Our Services & Rates

Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

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Swedish Massage

This soothing, invigorating technique uses four basic strokes: effleurage, kneading, friction and percussion. This promotes blood flow towards the heart which improves circulation and relaxes the whole body. Oil or lotion is used in most sessions.

 
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Deep Tissue Massage

After first warming the muscles, the massage therapist uses slow, deep, firm strokes to release tension from deep muscle groups and fascia. It can release muscle tension leaving you feeling taller, lighter and looser.

 
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Trigger Point (Neuromuscular Therapy)

An advanced form of deep tissue massage that addresses areas of pain and dysfunction by treating trigger points (hypersensitive points) in the muscles, adhesions and fascia. A specific and well studied protocol is followed.  

 
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Prenatal Massage

A pregnant woman has special needs. Specific techniques can reduce physical discomfort and enhance the physiological and emotional well-being of both mother and baby. Tailor-made cushions can be used so that the mother-to-be can lie on her belly comfortably through most of her pregnancy.

 
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Thai Yoga Massage

Thai Yoga Massage (Nuad Boran) is an ancient healing art that originated more than 2500 years ago. Combining passive yoga, acupressure, massage and compression. Thai Yoga Massage is a rejuvenating and powerful mind and body healing experience. Clients are asked to be prepared by wearing loose-fitting clothing (yoga pants or sweatpants).

 
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Thai Foot Massage

Thai foot massage helps the body restore its own natural healthy balance. In a typical Thai foot massage session, the lower legs and feet are stretched and massaged to open Sen (energy). Then specific pressure points, which stem from ten major energy lines that run throughout the body, are stimulated. These pressure points provide a map of the entire body and organs. Thai foot massage increases circulation, improves sleep, elevates your mood, reduces stiffness and creates a feeling of deep tranquility and well being. Sessions are typically one hour long.

 
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Seated Massage

Chair massage can be done at our location or yours, with a special massage chair. A chair massage focuses mostly on the neck, shoulders, arms and the back while you remain fully clothed. These 15- or 30-minutes sessions can be a refreshing break from your busy day.

 
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Craniosacral Therapy

This holistic healing practice is performed with the client fully clothed. Lightly placing hands on “listening stations,” the practitioner tunes into, follows, and encourages the client’s own craniosacral rhythm. It is known to calm the central nervous system and promote deep relaxation.

 
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Heart Centered Therapy

The client is fully clothed relaxing on the massage table or sitting in a chair, and the facilitator is next to them. Through gentle dialogue, the facilitator guides the client towards communication with their own heart. It can help to release old thought patterns and uncover insights, wisdom and strength.

 
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Cupping

Cupping is an ancient form of alternative medicine originating in China. Cups are placed on the skin to create suction. The suction facilitates healing by increasing blood flow as well as the flow of "qi" in the body. This can relieve muscle tension and promote cell repair while releasing stagnation.

 
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Gua Sha (Scraping, or Spooning)

Holding a flat edge smooth stone tool, the therapist scrapes the skin in long directional strokes. It increases blood flow, removing blood stagnation to promote metabolic cell repair, regeneration, healing and recovery. Redness and light bruising may occur.

 
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Neural Mobilization

When the peripheral nerves become adhered to the tissue around them they get irritated and cause pain, tingling or numbness. This gentle therapy helps the nerves to glide more freely to provide relief.

 
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Visceral Manipulation

A delicate manual therapy that helps to release restrictions in the viscera, the internal organs such as the intestines, liver and kidneys. Visceral Manipulation is often found to be the missing link in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain, postural imbalances and biomechanical dysfunction.

 
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Reiki

Reiki is a natural form of therapy, which uses non-invasive gentle touch to promote feelings of wellbeing. Reiki is good as an adjunct treatment for pre- and post-surgery, pre- and post-cancer treatment, depression, pain, anxiety, grief and many other situations.

 
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ACUPUNCTURE

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete health care system with a written history of 2,500 years. It can effectively treat acute and chronic conditions, including muscular, gastrointestinal disorders, gynecological and respiratory disorders. TCM can also be used in conjunction with modern Western medicine in order to enhance the effects of Western medical treatment or to alleviate the side effects of medications.

TCM includes the use of acupuncture, Chinese herbs and moxibustion. Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into the body at specific points that have been determined to have beneficial effects. Chinese herbal medicines may be used internally or applied externally. Moxibustion is a form of "fire heat treatment" that stimulates specific acupuncture points of the body.

The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), established in 1982 as a non-profit organization currently operates under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code. The mission of the NCCAOM is to establish, assess, and promote recognized standards of competence and safety in acupuncture and Oriental medicine for the protection and benefit of the public.

 
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Lymphatic therapy

Our bodies' tissues accumulate toxins and waste from chemicals, additives and preservatives, drugs, hormonal changes as well as other factors in our daily lives. The lymph fluid — the fluid of the immune system — gathers these wastes from tissues and organs and transports them through your lymph nodes which clean the fluid. The lymph vessels have very specific pathways that can sometimes become obstructed or are simply not able to move the maximum amount of lymph fluid through the body to effectively eliminate the toxins. When wastes accumulate in the body we experience fatigue, allergies, illness, and pain. Lymphatic therapy, a light touch massage, in sync with the body's lymphatic rhythm, allows more lymph fluid to be released from tissue and organs and amplifies its flow (up to ten times what our bodies do on their own) therefore detoxifying the body and improving health and immune function. This work benefits those with lymphedema, chronic swelling or swelling from injury or surgery, auto-immune diseases, chronic sinus infections and chronic inflammation as well as those who are interested in cleansing and regenerating their tissues. Lymphatic therapy greatly enhances the body's amazing capacity for healing.


RATES

Acupuncture
$110 // 90-minute initial visit
$75 // 60-minute return visit
$100 // 90-minute return visit

Cupping
$50 // 30 minutes

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture
$150 // 1 hour and 45-minute Initial Facial Rejuvenation Treatment
$110 // 1 hour and 15-minute Return Facial Rejuvenation Treatment

Gua Sha Treatment
$50 // 30 minutes

Lymphatic Therapy
$95 // 75 minutes

Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
$45 // 30 minutes
$75 // 60 minutes
$110 // 90 minutes

Seated (Chair) Massage
$45 // 30 minutes
$25 // 15 minutes
Add $20 for outcall

Thai Yoga Massage
$110 // 90 minutes

Thai Foot Massage
$75 // 60 minutes

Wholistic Nutrition Consultation
$75 // initial visit
$45-$60 // follow-up visits