The principal behind the science of reflexology is that there are reflex areas in the feet and hands which correspond to the glands, organs and parts of the body. Reflexology possesses the capacity to cancel out the effects of stress while it helps the body to reach a place of deep relaxation where it can balance the body systems.
Abhyanga - the Ayurvedic oil massage - is an integral part of the daily routine recommended by this healing system for overall health and well-being. It is nourishing, pacifies Vata and Kapha, relieves fatigue, provides stamina, pleasure and perfect sleep, enhances the complexion and the luster of the skin, promotes longevity and nourishes all parts of the body.
Shiatsu, also known as acupressure, is a finger pressure massage technique. Massage techniques like tapping, squeezing, rubbing, and applied pressure are applied along the meridians to unblock energy blockages and reintroduce the optimal flow of ki.
Yogassage is a form of bodywork that incorporates assisted yoga asanas (poses) and therapeutive massage techniques. The Yogassage therapist combines stretching and tissue manipulation. Degrees of client participation varies from passive to full involvement.
The Feldenkrais Method involves deliberate small gentle movements that retrains the body to move in different ways. The Feldenkrais Method combines the techniques of massage, healing touch, breathwork, and body alignment with psychological awareness and movement training sessions.
Gua Sha (pronounced "gwa shaw") is an healing technique originating in Eastern Asia which involves scrapping and rubbing of the skin. Downward strokes are used with a round-edged scraping tool. Areas of the body Gua Sha is generally applied to is the back, neck, shoulders, buttocks, arms and legs.
Lypossage blends deep tissue massage and physical therapy. The purpose of Lypossage spa treatments is to release toxins and also to break up and clear away pockets of stagnant lymphatic fluid that form lumps and bulges under the skin. Parts of the body that best respond to Lypossage therapy are areas prone to cellulite such buttocks, thighs, upper arms, and the abdomen.