Light touch moves excess lymph and fluid out of the tissues and back into lymphatic vessels. Excellent for conditions such as edema and boosting the immune system.
*Can be used in combination with a medical cupping machine.
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The therapist uses glass cups to apply suction to the surface of the body to draw out pathogens and invigorate the body's qi (energy flow). Provided in combination with massage or as a 30 minute cupping only treatment.
Thai massage is ideal for clients in search of a more energizing massage experience. Affectionately dubbed “lazy man’s yoga”, this approximately 2,500-year-old art form is traditionally performed fully clothed on a padded mat, but can be performed on the table. The client wears loose and comfortable clothing such as sportswear to facilitate the assisted poses, stretches and compressions. The practitioner uses forearms, elbows, knees and feet to increase flexibility, energy (by opening the body’s energy/sen lines) and improve postural alignment. A much sought after modality due to its multitude of benefits, we are proud to be among the few in the area to offer this unique therapy.
If you wish, our therapists can also blend Thai massage with other modalities such as deep tissue to customize the perfect massage experience for you.
Also available as a four-handed massage, where two therapists work on you simultaneously.
Two of our therapists will pamper you side by side with a massage of your choice while you relax and enjoy some quality time with your significant other or a friend.
*For Regular Massages only
*Please book at least a week in advance
Trigger Point Therapy
Incorporate this technique in any massage to relax and relieve the sore knots that refer pain to other parts of the body. Finger pressure is applied around and on these knots, starting slowly until the knot “invites you in”.
While deep tissue tends to get more “to the heart of the matter” by relieving chronic pain, Swedish massage is more about overall relaxation. Long gliding strokes, kneading and friction on the more superficial muscle layers improve blood flow to the soft tissues, increase circulation and alleviate muscle tension.
A nurturing massage where the mother to be is specially bolstered and positioned to ensure her comfort. This reduces pregnancy swelling and stress on feet, ankles, lower back and neck. We only perform pregnancy massage after the first trimester.
Combine deep tissue and sports stretches to enhance your athletic performance, increase range of motion, endurance, speed of response and flexibility for your upcoming game, or to relax and recuperate after the exertion of sports and reduce your recovery time. We recommend gym clients get a massage post-workout. Our therapists work hand in hand with our trainers, enabling our team to devise a regime for you to ensure you reach your goals.
Enhance your massage experience with heated stones to warm muscles and relieve tension.
Available as a full 1-hour or 90 minute treatment where entire massage is performed with stones
We are all composed of energy. In Reiki energy healing the practitioner fills themselves with the energy around them and channels it to the client through their hands. This aims to enhance the client’s own healing abilities, induce relaxation and reduce pain. Depending on their level of openness and their rapport with the practitioner, each client may experience this differently. Often, it can be described as a tingling yet soothing sensation where the practitioner’s hands heat up to soothe tension and impart relaxation. For Reiki practitioners Reiki generally flows through their hands whenever they perform any type of healing work.
If you would like Reiki to be part of your massage, please request one of our Reiki practitioners when you book your massage. This is also available as a 1-hour standalone treatment.
Shiatsu Massage provides a form of acupressure where the massage therapist applies pressure by using their fingers, thumbs, palms, elbows and knees to acupressure points (tsubo) along energy pathways (meridians) that correspond with the body’s vital organs. This imparts relaxation and pain relief by balancing the body’s energy flow (qi). Stretching, rocking and mobilization is also included with Shiatsu.
A therapeutic and relaxing massage that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. This massage is the perfect choice for clients with ailments such as chronic back pain, neck and shoulder pain, repetitive strain injuries, sciatica and muscle tension or spasms.
The tissue is warmed before slowly going deeper, and deep tissue can be performed with a variety of pressures (to your comfort level) to break down adhesions and knots, the painful rigid tissue caused by tension.
Particularly tense areas may experience some discomfort during the massage, and your body may feel like it does post-workout for a day or two afterwards. However, this tends to subside with more frequent massages, and ultimately clients experience extensive and often lasting relief of their symptoms. Ideally, as with any bodywork, this massage should be performed regularly for maintenance and to prevent your body from becoming accustomed to holding itself in a tense state.
Proprioceptive neuromuscular stretching is a sports massage technique to increase range of motion and improve motor performance and rehabilitation.
Utilizes moist heat packs to provide heat to the areas of your body that are being treated. Adding the heat packs along with your massage helps to increase blood flow which relaxes the muscles, reduces pain, and promotes healing. This allows the massage therapist to work deeper and specific to the affected area. Adding heat packs to your massage can be used in combination with deep tissue massage and for relaxation. Other massage types can be used upon request. Available for 60-minute and 90-minute massage sessions.
Appointments must be made a day ahead of time for this specific treatment.
In reflexology thumb pressure is applied to reflex points on the feet that correspond to parts of the body. This results in relaxation, balancing and healing. It can also be performed on the hands and ears.
Available as a full 1-hour treatment blended with Reiki or as a 30-minute add-on to any treatment