Massage

 

Therapeutic Massage

With Michelle....

A holistic approach that offers support for the body/mind/spirit. We make a connection that will bring into focus your specific needs. I make quick work of finding trouble spots ad blockages- both physically and otherwise. I am well versed in Non-Violent Communication and offer emotional release experiences in a very organic way. My approach is unique and varies with each person, I am very grounded and practical as well as spiritually versed and conscious. I will provide a comfortable environment and experience for you, even when you are not comfortable. We will work as a team for your health and well being. 

I work with Swedish and Deep Tissue, Spot Cupping, Pressure Point Therapy, Polarity Therapy, Reflexology, Subtle Touch and Percussion. I use Hot Stones, Essential Oils, several forms of energy work including Reiki, Sound Healing with metal and crystal bowls, drum, tuning forks, gong, chimes, voice, Myofascial, Fasciablaster Release work, Rebirthing, Breathwork, Lymphatic Drainage and Reflexology.

With Shaina....

I have a high spirited nature and my approach is thoughtful and honest. You can count on me to listen and offer my earnest effort to help you feel your best. I am well versed in many modalities like Lomi Lomi, Dynamic Deep Tissue, Lymphatic Integration, Acupressure Cupping, Trigger Point Therapy and Chakra Healing.

I am very passionate about the work I do, I am here to be in service to peoples health and well being to the best of my abilities.

30 Minute Massage

 

Receive a one or two area release. This is therapeutic, holistic massage, which means it is tailored to you and every session is uniquely different, according to your needs in that moment. Our therapists will use their keen sense of intuition to tailor your session.


Your therapist will initially sit with you and consult to hone into your needs. You do not need to know what the modalities are or pick which ones you want, please let us expertly apply what is needed for your situation. Your exact issues will be honored and held. We really want you to be satisfied and safe.


Modalities avail are Deep Tissue Work, Swedish- both light and firm, Trigger Point work, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Intricate Foot Work, Reiki and other Energy Works, Polarity Therapy and Pre and Post Natal Massage. 

60 & 90 Minute Massage

A 60- or 90-Minute includes many modalities combined. This is therapeutic, holistic massage, which means it is tailored to you and every session is uniquely different, according to your needs in that moment. Our therapists will use their keen sense of intuition to tailor your session.


Your therapist will initially sit with you and consult to hone into your needs. You do not need to know what the modalities are or pick which ones you want, please let us expertly apply what is needed for your situation. Your exact issues will be honored and held. We really want you to be satisfied and safe.

Modalities avail are Deep Tissue Work, Swedish- both light and firm, Trigger Point work, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Intricate Foot Work, Reiki and other Energy Works, Polarity Therapy and Pre and Post Natal Massage (including Baby), Sound Healing using bowls (both metal and crystal)-tuning forks-drums-gong-chimes-rainstick and more...

Pre and Post Natal Massage (Pregnancy)

60-minute or 90-minute

A beautiful experience for mama and baby. A time just for you while your baby(s) are growing in your womb. Side lying for ultimate comfort and safety, with a memory foam body pillow. The ultimate pamper for aching body, soothe the nerves and muscles! Im an expert support for expectant mamas and their needs during pregnancy. Leave it to me to find what you need to really let go. Lets explore the spaces within and without that need loving touch. Baby will be loved through the belly also, very powerful connection. Post natal is available and encouraged! Bring your newborn in for a wonderful baby and mama massage. Baby can feed while I massage them and when baby falls asleep, it's mamas turn for back massage! Finally! 

make your appointments with me and I'll take great care of you.

 

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

 

60-minute or 90-minute

I have been blessed to learn a specific technique taught by a master healer. Her technique is very healing and thorough and clearing for the emotional/physical body. The work is gentle, light and specific to the lymph system, which lies close to the skin. It uses the plumbing principle to drain and dump the debris into the belly to be assimilated and released via the urine and bowel. The belly is touched in this work, and the liver/gallbladder are stimulated to dump and drain. You will be guided with meditation when appropriate, as well as having sound healing to support release. I love this work, it is very close to my heart as it was a catalyst that took me deeper into my healed state.

