Services & Rates
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines a variety of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
90 minute Swedish massage $100
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries.
Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for active people who engage in athletics. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body's natural immune function.
Regional Orthopedic/ Sports
Sometimes we don't have the time or the money to take care of ourselves like we should but continue to push ourselves. If this applies to you, then this would be the perfect way to remedy that. This is a maintenance massage for individuals in training for an event or those who would like to continue being active and injury free. It's a treatment where the focus is on addressing the area of need before it leads to a larger problem. Painful repetitive use injuries (plantar fasciitis, ITB syndrome, tendonitis...) can often be treated or even avoided when caught early. Existing chronic conditions (carpal tunnel syndrome) can be treated to manage and reduce pain and limitations. Don't ignore those tight calves, hamstrings or lower back pain until you end-up side-lined.
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Active Isolated Stretching
Developed by Aaron Mattes, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is a dynamic system for improving your flexibility and overall well-being. As you probably already know, stretching your muscles not only reduces your chance of injury, but also strengthens your tendons and improves your circulation. This technique is incorporated into all massage treatments as needed at no additional cost.
Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger Point Therapy is a style of bodywork that focuses on stimulating and releasing "trigger points" in your body. Trigger points are tender areas of tension similar to acupressure points, except they occur in the belly of the muscle rather than along the energy pathways of the body. These "knots" are built up throughout a person's life due to physical, mental, and/or emotional stress. During a session, focused pressure is applied through a variety of techniques order to release your trigger points. This process can be somewhat uncomfortable at times, yet the effects are lasting and profoundly transformative. Trigger point therapy is added in to any regular massage service as needed at no additional charge.
Acupressure is based on one the most ancient principles of healing - that applying pressure to specific points on the body will release stress and improve health in the body. These are the same points that are used in acupuncture and found along 'meridians' in the body. This simple and powerful technique has been shown to very effective in treating headaches, backaches, and even insomnia. Acupressure is used as needed during treatments at no additional charge.
Oncology Massage is a special type of massage developed specifically for cancer patients. It requires additional training and knowledge of protocols specific to oncology patients. Cancer patients have unique needs which must be addressed to make sure that a massage is beneficial to their health. Please feel free to call with any questions you might have about oncology massage.
Stephanie has received advanced training in working with oncology patients. Massage by a properly trained therapist with an understanding of the complexities of cancer including treatments, medications, and their effects on the body systems, have been researched and proven effective in decreasing pain, anxiety, and nausea. Research also indicates that the body is better able to heal itself and deal with trauma while in the relaxed state created by massage. A sliding scale is available for oncology massage as well as home visits. Please call or email with any questions.