Massage

Here is our list of our most commonly requested services.  We have over 30 therapists with many fields of expertise.  If you do not see your service listed please feel free make a request!

In-home Massage

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is a relaxing, classical massage with choice of oil or lotion.  Long, flowing strokes, Swedish massage increases the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles. Other benefits include stimulation of circulation, an increase in muscle tone, and a balance of the musculo-skeletal systems improving range of motion. Swedish massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid, and other metabolic wastes.

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Deep Tissue Massage

A more advanced massage that is meant to relax tight muscles and release trapped pain. Deep Tissue targets deep muscles and their connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles.  Helps improve the function of the circulatory, lymphatic, muscular and nervous systems. 90 minutes is recommended in order to give special attention to problem areas while also providing all-over relief.  Recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity, such as athletes, and those who have sustained physical injury.

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Sports Massage

Sports Massage increases range of movement, increases flexibility and relieves muscle soreness. It assists in injury prevention and promotes faster recovery from physical activities. Sports Massage is the application of Massage and Stretch techniques to the muscle and connective tissues of the body to enhance physical performance, including cross fiber friction and advanced circulatory techniques. Each massage is specially tailored to each clients needs.

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Neuromuscular Massage

Trigger points are painful points located within taut bands of muscle, hypertonicity, and are treated primarily with the application of sustained, usually static pressure. Through the softening of trigger points, therapists reduce chronic pain, increase range of motion, and correct postural deviations.

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Pregnancy Massage

Bring Serenity and comfort to your mother-to-be.  Designed for pregnant women to help relieve common pregnancy discomforts and promote mother and baby’s well-being. A very gentle and effective and has many benefits for the mother, such as increasing energy, easing aches and pains, slowing the process of varicose veins, reducing fluid retention and releasing stress. Pregnancy massage can also help labour preparation by teaching the mother to consciously release tension and focus on relaxation breathing techniques, as well as releasing tension in the lower back and abdomen.

IMG_6955Reflexology

Reflexology is a holistic medicine practice that involves massaging the hands and feet, and sometimes the ears. Areas that are massaged contain reflex points that form a map of the body, and by using finger and thumb massage techniques, results are achieve in corresponding body parts or organs.

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Shiatsu

Eastern style massages that involves assisted stretching, rhythmic hand walking and deep pressure along the body’s energy lines. Pressure is applied to specific points on the body in an attempt to relieve tension and pain. Therapist will often use their thumbs, fingers, elbows and knees to concentrate pressure at certain energy pathways in the body called meridians. The massage also known as acupressure works to reduce muscle tension and fatigue and is thought to improve blood circulation in the body as well as improve function of the lymphatic system. Guest must wear comfortable, loose clothing. No oil or lotion is used.

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