Massage Therapy

I am proud to offer you a thorough and intuitive process to meet your needs. My approach for you will be customized and specific, integrating some of the following techniques and modalities.

My process starts with a thorough communication with you. Our intake will include information about your physical discomforts and objectives, as well as some sharing, as much as you are willing, about the pressures and stress of your life. The session will be a blend of multiple integrated modalities (see modalities below). Once you are on the table, I will also take readings from your body itself, where it holds its tension, and muscle memory around emotional events your mind tries to bury. My nurturing energies will align yours to your natural state of comfort and well-being.

 

After our session, I provide guidance for your ongoing self-care. We will also develop a massage strategy to further satisfy your initial concerns and how I can continue to help in those areas; I will provide recommendations on breathing and stretching techniques to do at home and work  that will support you staying connected to your body throughout your daily life.

Swedish Massage Therapy

  • A technique using gliding strokes along the superficial layers of muscle tissue to promote relaxation and increase circulation.

Deep Tissue Therapy

  • Slow, focused work along the deeper layers of muscle, fascia and tendons to address chronic muscle tension.

Vibrational Healing Massage Therapy

  • A technique that focuses on physical alignment and fluidity in the body and releasing tension through the joints.

Cranial Sacral Balancing

  • A powerful, yet gentle technique that releases the soft tissues surrounding the central nervous system. 

Structural Foot Balancing

  • A technique used to align the tendons, ligaments, muscles and bones of the feet which allows circulation to be restored, arches to self-repair, legs, knees and hips to realign, and the reshaping of toes.

Myofascial Release Therapy

  • A technique designed to address fascial restrictions in the connective tissue which helps to eliminate pain and restore motion.

Trigger Point Therapy

  • A technique focused on applying pressure to release trigger points in the body, whether passive (these trigger points simply hurt at an exact location) or active (these trigger points refer pain to other areas of the body.)

Sports Massage 

  • A form of bodywork geared towards helping athletes prevent injuries, get ready for upcoming events, and for recovery from sporting events and workouts.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

  • A technique using very light pressure, and long gentle strokes to encourage the flow of lymph which helps reduce toxins in the body.

Pre & Post Natal Massage

  • My focus on working with mamas-to-be is on overall relaxation and integration throughout the different stages of pregnancy --- helping to assist in the ever-changing dynamics of the physical body and how it adjusts to the growth of the baby during pregnancy. For new moms, we work on how to make adjustments with physical alignment so you're taking care of your body in the best way possible.

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