30 minutes

$75

GST Included

60 minutes

$120

GST Included

90
minutes

$170

GST Included

$210

120 minutes

GST Included

How I Can Help You

Massage is the therapeutic manipulation of the body’s soft tissues. This entails the muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and their associated joints. The goal of Massage Therapy is to normalize dysfunctional soft tissue through science-based, clinically-orientated methods. Through healing these tissues, massage can have a vast positive impact on posture, pain, mobility, and stress.

 

These positive effects can be achieved within chronic and acute conditions, making day-to-day life and activities easier to complete and more enjoyable. In addition to the immediate and visible benefits massage provides there are many benefits that occur on a cellular level, impacting organ health and the overall efficiency of almost every system within the human body.

Depending on your needs and preferences we will utilize the appropriate aspects of the following massage styles.  (Modalities)

 

 

Back Massage

· Swedish
 
· Therapeutic
 
· Sports
 
· Myofascial Release
 
· Trigger Point Therapy
 
· Acupressure

Hot Stone Massage

· Lymphatic

 

· Pre-natal

 

· Craniosacral

 

· Deep Tissue

 

· Cupping (coming soon)

 

· Hot Stone (coming soon)

Your health progression will dictate the appropriate mix of techniques we will utilize.

 

You can expect every massage to be a bit different as we work towards your goals. I will always identify new techniques we use so that you understand what it is designed to accomplish.

 

Here is a sampling of the specific techniques we may utilize.

  • Effleurage

  • Petrissage

  • Tapotement

  • Acupressure

  • Deep muscle stripping

  • Static Compression

  • Fascial stretching

  • Fascial finger rolling

  • Muscle approximation

  • Golgi Tendon Organ stimulation

  • Cross Fiber Friction

  • Joint Mobilization (low velocity)

  • Adhesion “knot” release

  • Sweeping Cross Fiber

  • Compression Broadening

  • Slow & Deep Longitudinal Stripping

  • Passive Engagement

  • Active Engagement

  • Deep Transverse Friction

  • Joint Decompression

  • Longitudinal Lengthening Strokes

  • Facilitated Shortening (for overstretched and weak antagonist muscles)

  • Muscle Compartments Separation

  • Progressive muscle relaxation

  • Manual lymph drainage

  • Diaphragmatic breathing

Back Massage

Depending on the pressure required or desired, I will utilize any of the following delivery methods:

· Fingertips

· Palms

· Knuckles

· Forearms

· Elbows

· Thumbs 

Relaxing and lengthening your muscle fibres are important aspects of flexibility, range of motion and joint mobility. To assist with your mobility goals we may utilize any of the following stretching techniques:

· Active stretching

· Passive stretching

· Fascial stretching

· PNF stretching (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation)

· Pin (anchor) and Stretch

Massage Therapy

Your massage will be customized to your specific needs. You will be asked what your treatment goals are prior to beginning your massage.

 

You may request specific techniques or allow me to chose the appropriate style and techniques to achieve your desired outcome.