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Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you receieve the benefits at your level of comfort and tollerance. Keep in mind that mild tender spots are common after this type of treatment. It is recommended that extra water be ingested to assist the body with recovery and processing of wastes and nutrients freed from tissues during the session. First session requires extra time for health interview. Extra charge for travel. Other session times available and priced accordingly.
Movement Education uses a custom-tailored approach to improving your body awareness and movement skills. Combining problem-solving, guided-discovery, anatomy education and exploratory methods, this practice inevitably leads to a stronger connection between the mind and body, creating a more natural and graceful experience of movement. See more under listing for Yoga Tune Up® service. Prices range from $15 pp for group classes to $90 per private 1 hour session. Anatomy and movement education may be added to massage sessions at $20 per 15 minute block.
InterPlay® is an active creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body. It offers forms of play with movement, voice, storytelling and having stillness through which participants often experience increased joy and connection.
Yoga Tune Up®
Yoga Tune Up® is a multifaceted approach which has its foundation in yogic principles and includes the teaching of functional anatomy, alignment, biomechanics and self care. Yoga Tune Up® teaches uniquely designed pose variations along with self administered deep tissue massage techniques utilizing rolling on specially designed massage therapy balls. These poses and techniques assess and then provide correctional exercises for what in YTU are called "blind spots" or places of weakness and/or excessive tension which are limiting our stability and strength in poses and in life.
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Compassionate Touch® is a form of touch therapy designed to meet the specific needs of the ill and elderly. The elderly typically do not receive regular physical touch, this therapy can help to alleviate secondary symptoms of loneliness and depression. Compassionate Touch® has been shown to decrease agitation and "sundowning" in some people suffering from various types of dementia and Alzheimer's. The method includes very intentional compassionate attention to the person, may include light, slow massage or energy work (according to the person's receptiveness), as well as soothing music and/or skilled, active listening. Pricing for alternative locations and situations is available. Seated or bed ridden accommodations are common. To witness the tender connection that can happen when a client receives a hospice visit hand massage see this video link: https://youtu.be/9DDTbMAGPJQ
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines an array of strokes such as effleurage, kneading and compression to help the body improve its circulation and function. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels, enhanced mental clarity, greater flexibility and improved circulation. First session requires extra time for health interview. Extra charge for travel. Other session times available and priced accordingly.
Hot Stone Therapy
Hot Stone Therapy is a style of massage utilizing smooth basalt stones heated in warm water. Stones are placed at specific sites on your body and used as massage tools to deepen relaxation and promote circulation. Muscles that are heated and worked with warm stones may release tension and stress more quickly and deeply. Moist heat put off by the stones is known to be especially soothing for those with osteoarthritis. The overall experience of a hot stone massage is wonderfully relaxing, energetically grounding, emotionally nurturing, and physically rejuvenating. Available only at home office location.
Chair massage is a popular way of relieving stress and releasing tension right in your own home or workplace. You may receive your massage in a specialized ergonomic chair which is brought to your location. In addition to the usual health benefits of massage, another benefit of chair massage is that it is done over the clothing. With seated massage, you may also avoid discomfort or awkwardness that you may feel in disrobing for a traditional massage. A chair massage session are usually shorter than a traditional massage session, making it convenient enough to fit into your busy schedule. Chair or seated massage may also be an excellent alternative for those who are not able to comfortably lay in a face down position. $80.00 minimum per location visit, although session may be scheduled for multiple individuals (example: couple receives two 30 minute seated massages at their home = $80.00). Call for more details.
Geriatric massage is a form of massage designed to meet the specific needs of the elderly. It helps to improve blood circulation, relieve pain, and increase range of motion which all may help individuals to maintain and/or improve overall health, as well as regain certain physical functions that may have been reduced due to aging. In addition, since elders don not typically receive enough physical touch, massage can also help to alleviate symptoms of loneliness and depression. Compassionate Touch® and geriatric massage have been shown to decrease aggitation and "sundowning" in some people suffering from various types of dementia and Alzheimer's. Prices for alternative locations and situations available. Seated massage available.
Oncology Massage is a massage therapy specialty developed specifically for cancer patients. Individuals undergoing cancer treatments have unique needs which must be considered in order to ensure that massage is beneficial to their health. It is recommended that you ask your doctor to be sure massage therapy is appropriate for you at this stage in your treatment. Massage can be of great benefit to those living with a cancer diagnosis. It is necessary to check with your doctor and fully inform the therapist of your condition, all medications, therapies and treatments. Prices may vary according to location and time tolerance.
E - Gift Certificates
Gift certificates are now available through my Square account so that you may click on this link and use a credit card to purchase any amount and design for your gift. The E-Gift is then sent to the person's email address on a date of your choice. The recipient can then print it out and bring it in for their wonderfully relaxing and healthful gift!
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*Paper Gift Certificates are still available for purchase by mail or by pick up and can be purchased either by cash, check or credit card in person or by phone.
Values do not expire. Transferable.