Therapeutic massage is a technique used to release chronic muscle tension. Therapeutic massage helps to break up and eliminate scar tissue and tissue damage. Also shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues lactic acid, uric acid, and other metabolic wastes. This type of massage focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. Receiving this type of massage may cause soreness during or right after massage. However, if the massage is done correctly you should feel better than ever within a day or two.
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 tissue rather than along the energy pathways of the body. These are built up throughout persons 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 quite painful at times, yet the effects are lasting and profoundly transformative.
Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for highly 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.
Pregnancy Massage is a form of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women. Pregnancy is a time in which a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical, mental, and emotional changes. Using various techniques for the new mother, Pregnancy Massage helps alleviate discomforts experienced throughout the pregnancy. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the reduction of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, improved breathing and relaxation, and relief from uncomfortable digestive issues.
The smooth flat volcanic basalt stones are immersed in water and heated in an electric heating device until they attain a certain temperature. The stones may be placed along the full body at specific areas on the back, the legs, in the palms of the hand, or between the toes. Hot stone treatments are ideal for those who have muscle tension but prefer a lighter form of therapy. The heat relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist to work the muscles without using deep pressure. The warmth of the stones will improve circulation and calms the nervous system. Everyone has their own comfort range. Be sure to speak up if they are too hot for you
The Primary Natural Health Care Benefits Of Hot Stone Treatments
* Promotes natural balancing of energy due to the magnetic mineral composition inherent to the stones
* Improves lymphatic circulation as well as general over all circulation
* Improves shoulder, arm, leg, neck and back pain
* Improves muscle and tissue relaxation
* Decreases or relieves tension headaches
* Promotes increased wellness and vitality
* Promotes significant stress reduction
* Decreases sciatic pain
* Decreases joint pain
Contraindications To Hot Stone Massage These Symptoms Indicate You Should Not Have Stone Treatments
*Anyone On Medications Such As Analgesics (Pain-Reducers), Anti-Asthmatics, Anti-Inflammatories, Muscle Relaxants And Anti-Coagulants
*Any Surgery Where Nerves Have Been Cut Or Altered Resulting In Loss Of Sensation To The Body
*Skin Disease Or Any Skin Condition Aggravated By Heat
*Decreased Sensitivity To Temperature (Anesthesia)
*Using Medication That May React To Heat
*Heart Disease Or Any Heart Condition
*Circulatory Problems Such As Edema
*Pregnancy (Up To 4 Months)
*Acute Injury Or Inflammation
*High Blood Pressure
With Organic Essential Oils
Aromatherapy literally means the therapeutic use of aromas (aroma-therapy). Essential oils can be administered in a number of ways including by directly inhaling, steam inhalation, with full bath, in a vaporizer or diffuser, applied to the skin as a warm or cool compress and in a full body massage. They are diluted into a pure essence base oil such as grapeseed and then massaged into the skin. 100% pure therapy grade oils are best. These pure essence oils are the true life-giving elements of the plants containing all of their naturally occuring substances within each molecule. It takes approximately 20 minutes for them to penetrate and completely absorb into the tissues, fluids and bloodstream. They are then carried by the bloodstream to the organ or systems where they are needed to enhance their natural functions and promote health and wellness. Pure Essence oils used in aromatherapy have the ability to strengthen our immunities and stimulate our own natural healing abilities. They help with fighting harmful bacteria. Some oils have anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and disinfectant properties, among other health benefits, which make them an added benefit to any medicine cabinet. Techniques used include Swedish full body massage as well as focus on acupressure points. The treatment will renew every cell in the full body, refresh the mind and rejuvinate the spirit!
Humans Have The Ability To
Perceive About 10,000
Different Aromas How Aroma
Aromas travel from the nose to the olfactory (limbic) system of the brain which has the ability to unlock memories and emotions, affect mood and the ability to concentrate, and regulate feelings. The limbic system is directly connected to parts of the brain which controls the rate at which the heart beats, breathing, memory, stress and imbalances of the hormones. It is the only sensory pathway that is in direct contact with the brain.
What Are Essential Oils Derived From?
Organic essential oils are extracted from natural raw plant material. They come from plants, seeds, stems, flowers, roots, trees, leaves, bark, woods, bushes, fruits, rinds, spices, resins, twigs and needles.
