This is the most common form of massage. Swedish relaxes, relieves muscle tension, and improves circulation and range of motion. Long connective strokes create a gentle therapeutic massage experience.
Clinical studies report that Swedish Massage can effectively reduce low back pain and the effectiveness can last for as long as 15 weeks. One study reported that Swedish Massage caused reduction in salivary cortisol indicating its role in management of stress and improvement in mood.
Deep Tissue massage is designed to focus on the deeper layers of muscle tissues and fascia, the protective layer that surrounds muscles and joints. Working out these harder to reach muscles will require more pressure, making the Deep Tissue massage slightly uncomfortable yet highly effective.
Deep Tissue Massage releases the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep pressure to help reduce pain, increase range of motion, and improve circulation.
Lymphatic drainage massage promotes balance of the body’s internal chemistry, purifies and regenerates tissues, helps normalize the functions of organs and promotes function of the immune system.
Lymphatic drainage massage incorporates very light, repetitive brushing strokes to boost the circulation of the lymphatic system and aid in the removal of toxins and excess water. An Ionic Detox Foot Bath at Sol Wellness is recommended after a Lymphatic Drainage Massage.
Oncology massage refers to massage tailored to the needs of individuals with cancer and cancer survivors. Oncology Massage Therapy is a gentle, light-touch massage and the massage technique may vary with each individual’s needs.
Oncology Massage may help boost the immune system, strengthen compromised body organs and systems, reduce blood pressure, build up blood counts, improve sleep patterns, breathing, circulation, digestion, enhance your feelings of well-being and more.
Basalt stones are heated to approximately 125 degrees prior to your session. Hot stones are used as part of the massage application. The heat from the hot stones penetrates deep into the muscles which enhances the outcome of any massage session.
Your massage therapist will massage you with the hot stones and place the stones on certain areas of the body to allow for a deep relaxation with the added benefit of heat.
The skin is the largest organ. It absorbs minerals, as well as toxins, there is enormous benefit in using the salt stones. The magnesium content helps to relax muscles and melt tension, and the other 84+ minerals and trace elements are beneficially absorbed to alkalize, gently draw out toxins, and because of the unadulterated salt, it draws moisture to the upper layers of the skin, plumping and moisturizing, leaving the skin quite smooth.
Benefits Include: Very Deep Relaxation, Reduced Inflammation, Improved Sleep, Improved Nervous Disorders, Improved Sense of Well Being
Includes Swedish, Deep Tissue, Lymphatic Drainage or Oncology Massage.
Hot Stone/Hot Himalayan Salt Stone Massage