Which style would you prefer?
Our therapists are qualified in a range of different styles of massage therapy. Check to see which one you'd prefer so you can tailor your massage accordingly.
Styles of Massage
Deep Tissue - applied deeper into the soft tissues (muscle, tendons and ligaments) to give you a therapeutic effect. Can help if you have chronic muscular pain or postural dysfunction. Break down scar tissue to increase mobility and help muscles work to their optimal capacity.
Sports Massage- uses a variety of techniques for pre-event, post-event or to assist with your recovery during training and to improve your performance. If you're competing in any sport or physical activity we can help you keep your muscles and your body in top physical condition.
Neuromuscular Therapy - a systematic approach to reducing muscular pain by restoring balance to your nervous system and your muscular system. If you have long standing chronic pain or dysfunction, NMT can help reduce or even eliminate that pain for you.
Pregnancy Massage - may help with the associated physiological, psychological and emotional changes experienced by the mother-to-be the client is massaged in the side lying position. Usually a light to moderate massage that targets areas of discomfort caused by the growing baby, eg lower back, hips neck and shoulders, calves and feet
Hot Stone Massage - Add a little heat to your massage for the ultimate in relaxation.
Relaxation/Swedish Massage- using massage strokes that are designed to increase circulation and reduce muscle tension, you'll leave feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Myofascial Release - refers to the manual massage technique for stretching the fascia and releasing bonds between fascia (the white connective tissue) and muscles with the goal of eliminating pain, increasing range of motion, and correcting postural distortions. (see cupping below)
TriggerPoint Therapy - a bodywork technique that involves the application of pressure to hypersensitive spots in the muscle or fascia in order to relieve pain and dysfunction in other parts of the body.
Oncology Massage - Light touch, nurturing massage that takes into account treatment and post-treatment implications of cancer such as surgery, lymph node removal, implanted devices, chemotherapy, pain and fatigue.
Dry Needling - this technique specifically targets trigger points and high tension muscles
Myofascial Cupping - Release tensions from 'sticky' areas to allow better movement through layers of skin and muscle. Great for scar tissue work!