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Massage Therapy: Types of Massage + Their Benefits

Massage therapy can be a powerful tool for your health and well-being. Research has revealed a wide array of benefits that makes massage a great addition to your healthcare routine. This therapy can be tailored to your specific needs for those just looking for stress reduction and relaxation to those seeking healing from injuries and illness.

Massage Benefits

  • Stress reduction + relaxation
  • Reduces muscle pain + tension
  • Improves circulation
  • Normalizes heart rate + blood pressure
  • Supports immune function
  • Relief from headaches
  • Promotes restful sleep
  • Helps relieve nerve pain
  • And more!

Types of Massage
At Tree of Life our massage therapists are trained in a variety of massage techniques to serve your unique needs. Enjoy a quiet, calm, and relaxing atmosphere as you receive your service. Complimentary essential oils options are available with each massage to enhance your experience.

Swedish: lighter pressure massage, gliding with the topmost layers of muscles. A very relaxing and energizing massage known for rejuvenating the mind and body. Helps to increase circulation, move lymph and metabolic waste from muscle tissues.
Deep Tissue: firm pressure with deliberate strokes that focus on areas of concern. Helps relieve chronic patterns of tension, restrictions and range of motion.
Sports: targeted support for muscle tension due to overuse or acute injuries. Great option for those with injuries in need of rehab and support for those who are training. Helps with blood flow, circulation, reduces soreness and inflammation. Increase range of motion and recover faster.
Myofascial Release/Trigger Point: soft tissue release technique that targets the tissues and fibers that support and surround your muscles. Great options for those who lack flexibility, range of motion and experience chronic pain.
Lymph Drainage: gentle massage that encourages the movement of lymphatic fluid throughout the body. This type of massage can help to reduce inflammation, lymphedema, promote circulation and immune function.
Prenatal: light pressure massage that helps to relieve any areas of discomfort. Supported with the help of pillows and pads to allow for a full body massage. Can help to relieve muscle and joint aches and pains, relax, calm and support restful sleep.
Raindrop Therapy Technique: utilizes a variety of essential oils and light massage to help reduce pain, relax muscles, improve circulation and immune function. Also helps to relieve stress and support emotional well-being. This therapy is offered exclusively by Cindy.
Sinus Cleansing Therapy: combination of essential oils and targeted massage to help open up and clear sinuses, reduce pressure and headaches. This therapy is offered exclusively by Cindy.

Massage Therapy Add-Ons
These therapies may be added on your massage to elevate your experience.

CBD: this massage oil combines CBD with relaxing and soothing botanical essential oils. Deeply soothes sore and tired muscles, helps reduce inflammation, and deeply relaxes.
Hot Stone: smooth stones are warmed and applied to trouble areas of the body. They help to ease muscle tension and stiffness, increase circulation and encourage blood flow throughout the body. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can help relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation.
Cupping: special cups are applied to the body for a few minutes and create suction. This can aid in reducing pain and inflammation, increase blood flow and circulation to problem areas, target areas deep within the tissue and support relaxation. This therapy is offered exclusively by Crystal.

Meet our Massage Therapists

Crystal
Cindy
Katie

Clarissa

To book your massage call, text or book on the MindBody app! 763-321-0025