crusher
This massage is an hour and a half. It includes 30-40 minutes of deep tissue massage for the back, neck and shoulders, Indian head massage and 30 minutes of foot Reflexology. The benefits of 3 massages in one. Deep tissue where most of us need it, and body-mind-spirit balancing work on the feet and head.
Deep Tissue or Medical Massage
This type of massage is specific in nature. Your therapist will consult with you to determine course of treatment for areas of pain in the body. Pressure ranges from light to firm according to what is necessary to release the restrictions as well as working within the clients comfort level. This work can be very beneficial for repetitive injuries such as carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, frozen shoulder and also for whiplash injuries and other strain/sprain injuries, chronic overuse issues and more. If you have pain, this is what you probably want.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
This therapy is very gentle and very effective for assisting movement of lymph in the body. The pressure is at skin level. The purpose being to affect the lymph channels and nodes. This can relieve pain in the muscles and joints as well as enhance the immune system. Recipients of this therapy report deep relaxation, better sleep, less frequent contraction of viruses such as colds and flu, and better overall health and wellbeing. Clients who have had cancer or who are going through chemotherapy for many cancers, and plastic surgery patients also benefit from this therapy. Of course you should get approval from your doctor first. The therapy can be done through clothing if desired. If you prefer to remain clothed please let us know when booking your appointment so we can advise what types of attire work best. This therapy can also be added to a deep tissue massage to reduce soreness post massage.
Thai Foot reflexology
Thai Foot reflexology is a massage of the lower legs and feet that involves stretching and massage to open Sen (energy) Lines, along with the use of a polished reflexology wand to stimulate the reflex points on the feet which correspond to the internal organs of the body. Thai Foot Massage stimulates these points to promote general health and well-being. The benefits of a Thai Reflexology Massage include; Improved circulation and toxin removal, Stimulated lymphatic drainage and immune system boost, Reduced stiffness and improved flexibility, Accelerated physical healing, Stress relief, Improved sleep, Clarity of mind, and Deep relaxation and rejuvenation.
Prenatal through postpartum Massage
When your body is experiencing changes attributed to bringing a new life into the world massage can be very helpful. A therapist who is trained in prenatal-postpartum will provide the best benefit. It is best to see your therapist at least once a month from the 13th week of your pregnancy through at least the 3rd month postpartum. This will help you keep your body comfortable during pregnancy as well as bounce back faster postpartum. This also helps with the postpartum depression that many women experience.
Indian Head Massage
A gentle healing treatment based on Ayurvedic philosophy. The therapist will use a variety of different massage styles, including kneading and compression movements over the neck and shoulders and gentle manipulation of your scalp. There are also pressure points on your face, which your therapist will press or gently stroke…especially good for relieving stress, tension, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, migraine and sinusitis. It’s also great if you have trouble concentrating; by relaxing you it helps to clear your mind of buzzing distractions.
If you often have stiff neck or shoulders, an Indian head massage can help increase joint mobility and flexibility in these areas. The kneading also increases blood circulation and lymphatic flow (the body’s waste-disposal system) and will work out any knots in your muscles.
Hot Stone Massage
Smooth Basalt River Rocks are heated to between 120-140 degrees Fahrenheit in a water bath. Stones are placed along the spinal muscles to relieve tightness and prepare the back for more work. The stones are massaged over acupuncture meridians in long continuous strokes to balance them. Then more warm stones are used to work tension out of the specific muscle groups. This treatment is very grounding and relaxing. It is not appropriate for pregnant women, cancer patients or persons under 20 years of age as the body at these stages does not need more heat added to it.
This therapy incorporates aromatherapy with pure therapeutic grade essential oils, reflexology, hot compresses, massage, and energy work. It is designed to bring physical and electrical alignment to the body, mind and spirit. Oils are dripped along the spine and applied to the soles of the feet. This works on the central nervous system and throughout the body. People facing serious health challenges are encouraged to have this therapy weekly to support their body while continuing with whatever medical treatments they have decided to undergo. Many clients will use this treatment with a high phytochemical diet to renew their health.as always; work with your doctor on any health care plan or treatment you may be needing.
EPAT Pressure Wave Therapy
A highly effective advanced pain treatment. There is no down time, and no side effects. Highly effective (91% success rate) lasting results. EPAT Promotes accelerated repair of injured soft tissue and joint pain. The treatment utilizes high-energy acoustic sound waves to stimulate cellular repair to soft and connective tissues. It accelerates healing by stimulating metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to help regenerate damaged tissues. It mobilizes your body’s own stem cells and other healing agents within to treat pain associated with conditions such as; plantar fasciitis, scar tissue, tendon pain, shoulder pain and any soft tissue pain in most areas of the body. Ask about a consultation to see if it’s right for you.