There are many different types of massage. Your therapist will discuss your goals with you and may combine techniques to meet your specific needs.
Therapeutic massage is customized to respond to your specific needs. Your therapist will consult with you prior to beginning and will check in with you during the massage to ensure you are comfortable and your issues are being addressed.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage, is a deeper more intense massage. This technique uses slow, deep guided strokes and firm pressure designed to relieve severe tension and reach below the superficial muscles. Deep Tissue Massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain and soreness in both large and small muscle groups.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage is a form of massage therapy that follows the same principles of Swedish Massage with the addition of heated stones, which helps lead to deep relaxation. Adding heat to specific areas on the body enhances the feelings of relaxation and peace. Recommended in particular for individuals suffering from fibromyalgia, arthritis or other chronic pain. The penetrating effects of the heated stones allows the massage to be delivered without excessive pressure.