Massage Therapy Types & Techniques
Regular Swedish Massage
A system of long strokes, kneading and friction techniques on the more
superficial layers of the muscles, combined with active and passive movement of the joints.
Deep Tissue Massage
A massage technique that concentrates on the deeper layers of muscle tissue through slow strokes and deep finger pressure.
Massage therapy focusing on muscle systems relevant to a particular sport.
Trigger Point/Tender Point Massage
Combined positioning and specific finger or thumb pressure into trigger/tender points in muscle and connective tissue, to reduce hypersensitivity, muscle spasms and referred pain patterns that characterize the point.
Manual manipulation to release the body's fascial tissue.
An energy-balance practice technique that involves the transmission of the universal life energy from practitioner to recipient.
This is a holistic therapy that involves the manipulation of the skull bones and the sacrum to relieve pain and a variety of other ailments.
This specialty massage focuses on the needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the extraordinary changes of the childbirth experience.
A type of Structural Integration Therapy, which utilizes a ten session series to address the body's facial connective tissue planes. This work employs myofascial and trigger point therapies to realign the musculoskeletal system, allowing greater ease of movement and energetic balance.