Our most popular service combines elements of Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Ayurvedic Bodywork and more to give you an experience of deep healing and needed nurturing.
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. It allows deep relaxation, accelerates natural healing, decreases blood pressure, aids in better sleep, relieves pain, removes energy blockages, clears emotions, and increases our natural vitality. This can be done in person or remotely.
Thai Massage is a form of bodywork distinguished by the unique healing culture of Thailand. It shares commonalities with the ancient traditions of yoga and Ayurveda. Traditional Thai massage is received fully-clothed on a futon-like mat on the floor. The practitioner rocks, compresses, jostles, and stretches the body his/her hands, feet, elbows, and knees. The intention is to reestablish an open flow of energy in the body. Thai Massage can be a form of assisted meditation
The translation of the word Ayurveda is the science of life. It is the traditional healing system of India. This system is over 5000 years old. Ayurveda is the sister science of Yoga. The two systems often work hand-in-hand.
The initial meeting will last approximately 60 minutes. We will discuss the basics of Ayurveda so that you have an understanding of where I am coming from. Together we will go into detail about your daily schedule, nutrition, digestion, exercise, stress levels, relationships, emotions and more. We identify your personal constitution and discuss practices that can bring you into balance with your natural state
You will be personally guided through an effective, time tested home detox based on the principles of Ayurveda. Break through your barriers to vibrant health in a supportive environment. This can be done privately or in a group, locally or virtually.
Sustainable changes can can be difficult when we go it alone. Having a support system can be the difference between success and failure. With the continued support option, you get two full hours a month to ask questions and discuss any challenges that you are facing. This may include but is not limited to cooking demonstrations, yoga practices, breathing exercises, nutritional advise, herbal guidance, and cleansing therapies. Price is based on a 3 month commitment to your health and wellness.
Ayurvedic massage is an Indian method that incorporates a skin brushing followed by the application of warm herbal oils. During the massage, marma points are accessed to bring healing to mind, body and spirit.
A steady flow of warm oil onto the forehead stimulates the pituitary gland, or "third-eye." This is one of the most divine therapies, awakening your body’s intuitive knowledge. In this process, warm herbal oils are poured in a slow steady stream on your forehead. This treatment is profoundly relaxing, nourishing. It will improve your mental clarity and comprehension. This treatment can be a stand alone experience which begins with a foot massage and a head, neck and shoulder massage.
Private yoga can be perfect for the beginning student as well as the seasoned practitioner. Talk to me about your goals so we can decide if private yoga is right for you. Private yoga may include a personalized program of postures, breath work and meditation.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Finish off your massage with a luxurious Himalayan Salt Scrub on your back. Reap the benefits of the salt while experiencing gentle exfoliation with this deluxe treatment.
Aromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being. This can be incorporated easily into a massage by adding the oil(s) to the massage oil or cream, allowing you to absorb the benefits both through smell and transdermally.
An innovative healing technique using warm salt crystal stones to ground and balance the body's electromagnetic field, central nervous system and meridians. Salt crystals from an ancient primal sea beneath the Himalayan Mountains are hand-carved into massage stones that gently soothe away an accumulation of stress, tension and pollutants, while bringing the mind, body and spirit, into balance.
Restore balance and promote overall well being through the use of energetic techniques.
A steady flow of warm oil onto the forehead stimulates the pituitary gland, or "third-eye." This is one of the most divine therapies, awakening your body’s intuitive knowledge. "Shiro," means head, and "dhara" is the continuous flow of a liquid. In this process, warm herbal oils are poured in a slow steady stream on your forehead. This treatment is profoundly relaxing, nourishing. It will improve your mental clarity and comprehension.
Allow an extra 30-45 minutes for this additional service.