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$70/hr Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
$80 evenings and weekends

BASIC MASSAGE      ASHIATSU     VISUALIZATION       THAI/YOGASSAGE     ESALEN    PREGNANCY     FAMILY MASSAGE            CHAIR MASSAGE            GIFT CERTIFICATES      
SPA DAY      COUPLES MASSAGE

BASIC MASSAGE
New clients fill out an intake form.  I assess how they use their body at work (computing, building decks, gardening, driving) and at play (swimming, dancing, yoga). Feedback is encouraged during the massage.  During the massage, I "listen" to the body; the body will tell me how to relax it.  With YOU on the table, I become a sensorimotor educator.

ASHIATSU

One of the newest trends in bodywork is Ashiatsu www.deepfeet.com. Amazing depth and specificity. "Ashi" is especially indicated for those who have well-developed musculature and/or like deep pressure.  (Ask for our next wine & cheese & demonstration where each individual gets a free Ashiatsu sample.)

VISUALIZATION
VISUALIZATIONS can create an mental adventure, a state of relaxation.  Examples: Millenium Visualization, Door at the Back of the Closet, Soft Belly.
THAI/YOGASSAGE
Thai massage is traditionally taught by the Buddhist monks in the Wat Po Temple in Bangkok.  Thai massage is traditionally done fully-clothed on the floor (I have adapted some strokes to the table.).  Passive motion of hip, shoulder, wrist, elbow, knee joints relaxes not only the muscles but also the adjacent tendons and ligaments.   80-90% of fibers get relaxed compared to 50% in a normal massage.   Yoga-like positions passive to the receiver are achieved.
ESALEN
My favorite massage training was Advanced Esalen Massage, at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California where East met West in the '60's. I use it's long, flowing, integrating strokes in every massage I do.  This seamless massage garment coaxes the body into relaxation and wholeness.
PREGNANCY
The birth experience is a powerful "shaping experience" for everyone involved. Childbirth has the power to transform lives. An environment of love and support lays the groundwork for a lifetime and beyond. Massage manages and minimizes maternal anxiety and associated labor discomfort.   Pregnancy Massage can enhance the launching of a life by reducing and alleviating stress and trauma.
FAMILY MASSAGE
Family ties can be strengthened through family massage.  Specific lifelong skills are taught.  Upon completion, each participant is provided with a Family Massage Picture & Stroke Card with log to record massaging each familymember, as well as 3 gift certificates. (POSSIBLE TOPICS: Anatomy, Evolution, Most Profound Touch Experience, Blind Sculptor.)  'Family' refers to any group of people who care about each other.
CHAIR MASSAGE
Chair massage can be done in an office, park, or poolside. Chair massage is done fully clothed,   Chair Massage is a wonderful way to relax guests, reward employees, thank customers, reduce tension, increase cooperation, maximize good will.

GIFT CERTIFICATES
The best all-purpose gift of health: one-size fits all, non-polluting, non-fattening, unique, memorable, gift of health, appreciated by all. Upon receipt of payment, I will give to you Gift Certificates or mail directly.  Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, or thank you.
SPA DAY
You select from a menu of options: massage, foot massage, head/neck/upperback massage, nails,facials, food, hot tub, music/movie, games, social time. More relaxing than a trip to the Bahamas.
COUPLES MASSAGE
Massage supports a relationship, which is a fundamental goal of Couples Massage.  We are at our most relaxed state during and post-massage. We are capable of opening up, removing our defenses/armoring, making ourselves vulnerable, accessing 'core energies'   Furthermore, Couples Massage can offer you skills that can support any relationship you will ever have.  Ask for a brochure.