Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, gentle or firm, to decrease muscle tension and increase circulation. The overall result enhances healing in the body. Massage also works on nerve tissue reducing pain and promoting a feeling of relaxation and well-being.
Hot Stone Massage: Hot stone massage is a natural therapy in which warmed stones are manipulated over parts of the client’s body of to therapeutic benefit. Hot stone massage therapy melts away tension, eases muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism. Each 60 minute hot stone massage therapy session promotes deeper muscle relaxation. The stones used are typically river rocks or other very smooth-surfaced stones made of basalt that are heated in sanitized water before use.
Pregnancy Massage: Prenatal massage is therapeutic bodywork that focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the dramatic changes of pregnancy. It enhances the function of muscles and joints, improves circulation and general body tone, and relieves mental and physical fatigue. Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling).
Cupping Therapy: Cupping Therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. It can help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage. Often a massage therapist will place cups on parts of the back, while working on another part of the body so that the suction and negative pressure provided by cupping can loosen muscles, encourage blood flow, and sedate the nervous system. When the therapist is ready to work on the back, it has been relaxed and the massage can be more effective. Cupping is used to relieve back and neck pains, stiff muscles, anxiety, fatigue, migraines, rheumatism, and even cellulite.
Massage Therapy prices effective as of October 1, 2017:
30 Minute Massage - $45.00
45 Minute Massage - $55.00
60 Minute Massage - $75.00
75 Minute Massage - $110.00
60 Minute Hot Stone Massage - $100.00
(Prices do not include HST)
Call 902-370-7322 ext 1 to book an appointment
24 hours notice of cancellation or reschedule is required.
Appointments missed or cancelled within 24 hours will be charged the full fee.