Myofacial Massage
Gentle deep sinking into muscle massage

For individuals experiencing ailments related to muscle and connective tissue.  Low back pain, fibromyalgia, arthritis, stress injuries, whiplash, autoimmune diseases, and muscle spasms.

Myofacial release targets the connective tissue, called the fascia, which surrounds muscle. Due to injury or illness, this facial tissue can become dense, tight and sore...
When released it gives the muscles room to lengthen to their natural state.

CranioSacral Therapy (CS)

Gentle, laying hands on therapy

This technique treats problems such as migraines, back and neck pain resulting from trauma to the head or spine.  Also used along with Myofacial release.

CranioSacral Therapy is a non-invasive and indirect approach to restoring mobility to the central nervous system. It embraces the concept that there is mobility between the cranial bones, sacrum and iliac, and reciprocal tension membranes call the Dura that regulates the movement in this system.

Deep Tissue Massage
Slow deep strokes and deep finer pressure massage

This technique treats any kind of muscle tissue tightness.

A massage technique that focuses on the deeper layer of muscle tissue.  It aims to release the chronic patters of tension in the body.


Active Isolated Stretching (AIS)
The AIS method of muscle lengthening and facial release is a type of Athletic Stretching Technique that provides effective, facilitated stretching of major muscle groups.  AIS provides functional and physiological restoration of superficial and deep facial planes. 

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