Please understand that although professional massage therapy can be therapeutic & relaxing, it is not a substitute for medical examination, diagnosis, or treatment. Being that massage should not be done under certain conditions, please affirm that you have answered all questions on the intake form truthfully. Please understand that there may be a possibility that the massage/body treatment may be denied by the therapist due to a medical condition.
Swedish Massage (50/80 Minutes)
This traditional, relaxing, full-body massage uses long, smooth strokes to soothe aches and pains and relieve stress and tension.
An integrative massage allows the therapist to use different modalities that the specific therapist is trained/certified in order to cater the session to the individual. (For example: craniosacral, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy, postural analysis, passive stretching could all be used to help a person that may have chronic headaches.)
*Please note that this massage has nothing to do with the 1/2 Swedish 1/2 Deep Tissue or light vs. firm pressure.
Hot Stone Massage (50/80 Minutes)
A hot stone massage is a relaxing massage that uses warmed stones to encourage the exchange of blood and lymph to provide soothing heat that penetrates in to the layers of musculature.
Deep Tissue Massage (50/80 Minutes)
A deep tissue massage consists of a massage that uses very firm pressure throughout the body. Different techniques are used to affect the sub-layer of musculature and fascia.
Lomi Lomi Massage (50/80 Minutes)
This ancient Hawaiian technique works the muscles with continuous, flowing strokes employing the use of forearms and elbows. Lomi Lomi encourages the recipient to relax and enjoy a simple state of being.
Bamboo-Fusion® Massage (50/80 Minutes)
A bamboo fusion massage utilizes warmed bamboo sticks of different shapes and sizes to provide a unique blend of strokes for a customized massage. This versatile modality can be a lighter, relaxing massage or it can be used to break apart fascia and penetrate deeper layers of musculature.
Couples Massage (50/80 Minutes)
Share a relaxing Swedish-style massage with your partner or a friend. A Couples Massage is performed in a private room for two with two massage therapists.
Raindrop Therapy (80 Minutes)
Raindrop technique is a method of using vita flex, reflexology, massage techniques, etc., and essential oils applied on various locations of the body to bring it structural and electrical alignment. It is designed to bring balance to the body with its relaxing and mild application. It will help align the energy centers of the body and release them if blocked, without using hard pressure of trying to force the body to change. The essential oils are applied to the spine as well as the spine of the foot.
Cold Stone Therapy for Migraines or Sinus Release (30 Minutes)
These services utilize acupressure points for sinuses or migraine symptoms.
Sinus Release uses warm towels an essential oils to open the sinuses and acupressure is used during a facial massage. Cold therapy is then used with stones for a decrease in pain and inflamation, Please note that this service is for sinus relief only and cannot be performed if you have an active infection. Cold Stone therapy for migraines utilizes acupressure points throughout the face and nexk to release tension, reduce inflamation and increase muscle tone to decrease pain. Essential oils are used that can lift the mindand produce physiological changes that diminish migraine headache pain.
Reflexology is based on Ancient Chinese therapy. It involves the manipulation of reflex areas of the foot that correspond to other parts of the body. The application of pressure stimulates corresponding body organs to relieve areas of congestion. The principals work with the body's energy flow to stimulate self-healing and maintain balance in physical function. A foot scrub with warm towels with compression and grounding techniques. The Spa at Bear Creek reflexology service is performed on feet only.
Spot Specific Massage (30 Minutes)
Customized integrated massage catered toward the clients problem areas.