Swedish Massage is the most common therapeutic massage performed in the United States . A Swedish massage focuses on overall relaxation , circulation , physical and mental wellness. Swedish Massage includes stretching , gliding , kneading, tapping, and cross-friction strokes to provide the relaxation that the body needs. These techniques are combined to improve circulation, relax the muscles , and help improve the flow of the lymphatic system . The lymphatic system is a key component to the immune system . Extremely important to take care of our immune systems.
Deep tissue massage is aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue . This technique involves the therapist using knuckles , elbows, firm pressure and slow gliding stokes to reach deeper in the muscles and fascia ( the connective tissue surround muscles). Deep tissue can be helpful for athletes who are considerably hard on their bodies, those who are undergoing physical therapy to help aid them in the breakdown of scar tissue , and anyone who has dense tissue can benefit .
* Please be advised that deep tissue massage is not for everyone. You may feel a bit sore afterwards. If you are looking for relaxation, I recommend the Swedish Massage *
Sports Massage is designed for those who are physically active. Sports massage is a combination of Swedish , Shiatsu ( finger pressure") and other techniques that help to concentrate and work on the ares that are related to your sport. Athletes tend to get sports Massage to prepare for peak performances, treat injuries and prevent injuries.
A combination of acupressure and yoga stretching techniques that employs the use of the therapists fingers, thumbs, elbows, arms and feet on the body’s pressure points, muscles, and energy lines (“Sen”) to clear energy blockages and help aid the body in balancing its energy.
Loose fitting , comfortable clothing is worn by receiver at all times.
On-site chair massage is ideal for companies, events, concerts, music videos, tv/movie productions, and gatherings that includes little to no oil while the Client can feel comfortable , and relaxed while fully clothed. This massage treats the most common areas of stress and tension using a variety of techniques , including stretching , trigger points and other benefiting modalities tailored to each clients specific needs. Fast and effective way of relieving tension .
Prenatal massage , also known as pregnancy massage , is beneficial in soothing any aches and pains due to the changes in the body during pregnancy , improves circulation , and relaxes the body. It may reduce sweeping , improve mood and help relieve some pregnancy anxiety .
It is recommended to receive a massage after your first trimester due to higher risk of a miscarriage in your first trimester, although there are no actually specific studies on massage increasing the risk of a miscarriage during the first .