Many health problems arise from stress, which disrupts the internal balance of our body. Both therapeutic and relaxing, the aim of massage therapy is to normalize our bodies function, thereby reducing stress and achieving overall well-being. Deep Tissue Massage / Myofascial Release Techniques Utilizing active myo-fascial release techniques, deep tissue massage restores muscle function, mobility and tissue health by breaking down adhesions and scar tissue.
Aromatherapy Uses doTERRA essential oils to enhance or calm physical or mental well-being. Oils can be custom blended for a variety of conditions, or used in a diffuser. Ask for your take home sample!
Pregnancy and Labour support Specialized techniques and a comfortable table are essential to ensure proper care and comfort of the mother and safety for her baby. Many pre-natal symptoms experienced during pregnancy can be effectively relieved with massage therapy.Lymphatic Drainage Lymphatic Drainage is a gentle type of massage which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymphatic fluids. The lymphatic system is responsible for carrying waste products away from the tissues and back toward the heart. Lymphatic Drainage is effective for improving immunity and swelling of congested tissues. It also has a relaxing and calming effect on the nervous system. Lymphatic drainage is often incorporated with any regular RMT massage.
Hot Stone Massage - 75min $125.00
Indian Head Massage - 45min $80.00
Indian Head Massage is based on the ancient Ayurvedic form of healing that dates back almost 4,000 years. It involves massage to portions of the face, neck, shoulders, scalp and ears. Essential oils are applied to the scalp leaving the client feeling restored and energized with a sense of well-being. A combination of sandalwood, clove, and cinnamon essential oils are used for stress relief, mental stimulation, energy boosting and hair root stimulation. The treatment ends with an aromatic head wrap using hot towels.
Benefits: increases alertness and concentration, relief from headaches, relief from stress, tension, anxiety, lethargy. Stimulates hair growth, increases relaxation and helps with insomnia.
**Be prepared to leave with oily hair
Thai Foot Reflexology - 45min $80.00
Thai Foot Reflexology is performed using a carved wooden stick and as a result can reach very specific points deep in the foot. Foot reflexology affects the well-being of the rest of the body as different pressure points on the foot are associated with various organs and body parts. This 45 minute treatment includes a lower leg massage as well and ends with a relaxing hot moist towel wrap, soaked in aromatic essential oils. Great for reviving tired achy feet!
Benefits: improved circulation, improved lymphatic drainage, increase in the immune system functioning, reduction in stiffness, stress relief, improved sleep, elevates your mood, improves concentration and clarity
Thai Yoga Massage - 75min $125.00
Thai Yoga Massage is a traditional healing therapy combining acupressure, reflexology, assisted facilitated stretching and yoga. On a floor mat, the practitioner uses feet, elbows, palms, thumbs and knees to skillfully apply pressure and guided stretches that take the muscles and joints through their full range of motion. An energetic, yet deeply calming massage, generates a feeling of deep relaxation and balance within your body. Excellent for frozen shoulder, back, neck and hip pain, sciatica, muscle and joint tension as well as improving circulation and lethargy. As this session is performed fully clothed, patients are encouraged to wear comfortable stretchy attire.
Cupping and Table Thai Stretching - 45min $80.00
Cupping - Suction cups provide a negative pressure (lifting) on the skin, muscles, and fascia. This is in contrast to the positive pressure of the deep tissue massage (pressure), and can be a very relaxing and soothing experience. Cupping promotes blood circulation and speeds up muscle recovery. The negative pressure from the suction allows new blood to flow into that area of tissue with several benefits including:
Table Thai Stretching - is the same therapy as Traditional Thai Yoga Massage, except the session is performed on a massage therapy table, with equal therapeutic benefits.
Hypno-Massage - 75min $125.00
Hypno-Massage, don't let the name mislead you! This incredibly comforting massage is provided by Shannon Teekah-Lam, RMT who is also certified in hypnosis and reiki. It centres around the idea of uniting the mind and body as many physical discomforts and dysfunctions are products of emotional challenges. This session includes elements of therpeutic massage, guided imagery, meditation, reiki, energy healing (including the use of semi-precious stones), relaxation techniques, stretching and self-hypnosis. The treatment begins with a short discussion of information entered onto the intake form to get an idea of the client’s current situation and goals and to develop a treatment plan for change in a particular area. It includes massage to areas which aid in inducing relaxation and releasing stress. The session ends with the practitioner providing a piece of homework to benefit the client. The first session is 75 minutes long. Follow-up sessions are 60 minutes long.
*RMT receipts are available for any massage service we offer
*HST will be added