Self Massage In Between Appointments

Life gets busy and we understand that you may not be able to make it in for a massage every week since massage has so many wonderful benefits such as reducing stress, relieving muscle tension, lowering blood pressure, boosting immunity and more. In order to keep the positive effects going, you can give yourself some easy self massages in between appointments.  So put some relaxing music on, light your favorite candles and grab a seat in your comfiest chair. Here are some easy [...]

By |2020-12-06T02:05:43-05:00February 7, 2020|Massage, Self Care|

The Effects of Regular Therapeutic Massage on the Body

Is one of your goals in this new decade to focus on your health? One easy way to do that is by incorporating regular massage therapy into your routine. Regular therapeutic massage impacts your overall health. Here’s how: Boosts Immunity It seems like just about everyone is battling the flu, a bad cold, or some other virus this time of year, and you’d like to not catch it! Regular massages can make the immune system stronger according to the American Massage Therapy Association [...]

By |2020-12-06T02:07:09-05:00January 15, 2020|Massage|

Prevent Illness and Boost Your Immunity with a Massage

It may be the most joyful time of the year, but along with the beautiful snow, crowds of people, and a drop in temperature comes the sickness – something we’d all like to avoid!   Flu season peaks in the winter, with the cold weather keeping people indoors and in closer proximity to one another. Also, according to Medical News Today germs are more likely to survive and spread in cold and dry conditions.  Another thing to keep in mind is that blood pressure [...]

By |2019-12-16T14:31:02-05:00December 1, 2019|Massage, Self Care|

Giving the Gift of Health

Another shopping season has begun…and so has the stress! It’s always difficult buying for those you care about the most. You want to give them something they’ll love, something they can benefit from, and something memorable. One gift that checks off all the boxes, and is especially appreciated at this time of year, is a massage! With the busyness of the holidays, one thing your family and friends may be overlooking is their health. Help them prioritize themselves with a massage. Here [...]

By |2020-12-06T11:44:05-05:00November 25, 2019|Massage|
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Five Reasons to Book your Massage Today

Ahhh – a massage! It feels so good, is therapeutic, and just the thought of getting one puts many of us into total relaxation mode.  Do you really need any other reason to book yours? Since it’s National Massage Therapy Awareness Week, we’ll give you five good ones. Relieve Stress, Reduce Depression and Anxiety, and Get a Better Night’s Sleep Massages affect the body’s biochemistry in a great way. Researchers have found that getting a massage can lower cortisol levels (the stress hormone [...]

By |2020-12-06T02:09:53-05:00October 25, 2019|Massage|

The Benefits of Massage on Mental Health

With October being National Depression Awareness Month, it’s a great time to look at how we can take better control of our mental health. One way to do that is with routine massages.   Did you know that depression is the leading cause of disability in those 15 to 44 in the United States? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), major depressive disorder (the most commonly diagnosed form of depression) affects more than 16 million Americans a year.  Depression not [...]

By |2019-10-25T14:31:32-05:00October 11, 2019|Massage|
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Cupping Therapy Services

Facial Rejuvenation Cupping Session - $70 45 minutes, Available with Brianna Facial Cupping is a very popular treatment in Europe, Russia and Asia and is found to be effective in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and giving a smooth texture to the skin. It is a non-invasive treatment that can minimize the effects of sun and environmental damage, and aging. It is done using specialized cups that are specifically designed for the face, neck and upper chest to NOT leave marks. As a result [...]

By |2020-01-09T21:48:19-05:00November 20, 2017|Massage|
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Massage Cupping

Cupping is a technique using suction to pull blood and fluid that is stuck in the muscles to the surface layers of the skin to put it back into the bloodstream for processing. The newly oxygenated blood then flows back into the area to promote healing. Cupping originated in Asia thousands of years ago. Cupping is noninvasive; it decompresses the muscles instead of compressing with regular therapeutic massage. Since it's noninvasive, many athletes at the Olympics (made popular by Michael Phelps) were getting [...]

By |2020-12-06T01:48:01-05:00August 11, 2017|Massage|
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The Reboot for your Mind and Body

Do you feel stretched in a hundred different directions? Obligations, deadlines, appointments, meetings, work, housework, sports, everything. More often than not, it seems there aren’t enough hours in the day or days in the week for all that needs to be done. We’re on constant high alert. We're always moving. All this chaos can be hard on your body and mind. When this happens, we tend to be less mindful of our eating. Or chasing sleep like it’s a lively kitten. Or we [...]

By |2020-12-06T02:12:33-05:00July 8, 2017|Massage, Self Care|
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How to give a fantastic massage

Everyone wants a massage, but sometimes making it in to see your favorite massage therapist (hi there!) just isn’t feasible. It’s in those unexpected and inconvenient moments that knowing how to give your partner a pretty great massage yourself can make the difference between a rotten day and a better one. But of course, this hinges on one thing: do you know how to give a good massage? Giving an at-home massage is not that hard. Here are my favorite tips: Use firm pressure, but [...]

By |2017-11-07T02:53:22-05:00February 1, 2017|Massage, Self Care|
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