A Thérapie session combines different techniques to create a session especially for you. Your therapist will listen to you, discuss options, and then tailor your session. As you don’t need the same treatment for a headache as you do after running a marathon, or after having surgery, your session may be different each time you come in.
Massage Cupping brings about changes in the body’s tissue using suction that causes reverse pressure. This stimulates the flow of blood and lymphatic fluid, supplying nutrients to aid in healing. Effective for muscle pain, cellulite, lymphedema, scar tissue, post-liposuction swelling and adhesions. Massage Cupping can also calm the peripheral nervous system and induce a deep sense of relaxation.
Our lymphatic system is responsible for keeping our body’s tissues clean and healthy – and for producing the cells that kill bacteria, viruses and cancer cells. Manual Lymphatic Drainage ensures healthy lymphatic flow throughout the body, helping the immune system to function effectively. Lymphedema often occurs following radiation treatments. Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) helps to move fluid to functioning lymph vessels to facilitate drainage and reduce swelling. An invaluable treatment Post-Liposuction surgery. Read why…
Breast Massage is vital to the health and well-being of breast tissue. Lymphatic fluid which keeps our tissue healthy is moved through the body in three ways: respiration, muscle movement and manual manipulation. As there is no muscle in the breast itself, and only tiny muscles in the lymphatic vessels, the fluid is most efficiently moved with manual manipulation. This massage alleviates congestion, pain and swelling in breast tissue and increases range of motion in shoulders, neck and upper torso. Instructions are given for home care to promote healthy tissue.
This massage offers both physical and emotional relief from pain, swelling and discomfort that follows the trauma of breast surgery. Therapeutic breast massage, using The Spurgeon Method™, is a crucial therapy for women who are recovering from breast surgery. Using a combination of lymphatic drainage, bodywork and proprietary massage techniques, our method works to relieve pain, reduce swelling and ease breathing. For patients suffering from limited range of motion, a single session may offer profound and immediate results.
Designed to relieve congestion, swelling and discomfort following breast augmentation surgery, this treatment will encourage symmetry, restore pain-free range-of-motion and help prevent capsular contracture. Using a combination of lymphatic drainage, bodywork and proprietary massage techniques, our method works to relieve the chronic pain that often occurs after surgery. In addition to the dramatic healing benefits of professional therapeutic breast massage, daily self-massage is a simple routine you can do at home to help maintain healthier breasts.
Oncology massage is performed by therapists who have advanced training specific to cancer, cancer treatments and the side effects of both. Care is taken to obtain a detailed client history so that the safest treatment possible can be given.
The main goal of these treatments is to relax the client, relieve pain, anxiety, nausea and depression, and to encourage more restful sleep.
We use a luxurious Epicuren protein-enzyme lotion in this treatment to nourish your skin, applied with smooth, gliding strokes. Swedish massage uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension and promote well-being. It is a classic massage that will ease your stress and allow you to slip into a calm state of relaxation. Research has proven that regular sessions create a myriad of health benefits.
Reflex points in the hands, feet and ears correspond to health systems and organs in every part of the body. Beneficial by itself or as an add-on to any of our other treatments, reflexology induces an intense state of relaxation, reduces stress, boosts the immune system, increases circulation and helps eliminate toxins. Techniques used in this massage will bring about renewed energy to the whole body.
A very gentle hands-on method which focuses on the bones of the head, spinal column and sacrum to release compressions and restrictions and restore balance. Useful for chronic pain, headaches, TMJ dysfunction and emotional release.
Of benefit to anyone involved in regular physical activity and competitive sports, this massage pre-event helps the body prepare for heavy exertion and post-event assists the body’s healing process.
Perfect as an introductory session for a child or first-time client. This session is usually targeted work for anyone needing spot relief or a relaxing 30 minute break.
A luxurious, relaxing massage combined with the energy and deep, penetrating heat of smooth river stones to loosen tight muscles, relieve stress, ease tension and create a sensation of deep relaxation and connectedness.
Not to be confused with deep pressure massage, this massage focuses on specific areas of muscle tension to loosen constrictions and increase mobility. Deep tissue helps break up and eliminate scar tissue, helps to improve range of motion and is beneficial to aid healing from injuries.
A soothing treatment, helpful in promoting emotional as well as physical well-being. Swedish Massage is enhanced with oils chosen to relax, uplift, cleanse, calm or energize. Custom blends can be created for your body’s specific needs.
A light-touch healing technique for activating, restoring and balancing energy to relieve stress, promote deep relaxation and encourage the body’s innate healing mechanisms. Perfect for anyone undergoing chemotherapy treatment or someone needing deep relaxation but not wanting massage. (Loose-fitting clothing is recommended for this treatment.)
Hot Stones, Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue techniques are combined in this wonderfully relaxing treatment. The heat from the stones helps your muscles relax, allowing the massage to be more effective in releasing tension and easing sore muscles. Beneficial on both a physical and psychological level, this session will induce a deep sense of relaxation and well-being.
A gentle massage to help soothe the changing body needs of a Mother-to-be.
Not recommended in the first trimester.
Fascial Stretch Therapy is a unique system of manual therapy, which has proven to be highly successful in the treatment of common neuromyofascial imbalances, disorders and dysfunctions. The method is now recognized for restoring and maintaining healthy neurological, musculoskeletal and fascial systems.
Please wear comfortable stretch clothing for this session.