90% of all illness is stress related...American Medical Association...Massage is one of the best antidotes for stress. Make massage a part of your regular health care regime.
There are many different types of massage available. How do I know which one is right for me?
Most clients are introduced to massage for relaxation, helping to reduce their stress levels. Only through experiencing different types of massage and massage therapists you will find one that is suited to your energy and offer the type of massage that is best for you. At the Center for the Healing Arts, we encourage our clients to try all the different therapists so you can have options and find the exact massage that fits you and your schedule.
To make it real easy for you!
Check our our introductory special you can purchase 4 massages at $190.00 each massage with a different therapist. It's a great way to be introduced to different work and meet our great staff! It's almost like getting 2 massages free.
Traditionally, massage is a combination of learned techniques a therapist learns while in school, and incorporates in their massage session. A therapeutic, relaxation massage is commonly defined a Swedish massage. The massage therapist uses effleurage, pettrissage, and compression techniques to relax the muscles, and release muscle tension.
At minimum, our therapists are graduates of a state licensed school with training requirements of 600 hours. Most have gone on with hundreds of hours of advanced training, as well as continuing education requirements.
Please find below a quick look and price list of our massage services and below the list is a detailed description of the massage listed.
|Relaxation Massage (50 min)
|Half Hour Massage (30 min)
|Deep Tissue Massage (50 min)
|Hawaiian Lomi Lomi (60 min ).
|Reflexology (40 min)
|Reflexology (50 min)
|Therapeutic Massage (50 min)
|Lymphatic Massage (50 min).
|Specialized Pregnancy Massage (50 min).
|Aromatherapy Massage (50 min)
|additional 1/2 hour to any session above $35
Special prepaid massage packages are available at substantial savings. Our stay well discount cards or coupons cannot be used on discounted packages
|5 session “discount” package
|5 relaxation sessions
|5 Therapeutic sessions
|5 Deep tissue sessions
|10 session "discount" package
|10 Relaxation massage sessions
|10 Therapeutic massage sessions
|10 Deep Tissue massage sessions
|4 weekly progression treatments
|Introductory Special: 4 relaxation massages for $190.00 one each with a different therapist
Special prepaid massage packages are available at substantial savings. Our stay well discount card cannot be used on already discounted packages
Relaxation Massage: Stress reduction is achieved through a combination of Swedish massage techniques to ensure relaxation. The body feels replenished with energy and clarity of the mind. Pressure is individualized to meet the needs of the client. 50 minute session.
Deep Tissue: This massage is a combination of deeper massage techniques for people who require a deeper pressure applied throughout the whole massage. Deep tissue work helps to release old patterns and restrictions due to prior injuries or repetitive strain to the muscles. It can be a "good hurt", usually leaves within 24 hours.
Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage: Lomi-Lomi massage is an experience of deep tissue massage and energy work through the spirituality practice of the massage therapist. This type of Lomi is based on Huna principles which is the foundation for this healing work and learned by the practitioner so they could have mental and emotional clarity and the physical stamina to do the work. A Lomi practitioner is educated on becoming a healer by healing themselves first. This can be a lifetime process which includes commitment to prayer, spiritual studies, psychological clearing and cleansing processes.
"A sacred experience where the massage table becomes an altar and divinity touches humanity" Massage Magazine
Reflexology (hands & feet): Reflexology is a science that states there are reflex points in the hands and feet that correspond to all the muscles, organs, and glands in the body. The benefits of reflexology are relief of stress and muscle tension, improves blood supply, returns the body to a state of homeostasis (balance).
Aromatherapy Massage: 8 pure essential oils are blended individually and applied to the spine before the massage to heighten the immune system and enhance your massage experience. Essential oils can help clear the body of emotional and physical trauma held in the cellular level of the body.
Lymphatic Massage: Boosting the immune system and restoring lymph flow are all the benefits of a lymphatic massage. Following specific massage patterns and appropriate pressure that only the lymphatic system responds to, the lymphatic system is stimulated by gentle nudges and the accumulated lymph fluid is rerouted toward the healthy vessels. The American Cancer Society endorses specialized lymphatic massage as an effective treatment for edema, lymphedema, and diabetes.
Pregnancy Massage: This is a wonderful treatment during your pregnancy. It is a way to relax, increase your energy and relieve discomfort. This massage helps with the aches and pains you may experience while your body changes at this time. Massage can east constipation, gas, heartburn, along with reducing excess fluid, slow the progress of varicose veins and increase your flexibility making it easier for your body to adjust to the additional weight.
Injury Rehabilitation: This massage is recommended for people who have been in auto accidents or other types of injury. This massage is a combination of advanced techniques designed to release old injury patterns, proprioceptive neurological facilitation (PNF) techniques to help re-educate the muscles, and muscle testing to balance the muscle weakness. A series of sessions is recommended for optimal results.
Migraine Headache Relief: A specialized massage sequence developed to treat migraine and headache sufferers. It is deep tissue work with special oils like passion seed oil, specifically to help the nervous system and with headache relief are applied. The best day to receive this type of massage is Wednesday in mid week to minimize the headache on weekends.
Therapeutic Massage: Our most requested session, requires a thorough knowledge of the muscle structure and is recommended for chronic tension and muscle restrictions. Firm pressure is applied. Your massage therapist will recommend this session if needed to give you optimal relief.