Private and Semi-Private Sessions|
Bodywork - Rehabilitative Exercise - Athletic Training - Tutorials
Your session begins with a discussion of the goals of your session. If you have specific problem areas or a specific goal we perform an assessment to determine their basis and the best course of action. The session is then designed accordingly.
An integration of orthopedic, osteopathic, Asian, self-awareness and sports modalities. All of the styles are deeply therapeutic, to relax, refresh, and tone the body's systems. Stretches are fluid and extended to your comfort limit, to relax tense muscles, open joints, and exercise tendons, ligaments, and fascia. Wearing loose comfortable clothing to your session is recommended.
Hendrickson Method® of Orthopedic Massage
Orthopedic massage is an extremely effective, efficient, and deeply relaxing therapeutic method. It is useful for enhancing the performance of dancers and athletes, and at improving optimum health.
In addition to promoting relaxation and increasing circulation Orthopedic massage aims to:
Asian Acupressure Styles
- Lengthening connective tissues
- Dissolving adhesions
- Normalizing soft tissue
- Restoring natural joint lubrication and normal biomechanics
- Facilitating normal neurological function
- Releasing entrapped peripheral nerves.
In Asian medical theory, the body, mind, and emotions are closely interrelated. Good health and well being depend on the ability of the body's tissues (muscles, blood, bones) and qi ("chi"), or bio-electrical energy, to flow freely into balance. Acupressure uses human touch on pressure points and energy "meridians" to stimulate the body's natural healing abilities. Sessions with these styles may take place with the client either on a table, seated, or on a padded floor mat.
Tui Na This dynamic style is used to treat a wide range of ailments, using hand techniques and manipulations. Tui Na has been used in China for more than 2,000 years and is the basis of many other bodywork styles, including chiropractic and sports massage.
Thai Massage / Ashiatsu These beautiful styles are slow-paced and deeply relaxing. They combine rhythmic acupressure with hands and feet, gentle rocking, and yoga-like deep assisted stretches. Treatment takes place on a padded floor mat or table
Topical liniments, moxibustion (heat therapy), cupping (suction), and magnets are sometimes used to augment manual techniques and enhance healing.
REHABILITATIVE / THERAPEUTIC EXCERCISES:
Includes exercises to promote optimal recovery from surgery or injury and the correction of postural faults
Stretching / Stabilizing / Strengthening - Includes passive and facilitated stretching techniques, prop work and skill integration with the goal of extending functional range of motion.
Training consulting - Includes skill and fitness assessment and development of custom exercises with the goal of more efficient training.
Trampoline - Safety, body awareness, and progressive skill development are emphasized. Those who master the basic skills will learn inverted moves.
Includes customized instruction of any subject matter from workshops and classes.