Goal is to facilitate local circulation, reduce ischemia and bring oxygen and healing nutrients to tight or painful muscle tissue. Heat or cold packs may be used. The results are a decrease of pain, increased feeling of calm and restoration of good mood. Relaxing, gentle. Appropriate for those who are dealing with acute or chronic pain, stress and/or anxiety, insomnia, have had a recent injury, chronic muscular tension or prefer lighter pressure.
Goal is to access and release deeper muscles Recommended for chronic tension, athletes of all types, clients who work out regularly/vigorously, clients who engage in repetitive activities, have postural concerns or old injuries that are still in play . Sometimes therapeutic discomfort is experienced; it is always within your pain tolerance. Clients describe this as a 'good hurt'. When done properly a deep tissue massage needn't be painful. Combined with Swedish techniques for balance.
Can be added to any massage for added health benefits
Reflexology is a system of compressing specific areas on the feet that correspond to different organs or organ systems in the body. Nerve reflexes in the foot are mapped to these organs. Thumb pads, knuckles and fingertips are used to relieve congestion around the points, resetting the reflexes and creating a clearer pathway for nerve impulses. Restorative, relaxing. May address concerns beyond the scope of muscular massage, such as digestive, hormonal and other internal aspects of health.
Experience the powerful benefits of plant medicine. Plant essences are administered via smell and direct contact with the skin. Considered the 'life blood of plants', essential oils add extra dimension to your session. Benefits may include calming, restoration, mental relaxation and clarity, boosted immunity and mood, reducted inflammation . Choose from a variety of blends or single oils. Even clients with sensitive skin or allergies can benefit from extra dllution and careful selection of oils.