it is work or play that has your muscles tense, stressed or
just plain tired out, our massage techniques will have you
relaxed in no time at all. We offer a wide range of theraputic
massages - or the ability to create a fully unique experience
just for your specific needs. Therapists are not all experts
in every modality, so when you book your appointment just
ask and we will be pleased to match you with the best therapist
for your specific requests.
The most commonly practiced
form of massage, which focuses on the superficial tissue
of the body using slow and kneading techniques designed
to induce relaxation, enhance circulation and range of motion.
Originated thousands of
years ago in traditional Chinese medicine literally meaning
finger pressure in Japanese. The pressure is applied with
fingers, hands, elbows and knees to pressure points along
invisible channels of energy called meridians which balances
the flow of vital life force. Gentle stretching can be also
be administered in this type of massage therapy.
A technique using elbows,
knuckles and forearms but is not limited to these modalities,
consequently freeing and elongating the myofascial connective
tissue deep to the superficial layer of skin and fascia.
The pressure is deep and slow.
Derived from Shiatsu, aids
the body to achieve maximum physical performance. The therapist
focuses on specific muscles corresponding to a particular
sport. Range of motion and stretching techniques are key
components. This modality reduces muscle tension, minimizes
swelling and soreness, encourages relaxation, and reduces
recuperation time. Certain methods spread muscle fibers
to alleviate and reduce facial adhesions and improve circulation.
MASSAGE / THAI YOGA MASSAGE
Works meridians (energy
pathways) using rhythmic pressing combined with deep stretches,
joint movement and palm pressure. Thai Yoga blends Thai
massage and yoga principles. These types of massages are
performed while a fully clothed client lies on a floor mat,
no oil is used. Thai massage can also be done on a massage
Chair Massage, Tandem and Trigger Point Therapy, as well
as a range of additional modalities, are also available.