The ultimate in relaxation, Swedish massage traditionally employs long, flowing strokes over the entire body to increase circulation, boost the immune system, and bring you to a place of calm and serenity. It will ease the tension in your body while soothing your busy mind. Allow yourself to escape from the stress of your life for just one hour (no cell phone, no kids, no boss) in a place where you can mentally “check out” and let someone else take care of you for a change. Who doesn’t need that?
Deep Tissue Massage
This is a more focused type of massage used to address any problem areas you may be experiencing, whether it be a past or present injury; a repetitive motion strain; migraines; that nagging neck and back pain from sitting at your desk all day; or the stress, tension, and headaches that just sometimes accompany life. Deep tissue massage typically uses greater pressure, incorporating the use of elbows or forearms, trigger points, and other deep tissue techniques. When people think deep tissue massage, they often think painful, but this is not necessarily the case. Good communication with your therapist will ensure that it is never more than you can tolerate. The goal is to give an effective massage to help resolve the issues that brought you in, while at the same time leaving you feeling relaxed and refreshed when you walk out the door.
Pregnancy massage can incorporate either Swedish or Deep Tissue techniques and will most likely be a combination of the two. It specifically addresses the needs of the pregnant mom, whether that be low back pain due to the changing shape of your body; sciatic pain; swelling in the legs, feet and hands; or nervous anxiety about your upcoming labor and delivery or the responsibility of caring for and nurturing another human being. The goal of pregnancy massage is to make you as comfortable as possible during this exciting time in your life. And don’t forget—massage therapy is just as important once you have that newborn, too. New activities such as lifting, carrying, and nursing a baby, not to mention sleep deprivation, can take their toll on your body. So remember, take some time out of your demanding schedule to take care of yourself. Rejuvenate with massage so you can be the best mom you can be.
Sports massage is geared toward athletes and the particular stresses they place on their bodies. Your therapist will utilize a variety of techniques, depending on your situation, whether pre-event, post-event, or maintenance. The goal of sports massage is to concentrate on increasing range of motion and flexibility, preventing injury, relieving muscle soreness, and promoting a quick recovery from muscle overuse.
All massages are offered in increments of 30, 60, or 90 minutes so you may choose which option best fits your lifestyle and bodywork needs.
30 minutes, $45
When you need a quick fix or don't have the time or money for more.
60 minutes, $70
Our most popular selection. Perfect for a full body relaxation massage or deep tissue massage focusing on one or two problem areas.
90 minutes, $95
When you need that extra time to allow your mind and body to wind down or if you have more than two problem areas that need specific attention.
Contact Kristin for more information or an appointment.