Contraindications are Absolute Contraindications:

Acute inflammation - caused by an antigen - bacteria, viruses and poisons are contraindicated. Tissues will be red, hot, and painful with congestion accompanied by fever. Lymphatic drainage will push these substances into the lymph channels before the body has a chance to eliminate them. This way one can spread the toxic substances throughout the body. It is best to wait a few days until the condition is not acute and the body has had a chance to clean up the area. Acute Phlebitis - inflammation of the vein.


Malignant tumours/disease – including tumour recurrence or metastases. There is a fear of spreading the cancer. Treated cancers ok to proceed with MLD with oncology and specialists notes regarding treatment received. Note: if palliative then proceeding with MLD to reduce symptoms/oedemas is consented by patient/specialist/GP.


Acute Thrombosis – can lead to free floating blood clots in the circulatory system. If treated thrombus ok to proceed with MLD


Congestive heart problems – if the heart is not fully functioning, oedema can be lymphodynamic due to a lack of venous return. Pumping more fluid in the heart it may stress it more than the actual condition.

Relative Indications/Precautions - may require a shortened session first:

Kidney problems – check with GP before treating.


Auto-Immune diseases - start with a shortened session first in a remitted state. 30-45 minutes.
Bronchial asthma – this can stimulate the vagus nerve. Being with shortened treatment 30-45minutes. Sternal treatment omitted.

  • Thyroid problems – hypo/hyperthyroidism reduced treatment around the throat.

  • Medications – can affect your body needs to increase dosage by draining the interstitial spaces.

  • Chemotherapy – increasing the dosage by draining the interstitial spaces.

  • First three months of pregnancy – no treatment 1st trimester if history of miscarriage.

  • Menstruation/Endometriosis/polycystic ovaries – assessment as MLD can increase the flow.

  • Cortisone Injections - no treatment advised directly following injection.

  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)/Diabetes - may require a shortened treatment 30-45 minutes

 

Raindrop / Aromatouch Massage

60-minute

Using Essential Oils dropped along meridian points, (of the spine and shins) the body is brought into alignment and the inertia for clearing begins. The specific oils used are anti-viral, anti-tumoral, anti-inflammatory, and much more. The techniques used include massage and reflexology and Polarity therapy and are relaxing yet stimulating and warming to drive the oils in deeply to the cells...clearing a path to wellness through detoxification. Warm towels and hot packs are applied to the spine to drive the oils in. Virus', bacteria and such are flushed out of their hibernation and released. This work is very balancing and nourishing as the body can then find its way to homeostasis. You are in good hands to be lulled into a deep relaxation with this therapy. Some sound healing will often be used to help you clear stagnancies and support alignment through resonance.

Expect to experience some release symptoms, like fatigue, loose stool, rash, headache, etc. these symptoms don't happen to everyone and know they are a healing in action, detoxification! (back to services}

 

Cupping Massage

30-minute or 60-minute

 

What is Cupping?

Cupping is a form of alternative therapy by which cups are placed on the skin to create suction. It’s a treatment that releases stagnation, pain, and discomfort from the energy meridians of the body as well as softens tight muscles and joints. There is a saying in Chinese medicine: ‘Where there is a flow there is health, and where there is stagnation there is disease.’ The feeling of wellbeing, the looseness of the body and higher levels of energy makes it a favoured healing method to treat and prevent.

In some cases is a very useful tool for internal conditions such as headaches, cough, asthma, stroke, facial paralysis, arthritis, stress, fibromyalgia and infertility.

What are the Benefits of Cupping?

• Draining excess fluid
• Releasing rigid soft tissues
• Delivering blood flow to blocked muscles and skin
• Draining toxins and pathogens
• Lifting connective tissue
• Loosening adhesions
• Relief from short and long term inflammation
• Promotion of lymphatic circulation

• Strengthening of the immune system

• Muscle and connective tissues are stretched

• Benefit Arthritis, joint pain, muscle pain and stiffness

• Releases stress

• Deep tissue relief

• Breaking up and expelling congestion

• Stimulation of qi and blood movement systemically and locally

• Cleans the blood and lymph

• Helping to balance pH levels

• Nervous system sedation

• Directs blood to the skin

The therapy feels warm and comfortable, an intense yet gentle suction. You feel the blood and energy flooding the area in a cathartic way to clear the impurities and take the pain away. Our body just removes inflammatory components and frees up the tension in the area. The sensation afterwards is really amazing and very relaxing.

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