Swedish massage is a relaxation focused massage. The primary goal is to relax tense muscles, relax the mind, and provide an overall feeling of wellness and rejuvenation.
Benefits: increasing circulation, ridding toxins through the lymphatic system, lowering blood pressure, decreasing anxiety, reducing stress, better sleep quality, and improved immunity.
Who is it for: Swedish massage is perfect for any person, and can be highly beneficial for those with chronic illness or pain.
Therapeutic massage is intended to provide a more therapeutic benefit to specific areas of the body. Therapeutic massage is more fine-tuned to the areas of concern, and involves manipulating the tissues to achieve a specific outcome.
Benefits: provides muscle and joint pain relief, relieves muscle tension, strengthens muscles, relieves sports injuries.
Who is it for? Therapeutic massage typically coincides with injury or stubborn areas that require more advanced and thorough treatment.
Deep Tissue Massage
Different from Therapeutic, Deep Tissue is slow and methodical with lots of firm pressure for sore muscles. It can be used anywhere on the body, but uses a sharper angle of the therapist's hands to force through the deeper layers of muscle
Benefits: helps break up scar tissue, reduces muscle tension, promotes faster healing, increases blood flow, reduces inflammation, improves stiffness.
Who is it for? Deep Tissue massage helps those with chronic pain, injuries, difficult to reach tension or stubborn knots.
Massage chairs are specifically designed to support the body from the front, to allow the massage therapist access to the back and shoulders. Done full clothed, this therapy is quick and easy, and an excellent way to introduce someone to massage who has never had one before.
Benefits: easy and convenient for the patient, provides relaxation, soothing sore muscles, increased blood flow, reduced anxiety, and more.
Who is it for? Any one who is uncomfortable getting on the table, or those looking for a quick massage.
Cupping therapy uses suction to lift the skin away from the muscle tissue and nerves. Held stationary, they can be used to draw blood to the area, or they can be moved and slid across the skin for a more massaging effect.
Benefits: stimulates circulation of blood and lymphatic fluid. This aids in removing toxins from the body and helps in healing and recovery.
Who is it for? Anyone looking to try something new, those who have had little results with traditional massage, and require stronger treatment on tight muscles and knots.
Hot Stone Massage
An added heat treatment to simultaneously relax and soften the muscles more quickly. The stones pinpoint the heat to the desired area to allow for deeper penetration through the muscle layers.
Benefits: Loosens tight muscles and preps them for massage by bringing heat quickly and efficiently to the area.
Who is it for? Hot stones are great for anyone! But are especially helpful for athletes with hard and tight muscles!
Essential oils can help in several different areas of your wellness regimen. We can add a blend of oils to your massage oil to create a custom environment of your choosing. Below lists our favorite blends that you can choose to add to your massage:
Relaxation, calming, sleep: lavender, chamomile, clary sage
Energizing, uplifting, clarity: orange, peppermint, rosemary
Mood regulating, emotional stability, spiritual centering: cedarwood, bergamot, ylang ylang
Immunity, body defense, breathe easy: eucalyptus, spruce, lemon
Sore muscles, pain: copaiba, frankincense, balsam fir