Types of Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage targets the chronic patterns of tension in the body at the deeper tissue structure of the muscle and fascia, also called the connective tissue.
The pressure is generally more intense and can cause some initial discomfort, but ultimately caused the body to relax and release chronic muscle tension, build up of knots.
Sports massage is a specific and more focused form of massage that is typically used before, during, and after athletic events.
The purpose of the massage is: to prepare athletes for peak performance, promote flexibility, reduce fatigue, flush away toxins, relieve swelling, reduce muscle tension, and prevent injuries.
The main purpose is to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up during physical activity.
Reflexology is a non-invasive manual method of stimulating reflexes in the feet, hands, ears, and face that correspond to every gland and organ of the body. This stimulation reduces stress and tension in the body.
Reflexology also helps the body cleanse itself of toxins, improves both blood flow as well as nerve function. This is a wonderful way of maintaining balance in the body.
A pregnant woman needs to have her body as healthy and strong as possible in order to handle all the rigors of pregnancy and childbirth.
Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular massage: to relax tense muscles, ease sore sports, improve circulation as well as mobility, and overall makes you feel good.
Gentle to firm techniques are to used to tailor specifically to the needs of expectant mothers and their changing bodies.