Alternatives - By Keri Austin
Therapeutic massage $75 (upgrades are added to this service)
Stroking or kneading soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments) to enhance a person's health and well-being.
Access Consciousness Bars $100
There are 32 points on your head which, when gently touched, effortlessly and easily releases blocks. These points contain all the thoughts, ideas, beliefs, emotions, and considerations that you have stored in any lifetime.
Raindrop Therapy / AcuTouch $95
This technique involves applying therapeutic grade essential oils to the spine, neck and feet.
Neuropathy Therapy $85 / $20 Upgrade
Massage therapy is an excellent foot neuropath treatment mainly due to the safeness of its use. No side effects to worry with and this particular therapy can help increase better blood flow which can help send vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants to damaged areas.
Sports/Deep Tissue Massage $85
Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve pain and muscle tension throughout the body. This type of massage is extremely beneficial, reaching the deepest layer of muscles, fascia (connective tissue surrounding the joints) and tendons. The goal in deep tissue massage is to breakdown adhesions (tense areas within the muscle). Adhesions in the muscle are very important to address because they cause pain, inflammation and limit motion of the muscles and joints.
Prenatal Massage $75
A prenatal massage is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling). In addition, massage for pregnant women reduces stress on weight-bearing joints, encourages blood and lymph circulation, helps to relax nervous tension -- which aids in better sleep -- and can help relieve depression or anxiety caused by hormonal changes.
Oncology Massage $75
Oncology massage complements standard cancer therapies with the potential to reduce side effects resulting from radiation, chemotherapy and surgery. It also provides an opportunity to calm the stress, fear and anxiety associated with a cancer diagnosis.
Geriatric Massage / Wei Chi massage $75
This type of massage is designed to meet the specific needs of the elderly population. It involves the use of hands to manipulate the soft tissues of the body to improve blood circulation, relieve pain, and increase range of motion.
Reflexology - $65 / $10 Upgrade
Reflexology is a therapeutic method of relieving pain by stimulating predefined pressure points on the feet and hands. It is effective for promoting good health and for preventing illness as it may be for relieving symptoms of stress, injury, and illness.
Reiki - $65 / $10 Upgrade
Channeling or moving energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body to restore physical and emotional well-being.
Myofascial Release (MFR) $10 Upgrade
Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle, sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. Trauma, inflammatory responses, and/or surgical procedures create Myofascial restrictions.
Eastern massage/Acupressure - Meridians $10 Upgrade
The application of pressure (as with the thumbs or fingertips) to the same discrete points on the body stimulated in acupuncture.
Essential Oils (one with massage) Five oils (additional) for $5 Upgrade
Hot Stones $10 Upgrade
Hot towels (with stones) $10 Upgrade