Healing Body Well

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Acupressure

Acupressure is based on one the most ancient principles of healing - that simply touching a specific point on the body will release stress and improve health in the body. In an acupressure session, I apply firm pressure directly to these "points" on your body, which relieves your muscle tension and improves your circulation. This simple and powerful technique has been shown to very effective in treating headaches, backaches, and even insomnia.


Cancer/Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage is a special type of massage developed specifically for cancer patients. Cancer patients have unique needs which must be addressed to make sure that a massage is beneficial to their health. I focus my attention on creating a gentle, nurturing environment for you to relax into.


Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.


Energy Work

Energy work is based on the belief that everyone has a "life force", and that the body needs to sustain its balance for optimum health. Anytime you experience emotional or physical illness, it indicates that your life force has simply become unbalanced. I work directly with your energy field to restore balance and flow to your entire system. And once your energy field has been restored to full health, your body will follow.


Geriatric Massage

Geriatric massage is a form of massage designed to meet the specific needs of the elderly. It helps to improve blood circulation, relieve pain, and also increase range of motion. If you are elderly, geriatric massage can help you maintain and improve your overall health, as well as regain certain physical functions that have been reduced due to aging. In addition, since the elderly don't typically receive enough physical touch, this massage can also help alleviate symptoms of loneliness or depression.


Jin Shin Jyutsu

Jin Shin Jyutsu is a disarmingly simple system of acupressure. It lays out a set of 26 "points" along the major energy pathways of your body. If one of your pathways becomes blocked, this creates stagnation in your energy field and leads to illness or discomfort. I use my hands to gently release any blockages in your energy pathways, and restore balance to your entire system. The whole experience is very relaxing, nurturing and therapeutic.


Lymphatic Drainage - Vodder MLD

Lymphatic Drainage Therapy aims to gently and rhythmically move the lymph through the body, especially swollen areas of the body, relieving pressure and enhancing the functioning of the immune system. As both a preventative and remedial technique, LD can be used for a wide range of purposes including faster recovery from injury, reduction of swelling and discomfort from pregnancy, and strengthened resistance to illness.


Movement Education

Movement education uses a custom-tailored approach to improving your body awareness and movement skills. Combining problem-solving, guided-discovery, and exploratory methods, this practice inevitably leads to a stronger connection between the mind and body, creating a more natural and graceful experience of movement and interaction with other people.


Myofascial Massage

Myofascial massage is a technique used to treat injuries and discomfort, reducing pain and increasing range of motion. Myofascial massage differs from other types of massage in that it targets the fascia - the membrane surrounding muscles - rather than the muscle itself. Since fascia completely encases every muscle in the body, imbalances in the fascia can have serious effects on your range of motion and comfort level. While other forms of massage can overlook the fascia, myofascial massage focuses specifically on releasing tension in this important membrane.


Polarity Therapy

Polarity therapy is a type of bodywork which is focused on the energy fields of the body, rather than the physical body itself. This type of body work is also called energy work, because the practitioner attempts to adjust the skewed energy fields of the body and bring them into balance. During a polarity therapy session, the therapist and client usually work together in a very calm, relaxed environment.


Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy Massage is a style of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women. Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. Using various techniques specially developed for the expecting mother, Pregnancy Massage helps release the pain and discomfort experienced throughout pregnancy. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the relief of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, and improved breathing and relaxation.


Reflexology

Reflexology is a type of bodywork that focuses on applying pressure to the specific nerve zones in your feet. Unlike other foot massages that intend to mostly relieve tension in the feet themselves, reflexology is a far more in-depth science that aims to harmonize your entire body. According to reflexology, every part of the human body is mapped into your feet. Reflexology treatments have been found to be highly effective for conditions such as allergies, headaches, and depression.


Sauna - Far Infrared

$10 per 15 minutes with massage

OR $1 per minute, up to 60 minutes.

Please bring 2 towels with you for your sauna sessions.

