Swedish massage 60 min
Swedish massage is incredibly beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension. By rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart helps promote the number of lymphocytes, white blood cells that are part of the immune system, and a boost in the immune cells that may help fight colds and the flu.
Deep tissue 60 min
Deep-tissue massage is a specific type of massage therapy that concentrates on the deep layers of muscle and fascia in the body; and recommended by many doctors as a treatment option. By using deep finger pressure and slow, firm strokes, deep tissue massage is used to treat a variety of physical ailments such as: reduction of chronic pain, improves blood pressure, breaks up scar tissue, rehabilitates injured muscles, and stress relief.
Hot stone 60 min
Hot stone massage therapy melts away tension, eases muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism. The premise behind hot stone massage therapy is that the direct heat of the stones relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist access to their deeper muscle layers. Combining stone protocols with a full body massage provides a very healing and effective experience. The hot stones also expand blood vessels, which encourages blood flow throughout the body. They have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation.
Many Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares their body and mind for optimal performance. For anyone participating in regular physical activity, Sports massage therapy every week or two may be a great addition to your normal regimen.
Foot scrub add-on
Exfoliate with a sugar or salt scrub of your choice to remove excess dry skin as well as to improve your circulation. Providers will use hot towels to remove the scrub after it has been massaged into your feet.
Reflexology 60 min
Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas on the feet, hands, or ears. Reflexologists believe that these reflex points correspond to different body organs and systems, and that pressing them has a beneficial effect on the person's health. Reported benefits include relaxation and improved lymphatic drainage and blood circulation. These benefits help relieve the effects of stress, which in turn helps your body find balance and heal itself.
Prenatal massage is tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists who are trained in prenatal massage adjust their techniques accordingly. Helps with hormone regulation, reduces of swelling, and improvement of nerve pain.
*Must be past first trimester*