1. Therapeutic Massage Therapy
- Deep Tissue Massage
Is a technique that focuses in the deeper layers of muscle tissue. It aims to release the chronic pain patterns of tension in the body. Through slow strokes and deep finger or elbow pressure on the contracted areas either following or going across the fibers of the muscles, tendons and fascia. It also helps break up and eliminate scar tissue that builds up in the body and reduce inflammation related pain caused by tendonitis and arthritis.
- Sport Massage
Helps alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body’s soft tissues during physical activity where minor injuries and lesion occur due to over exertion and/ or overuse. Massage can break them down quickly and effectively. Sports massage incorporates a combination of techniques including stretching, compression, friction, toning, and trigger point response technique similar to acupressure or shiatsu. This treatment tends to be deeper and more intense.
- Thai Yoga Massage
Thai massage originated in India and is based on ayurveda( incorporates yoga, meditation and herbal remedies) and yoga. The technique combines massage with yoga-like positions during the course of the massage; the northern style emphasizes stretching while the southern style emphasizes acupressure.
2. Relaxation Massage Therapy
- Traditional Relaxation Massage
Is a smooth, gentle style of massage designed to improve circulation, range of motion, and reduce swelling due to injury, relief from minor muscle pain, decrease stress and to promote overall relaxation.
- Rain Drop Therapy
The use of 7 essential oils placed along the spine and massaged into the body. Raindrop has helped bring relief to chronic pain sufferers.
- Hot Stone Massage
A hot stone massage uses water-heated stones to apply pressure and heat to the body. Stones coated in oil can also be used by the therapist delivering various massaging strokes. The hot stones used are commonly Basalt stones (or lava rocks) which over time have become extremely polished and smooth. As the stones are placed along the recipient’s back, they help to retain heat which then deeply penetrates into the muscles, releasing tension.
Is the use of essential oils, and other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering a person’s mind, mood, relaxation and health.