What Massage Technique Is Right For Me?

At Balance, we practice many different massage techniques.  Your therapist will consult with you to determine the most effective technique for your situation.

Swedish/Relaxation

You and your therapist will begin by selecting an aromatic essential oil and discussing your therapeutic needs.  Relax and breathe deeply as our therapists soothe or invigorate your muscles, depending on your needs. This focused treatment utilizes a combination of massage techniques and oils while our serene and peaceful surroundings will relax and renew.

Deep Tissue

This is a deeper, more focused work often concentrating on specific problem areas. Deep tissue does not necessarily mean very deep pressure - it is more a philosophy of addressing the deeper layers of soft tissue in the body.

Myofascial Release

Similar to deep tissue often involving slow deep stretches of problem areas while focusing on the fascia of the body.

Sports/Stretching

More active massage where the client may be involved in active and/or passive stretching of problem areas.  In reality, most massages combine elements of all of these styles (and more). Your practitioner will utilize their knowledge and experience to determine the appropriate techniques at different stages of the massage to affect the greatest outcome.

For The Mother-To-Be

This massage is designed to relax the mother-to-be using special positioning and pillows to ensure the safety and comfort of both mother and baby.  Aromatherapeutic oils safe for baby and gentle massage techniques help relieve muscle strain and tension on the lower back, legs and feet.