Thank you ! for your interest in improving your health through therapeutic Massage and bodywork. It is my pleasure to assist you to improve the way you feel !
We specialize in treating Athletes, Injuries, Chronic Pain and Muscle Soreness using a variety of Massage and Yoga Therapy modalities. Treatment focus may include:
Relaxation and stress management
Soft tissue injury recovery and prevention
Post Surgery lymphatic drainage
Increased range of motion
Improved athletic performance and longevity
Therapeutic Massage - $100 hr.
Having worked many years in medical settings I am familiar with a variety of muscular skeletal injuries. Massage is an essential element in the recovery process and works by helping to nourish the injured tissue and to circulate the metabolic fluids through the muscle and connective tissue. Additionally, massage assists in relaxing the neighboring muscle groups which are over compensating on behalf of the injured tissue. In some cases, edema (swelling) is present and massage may assist the lymph (carrying toxins) to evacuate the body $100/hr.
Structural Body Work - $100 hr.
Structural body work looks at the body in terms of optimal alignment and is based on the premise that more perfect alignment is available to every "body", including perfect posture. When the body is aligned properly, pain can be reduced or fatigue from stressed muscles holding in place misaligned bones. During a structural body work session massage technique are applied as a means to sculpting the body towards a more perfect alignment. Treatments are usually done over series of 10 sessions to achieve optimal results. $100/hr.
Deep Tissue Massage - $100 hr.
Deep Tissue Massage does not have to be painful!! Technically speaking it is massage that aims towards reaching the deeper layer of muscles versus the superficial (close to the surface) muscles of the body. Deep Tissue Massage addresses Musculo-skeletal strain or pain, postural imbalance, adhesions or static muscle mass. Treatments can greatly improve range of motion, flexibility, circulation and healing recovery time. Deep tissue strokes tend to be slow with firm pressure applied and are the most effective means towards addressing adhesions and improving range of motion. $100/hr.
Swedish Esalen - $100 hr.
In Swedish Esalen massage essential oils are commonly used with long and flowing strokes over the client's body. (a sheet is draped over the client's sensitive parts). While the strokes are aimed at relaxing the superficial (close to the surface) muscles and helping the body to flush out toxins more effectively. The Swedish Esalen massage helps in reducing the recovery time from the strains and aches of muscles by flushing the fluids of lactic acid, uric acid, and other such unwanted metabolic fluids. Swedish Massage is also known to enhance the circulation of blood without exerting pressure on the heart, helps the body to stretch its ligaments and tendons making them lithesome and flexible, energizes the skin tissues and the nervous system while soothing the nerves simultaneously, assists in reducing stress, in the emotional and physical being, and is highly recommended as a regular therapy treatment for the management of stress. $100/hr.
Lymphatic Drainage - $80 hr packs of 4 and 8 available
In MLD the therapist gently rubs, strokes, taps or pushes the skin in directions that follow the structure of the lymphatic system so that accumulated lymph fluid can drain through proper channels. Lymphatic drainage is very gentle, is not painful and doesn’t have a stimulating effect. Each session lasts 60 minutes, and therapy usually is performed once a day 2 to five times a week for two to four weeks depending on the degree or lymph accumulation, or treatment goals.
Ayurvedic Massage - $110 hr.
Uses specially formulated warm medicated oils to achieve constitutional balance. In Ayurvedic medicine an individual is born with a specific constitutional make up. Due to a variety of reasons we can become out of constitutional balance. Ayurvedic massage as well as lifestyle changes can have a positive impact toward bringing constitutional balance. Strokes can be applied similarly to a Swedish style massage using warm herbal oils. $110/hr.
Assisted Stretching - $30 for 30 min add-on
Each joint of the body has an optimal range of motion. When injury occurs, this ROM can be diminished due to scar tissue or compensation patterns as well as damages in the tissue and existing structures. Muscles work together to hold the structure together. Correct alignment of the bones of the skeleton can create optimal movement of the joints. When joints are functioning optimally its ability to operate and perform improves. Massage, Myofascial release, joint mobilization, assisted stretching and a home therapy practice are used to create optimal ROM. $30 minute add on for 30 minutes.
Posture Reboot - $240 for 3 session series includs a combination of services
Gravity can sure have its way with us!... but believe it or not there are some really good reasons to reboot our posture. When we sit, stand or walk our posture mis-alignments can create muscle and joint fatigue making us tired, causing pain, or discomfort and eventual injury. Posture rebooting is more than just the “pull your shoulders back" approach that your mother took :) I take a friendlier approach including assessment, manual therapy, yoga therapy, reeducation and posture quick tips. $240 for a 3 session series which may include a combination of massage therapy, assisted stretching and yoga therapy.