Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

We have the best therapists in the Bay – and we offer many different types of therapeutic massage and bodywork for your unique needs. Read below to learn more about our offerings.

PRENATAL & POSTPARTUM MASSAGE

All of our massage therapists enjoy working with prenatal and postpartum clients.

Whether you are in your first, second, third, or “fourth trimester,” we are here to support you with truly therapeutic bodywork.

Sessions may be booked for 60 or 90 minutes. 

A great gift for new and expecting parents!

basic Therapeutic massage

Our staff is highly trained in a wide variety of therapeutic bodywork modalities – if you are unsure what type of massage session you need  – feel free to choose this option when scheduling online. Our therapists always take the time to consult with you at each session. You can decide together what blend of massage modalities would benefit you most.

Sessions may be booked for 30, 60, or 90 minutes. 

craniosacral Therapy

A light touch therapy which addresses the whole body by locating and unwinding restrictions in the fascial system. These disturbances may be felt as tension, restriction, pain or even being emotionally stuck. Using subtle movement and energy while holding the cranium, sacrum and other parts of the body can enable a release and a return to homeostasis. The entire body may not be touched but it is often a whole body experience.

Sessions may be booked for 60 or 90 minutes.

Orthopedic, SPORT, & STRETCh massage

These types of bodywork sessions benefit all-level athletes, weekend warriors, desktop decathletes, injury rehabbers, chronic pain sufferers, performing artists, musicians, dancers, martial artists, surfers, paddlers and any-body with chronic or acute seeking the benefits of comprehensive orthopedic massage. 

If you would like to utilize therapeutic massage techniques such as Active Release Technique (ART), Mechanical Percussion (Hypervolt), Graston Technique (Gua Sha), Deep Transverse Friction (DTF), and Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST), Trigger Point Therapy, and Soft Tissue Release – this type of session is for you. 

Sessions may be booked for 30, 60, or 90 minutes.

LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE

Lymphatic drainage massage is a form of gentle massage that encourages the drainage of lymph nodes and movement of lymph fluids around the body. This may be beneficial for detoxification, frequent illness, edema, swelling, inflammation, weight loss, cellulite, overall skin health, and much more! 

For maximum benefit, our lympathic drainage massage sessions are integrated with more traditional massage techniques, such as Swedish and deep tissue. 

This is a 90-minute session – expect a deeply relaxing, full body massage experience.

NEUROMUSCULAR REPROGRAMMING

Neuromuscular Reprogramming identifies and aims to correct dysfunction in the motor pathways of the brain that may be the cause of musculoskeletal pain, joint misalignment, and degeneration.

It can be done as the main focus of a session, or within the context of a more traditional therapeutic massage.

Sessions may be booked for 60 or 90 minutes.

INTRAORAL MASSAGE

Intraoral massage, also commonly known as buccal massage, is a craniosacral technique (light touch) that subtly creates movement in the fascia and bone sutures in these areas which can realign the jaw joints while also stimulating lymphatic drainage.

This treatment targets the jaw, head, neck, and shoulders.

Intraoral massage may be beneficial for all types of jaw pain, TMJ, headaches, vertigo, sinus issues and much more.

Sessions may be booked for 60 or 90 minutes.

POST-SURGICAL MASSAGE

In the aftermath of any surgery, the body lays down scar tissue and uses edema to heal the injured area.  As this process comes to an end, the body may need help returning to a comfortable range of motion and appropriate flexibility.  Scar Tissue Realignment and Manual Lymph Drainage can be help the body return to homeostasis and aid in a return to normal activity.
 
These techniques can be done as the main focus of a session, or within the context of a more traditional therapeutic massage.
 
Sessions may be booked for 60 or 90 minutes.

cupping

cupping acupuncture

Often referred to as a “reverse massage,” cupping is a unique East Asian bodywork technique that involves the suctioning of skin and muscles into silicone or plastic cups. While cupping may be performed on various areas of the body, it is most commonly performed along the back.

A powerful anti-inflammatory that promotes circulation, cupping helps release overall stress and tension, and may benefit conditions such as chronic pain, acute injuries, and migraines. Cupping may also help relieve cold symptoms.

May leave marks that will resolve in 3-5 days, in most cases.

These sessions are 20 minutes.