We offer various types of massage and body work to fit all your needs or to try something new !
Types of Massage and Bodywork Offered at Restoring Balance We offer 60 minutes- 120 minute massage.
Swedish Massage With all the proven benefits to massage, It seems like the right thing to do, for YOU!The most common type of massage is Swedish massage therapy. It involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This is also combined with movement of the joints. By relieving muscle tension, Swedish therapy can be both relaxing and energizing.
Deep Tissue Massage Best for or giving attention to certain painful, stiff "trouble spots" in your body. The massage therapist uses slow, deliberate strokes that focus pressure on layers of muscles, tendons, or other tissues deep under your skin.
Prenatal Massage A wonderful way to relieve aches and pains during pregnancy and can be very beneficial to both mom and baby.
Labor Stimulation Massage Done after 40 weeks gestation and with consent from a health care provider. This treatment is done to help stimulate the onset of labor by using massage, specific meridian points, a safe blend of essential oils, homeopathic remedies, and a big dose of relaxation!
Postnatal Massage Massage for physical and emotional health after childbirth. Relieve those breastfeeding pains ! Manual Lymphatic Breast Massage This relaxing massage can relieve breast tenderness, reduce engorgement, unblock plugged ducts, improve skin tone and increase milk production.
Myofascial Release Myofascial Release is an alternative medicine therapy that treats skeletal muscle immobility and pain by relaxing contracted muscles, improving blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulating the stretch reflex in muscles.
Sports Massage Therapeutic sports massage is a type of massage technique that focuses on treating soft tissue aches, pain and injuries that are associated with recreational activities. Massage can reduce muscle stiffness and improve relaxation by reducing heart rate and blood pressure.
Thai Yoga Massage A healing art that combines assisted yoga stretching, massage, acupressure, gentle rocking, traction, compression, and energy work. The practitioner also teaches you stretches and exercises to do at home.
Prenatal Thai Yoga Massage The same techniques as Thai Yoga Massage except catered to pregnancy. A wonderful way to relieve aches and pains during pregnancy and can be very beneficial to both mom and baby. .
Reflexology A bodywork technique that creates a deeply relaxing and healing effect on the body focusing on energy meridians and specific points on the feet, hands and ears. It is thought to treat major systems of the body, internal organs, and obliterates stress. Safe and "ahhhh"mazing during pregnancy + after baby is born! Can also be used to stimulate labor after 40 weeks gestation with consent from your healthcare provider.