Swedish massage is an incredibly popular massage offering long-lasting stress relief and a fantastic feeling of well-being. It includes long, relaxing strokes, kneading, and shaking motions. It has an affect on the nerves, muscles, circulation, while promoting over-all good health and well-being. It helps release the body from any unwanted strain and / or stress. Your mind and body will feel rested.
The focus of this massage is specific to areas of tension and / or injury and is designed to stimulate and improve blood flow to the affected region. This helps to kick-start the body’s own natural healing mechanisms. This is deep tissue work designed for active people such as runner’s, cyclists, volleyball players etc. Its focus is to rid the body of the toxins that have built up in the muscles by using deep massage techniques, and stretching. This will relieve the body from soreness and improve flexibility, circulation and range of motion.
This is an excellent massage to help relieve the body of deep rooted knots and tension points, especially in the neck and shoulders. A very strong treatment with equally powerful effects.
This massage deals primarily with the muscles and joints of the face, mouth and jaw. The therapist uses gentle, small manipulations that are applied to different muscles inside the mouth. The Registered Massage Therapist wears gloves during this treatment and uses her fingertips to massage and relieve the tension built up in the muscles of the jaw and face. This technique is beneficial to all but especially for those suffering from headaches, neck and ear pain, individuals who grind or clench their teeth, and/or those whose jaw locks or pops.
This is a nurturing and relaxing massage for the mother-to-be. Special attention is given to the mother’s comfort and stage of pregnancy. Different relaxation techniques are used depending on what stage of pregnancy you are at and what symptoms you are experiencing at the time. The focus of this massage is to decrease the stress on weight-bearing joints, such as ankles, lower back and pelvis; reduce swelling in hands and feet; and increase relaxation and comfort to all areas of the body.
This is a nurturing and relaxing massage for both the baby and parents. Parents can bond with the baby at a new level. The techniques used here are very gentle, short, soothing and rhythmical techniques. This helps to improve circulation, digestion, constipation, nasal congestion, improve sleep habits and over all growth of your infant. After the massage, parents have the knowledge and ability to continue to offer their child the wonderful benefits of a massage at home as they grow.
Myofascial Release (MFR)
This form of massage stretches the conective tissue surrounding the muscles and bones thereby releasing any restrictions and restoring tissue health. Myofascial release is beneficial in reducing pain, increasing range of motion and balancing the body.
Neuro-Muscular Techniques (NMT)
This type of massage works to decrease small nodules found in muscle fibres, called trigger points, that are a common cause of pain. NMT helps correct postural dysfunction thereby reducing chronic tension.