Benefits Of Aromatherapy Massage:The application of oils via aromatherapy massage promotes relaxation and is also of tremendous benefit for relieving or alleviating:
*Back Pain, Shoulder Pain, Neck Pain, Arm Pain, Knee Pain Or Leg Pain
*Joint And Muscle Pain, Arthritis And Tension Of The Muscles
*Depression, Anxiety And Stress Related Conditions
*Mental Exhaustion Or Insomnia
*Headaches And Migraines
Â Oils Applied Via Aromatherapy Massage May Also Assist With:
*Regulating Blood Pressure
*Regulating Hormonal Imbalance, PMS And Menopause
*Strengthening And Boosting The Immune System
*Allergies, Cold, Flu And Fever
*Improving Blood Circulation
*Cleansing The Aura
*And Much More...
Â Contraindications And Precautions: Aromatherapy Massage
Although my aromatherapy treatments are soothing and relaxing, caution needs to be taken with some health conditions. Among these are, but not limited to, people with the following conditions:
*Cancer, Where Radiation Therapy Areas Become Sensitive
*Heart Conditions Such As Heart Attack, Angina or Stroke
*Recent Fractures, Broken Bones, Scars, Open Wounds
*After Post-Operative States And Major Surgeries
*Pregnancy Up To The First Trimester
Raindrop Technique is a simple protocol of dropping essential oils like drops of rain from about six inches above the body, along the spine. We then use reflexology and massage techniques to bring the body into balance. This is a must for people who are suffering from neck and back discomfort, mental fatigue, migraines and a host of other physical and emotional imbalances. The oils will continue to work in the body for about 5-7 days after the treatment, with continued balancing taking place during this time.
Drink Plenty of water
Eat lightly, 48 hours before treatment
Avoid caffeine and alcohol
Come with an open mind
Post treatment Recommendations:
Dont shower 3-6 hours after treatment
Drink Plenty of water
Limit caffeine and alcohol
Listen to your body
Raindrop therapy Essential Oils
White Angelica-Prevents the exchange of energies
Balances electrical energies, calms anxiety, boost self esteem
Thyme- Anti-bacterial & Anti-viral, metabolic balancer and strengthens vital center. Supplies energy during times of stress and physical weakness
Cypress-increases circulation, may help relieve cramps, spasms, varicose veins,edema cellulite, and water retention. Helps grounding and heals emotion
Oregano-similar to thyme, more aggressive in stimulating the immune system.
Birch/Wintergreen-Reduces bone, muscle and joint discomfort. Anti-inflammatory, main component methyl salicylate cortisone- like activity assists arthritis, tenonitis and rheumatism.
Basil-increases memory, relaxes gastro-intestinal, metal fatigue and spastic muscles.
Peppermint-reduces Candida symptoms, fever, nausea, opens respiratory system, purifying, nervous disorders, opens sensory system. Soothes digestion, and improves mental accuracy.
Marjoram-Calms respiratory track, relieves spasms, and migraines.
Aroma Siez- Relaxes and calms sore, tired and aching muscles.
Hope- Reconnects with strength and grounding.
Reflexology is a type of bodywork that focuses on applying pressure to the specific nerve zones in your feet. Unlike other foot massages that intend to mostly relieve tension in the feet themselves, reflexology is a far more in-depth science that aims to harmonize your entire body. According to reflexology, every part of the human body is mapped into your feet. Reflexology treatments have been found to be highly effective for conditions such as allergies, headaches, and depression.
Ear Candles are a safe, simple, natural way to remove excess wax and debris inside the ears. Long tapered candles are inserted gently into the ears, then lit. The candle creates a slight vacuum effect, oxidizing, vaporing and drawing softened wax and debris from the ears. This is a very gentle and noninvasive process.
Ear Candles are made of 100% unbleached cotton muslin fabric and a Soy/Bees wax blend. They are approx. 12 inches in length and approx. 5/8 in diameter.
Some of the benefits of ear candling are: relieves pressure in ear canal and sinus, improves hearing, safe removal of excess wax, helps balances and equilibrium including vertigo, helps eliminate ringing and itching in the ear, fewer ear aches and infections, fewer ear related headaches, feeling of cleanliness and helps fight infection.