A system of treatment designed to energize the body by stimulating circulation through the use of long fluid strokes across the superficial muscle structures. The many benefits of Swedish massage include relaxation, dissolution of scar tissue adhesions, and improved circulation, which can speed healing and reduce inflammation.
*Young Living Essential Oils can be added to any massage for an additional $5.
Trigger Point Therapy
A site specific massage focused on finding and relieving points of acute tension throughout the meridians of the body. Once a trigger point is located, the practioner will will use increasing depths of compression to release the fibers in spasm. Trigger point therapy relies heavily on client-therapist communication as the level of discomfort changes.
This comprehensive program of soft-tissue manipulation balances the body’s central nervous system with the musculoskeletal system. The goal is to relieve pain and dysfunction by understanding and alleviating the underlying cause. It is used to locate and release spasms and hypercontraction in the tissue, eliminate trigger points that cause referred pain, rebuild the strength of injured tissues, assist venous and lymphatic flow, and restore postural alignment, proper biomechanics, and flexibility to the tissue.
Manual Lymph Drainage
A gentle, rhythmic technique that cleanses the connective tissue of inflammatory materials and toxins, enhances the activity of the immune system, reduces pain, and lowers the activity of the sympathetic nervous system.
The application of sustained pressure and movement into the fascial system in order to eliminate fascial restrictions and facilitate increased mobility. It is an effective therapeutic approach in the relief of cervical pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, scoliosis, neurological dysfunction, restriction of motion, chronic pain, and headaches.
Used in China for more than 2,000 years, gua sha means “to scrape toxins.” A method of promoting blood circulation and removing toxic heat, blood, and lymph from the body, gua sha involves scraping the skin with specially designed tools to facilitate pain relief and promote the body’s own natural healing effect.
A fast paced massage usually performed through clothing, designed to enhance athletic performance and reduce recovery time through the stimulation of muscle fibers and flushing of toxins. These sessions can be performed Pre-event, Post-event or in the case of an injury.
Reduces phyiscal discomfort caused by changes in body structure and hormonal fluctuations throughout pregnancy. Specialized protocols create a relaxing and safe experience for mother and baby. In the postpartum period, specialized techniques rebalance structure, physiology, and emotions of the new mother and may help her to bond with and care for her infant.
We kindly request the referral of a physician for all high risk pregnancies.
Hot Stone Massage
Heated basalt stones paired with long deep strokes to encourage circulation and deeper relaxation. Perfect for those with tight muscles caused by stress. Temperature of stones can be adjusted to the preference of the individual to ensure the greatest amount of comfort possible.
Essential oils used in combination with a variety of massage techniques aimed to bring the body back into structural alignment.
Suction cups strategically placed on the skin to encourage pain relief, increased blood flow, deeper relaxation, and reduced inflammation.
Introductory massage consisting of basic massage techniques while an individual is seated in a massage chair. Ideal for those who are curious about massage.
Company’s location (within 10 miles of C.A.F.E. of Life): Please call 610-366-1336 for pricing.