Michelle K Phillips, LMT, NMT, NCTMB
Neuromuscular Therapy/ Deep Tissue: Deep Swedish strokes are used gradually working into the muscle fibers and trigger points. This is ideal for athletes and chronic pain sufferers giving a deep muscle release.
Sports Massage: Sports massage uses a variety of techniques like Swedish massage, trigger point therapy, and hydrotherapy. For athletes who train continuously massage enhances endurance, and lessens the chances for injury. Sports massage will also shorten the recovery time to recover from a sporting event or injury. Stretching is preformed on athletes to help loosen and warm muscles in preparation to an athletic event to enhance their performance and endurance. Following an event getting a massage may be beneficial in relieving pain, prevent stiffness, and aiding the muscles back into their normal state.
Swedish: Light and relaxing effleurage (gliding), petrissage (kneading), friction, vibration and tapotpement (percussion) for ultimate relaxation to ease the day/ week’s stress away
Cupping Therapy: Is a traditional therapy used by millions of people worldwide due to its safe, comfortable, and effective for many health disorders. The use of suction, negative pressure is beneficial for myofascia release to lymphatic drainage and everything in-between.
Bodywork Cupping is beneficial for traumatic injuries, stubborn orthopedic conditions, Deep Tissue and Sports Massage, Trigger Points, Lymphatic Drainage, Abdominal Massage, Neurological Dysfunctions, Myofascial Release, Plantar Fasciitis and Reflexology. Cupping is also used for cellulite reduction and body conturing. Cupping is exceptional in Massage for health maintenance and relaxation.
Reflexology: Let your feet be pampered in this ancient art that focuses on reflexes and zones in the feet to bring ultimate health and easing tension for every part of your body. This is a perfect alternative for those who don't feel comfortable receiving a body massage or those with recent injuries or surgeries.
Prenatal:This is a side lying massage that focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be as the body goes through dramatic changes leading up to childbirth.
Reiki: Is often described as a spiritual healing treating the body, mind, and spirit. It has been known to help many forms of illness or maladies and creates beneficial results. Many have reported miraculous results. A treatment can fill the body with a glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Warmth from the hands and a tingling sensation is often felt. This "spiritually guided life force energy" brings feelings of peace, security, and wellbeing.