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 lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.


NEUROM USCULAR MASSAGE

Neuromuscular therapy is a system of massage techniques that were developed in the 1930's by Dr. Stanley Lief in England. It uses a holistic approach towards healing, emphasizing and stimulating the body's natural ability to heal itself. Neuromuscular therapy also enhances the function of joints and muscles, and accelerates the overall healing process by facilitating the release of endorphins. Working on the neuromuscular junction, this slow, steady, and isolated firm pressure massage allows muscles to reduce the overall tension by stimulating the neuromuscular synapse to decrease firing and reducing muscular tension and adhesions.


trigger point massage

Trigger point therapy is a specific massage technique having benefits of which include a focus on detecting and releasing trigger points. Located in the skeletal muscle, trigger points are spots that produce pain when compressed. In many cases, trigger points form as a result of trauma to the muscle fibers.


Pre Natal Massage

Prenatal Massage is a style of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women. Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. Using various techniques specially developed for the expecting mother, Prenatal Massage helps release the pain and discomfort experienced throughout pregnancy. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the relief of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, and improved breathing and relaxation. Expecting mother must be past first trimester.  Longevity Wellness therapists use side lying posture to protect and safekeep the lumbar spine, uterus, and placenta during the massage. 


post natal MASSAGE

Similar to prenatal massage, postnatal massage is designed specifically for new moms to aid in the healing and relaxation of the muscles used in childbirth. Postnatal massage can help to regulate hormones, reduce post natal anxiety and ease post natal depression, facilitates muscular homeostasis to return to normal functionality and postures, and reduce abdominal adhesions from childbirth and cesareans.


swedish MASSAGE

Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.


cranio sacral MASSAGE

Craniosacral therapy is a form of bodywork or alternative therapy using gentle touch to palpate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium. A practitioner of cranial-sacral therapy may also apply light touches to a patient's spine and pelvic bones.


lymph atic drainage

This technique targets the lymphatic system to move fluids to the drainage ports and to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph, which carries waste products away from the tissues back toward the heart. The lymph system depends on intrinsic contractions of the smooth muscle cells in the walls of lymph vessels (peristalsis) and the movement of skeletal muscles to propel lymph through the vessels to lymph nodes and then to the lymph ducts which return lymph to the cardiovascular system. Manual lymph drainage uses a specific amount of pressure and rhythmic circular movements to stimulate lymph flow.


swe-lymph massage

All the feel goods with the therapeutic benefits! This massage combines traditional Swedish techniques for relaxation and a focus on the lymphatic tissue to boost your immunity and rid the body of toxins.


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