Investing in massage is an investment in your health.
Customized Therapeutic Massage (60min) - $100
Multiple modalties are called upon in this massage which is tailored to each individuals needs. Sessions may incorporate deep tissue, craniosacral, reflexology, gentle stretching, and of course deep relaxation. Hot towels, hot stones, and aromatherapy are included in this luxurious and highly beneficial body therapy.
Customized Therapeutic Massage (90min) - $140
This is our signature massage. Most people prefer the 90 minute massage, customized to their needs, because it's the perfect amount of time to allow for overall relaxation and the detailed work on specific areas of discomfort.
Pregnancy Massage (60min) - $100
Gentle massage designed specifically for expectant mothers. These massages help ease the discomforts of pregnancy and prepare the body to be better aligned promoting optimum physical conditioning for the best labor possible.
Thai Yoga Massage (60min)- $100
Thai Massage combines elements of yoga, shiatsu and acupressure, working with the energy pathways of the body. It is a form of passive yoga that allows the client to relax into the stretches for a full range of movement and deeper level of tension release.
Foot Reflexology (40min) - $50.
Specific points on the feet, hands and ears relate to all the other parts of the body. Applying the right pressure and technique to these points allows for full relaxation of all the organs and systems of the body including the nervous system. This is a great stress reliever and many believe the best cure to whatever ails you.
Neuromuscular Integration Therapy
This is a life changing experience that will realign your bodies structure, relieve deep muscular imbalances, and completely revitalize you. This technique is a marriage of medicine and psychology. Its half rooted in psychology and the idea that the body has a integral link to a persons psychological well being; while the other half is rooted in the actual neuromuscular practice of re-aligning the body. A perfectly aligned body is the key to a harmonious body-mind connection.
This is a 10 session process. The B.A.S.I.C. massage should be done as a preliminary session and for follow up sessions after the full Neuromuscular Integration process.
Each session is approximately 2 hours.
$200 per session for 10 sessions
Pre-Pay Package for all 10 sessions and recieve $100. discount!
Ginger Compresses (40 min) - $50.
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This is a form of deep-muscle massage that releases muscle tension. We start out using postural analysis to determine where the cause of an imbalance might be, and therefore, what approach will be used. Although deeper than most massages, it is not quite as deep as the neuro-muscular work. It is a full body massage.
B.A.S.I.C. Neuromuscular Integration
This work is done in ten sessions, which are progressive. Changes in structure are accomplished through muscle manipulation and myofascial release. Fascia is the connective tissue in and around muscles, allowing them to slide over other muscles. Trauma, stress and general “wear and tear,” cause the fascial layers to adhere to one another, restricting movement and causing pain or fatigue.
Along with the muscle and fascial manipulation there is the neurological work, which may be approached through emotional stress defusion or the CranioSacral system. Another important component is the commitment of the client to the process. That means taking the time for exercise, relaxation and reflection. The client-practioner relationship is one of partnership. The practitioner will be there to assist the client to meet his/her goals. The practioner is trained to work with not on the body. Discomfort is usually limited to the time of the tissue manipulation. A common response is that, “it hurts good,” meaning that the pain, which already exists within the body, is being removed. Movement is slow, allowing the tissue to respond by releasing rather than reacting defensively.
Traditional Thai Massage
"Traditional Thai Massage is like 10,000 Waves Washing Over the Body" -Chonghol Settahorn
Thai Massage combines elements of yoga, shiatsu and acupressure, working with the energy pathways of the body. It is a form of passive yoga that allows the client to relax into the stretches for a full range of movement and deeper level of tension release. Sessions are performed on a Futon mat with the client dressed in comfortable clothes that allow for movement. No oils are used in Thai massage.Thai Massage uses a wide variety of movements and stretches which help adjust the skeletal structure, increase flexibility, relieve muscular and joint tension, balance the body's energy system, and is uniquely relaxing as well as energizing.
The method of reflexology we practice is one based on body systems, and follows anatomical positions and functions. Because the body functions in an inter-dependent way, a systematic working of both feet is used rather than targeting certain areas only. Reflexology may also be practiced on the hands and ears but we mostly focus on the feet.
Reflexology is an ancient form of natural healing. Archeological evidence points to ancient reflexology medical practices in Egypt (2330 BCE), China (2704 BCE) and Japan (690 CE). In the United States, the first medical doctor known to have used it in a systematic way was Dr. William Fitzgerald, who referred to the method as ZONE Therapy. The ZONE theory is similar in some respects to the Chinese and Japanese MERIDIANS, or channels of energy, on which the practices of Acupuncture and Shiatsu are based. These systems apply stimulation to the reflexes and use the meridians to assist the healing process and to enable personal growth toward wholeness.
There are many ideas as to how reflexology works, some believe it stimulates the circulatory system, others think it has more to do with the nervous system, lymphatic system or energy system, or a combination of any or all of these. Maybe some day science will be able to explain exactly how and why reflexology works. Meanwhile, we can content ourselves with the knowledge that is does work. And that knowledge comes only through experience.