INDICATIONS:

• Detoxifies: Removes Heavy Metals & Fat-stored Toxins
• Increases Cardiovascular Conditioning: As the body heats up, it cools itself by sending blood from the internal organs to the extremities and skin, thus increasing heart rate, cardiac output and metabolic rate.
• Stimulates Immune System: Temporary increase of body temperature, boosts production of infection-fighting white blood cells and killer-T cells.
• Improves Circulation
• Relieves Pain: Dilates blood vessels which increases blood circulation to injured areas, speeding up the healing process and relieving pain.
• Weight & Cellulite Reduction: Toxins can play a significant role in preventing us from losing (and gaining) weight. A session burns as many as 600 calories, and is quite effective at dealing with cellulite when combined with massage therapy and nutrition.
• Stress Reduction: Triggers the production of endorphins, the “feel good” hormones.
• 2 to 3 times more effective than traditional saunas. Heat penetrates skin 1.5 - 2 inches.
• Hypoallergenic: All poplar construction.

RECOMMENDED by thousands of doctors nationwide, the Far Infrared Sauna is a critical step in restoring good health to those who suffer from allergies, acne, brain fog, fatigue, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, rheumatoid arthritis, anxiety and depression, pain, headaches, anxiety, mood swings, stress, frequent colds and flu, cold hands and feet, over-weight, cellulite, heavy metal poisoning (including mercury), multiple chemical sensitivities, and hundreds of other symptoms, as well as for those who want to detox prior to conception (for prospective parents) and pre and post chemotherapy.

Far infrared is a section of the NATURAL BAND OF LIGHT that is not visible to the human eye, but can be felt as heat. Unlike the high heat produced in traditional saunas, far infrared heat is able to penetrate the body to a depth of 1.5 to 2 inches. This stimulates the body’s cellular detoxification process more effectively and is easier to breathe at higher temperatures than a traditional sauna.

The body is incapable of metabolizing and excreting all toxins it is exposed to. It often stores toxins in fat to protect the body (lipophilic toxins). Our body’s tissues normally produce infrared energy, which is used by the body for a number of healing processes. By delivering penetrating warmth to the body, the far infrared sauna increases the body’s own far infrared energy levels, encouraging slight rise in body temperature that boosts natural detoxification systems.

The Thermal Life® sauna duplicates these healthy far infrared frequencies. The tissues selectively absorb these rays as the water in the cell reacts in a process called ”resonant absorption.” This occurs when the frequency of the far infrared matches the frequency of the water in the cell causing toxins to be dropped off into the bloodstream and excreted in sweat, feces, and urine.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Hemophiliacs and pregnant or nursing women should not use the sauna. People with advanced symptomatic heart disease, unstable angina, severe adrenal suppression, stroke survivors, and people with leukemia, lymphoma, or within a year of chemotherapy treatments, should only use the sauna under close medical supervision.

 


Shiatsu - Zen

Shiatsu is a Japanese form of massage therapy. The word Shiatsu comes from two Japanese words - "shi" (finger) and "atsu" (pressure). In addition to the direct stimulation of pressure points along the energy pathways of your body, gentle stretching techniques are applied over a wider area of the body to integrate the point work and encourage the flow of Chi (energy) throughout the body. Shiatsu is a meditative healing art that honors the body, mind and spirit.


Somatic Movement  (SM)

Somatic movement uses a custom-tailored approach to improving your body awareness and movement skills. This practice inevitably leads to a stronger connection between the mind and body, creating a more natural and graceful experience of movement and interaction with other people and the world.


Somatic Experiencing for trauma

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Sports Massage

Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for highly active people who engage in athletics. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body's natural immune function.


Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.


Xocai Healthy Chocolate Products

  XOCAITM (Sho-sigh) products are produced with cacao that is unfermented, sun-dried, non-roasted, non-alkalized, non-lecithinized, and cold-pressed.  Because these processes are closely monitored, these products deliver the optimum amount of antioxidants naturally found in the cacao, while eliminating almost all of the fat and sugar typically found in other chocolate products.

The name XocaiTM is composed of the first two letters of the Aztec word, "xocolatl," an Ancient American cacao drink, and the last three letters of "acai," (ah-sigh-ee) the exotic and healthy Amazonian berry.  MXI Corp has
combined the world's two greatest super foods, raw cacao and acai, to develop the ultimate antioxidant products. These products have high ORAC Values, and are packed with Phytonutrient Flavonoids, Amino Acids, Essential Fatty Acids, Minerals, Vitamins & Fiber.

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LifeForce International Products

With Body Balance nutrient-rich supplemental beverage, support each of your core body systems with SeaNine™, a proprietary blend of nine sea vegetables and aloe vera.

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