Deep tissue massage targets the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. The massage therapist uses slower strokes or friction techniques across the grain of the muscle.
Deep tissue massage is used for chronically tight or painful muscles, repetitive strain, postural problems, or recovery from injury. People often feel sore for one to two days after deep tissue massage. 70-100$
This is the most common type of massage therapy in the United States. It is also known as Swedish massage or simply massage therapy.
Massage therapists use long smooth strokes, kneading, and circular movements on superficial layers of muscle using massage lotion or oil. 70-100$
Sports massage is specifically designed for people who are involved in physical activity. But you don't have to be a professional athlete to have one-it's also used by people who are active and work out often. The focus isn't on relaxation but on preventing and treating injury and enhancing athletic performance.
A combination of techniques are used. The strokes are generally faster than Swedish massage. Facilitated stretching is a common technique. It helps to loosen muscles and increase flexibility. 70-100$
Aloe Vera has long been used in the treatment of damaged skin due to overexposure from the sun. Its' healing properties reoxygenate the skin and replenishes vitamins,minerals, and essential amino acids, as well as soothe and cool sunburned skin. I use a combination of aloe vera and soothing body butter for a relaxing and healing treatment to sun damaged skin. 80-110$
Lomi Lomi Massage combines the use of prayer (pule), breath (ha), and energy (mana) with a variety of massage strokes to release "blocked" areas of tension in the body. Lomi Lomi improves physical and athletic performance through the rhythmic application of thumbs, knuckles, forearms & elbows. 70-100$
Prenatal Massage - Studies indicate that this Therapeutic Massage reduces anxiety, decreases symptoms of depression, relieves muscle aches and joint pains, and improves labor outcomes and newborn health. Prenatal Massage is extremely important for blood and lymph flow, hormone regulation, reduction of swelling in the extremities and improves nerve fuction. 70-100$
The purpose of Trigger Point Therapy is to eliminate pain and to re-educate the muscles into pain-free habits. After several treatments, the swelling and stiffness of neuromuscular pain is reduced, range of motion is increased, tension is relieved, and circulation, flexibility and coordination are improved. 70-100$
Manual lymphatic drainage is a type of gentle massage which is intended by proponents to encourage the natural circulation of the lymph through the body. The lymph system depends on intrinsic contractions of the smooth muscle cells in the walls of lymph vessels (peristalsis) and the movement of skeletal muscles to propel lymph through the vessels to lymph nodes and then beyond the lymph nodes to the lymph ducts which return lymph to the cardiovascular system. Manual lymph drainage uses a specific amount of pressure (less than 9 ounces per square inch) and rhythmic circular movements to stimulate lymph flow. 70-100$
Golfers massage targets muscles specific to golfers, this massage eases tension and increases flexibility using a combination of stretching and light-to-medium sports massage techniques,focusing on circumduction and mobilizing of muscle and joints. 70-100$
Body scrubs are traditionally used to exfoliate outer layers of the skin for a renewed and toned skin texture. Michaels Massage™ offers a no mess body scrub using high quality Argan oil and exfoliating gloves. Body scrubs are solely an add on to any massage service.30$
Mud wraps have been traditionally used by the ancients to nourish and detoxify the skin for centuries. Treat yourself to a pampering and detoxifying mud wrap session combined with an Argan oil head,neck and scalp treatment. 100$