INTEGRATIVE MASSAGE ( a cocktail of therapies for you)
30 min $40
60 min $70
90 min $95
120 min $125
Integrative Massage indicates a combination of multiple bodywork and somatic therapy techniques that Joseph will utilize during the course of a session to properly tailor it to your needs. The list below will assist you in understanding your treatment. Please keep in mind that you may select a single type of therapeutic bodywork of your choice if that is what you prefer.
A three dimensional application of pressure and movement into the fascial system in order to eliminate restrictions. Myofascial release is an effective therapeutic approach in the relief of many pain patterns and chronic pain syndrome
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE
Advanced training and a through knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology are key to delivering this focused, slow pressure to the sub-layer of musculature and fascia. Deep massage is also highly intuitive and deeply relaxing. A lesson for both the therapist and the receiver as the body responds by releasing the imbalances that our daily activities create.
TRIGGER POINT THERAPY
Trigger points are injury sites within the muscle tissue that may occur anywhere in the body. They are sensitive to palpation and refer pain in a radiating pattern or to a remote area from the trigger point. During a session focused pressure is applied to promote release. Success may be measured by reduction of pain, increased range of motion and improved function.
A treatment designed to induce general relaxation, dissolution of scar tissue adhesions and improved circulation. Joseph will use an array of mild to firm strokes with gliding, kneading, friction and vibration movements. A few of the most immediate effects are: relief from aches and pains, reduction of mental and physical fatigue, improved concentration and a feeling of general well being.
Your session is specifically directed to resolve conditions diagnosed by a medical doctor. Joseph may use a variety of techniques while focusing only on the specific areas of the body related to the diagnosis. This enhances your natural self-healing process and reduces the needed recovery time from injury.
Designed for highly active people. Sports massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pain and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Your session may include assisted stretches, heat and cold therapy, ultrasound and the use of an Inversion table.
This bodywork method utilizes touch and specific holds to stimulate the flow of the spinal fluid that extends from the cranium to the sacrum. The core of our balance and emotions are affected by the balance of such flow. Gentle manipulation aids in releasing persistent patterns of trauma and illnesses. A profound, relaxing and rejuvenating experience that has been known to alleviate conditions such as headaches, CNS Disorders, Chronic Fatigue syndrome, TMJ and Fibromyalgia.
HOT STONE MASSAGE $80 - $105
60 or 90 MIN
The therapeutic benefits of heated stones have been used for centuries in many cultures. Smooth basalt stones of various sizes are applied to the body following the traditional Swedish movements. Heat and pressure melt away areas of tension and take you to deep states of relaxation.
PRENATAL MASSAGE $70 - $95
60 or 90 MIN
A highly recommended experience during such special time in a woman's life. Joseph can adapt your massage for every stage of pregnancy and postpartum.The benefits are profound, including emotional support, reduction of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance,improved breathing and relaxation as well as any specific discomforts of the mother with caring focus on her physiological and emotional well-being.
FOOT TREATMENT WITH REFLEXOLOGY $40
Reflexology is the study and practice of addressing particular points or areas of the feet. These points connect via nerve and meridians to organs and systems throughout the body. This deeply relaxing treatment which includes pressure on reflex points, foot massage and hot towels complements your health care by assisting you in creating balance and renewed energy as well as providing comfort to your tired feet.