Manual manipulation of soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments) to enhance a person's health and well-being.
Relaxing and gentle style of bodywork combining oils and creams with long flowing strokes, rolling & kneading.
Japanese form of massage that is based on physical anatomy and the energy meridians of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Healing practice that induces very deep states of relaxation with static and very light touch to balance the craniosacral system.
Reiki balances the energy systems of the body by removing blockages and cleansing the energy channels.
Similar to traditional massage but using special positioning and cushions for women in all stages of their pregnancy.
Therapy in which glass cups are applied along the meridians of the body, creating suction as a way of stimulating the flow of energy.
Gentle form of bodywork which reduces the build-up of lymphatic fluid restoring immune function and improved vitality.
Increase circulation to your facial tissue, resulting in brighter, youthful-looking skin, leaving you feeling peaceful and relaxed.
Therapeutic Massage combines a variety of techniques (Myofascial, Trigger Point, Gua Sha, Pin and Stretch, Range Of Motion) to find and correct the root cause of discomfort. Application and pressure vary depending on the technique and the client’s comfort level; Therapeutic Massage can feel similar to Deep Tissue Massage or Sports Massage. This highly effective method is proven to release chronic pain and stress caused by misalignment, repetitive motions and past injuries.
Shiatsu is a Japanese form of therapeutic massage that is based on physical anatomy and the energy meridians of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It uses pressure with thumbs, fingers and palms as well as range-of-motion movements and stretches to reduce stress, tightness and pain in the body. Shiatsu also works in conjunction with the breath to further deepen its relaxing and therapeutic benefits. Sessions are clothes-on with supportive cushions to deepen relaxation.
Craniosacral is a healing practice that induces very deep states of relaxation with static and very light touch to balance the craniosacral system in the body; this system includes the bones, nerves, fluids, and connective tissues of the cranium and spine. Craniosacral therapy works well with cases of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, headaches, chronic middle ear infection, autism, fibromyalgia, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic sinus infections, chronic fatigue syndrome, back pain, and menstrual irregularity. Case studies have shown benefits for eye dysfunction, dyslexia, depression, motor coordination difficulties, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD, TMJ), hyperactivity, whiplash, cerebral palsy and other central nervous system disorders.
Reiki balances the energy systems of the body by removing blockages and cleansing the energy channels. Reiki is a Japanese technique which utilizes a gentle placement of the hands to channel universal life-force energy to the client in order to facilitate healing on all levels. The benefits of Reiki include releasing of habitual mental and emotional stress, reduction of anxiety and depression, improved sleep and encourage a deep sense of wellbeing and peace; the life-force energy floods the body to unwind the causes of chronic pain and can help conditions which are difficult to treat. Reiki benefits the natural self-healing mechanisms of the body and thus helps to establish optimum health.
Cupping Therapy is used to enhance circulation, relieve pain, remove heat, and pull out the toxins that linger in the body’s soft tissues. This is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin to create suction which draws out toxins.
Gua Sha is an East Asian technique that is used to reduce pain, stiffness, fatigue, insomnia, tension, and scar tissue, to increase mobility, to remove stagnant blood, lymh fluid, Qi (energy) and metabolic wastes, and to help maintain healthy circulation throughout the body. It can also be used to treat and prevent the common cold, flu, and bronchitis.
The application of this technique is done by first applying a light layer of oil to the skin. Next the therapist will use a thin, flat tool with a rounded edges a few inches in size and apply pressure in motions over the skin. This technique is used for the full body lymph detox and facial rejuvenation massage.
We have a private residential studio but we are also happy to travel to you so you can enjoy a relaxing session in the comfort of your own home.
In home massage is available within a 25 mile radius of Minneapolis, requires a room that is clean and has an open working space of 6’ by 8’, and is a non-smoking home.
Drink 1-2 liters of water, avoid strenuous activity for the remainder of the day and, if possible, take a bath with sea salt and essential oils.
Craniosacral addresses the flow of cerebral-spinal fluid, the deepest system in the body. The optimization of this system helps to reduce headaches and migraines and other discomfort from head and spine trauma.
Yes! Even if you don’t have any specific issues that Craniosacral is great for addressing, you will still feel deeply relaxed, refreshed and clear headed.