Swedish massage is the most common form of massage therapy. This type of therapy utilizes a variety of techniques to relax the tissues, increase blood flow and promote relaxation. Through a combination of kneading strokes on the topmost layers of the muscle, Swedish style massage therapy is noted for its energizing and relaxing effects. If you're looking for relief from a busy schedule, post-training muscle work or soothing treatment for life's pains, ask me about adding Swedish therapy to your massage routine.
Do you struggle with stiffness or painful knots? Deep tissue massage is ideal for giving attention to trouble spots. By applying focused pressure on layers of muscles, tendons and other tissues, this therapeutic style of massage relieves chronic tension. For help with chronic tension or muscle injury, ask me about incorporating deep tissue massage into your appointment.
Whether you are training, maintaining or recovering from intense exercise, sports massage can help athletes with unique needs. Developed to prevent injury and promote flexibility, this style of massage is ideal for the individual who wants to target specific muscle groups and sustain ability for the long haul. With client loyalty spanning 10+ years, you can find confidence in Ray's ability to customize therapy to fit your needs and support your goals. Schedule an appointment today and discover what your regimen has been missing!
During a Thai massage, the therapist uses his or her body to move the client into a variety of positions. This type of massage includes compression of muscles, mobilization of joints, and acupressure.
For this kind of massage, the therapist places warmed stones on certain areas of the body, such as acupressure points. The stones may be used as massage tools or be temporarily left in place. Used along with other massage techniques, hot stones can be quite soothing and relaxing as they transmit heat deep into the body.
Supporters of cupping therapy believe the suction of the cups mobilizes blood flow to promote the healing of a broad range of medical ailments. Supporters believe cupping therapy can reduce pain and inflammation throughout the body, promoting mental and physical relaxation and well-being.
A scraping technique used to break up muscle adhesions and increase blood flow to the skin and muscle tissue. Usually used for the upper back and neck.