We are happy to offer a  range of treatments in therapeutic massage which are designed to facilitate deep relaxation, decrease pain, and increase the body’s optimal function. Benefits are far-reaching and support whole body wellness: physical, mental, and emotional healing.

We specialize in treating your unique body by combining our skills as massage therapists with focused listening and we  understand that you are the expert on you. So whether it is for yourself or someone you love and wish to honor with a gift we would love to welcome you to our Sanctuary for renewal and relaxation.

Gift Certificates are avaliable.


Our Services


Each Therapist at Massage Sanctuary has a unique touch and different skills but generally we all offer the following:

Swedish, shiatsu, sports, deep tissue, aromatherapy, cupping, chi nei tsang -abdominal massage, as well as pregnancy massage.  

Whether you are a massage connoiseur or a first timer: We aim to provide you with the experience you would like to have.  


Our rates:  Each therapist offers specials and package deals of his or her own creation.   Please contact the therapist of your choice for information on specailty treatments, rates and availability. 


"Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity (such as athletes), and patients who have sustained physical injury. It is not uncommon for receivers of deep tissue massage to have their pain replaced with a new muscle ache for a day or two." 

"Swedish massage is the most common and best-known type of massage in the West. If it's your first massage ever or you don't get massage very often, Swedish massage is the perfect place to start." 

"The Japanese shiatsu massage is a way of relaxation, but in its main theory shiatsu it is a holistic bodywork. Shiatsu massage uses acupressure techniques which is applied with hands, thumbs, elbows and knees. The acupressure technique has its roots from the acupuncture therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Acupressure  uses deep tissue pressure on the twelve body meridians."

 Chi Nei Tsang 氣內臟 is a hands-on holistic health practice of ancient Chinese Taoist tradition. Mantak Chia and his lineage of students and practitioners support the tradition. Chi Nei Tsang involves the application of Chi-Kung in the manual treatment of the viscera (Nei-Tsang) and the deepest internal structures of the body. Following the classical Taoist model, Chi Nei Tsang simultaneously heals the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of the individual. Wikipedia

 Cupping massage therapy is a practice in which  local and active  suction is created on the skin to mobilizes blood flow.  This is done in order to raise stagnant blood and lymph to the surface and to allow fresh blood to nourish the tissues.  This process promotes healing to area of chronic stiffness.

The Benefits Of Massage

What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can:

  • Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
  • Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
  • Ease medication dependence.
  • Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
  • Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
  • Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
  • Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
  • Increase joint flexibility.
  • Lessen depression and anxiety.
  • Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
  • Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improvingcirculation.
  • Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling.
  • Reduce spasms and cramping.
  • Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
  • Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
  • Relieve migraine pain.

 

 
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