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Bodywork Modalities

Massage

Massage Benefits

Experts estimate that upwards of 90% of disease is stress-related, and perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:

• Decreased stress and anxiety
• Enhanced sleep quality
• Improved concentration
• Increased circulation
• Reduced fatigue

Massage is proven to help specifically address a number of health issues including:

• Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
• Reduce spasms and cramping.
• Release endorphins – the body’s natural pain killer.
• Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow – the body’s natural defense system.
• Increase joint flexibility.
• Exercise and stretch weak, tight or atrophied muscles.
• Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks
• Help athletes of any level prepare for and recover from workouts.
• Lessen depression and anxiety.
• Reduce post-surgery adhesion and swelling.
• Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
• Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ – the skin.
• Relieve migraine pain.
• Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
• Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers & shorten maternity hospital stays.
• Ease medication dependence.

Massage

Types of Massage:

Any healing modality can be incorporated into your session to create a personalized therapeutic healing session

Massage & Whole Body Health

uses only Therapeutic Grade, Pure, and Organic therapeutic oils and Essential oils from Young Living

Swedish

massage is a gentle, relaxing massage that uses techniques such as kneading, stroking, friction and light tapping on muscles in order to stimulate circulation, increase muscle tone, relieve tension, reduce stress, lower blood pressure and improve flexibility.

Deep Tissue

Massage uses movements that go deep into the muscle belly to flush out metabolic toxins. Deep Tissue Massage uses targeted techniques such as muscle striping, cross fiber friction, etc to lengthen, release, soothe and relax tight, tense and sore muscles. This type of therapeutic massage often focuses on specific problem areas.

Root Cause Connection

Our issues land in our tissues! Every emotion has a corresponding physical sensation somewhere in the body. The body speaks volumes and it is full of wisdom. Through this modality you will discover how to identify, release and resolve your aches, pains and injuries by learning the true source. Take charge of your health and understand the true body-mind connection. Heal Pk g held emotions and issues through unique and proven processes without having to re-live the original injury, trauma or challenging situation. This is especially helpful for long-standing health issues where traditional medical intervention has disappointed or failed to heal. Take charge of your health now!

Reflexology

is based on the principle that the feet and hands contain reflex areas that correspond to every organ, gland and body part. Reflexology will provide deep relaxation, restore your energy and vitality and benefit the entire mind/body system. Reflexology can be incorporated into any other massage session.

Aromatherapy

with Essential Oils. Essential Oil quality is important in Aromatherapy because substandard oils often contain ingredients that render the oil less effective or result in adverse skin reactions. Only pure, organic oils are used.

Sports Massage

is ideal for any active individual! This modality focuses on the muscles relevant to your particular sport or activity, is more vigorous and addresses training, pre-event and post-event issues in the body and can be focused on one or several specific areas of concern.

Shiatsu & Acupressure

is the classic Japanese massage which literally means "finger pressure". Pressure is applied on specific Meridian points along the body that help ease aches and pains, tension, and symptoms of disease. Shiatsu helps strengthen internal organs, releases blocked energy and creates a deep state of relaxation.

Hot Stone Massage

uses warm, aromatic stones placed gently on certain points of the body to promote relaxation and a tranquil state. These stones are also used to warm and massage the belly of any muscle, allowing for a gentle release of tight, tense muscle fibers.

Intuitive Collard Method Of Bodywork

Neuromuscular Therapy

This manual therapy uses specialized techniques designed to correct pain and movement dysfunction by treating trigger points, muscle adhesions and connective tissue patterns. Problems needing ongoing neuromuscular therapy include those caused by a trauma to the body, repetitive movements or even bad posture. This therapy involves applying alternating levels of concentrated pressure. Neuromuscular massage treats many conditions including carpal tunnel, back pain, sciatica, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis and more to alleviate pain and increase flexibility, improve movement and better functioning of the musculoskeletal and nervous system.

Pre and Post Natal

Massage is vital to the mother's physical and emotional wellbeing as she adapts to the new demands on her body and her new body image. This massage is a soothing, nurturing massage for the 2nd and 3rd trimesters, which relieves stress on weight bearing joints and alleviates pain caused by postural changes.

Lymphatic Drainage Therapy

Manual Lymphatic Drainage therapy helps boost your natural immunity and keeps your body’s immune system working at peak performance. Reduce swelling, drain toxins and boost your immune system and more with Lymphatic Drainage.

Healing from the Core

Empower yourself to learn how to get to the root cause of your issue, pain, fear, injury or disease. Together we gently explore your body's energy, physical form and unwind the core issue. Learn how to thrive, not just survive in your given situation. Bring clarity, ease, profound healing and relaxation to body, mind and spirit for whole body health and revitalization.