***Not currently available - Massage Therapist on extended leave until April 2019**
Less Stress. More Playing.
Stress has a lot to do with the tension you feel in your shoulders; it can also affect your heart and your blood pressure. Working out muscle tension during a massage makes chronic pain, a well as acute or short-term stress, much easier to let go.
Better Posture. More Confidence.
That bad posture can quickly become a bad habit - massage looses muscles and joints to reinforce the body's natural movements.
Increased Circulation, More Relaxation.
Muscle tension constricts your circulation - massage helps release those chronically tense and tightened muscles to increase blood flow and help flush toxins out of your body.
You know that post-massage feeling. your mind is clear and your body is relaxed. An occasional massage leaves you feeling great, but regular massage can do so much more. Each session builds on itself, helping your body maintain its relaxed state and your muscles to remain loose even during times of physical and mental stress.
Swedish (Relaxation) Massage
When your body needs a break
Good for overall body care and maintenance, Swedish massage will help relieve stress-related tension and pain. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, improving circulation while easing tension.Swedish massage techniques include circular pressure applied by the hands and palms, firm kneading percussion-like tapping, bending and stretching.
Deep Tissue Massage
When you suffer from injuries or chronic pain
Deep-tissue massage is a specific type of massage therapy that concentrates on the deep layers of muscle and fascia in the body. By using deep, slow pressure and firm strokes, deep tissue massage is used to treat a variety of physical ailments. It can be an effective treatment for injured muscles as it facilitates the relaxation of muscles and helps stretch tight or twisted muscle mass, deep-tissue massage can help promote healing. Because massage also helps relax muscles, it can reduce the pain caused by injuries, too. It is frequently used to rehabilitate sports injures.
Trigger Point Therapy
When life brings aches, pains, or injuries
Your therapist will assess your body's areas of tightness and muscle tension and target the specific muscles, or trigger points, causing the most discomfort or pain. a trigger point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes pain in other parts of the body. a trigger point in the back, for example, may produce referral pain in the neck. the neck, now acting as a satellite trigger point, may then cause pain in the head. The pain may be sharp and intense or a dull ache.
Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. In this type of massage for trigger point therapy, the recipient actively participates through deep breathing as well as identifying the exact location and intensity of the discomfort. Receiving massage with trigger point therapy on a regular basis can help naturally manage pain and stress from chronic injuries.
When muscles and worked hard
Regular massage can help balance the active routine of sports enthusiasts and regular gym goers by loosening tight or overworked muscles to release built up lactic acid and speed recovery from workouts and injuries. Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete's sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive movements. Specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares their body and mind for optimal performance.