Pressure Point Therapy
Eastern healing modalities differ from western modalities in that there is less emphasis on manipulating soft tissue. The primary focus is addressing blocks in energy lines which stimulates the bodies natural inclination to heal. Along with assisted stretches, and conscious breathing; this modality can be very powerful having an energizing as well as relaxing effect, creating a balanced flow in the body, and increased vitality.
Warm stone offers a luxurious spa- like experience which elicits deep relaxation almost immediately, by penetrating through the layers of muscle. Circulation increases as muscle relax, toxins get flushed away, while nutrients flow back to the muscles tissues, aiding in increased release of tension and pain. If a client has issues with inflammation, cold and warm stone may be alternated. The stone on the body is both a grounding and uplifting experience.
Originated by Per Henrik Ling of Sweden in the early 1800's, who is known as “the father of Physical Therapy”.He developed movements to be found beneficial for improving the physical condition—and founded Institutes for the Education in the Swedish Movements throughout Europe. By the mid 1800's—these teachings came to America by Orthopedic physicians. Swedish style massage incorporates lotion or oil with long sweeping movements, kneading, friction, and tapotement(tapping), along with range of motion movements, promoting relaxation and over-all well being. Swedish massage may be very light to deep according to clients needs, desires, and sensitivities.
Deep Tissue Massage
Similar to Swedish massage, but with slower and deeper strokes in trouble areas. The therapist may ask for participation, utilizing awareness with conscious breathing for smooth release of knots and adhesions.
Vigorous exercise can leave muscles feeling fatigued, stiff, and sore. Massage stretches and lengthens the muscles, improving circulation, and speeding up the removal of waste products as well as bringing oxygen and nutrients back to the muscles. Many sports and fitness enthusiasts partner with a massage therapist as part of their health maintenance program
PRE AND POST EVENT ON-SITE CHAIR MASSAGE
On-Site chair massage can prepare for any competitive event. Brief and invigorating, on-site chair massage will give an athlete a head start by warming up and energizing the muscles. Post event chair massage will assist with cooling down period, helping prevent soreness, pain and inflammation by helping flush out metabolic waste.
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