Chair massage is a style of seated massage that is typically short—10,15 or 20min—and focuses on your back, shoulders and neck. Chair massage is done over clothes and doesn’t require any cream or oil.
Bring your best friend, coworker, significant other or whomever you’d like to enjoy a relaxing therapeutic massage. Couples can be in the same room or separate rooms as they experience some quality time together.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People, especially athletes, get it for many reasons including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, and chronic tightness.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage involves using more pressure to the deeper layers of muscle tissue and fascia in the body. Chronic pain and tension can cause knots in theses muscles and can hinder blood flow. Using more pressure the therapist can break up these knots and adhesions and can lead to a looser more relaxed body.
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Prenatal massage is specifically designed to relieve back, neck and shoulder pain or discomfort that typically occurs with changes to the body during your pregnancy. Keep in mind, make sure your doctor says it’s ok to receive a massage. Your health and your babies health is paramount.
Reflexology involves applying pressure to reflex points on the hands and feet that are connected to specific organs and other body parts through energy channels. This pressure is used to unblock these channels in order to promote better health throughout the body and a feeling of relaxation.
Sports massage is the use of massage to focus on muscular groups relative to the sport or activity they are participating in. In general it can be used as part of a training program to help prevent injuries or rehab from an injury. Also can be used as a warm up before an event or a cool down after the event.
Table Thai Yoga Massage
Thai massage is a form of body work that incorporates a combination of accupressure, energy meridian work, and yoga-like stretching and massaging muscles in yoga poses for an invigorating and balancing experience. It is helpful for increased range of motion and loosening up of muscle tissue.
Therapeutic massage is a general term that describes any type of massage modality that helps relieve pain, reduce stress, and increases blood flow. People tend to assume therapeutic massage means deep tissue massage, but this is not always the case. A good therapist will apply the specific techniques and the right amount of pressure to address your need, and sometimes that’s a lighter touch.
Reiki is a form of alternative medicine called energy healing. Reiki practitioners use a technique called palm healing or hands-on healing through which a “universal energy” is said to be transferred through the palms of the practitioner to the patient in order to encourage emotional or physical healing.