Massage has been described as "the healing touch." Often referred to as bodywork or somatic therapy, massage therapy refers to the application of various techniques to the muscular structure and soft tissues of the body. It consists of a group of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body, using primarily the hands.
The goal of massage therapy is fairly straightforward: to positively affect the health and well being of the client. Numerous physical and mental health benefits have been attributed to massage. When talking about massage, there are many different types of massage. Below are the techniques that I offer.
*COVID Protocols in place*
To ensure the safely of my clients and myself, I will wear a mask and face shield. All surfaces will be sanitized before/after each client. While I will have clean sheets on hand, clients are invited to bring their own sheet if they choose. Staying safe is my number one concern.
If you feel you have been in contact or exposed with anyone with symptoms, please wait to book your massage after testing and/or quarantine rules are followed as the CDC advises. Thank you and stay safe, and all referrals are appreciated!
Swedish massage uses five styles of long, flowing strokes to massage.
The purpose of this massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue.
Reflexology is the science based on the principal that there are reflexes in the hands and feet that relate to every organ, gland, and system of the body.
Duo massage therapy is an intervention that involves 2 sets of hands to manipulate the soft tissues and joints of the human body.