Sports Massage is a good option if you have a repetitive use injury to a muscle, such as what you may get from playing a sport. It's also a good option if you're prone to injuries because it can be used to help prevent sports injuries. You may also use sports massage to increase flexibility and performance. Additionally, Sports Massage can be used to relieve pain, anxiety, and muscle tension.
A sports massage can be done as a full-body massage or the massage therapist may focus on the parts of the body that need the most attention. Deep pressure may be alternated with soothing strokes depending on your needs.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage uses more pressure then a Swedish Massage. It is a good option if you have chronic muscle problems, such as soreness, injury, or imbalance. It can help relieve tight muscles, chronic muscle pain, and anxiety.
During a deep tissue massage, your massage therapist will use methodical strokes and deep finger pressure to relieve tension from the deepest layers of your muscles and connective tissues. Avoid this type of massage if you're overly sensitive to pressure.
Reflexology is best for people who are looking to relax or restore their natural energy levels. It is also a good option if you aren't comfortable being touched on your entire body.
Reflexology uses gentle to firm pressure on different pressure points of the feet, hands, and ears,
Prenatal massage can be a safe way for women to get a massage during pregnancy. It can help reduce pregnancy body aches, reduce stress, and ease muscle tension.
Prenatal massage uses mild pressure similar to Swedish massage. The therapist will focus on areas such as your lower back, hips, and legs.
During the massage you will be positioned on your side with a pillow as a cushion.
*Will need to provide a Doctor's note and sign release form
Swedish massage is a gentle type of full body massage that is ideal for people who:
- are new to massage
-have a lot of tension
-are sensitive to touch
It can help release muscle knots, and it is also a good choice for when you want to fully relax during a massage.
The Massage Therapist will use a combination of kneading, long flowing strokes in the direction of the heart and therapeutic circular motions
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage is best for people who have muscle pain and tension or who simply want to relax. It is therapeutic and similar to a Swedish massage, only the massage therapist uses heated stones in lieu of or in addition to their hands.
- ease muscle tension
-improve blood flow
During a hot stone massage, heated stones are placed on different areas around your body. Your therapist will hold a stone as they massage different parts of your body using Swedish massage techniques.
Aromatherapy massages are best for people who want to have an emotional healing component to their massage. This type of massage can help:
Boost your mood
Reduce stress & anxiety
Reduce symptoms of depression
Relieve muscle tension
Aromatherapy massages combine soft, gentle pressure with the use of essential oils.
Thai massage is best for people who want a more active form of massage and want to reduce and relieve pain. It can help improve flexibility, circulation and energy levels.
Thai massage works the entire body using a sequence of movements that are similar to yoga stretching. Your therapist will use their palms and fingers to apply firm pressure to your body. You'll also be stretched and twisted into various positions.
*Highly recommend to wear or bring loose comfortable clothing.