There are countless benefits to massage therapy treatment. It aids in muscle recovery and helps to resolve delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) associated with exercise and exertion. It decreases tension accumulation in the tissue, be it postural in nature or the manifestation of mental and emotional stress. Massage works to down regulate hyperactivation of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), which is our fight, flight or freeze mechanism. Excellent for sprains, strains and myofascial tigger point release, massage can have a positive impact on the available range of motion in your joints. By releasing tissue restriction, you are freeing your musculoskeletal system of unnecessary resistance. Our massage therapists work with clients to customize your experience and ensure your receive the safest and most effective treatment for you.
Osteopathy stems from the Latin ‘osteon’ for ‘structure’, and ‘pathos’ for ‘passion for’ or ‘suffering or dysfunction of’. Many Osteopaths attempt to observe the body as a whole and can be thought of as ‘bone doctors’.
Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture involves the shallow insertion of extremely fine needles (smaller than a strand of human hair) at specific points along energetic meridians. These points activate the body’s natural healing processes to alleviate blockages and stimulate the vital energy (Qi) we all possess. Acupuncture points each have their own functionality to treat the physical, mental and emotional body. You don’t need to be unwell or in pain to seek acupuncture. It excels as a preventative measure to support overall health. Although symptoms often bring patients to seek treatment, the treatment isn’t self works to determine the root cause of unrest in the body.
Yogassage melds two blissful experiences together as one. A yin yoga class is enhanced by the application of hands-on adjustments from both a yoga teacher and a registered massage therapist. This combined approach allows clients to leave class feeling energetically balanced and calm with a sense of ease in their tissue. Ideally in a heated space, this is a 75-minute class with gentle music playing throughout. Each yoga posture is held for two to five minutes. Previous experience with yoga or massage is not required. With a maximum of only six people in each class, participants are adjusted in every posture! Option to book a private yogassage session for one, or a small group, or to customize a class based on larger numbers.
PLEASE NOTE: due to COVID Safety Guidelines we are unable to schedule Yogassage classes at this time. We look forward to the days when we can offer this experience once again.