Massage & Bodywork Treatments
At Anjali, we understand the importance of providing the space and resources to cultivate the calm essential for healing. Our primary intention is to enhance your well-being with a combination of holistic techniques customized especially for you. Each session begins with a brief evaluation to discuss your needs in order to collaboratively develop the massage session. Whether you are seeking treatment for an injury, relief from chronic tension, to unwind limited mobility or to relax and ease stress, your needs will be met with an effective, nurturing touch. Our purpose is to provide a foundation for self exploration of the sensations that arise within your body, allowing you to connect more deeply with yourself.
This treatment focuses on releasing and realigning deep muscle tissue. It is an intentional regimen to relieve chronic tension and muscle adhesions. Long, slow, deep strokes and movements will aid in overall muscle health. Deep tissue massage decreases pain, allows for easier movement, and deconstructs unhealthy compensation patterns.
Slow, gentle and long massage strokes cover the body to maximize relaxation and promote circulation. This treatment can be incorporated into a session to soothe your spirit and decrease anxiety. Treatment results have proven an increase in seratonin and dopamine levels, as well as an improvement in sleeping patterns.
Myofascial therapy releases the connective tissue, or fascia. Fascia is the most abundant tissue in our body, covering all of our muscles, bones and organs. Sinking into the tissue, providing sustained pressure and engaging the fascia in order to unwind tension. This therapy directly influences the treated tissue as well as indirectly changes the overall fascial system. Myofascial release contributes to reduced pain, increased mobility and improved functional movement.
Cupping therapy is based in Chinese Medicine. By applying negative air pressure capillaries are broken and stagnant blood is released. Through this opening the sequence of healing begins, the stagnant blood is reabsorbed for cleansing and a fresh flow of nutrients is flushed into the area. Chinese medicine believes this restores the qi in the area and balances the yin and yang energies.
A Reiki treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole personal including, body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and well being. It is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxtion that also promotes healing. - Reiki.org
Clinical & Treatment Based Massage
Therapeutic massage techniques provide treatment for chronic pain, injury rehabilitation and improved athletic performance. Using a combination of modalities, this therapy can help strengthen and stretch specific muscles while also releasing adhesions, scar tissue and compressed nerves. Passive and active stretching will often be administered along with hydrotherapy techniques.
Prenatal & Post Partum Massage
Prenatal and postnatal massage therapy is a beautiful way to restore, reduce stress, and increase overall wellness. Manual therapy can physically benefit your muscles and joints with the extra weight and strain on your body. While the spiritual, emotional support can increase feel good hormones and restore balance. We will meet your body in whichever stage you are with appropriate equipment and bolstering to ensure safety and comfort.
We intentionally and safely administer aromatherapy to optimize your therapy. It is very important to perform this form of medicine with knowledge and with the most sustainable, pure products- this is why we have chosen to exclusively use Floracopeia Essential Oils. They offer only the finest quality wildcrafted and organic botanical products, coming from small artisan producers and do not contain fillers or adulterants of any type.
Thai Massage can be integrated into any table session. These modalities are rooted in ancient Ayurvedic energy healing. The combination of yoga, stretching and compression are deeply therapeutic ways to work into the soft tissue. Specific benefits of Thai Massage include: deep joint opening, is a foundation to increase mind-body-spirit connection, regulates digestion, repairs endocrine system, among others.