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Pregnancy Massage is a style of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women.. Using various techniques specially developed for the expecting mother, Pregnancy Massage can reduce the discomfort in the muscles of the back, hips, and legs caused by increased and redistributed weight. It can reduce fluid retention by increasing circulation and elimination of these fluids. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the relief of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, and improved breathing and relaxation.
Therapeutic massage can provide healing refief for patients undergoing treatment for cancer and other chronic illnesses. Massage can decrease symptoms related to radiation and chemotherapy, increase the effectiveness of some treatments, and reduce the need for pain medication.All clients are asked to provide a thorough health history and provide frequent updates regarding their symptoms and treatments in order to specifically tailor their sessions to maximize the benefits and avoid any negative effects. Therapeutic massage stimulates faster wound healing and can address problems related to surgery such as adhesions, scarring and edema
Sharon has received advanced training and certification in order to provide safe, effectice treatments for clients with special needs
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.
Sports massage is a more vigorous form of massage, and is focused on the specific muscles pertaining to your athletic activity. Sports massage can relax muscles prior to an activity, or relieve pain and stiffness after an event.
CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle method of detection and correction that supports the bodies' own natural healing mechanisms. Craniosacral therapy can be used to treat mental stress, neck and back pain, migraines, TMJ and chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia. A light touch is used to ease restrictions in the flow of the cerebrospinal fluid from the cranium to the sacrum.
Hot Stone Therapy is a style of massage where heated stones are placed at specific sites on your body to deepen relaxation and promote circulation in your muscles. Muscles that are heated with these stones release tension and stress much more deeply and quickly than with a traditional massage. The overall experience is very relaxing, nurturing, and rejuvenating.
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. A variety of strokes and techniques are used to soften the muscle tissue and promote overall relaxation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, improved circulation and increased energy. This treatments typically includes work on your neck and shoulders, back, arms, hands, legs and feet. The average full-body session lasts an hour.
30 minute sessions are also available for specific area work ( ex. neck & shoulders, or back & neck) at a rate of $30.00.
Reiki is a Japanese form of energy work that cleanses and balances the energy system in the body. As a result, the body's natural self-healing mechanisms strengthen, helping to establish optimum health. During a session, I work directly with your energy field to remove blockages, detoxify your system, and restore your vital life force energy. Reiki utilizes a gentle laying on of hands to conduct the necessary energy force between us. The benefits of Reiki range from the release of habitual mental/emotional stress to alleviating chronic pain.
Hypnosis or hypnotherapy uses guided relaxation and focused attention to acheive a heightened state of awareness that is your subconcious mind, the place where you hold your habits and emotions. This reduces your peripheral awareness and enhances your respnse to the suggestions given.
Hypnosis can be used for pain management, weight loss and smoking cessation. It can also be beneficial for changing thought patterns and negative habits.
USE YOUR MIND TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE!