Benefits of Massage
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Types of Massage Offered
Swedish Massage
A traditional manipulative technique including sweeping
movements, kneading, vibration, friction and percussion. It can
be gentle and slow, or vigorous and stimulating, based on the
needs and wishes of the recipient.

Sports Massage
A series of strong, energetic movements to prepare an athlete
for contest. It is also used to prevent muscle soreness after
an event. It can provide the ‘extra edge’ in competition.

Pregnancy Massage
Swedish Massage techniques focusing on areas of
discomfort. Gentle and intuitive, it gives a sense of well being
and support for the mother-to-be.

Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy
Slow, deep pressure on trigger points which are painful
concentrations of chemical wastes found in the muscles.
These treatments are extremely effective for chronic aches
caused by improper muscle use. Included are self help
techniques and facilitated stretching.

Lymph Drainage
A technique which helps to cleanse the body. The therapy is a
feather touch treatment for swelling created by poor lymph
circulation in any part of the body. It is effective for many
ailments including infections, stress, fatigue, various gastric
problems, peripheral nerve problems like Bell’s Palsy and
many visual challenges such as glaucoma and macular
degeneration.

CranioSacral Therapy
A very sensitive process working with the meninges and
bones of the skull, the base of the vertebrae and the motion of
the cerebrospinal fluid. It improves overall body functioning
and relieves long-lived pain, whether emotional or physical. It
is especially useful for brain dysfunction resulting from trauma
and for chronic headaches.
Body, Mind and Spirit
Massage positively affects these three main aspects. If you are experiencing pain, or are having difficulty relaxing, or are feeling besieged by events in your life, massage just might be the treatment for you. For the body specifically, these following systems are affected.

Circulatory System
Massage improves the movement of blood throughout the body and increases the supply of nutrients and oxygen to cells, tissue and organs. It helps lower blood pressure.

Lymph System
Massage aids lymph circulation, supports elimination of all metabolic wastes and stimulates the immune system.

Digestive System
Massage helps to relax the abdominal and intestinal muscles, enhances the function of the digestive system and stimulates the liver and kidneys, helping elimination.

Muscular System
Massage assists and tones muscles. It relieves stiffness, spasms and soreness in muscles and joints and strengthens connective tissue. It enriches relaxation and relieves fatigue.

Nervous System
Massage increases the blood supply to the nerves and the brain. It stimulates motor nerve points, eases stress and promotes a sense of well being.

Integumentary System (Skin)
Massage increases the blood supply to the skin, thereby nourishing tissues. It improves skin tone, maintains firm facial muscles and helps to keep the sebaceous glands functioning normally.