There are a variety of active and passive therapies that can be incorporated into your therapeutic massage session to encompass the whole being: body, mind, and spirit. These modalities include, but are not limited to,
BODY | THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE
◽ Acupressure® is when is often called acupuncture without the needles. It involves the application of manual pressure (usually with the fingers) to specific pathways of energy flow within the body called meridians.
◽ Core Synchronism® works with every system in the body to synchronize subtle rhythms of the bones, brain, organs, nervous system, and the body’s electrical system with the movement of the cerebrospinal fluid.
◽ Dermoneuromodulation® (Nerve Resetting) is a gentle method to interact with the nervous system and effect change. Thus, helping the body resolve pain, regain function, and feel better.
◽ Healy® Frequency Device is a micro-current, wearable medical device that has been cleared by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration in the United States). The device is designed to be used for "temporary relief of pain associated with sore and aching muscles in the shoulder, waist, back, arms and legs due to strain from exercise or normal household work activities and for the symptomatic relief and management of chronic, intractable pain and relief of pain associated with arthritis."
In addition, Healy is also a holistic wellness device that offers non-medical applications that uses over 140 frequency programs drawn from a database of 144,000 tested individualized frequencies. These frequencies were designed to help balance the body's energetic field. Healy can analyze imbalances in the emotional (i.e., depression), energy (i.e., chakra balancing), mental (i.e., anxiety, stress), and physical states (i.e., acute pain, chronic pain, migraines, sleep), and recommends the right frequencies and programs to restore overall balance in the body.
◽ Myofascial Release® is a technique that involves applying compression in different directions and/or skin rolling. It is used to release the tension between the fascia (connective tissue) and the muscles. Thus, increase range of motion while reducing pain and discomfort.
◽ Neuromuscular Therapy® is a highly specialized form of manual therapy that corrects pain and dysfunction by treating trigger points (knots), muscle adhesions, and fascial (connective tissue) patterns
◽ Reflexology® involves applying different amounts of pressure to the feet, hands, and ears. It's based on the theory that these body parts are connected to certain organs and body systems.
◽ Trigger Point Therapy® is a method to manipulate the muscles, and fascia (connective tissue) to relieve painful and/or tense ("knotted") areas.
◽ Zen Shiatsu® combines traditional Chinese medicinal practices, modern massage therapy, and Eastern holistic healing philosophies by using manipulative techniques to adjust the body’s physical structure and balance its energy flow.
MIND | BREATHWORK, ESSENTIAL OILS, TAPPING
◽ Aromatherapy® is a holistic treatment that uses aromatic essential oils medicinally to improve the health of the body, mind, and spirit. It enhances both physical and emotional health.
◽ AromaTouch® is dōTERRA's proprietary method for applying eight specific essential oils to produce a profound wellness experience in body, mind, and spirit. The doTERRA essential oils used are Balance® Grounding Blend, Lavender, Tea Tree (also known as, Melaleuca), On Guard® Protective Blend, AromaTouch® Massage Blend, Deep Blue® Soothing Blend, Wild Orange, and Peppermint. AromaTouch® is only available in 90min - 120min sessions.
◽ Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage® is an ancient therapeutic treatment that has been practiced in South Asia for over 5,000 years.. It involves pouring warm Ayurvedic oil on the forehead which helps you enter into a meditative state. Followed by, activating the thirty-one "marmas" (or pressure points) in the head region. The combination of the oil, and the head massage allows the body to revitalize the mind, body, and spirit. Thus, bringing overall balance to your body by balancing your dosha (body type), improving blood circulation, and stimulating the central nervous system, just to name a few. Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage® is only available in 120min sessions.
◽ Breathwork® is the conscious control of breathing that has a therapeutic effect on a person's mental, emotional, or physical state.
Daily breath exercise to try: Breathe in to the count of four, hold for the count of four, exhale to the count of eight. Repeat twice more for a total of three counted breaths.
◽Emotional Freedom Technique® (also known as, EFT Tapping or psychological acupressure) is an alternative treatment that consists of tapping 8 meridian points, primarily on the face and head, in a particular sequence to help balance the body's energy system. It is particularly helpful for those individuals that suffer from anxiety, chronic pain, depression, and/or stress.
◽ Polarity Therapy® is an energy therapy-based system that accesses the origins that create emotional, mental, and physical symptoms. Supports your body's own electromagnetic field to treat imbalances that cause pain and stress in the body.
◽ Raindrop Therapy® is a method of using a combination of reflexology, aromatherapy, massage techniques, and Young Living® essential oils to bring balance and well-being. It has been known to create balance and harmony in the body - physically, mentally, and emotionally, to increase the immune system, and relieve back issues. Raindrop Therapy is based on Lakota Native healing. It uses a sequence of 9 essential oils (Valor II®, Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Cypress, Wintergreen, Marjoram, Aroma Siez®, and Peppermint) that feel like raindrops landing on your spine, hence the name. These essential oils have been clinically tested to have anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory, and anti-viral properties. This treatment is very relaxing and allows the body to align, and balance itself. Raindrop Therapy® is only available in 90min - 120min sessions.
SPIRIT | ENERGY WORK
◽ Access Bars® are 32 unique points on the head that correlate to different areas & aspects of life: awareness, control, creativity, healing, money, power & sexuality, just to name a few. This is a gentle hands-on modality that releases the electromagnetic charge of all past ideas, attitudes, beliefs, decisions, ideas & thoughts that you are willing to change. Having your bars run clears the energy that keeps you "stuck" in patterns.
*Note: For an Access Bars® only session (just energy work, NO therapeutic massage), clients will remain fully clothed throughout their sessions. Please, wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing.
◽ Reiki® is a compassionate, hands-on, heart-centered, non-invasive energy medicine. It facilitates emotional, mental, and physical well-being. It supports the body's energy systems by restoring its universal life energy. Thus, stimulating the body's innate ability to heal and restore.
*Note: For a Reiki-only session (just energy work, NO therapeutic massage), clients will remain fully clothed throughout their sessions. Please, wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing.