Massage and bodywork can help release chronic muscular tension and pain, improve circulation, increase joint flexibility, reduce mental and physical fatigue and stress, promote faster healing of injured muscular tissue, improve posture, and reduce blood pressure. Massage and bodywork are also known to promote better sleep, improve concentration, reduce anxiety and create an overall sense of well-being.
Swedish massage will increase blood flow and lymphatic drainage with rhythmic movements and flowing stokes.
Deep Tissue Massage
Techniques that utilize deep-tissue/deep-muscle massage helps with chronic muscular pain and injury rehabilitation and reduces inflammation-related pain caused by arthritis and tendinitis.
A gentle and therapeutic massage that focuses on the lower back, reducing fatigue and increasing overall well being, this maternity massage encourages relaxation and leaves you ready for delivery day.
A finger-pressure technique that utilizes traditional acupuncture points that isolates and rejuvenates muscles. This treatment focuses on specific injuries and health conditions. Shiatsu concentrates on unblocking the flow of life energy and restoring balance in the meridians and organs in order to promote self-healing and brings a sense of relaxation while stimulating blood and lymphatic flow.
Reiki and Energy Medicine
Reiki healing (pronounced “ray-key”) is a hands-on energy healing art. In a reiki healing session, the practitioner, trained to access and serve as a channel for the life force (qi), places her hands on or just above the client’s body in order to activate healing energy within receptive points on the body. Reiki training is offered at Acupuncture Healing Arts Center throughout the year by a Certified Reiki Master Teacher.
Craniosacral Therapy encourages the body’s natural healing mechanisms to improve the functioning of the central nervous system, dissipate the negative effects of stress, and enhance health and resistance to disease. The craniosacral therapy practitioner uses a light touch to assist the natural movement of fluid within the craniosacral system.
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