Bowen Therapy utilizes cross-fiber, soft tissue mobilization along muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This work re-educates the neuro-muscular (nerve & muscle) systems; activates the ANS (rest & digestion) system and puts the body in a natural healing state. The result is deep relaxation and release of restrictions that cause pain and interfere with posture, digestion, sleep and movement along with other ailments.
www.bowtech.com Bowen technique involves a rolling movement over fascia, muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. it is said not to involve deep or prolonged contact with muscle tissues as in most kinds of massage, but claims to relieve muscles tensions and strains and to restore normal lymphatic flow. Because this technique is so gentle, Bowenwork can be suitable for newborn baby to elderly.
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Robin works with me to find the right pressure to meet my needs while still making the massage a serene and relaxing experience. She helps me to understand what’s going on with my muscles and identifies habits that are potentially interfering with my day to day wellness.
Swedish massage uses five styles of long, flowing strokes to massage. The five basic strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber) and vibrating/shaking. Swedish massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, and improving function in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee over a period of eight weeks.
Deep Tissue Sports
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.
Myofascial Release Massage
Myofascial Release refers to the manual massage technique for stretching the fascia and releasing bonds between fascia, integument, and muscles with the goal of eliminating pain, increasing range of motion and equilibroception. Myofascial release usually involves applying shear compression or tension in various directions, or by skin rolling.
Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is a method of muscle lengthening and fascial release that provides effective, dynamic, facilitated stretching of major muscle groups and provides functional and physiological restoration of superficial and deep fascial planes.
Reiki Energy Work
Reiki Energy Work or commonly known as palm healing or hands on healing, is a form of alternative medicine that allows the practitioner to transfer universal energy in the form of qi through the palms stimilating self-healing and a state of equilibrium. It reduces stress and improves self relaxation.
Sports massage is a physical treatment primarily used on the neuromusculoskeletal system to treat pain and disability. It most commonly includes kneading and manipulation of muscles, joint mobilization and joint manipulation.