Stone Therapy is a type of bodywork that uses deep penetrating heat and/or alternating cold from specialized stones.Â The physiological benefits of alternating hot and cold to the body have long been scientifically and medically proven.
Stone Therapy delivers a profound expansion and contraction inside your circulatory system, improving the function of your lymphatic and immune systems, and enhancing your bodyâ€™s self-healing mechanisms.Â This style of bodywork takes you into deep states of relaxation, releasing stress and anxiety, detoxifying the body, and balancing your nervous system.
Shiatsu Massage is a Japanese form of massage. The word Shiatsu comes from two Japanese words - "shi" (finger) and "atsu" (pressure). In addition to the direct stimulation of pressure points along the energy pathways of your body, gentle stretching techniques are applied over a wider area of the body to integrate the point work and encourage the flow of Qi (energy) throughout the body. Shiatsu is a meditative healing art that honors the body, mind and spirit.
Pregnancy Massage is a form of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women.Â Pregnancy is a time in which a womanâ€™s body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical, mental, and emotional changes.Â Using various techniques specifically for the new mother, Pregnancy Massage helps alleviate discomforts experienced throughout the pregnancy.Â 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.
Thai Yoga Massage combines passive yoga-like stretching with gentle pressure along your bodyâ€™s natural energy lines to increase flexibility, relieve muscle tension, and enhance your overall well-being.Â The session is performed on a special mat on the floor, leaving you with a deeply nourished, relaxed and energized feeling.Â Be sure to wear comfortable clothing that will allow for a full range of motion during the stretches.
Acupressure is a form of bodywork similar to acupuncture, with the aim of stimulating specific points along the energy lines of the body to establish overall health and vitality by balancing your Qi (energy) flow.Â Unlike acupuncture however, with this modality I use my hands to apply pressure to the specific points rather than needling, producing similar therapeutic results.