Benefits of Massage

Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
Decreased anxiety.
Enhanced sleep quality.
Greater energy.
Improved concentration.
Increased circulation.
Reduced fatigue.

Massage can also help specifically address a number of health issues. Bodywork can:
Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
Ease medication dependence.
Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
Increase joint flexibility. Continue reading

Aroma Touch

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What is AromaTouch Technique?

AromaTouch is the application of certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils to the spine and soles of the feet to address: stress, inflammation/pain, immune system support and help the body to come into a state of balance. The oils are gently stroked in with specific, light touch. AromaTouch can be a stand-alone service or it can be done as a prelude to a massage. Once you experience AromaTouch, massage will never be the same again!

The oils and blends are:

BALANCE: a blend of spruce, frankincense, blue tansy (a member of the chamomile family) and rosewood. These are calming to the central nervous system, soothing to the senses and emotions, and very relaxing.

LAVENDER: calming, soothing, promotes relaxation.

MELALEUCA (‘tea tree’): gentle yet powerfully anti-fungal, cleansing, germacidal, supports immune system.

ON GUARD: a blend of Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Rosemary. These are very anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-viral to support the immune system. Additionally, Eucalyptus and Rosemary are powerful for respiratory support.

AROMATOUCH: a blend of Cypress, Marjoram, Basil, Lavender, Grapefruit and Peppermint which supports circulation, the lymphatic system, and is calming and relaxing to muscles and joints. Continue reading