During your tailored session your primary session goal is met using massage cream with smooth, gliding strokes, supported passive joint movements, and gentle stretching. Using tension appropriate pressure to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension, and support stress management. All of this will ease your stress and allow you to slip into a calm state of relaxation.
Neuromuscular Massage Therapy uses a variety of techniques to provide deep and lasting relaxation to your muscular and skeletal problems for the treatment of immobility and pain. Designed to ease severe tension, it is used to relieve both muscles and connective tissue below the surface while focusing on the release of tension around specific nerve centers found throughout your body. It helps to improve range of motion and support injury recovery and is great for relieving cramped and overused muscles.
Prenatal massage therapy is an opportunity to relieve stress on weight-bearing joints, reduce swelling, feel emotionally supported, improve breathing, digestion, and quality of sleep;
reduce the negative impacts of stress such as gestational hypertension,
and physically prepare for childbirth through therapeutic bodywork and nurturing touch.
Postpartum massage therapy is designed to help you adjust, adapt, and recover throughout your fourth trimester and well into the first year.
Chi Nei Tsang is a vital practice to enhance fertility that Taoist Sages have practiced for thousands of years. This practice was used by monks in China to help detoxify and strengthen their immune system in order to maintain high levels of energy. This is a form of abdominal massage literally translated to “transforming the energy of the internal organs.” Quite like a hara accessment in a shiatsu treatment, the abdomen is a useful tool in diagnosis as we palpate sections of the abdomen, representative of the visceral organs.
This massage can help break up stagnation, improve elimination and stimulate the lymphatic and circulatory systems. Chi Nei Tsang can also help with chronic back and shoulder pain related to misalignments of the feet, legs and pelvis. According to the Chi Nei Tsang Institute, Chi Nei Tsang does not attempt to treat symptoms or cure illness; rather it is a system designed to precipitate change by bringing awareness to the internal organs of the body, thus inducing the body to heal. In that way, there is no condition of the person, whether manifested physically, emotionally, or spiritually that is not addressed by Chi Nei Tsang.
Chi Nei Tsang is found to specifically benefit:
Chi Nei Tsang sessions are offered only as an add-on service to your acupuncture session.