Massage Career Specialties

Craniosacral
A manipulative technique that encourages healthy functioning of the brain and spinal cord to promote immunity, stress reduction, and overall good health.

Deep Tissue
Slow strokes and direct pressure applied to relieve pain from deeper muscle layers.

Hot Stone
Warm stones are used to massage the body; the heat allows deep muscles to relax to relieve symptoms of ailments such as arthritis.

Jin Shin Do
An acupressure technique in which light pressure is applied to specific points on the body in an effort to align energy flow.

Myofascial
Traction and pressure used to relax muscles and connective tissue, especially after injury or other incidents of chronic pain.

Neuromuscular
Pressure is applied to relax muscles, increase circulation, and reduce tension, pain, and stress.

Shiatsu
A Japanese healing therapy that incorporates pressure, rotation, and stretching to encourage energy flow.

Sports
Massage that targets specific muscle groups to prevent injury and enhance athletic performance.

Swedish
A relaxation massage in which pressure is applied to muscles and bones in the same direction as blood flow.

Thai
A form of passive yoga that incorporates rocking, pressure, stretching, and acupressure to relax muscles and joints.

Trigger Point
Cooling agents and stretching techniques are used to relax muscles and ease tension, spasms, and pain.

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