Swedish massage is the best-known and most popular type of massage therapy on which all other massage styles are based.
Swedish massage therapy involves mild, moderate or deeper strokes on the back, arms, legs, neck and other body parts to target tissues and muscles for maximal pain relief, stress release and relaxation.
Swedish massage helps promote healing while targeting pain, injuries, stress and stiffness designed to ease muscle pain and help relaxation.
Deep tissue massage takes Swedish massage one step further to address chronic pain and injury. A favourite amongst athletes deep tissue massage helps release resistant muscle tension to create a better range of motion for joints and muscles.
This treatment type utilizes deep, precise massage techniques with appropriate pressure to promote the healing of scar tissue as well as relief from the pain of soft tissue injuries, chronic conditions, stress and tension.
Soft Tissue Release (STR) is a dynamic, highly effective technique that has an immediate and powerful effect on muscle and connective tissue. STR is a combination of Myofascial Release, Therapeutic Massage, and Active Assisted Stretching.
Techniques can be applied to soft tissue injuries in both acute and chronic situations. Results are often obtained quickly and permanently.
STR is very effective on both acute pain and chronic pain. Clients injured in sports, at work, or with injuries incurred over time, can all benefit from STR.
Prenatal massage helps ease muscle tension and to help with relaxation and pain relief - while keeping mom and baby safe and comfortable.
Prenatal massage can help alleviate pregnancy back pain and decrease muscle tension, which can provide more oxygen and nutrients to the baby.
The application of infant massage as a catalyst for normalizing a baby’s physical and emotional life has a wide range of benefits, including helping to promote relaxation; improving sensory integration; helping aid deeper and longer sleep; encouraging mid-line orientation; helping improve state regulation; assisting in vocalization; stimulating the circulatory and GI systems; assisting in pain relief; and enhancing neurological development.