Relaxation Massage uses long, flowing strokes to massage. The five basic strokes are effleurage (light touch), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (compression), and vibration. Relaxation massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, and improving blood and lymphatic flow in the body. This massage is often a combination of various styles of massage and bodywork that compliment each other and provide an exceptional massage experience that will leave you feeling amazing! Counting down the hours until your next session.
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness, and sore shoulders. Some of the same strokes are used as classic massage therapy, but the movement is slower and the pressure is deeper and concentrated on areas of tension and pain. Deep tissue massage works by physically breaking down these adhesions to relieve pain and restore normal movement.
Triggerpoint therapy has been found to help relieve aches and pains in in the soft tissue of the body (muscles, tendons, joints, etc...) This style of therapeutic bodywork is an effective complementary therapy for pain throughout the body, and can be integrated into other styles of massage like deep tissue, for a complete pain relief and relaxation session. Today, when solutions for pain relief, can often be inneffective or possibly unhealthy... This style of bodywork is popular with clients looking to treat chronic pain throughout the body. The sports and injury massage works wonders helping pain, inflamation and even numbness. Effective on all levels of activity, from professional athletes, to occasional soreness from working, this style of bodywork works for all kinds of ailments.
Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth, flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist may also hold the stones and use them to massage certain areas of the body. The use of hot stones for healing dates back to ancient times, but it wasn't until Arizona massage therapist Mary Nelson introduced her hot stone massage technique, called LaStone Therapy, that the use of hot stones for massage caught on. It is well suited for people who have muscle tension but prefer a lighter massage.