Use of essential oils to reduce stress and tension, refresh and invigorate the body, soothe emotion and clear the mind.
Essential oils are used in conjunction with other appropriate techniques, such as massage or reflexology. The essential oil is absorbed through the skin and into the body to effect physiological change. When inhaled, the aroma directly affects the limbic area of the brain that is related to emotions and memories.
Focuses on the skull and spinal column using gentle pressure to massage the bones, membranes, and fluids that support and bathe your skull and spinal column.
Targets chronic tension in muscles that lie far below the surface of your body.
Involves slow strokes, direct pressure or friction movements that go across the grain of the muscles.
A therapeutic method of relieving pain by stimulating pressure points on the feet and hands. This controlled pressure alleviates the source of the discomfort.
A healing technique of transmitting life energy by placing the hands gently in specific positions either on or above the body.
This laying-on of hands is designed to relieve pain, restore vitality and heal illnesses.
Techniques focus on the areas where most people carry their tension: the back, neck, shoulders, arms and hands.
Typically used before, during and after athletic events to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.
Includes long gliding strokes, kneading, and friction, tapping and shaking motions.
Affects the nerves, muscles, glands and circulation, and promotes health and well-being.
Manipulates the body by applying pressure along meridian lines with thumbs, hands and feet to stimulate movement of energy in the body. Moves and stretches the body using yoga-like poses to free muscle and joint tension. Designed to be both relaxing and stimulating.
Improves flexibility, reduces tension, stimulates internal organs and balances the body’s energy system.
A laying-on-of-hands technique that doesn’t actually touch the body but touches the energy field around it.
Restores health by sensing and adjusting the energy fields to restore health and promote well-being.
Applies pressure to specific points on the body to release muscular tension and balance the body’s energy.
Smooth, heated stones are used as an extension of the therapist’s hands or are placed on the key points of the body while other parts of the body are massaged.
Utilizes all traditional massage strokes while incorporating the healing effects of the warm stones.
A form of therapeutic bodywork integrated with traditional massage therapies using various sizes of silicon cups to facilitate deep tissue release.
Focuses on reducing stagnation and restrictions in problem areas by breaking down adhesions/knots and by helping to increase fluid (i.e., blood and lymph) circulation.
Reduces inflammation and the build-up of cellular waste toxins and excess fluids by assisting in dragging them from deep within muscles/soft tissue to the body’s surface, where they can be more efficiently disposed of via the lymphatic system.