Types of Popular Massages:
Also called a relaxation massage, the Swedish massage gives many benefits. It relaxes the body and improves circulation and range of motion. Experience reduced muscle tension and more importantly mood elevation. The pressure applied during this massage therapy can vary from light to firm. If it’s your first time at the spa or you don’t get massaged often, this is the best massage session to schedule.
The Deep Tissue Massage is a deep pressure therapy. Releases tension, concentrating on the deep layers of the muscles. Pressure is firm to deep and very effective on tight muscles, tendons, and connective tissue. This therapy provides relief for chronic tension and also used to treat various physical ailments.
Sports massage is similar to deep tissue massage but is more targeted on treating minor and chronic injuries. Can also focus on improving your posture. Generally use active and passive stretching to help realign and loosen muscle fibers. Releasing tightness in muscles is a key objective. As the muscles around joints relax, it increases the joints’ range of motion. Similar to the Deep Tissue Massage, this is a deep pressure therapy. Our Trained therapists use firm to deep pressure on tight muscles, tendons, and connective tissue. This therapy provides relief for chronic tension and also used to treat various physical ailments.
The Signature Massage is our specialty massage and most recommended service. Combines the therapies of Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue and Sports Massage for a customized therapy session. Therapeutic pressure can be applied lightly or deep pressure. Depending on the needs of each area of the body along with targeted stretching therefore loosens tight muscles and joints. A truly unique experience.
When a muscle injury is hurting, the fibers and the fascia that surrounds the muscle have formed tight/trigger points. This causes the muscle to shorten and limits the range of motion and function in the joints. This limited range of motion will stress the joints and cause pain and a variety of other symptoms. Myofascial release massage/ neuromuscular therapy treats these symptoms by releasing the uneven tightness in injured fascia. Schedule a session today with one of our skilled massage therapists.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a very light massage specific to the lymph system close to the surface of the skin. that encourages lymph flow in the body. It is particularly good for detoxification, edema, pre- and post-plastic surgery and post-liposuction. It can also help with cellulite treatments, scar tissue, spider veins, redness and acne.
Hot Stone Massage/Hot Stone Therapy is a highly sought after services offered in spas. This therapy uses basalt stones – heated to just the right temperature. These heated stones are then used as extensions of the therapist’s hands and used to massage the body. Depending on the injury or pain, this will help to further any therapeutic pressure applied by the therapist. This therapy helps to deeply relax muscles and tissues, while relieving stress, improving circulation, releases toxins and offering an overall calmness. *Advance notice needed for these massages.*
A great way to relieve the stresses that result from the rapid and profound physical as well as mental changes that occur during pregnancy. A Prenatal massage or a pregnancy massage, is designed to relieve aches in the back, neck, hips, legs and weight bearing joints, reducing problems associated with swelling. *Must be at least 15 weeks pregnant to receive these therapies.
Performed on a mat on the floor; both client and practitioner are dressed in comfortable clothing allowing ease of movement and flexibility. Little to no lotion or oils are used in a Thai yoga massage. The receiver and the therapist may be positioned in a variety of different yoga-like positions deep static and rhythmic pressures form the core of the massage. Energizing and rejuvenating. *Advance notice needed for these massages.*
Bamboo fusion is a technique that incorporates bamboo stalks of varying lengths and diameters to provide deep-tissue work. Bamboo Fusion Is known to help relieve stress and promote relaxation. The use of bamboo for the purpose of massages is beneficial since the pressure that is applied using the bamboo sticks can penetrate deeper into the tissues of the body. The Bamboo is rolled on the skin with an applied pressure to release tension similar to a deep tissue massage but without using thumbs or elbows. *Advance notice needed for these massages.*
Bamboo fusion mixed with Hot Stones. This Therapy session is a uniquely blended massage giving you the best of both worlds. Hot Stones and Warm Bamboo are combined to relieve tension in the muscles through heat. The benefits of this type of massage are similar to a deep Tissue massage without using thumbs or elbows, a relaxing and inviting warmth with the even pressure of bamboo and rocks. *Advance notice needed for these massages.*