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Top 10 reasons to get a massage:

1 Relieve stress

2 Boost immunity

3 Reduce anxiety

4 Manage low-back pain

5 Reduce muscle tension

6 Enhance exercise performance

7 Relieve tension headaches

8 Sleep better

9 Improve cardiovascular health

10 Promote relaxation

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Cancellation Policy: The services you select are reserved exclusively for you. To cancel your appointment, please call the H&F desk (444.8004) at least 24 hours before your appointment to avoid being billed for 100% of the service fee. We don't accept cancellations by email.

Massage Rates & Packages

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Massage Techniques Offered

Acupressure – Uses deep finger pressure applied at certain points located along energy channels within the body called meridians.

Chair Massage – When you only have limited time, this is a great way to relieve stress and relax. Look for a therapist with a massage chair in the fitness area. (5 minute minimum, 25 minute maximum)

Craniosacral Therapy – Uses a gentle touch and energy work to balance the central nervous system.

Deep Tissue Massage – Using compression and friction along the grain of the muscle, its purpose is to unstick the fibers of the muscles and release both physical and emotional patterns of tension.

Esalen® Massage – A combination of Deep Tissue, Swedish, Myofascial Release and Acupressure.

Hot Stone Massage – Involves the application of water-heated basalt stones of varying sizes to key points on the body, giving a deep massage and creating sensations of comfort and warmth.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage – A gentle technique aimed at flushing out the lymphatic system. it helps to restore functioning of the immune system and increases the circulation of lymph fluids.

Myofascial Release – Consists of gentle application of sustained pressure into the fascial restrictions. Pressure applied slowly, along with stretches, will allow the fascia to elongate.

Pre- and Post- Natal Massage – This massage helps relieve the tension and aches caused by the extra weight and shift in the center of gravity to the body. It also reduces swelling, acts as a tonic, reduces fatigue, and enhances energy.

Reflexology – The art and science of stimulating the body’s own healing forces by locating and stimulating points of the body that affect organs or functions in distant parts of the body. a form of compression massage usually applied to the hands and feet.

Sport Massage – This form of massage is used typically before, during and after athletic events to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to avoid fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility, and to prevent injuries.

Swedish Massage – Swedish massage is known as traditional massage and it includes long gliding strokes, kneading, friction, tapping and shaking motions.

Tui Na -  a form of therapeutic massage. This ancient hands-on body treatment uses Chinese medical principles in an effort to achieve energetic balance and good health.