Swedish massage incorporates long sweeping strokes, kneading, friction, and vibration. It is ideal for improving circulation, reducing stress, and promoting muscle relaxation. Pressure is usually light to medium.
The most popular option for customized therapy, therapeutic massage employs a variety of techniques including compression, friction, and trigger point therapy. An assessment will be made to determine problem areas, and the session will focus on making headway with chronic issues. Moderate to deep pressure is employed.
Deep Tissue Massage
A penetrating therapy that focuses on muscle tension and chronic muscular holding patterns to restore the connective tissue to its natural state. Excellent for relieving muscular pain and increasing range of motion. This massage is typically done slowly to allow the muscles to adjust to the deeper pressure and release.
Your choice of various essential oils is integrated into a soothing Swedish massage, enhancing the relaxation experience. Ideal for those who suffer from headaches, allergies, respiratory issues, and stress.
Sports/Table Thai Massage
By using vigorous massage techniques, this athletic massage is designed to help active individuals recuperate faster after strenuous exercise or for those with sports injuries. Perfect for pre and post exercise and competition, this massage prepares the body for higher levels of exertion, and promotes muscle elasticity.
For expecting mothers, this massage allows maximum comfort with cozy pillow support and a gentle to firm pressure to relieve the aches and pains associated with pregnancy. Extra focus is paid to the low back, hips, and shoulders. Gentle stretching can be incorporated on request.
This gentle, calming techniques is ideal for swelling reduction, stress relief, and detoxification. Lymphatic work is great after surgery, and can easily be incorporated into a Swedish or Therapeutic massage session.
Oncology massage is a gentle session tailored to the unique treatments a cancer patient experiences. Pressure and positioning will be adjusted based on recent surgeries, and whether or not the patient has received radiation and chemotherapy treatments. A 15 to 30 minute consultation is given to this patient group before administering massage therapy. Debbie is recognized by the National Society for Oncology Massage, and has completed special training to serve those with all forms of cancer.