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Is the three-dimensional application of sustained pressure and movement into the fascia system in order to eliminate fascial restriction. “fascia are the webs of connective tissue that separate, support, connect & protect everything with in the body. Myofascial release refers to the manual massage technique for stretching the fascia and releasing bonds between fascia, integument, and muscles with the goal of eliminating pain, increasing range of motion. The key to myofascial release is sustained pressure over time, allowing the tissues to unwind until the tissue releases. Myofascial release usually involves applying shear compression or tension in various directions, or by skin rolling.
Hot Stones Massage
It is a deeply soothing, relaxing form of massage. The heat from the stones helps tight muscles to loosen up and relax. Hot stone massage in Pompano Beach is a specialty massage that uses smooth heated stones.
A stone massage uses cold or water-heated stones to apply pressure and heat to the body. They can be placed directly on the body or over the cloth. The therapist uses traditional strokes of Swedish massage while holding a heated stone, or they can use stones coated in oil. As the stone cools, the therapist replaces it with another stone throughout the massage.
The therapist might also leave heated stones in specific points along your spine, or in the palms of your hand, or even between your toes to improve the flow of energy in your body.
Is the traditional massage of Hawaii As an indigenous practice; it varies by island and by family. Lomilomi, practitioners use knuckles, thumbs, elbows, and forearms to relax the nervous system, increase circulation, and relieve pain. Lomilomi is especially popular in Hawaii, Japan, and Europe.
Originally known as reflex zone therapy, it is a holistic healing method, which involves pressure and massage of the reflex points found on the feet and hands. Reflexology involves massaging, squeezing or pushing parts of the feet, hands and ears with a goal of encouraging health throughout the body. In the context of reflexology, however, reflex is used in the sense of reflection, or mirror image.
These reflexes are found on the soles of the feet, or the palms of the hands, which act as a small “mirror” reflecting the whole organism. It teaches that a vital energy, or life force, circulates between the organs of the body, permeating every living cell and tissue. If this energy becomes blocked, the part of the body relating the blockage is affected. By using specific pressure techniques, they can be detected through the experience of pain, or through the presence of “gritty areas”, often referred to as crystal deposits.
These occur in the part of the foot or hand that relate to the part of the body that is imbalanced. The pressure and massage techniques that taught in the reflexology are designed to dissipate the energy blocks, and break down the crystalline structure. Through stimulation of the circulatory & lymphatic system, and by encouraging the release of toxins, reflexology promotes the body to heal itself. Reflexology is an extremely effective therapy in cases of stress, tension, and tiredness. It can be used as a preventive measure against ill health. It allows the body to be in charge of healing itself.
*Massage has been used since ancient times on the training of athletes. The effects of sports massage is to reduce and prevent injury, warming and softening the tissue, realignment of the muscles fibers, flush out toxin, help heal and form healthy scar tissue, enhance athletic performance, speed recovery and increase body awareness, injury assessment in post event massage and prepare athlete for strenuous activity, mentally and physically.
Swedish massage is the most common modality offered. It was developed by a Swedish physiologist, Henri Peter Ling at the University of Stockholm in 1812. It uses a firm but gentle pressure to improve the circulation, ease muscle aches and tension, improve flexibility and create relaxation.
Swedish massage techniques include: long strokes, kneading, friction, tapping, percussion, vibration, effleurage, and shaking motions.
The usually sequence of techniques are: Effleurage: Gliding strokes with the palms, thumbs and/or fingertips Petrissage: Kneading movements with the hands, thumbs and/or fingers Friction: Circular pressures with the palms of hands, thumbs and/or fingers Vibration: Oscillatory movements that shake or vibrate the body Percussion: Brisk hacking or tapping Passive and active movements: Bending and stretching.
An ergonomically designed massage chair is brought on-site. With this chair, a practitioner can perform seated acupressure. The patient does not need to disrobe and oils are not used.
Designed specifically for pregnant women, this massage reduces stress, decreases swelling in the arms and legs, and relieves pain in the back, muscles, and joints. The patient is appropriately propped with pillows during the session. Prenatal massage, will helps relieve muscle spasms, cramps and myofascial pain. Reduces stress on weight-bearing joints. Develops the sensory awareness necessary to relax during the first stage of labor, and to recruit appropriate muscles during the second stage of labor. Improves the outcome of labor. Provides the mother with the experience of nurturing touch so that she knows how to lovingly touch her baby. Promotes postpartum conditioning of abdomen and weight-bearing muscles. Provides support for the new mother experiencing the physical and emotional strains of motherhood.
It is an integrated massage that combined all the following modalities like Lomi-lomi, deep tissue, Swedish, Thai, stretching and range of motion, reflexology, myofascial release.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue massage is the modality that focuses on the deeper layers of the muscle & realigning the fiber of the muscles and connective tissue. But the movement is slower and the pressure is deeper and concentrated on areas of tension and pain. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, either following or going across the fiber’s of the muscles, tendons and fascia. It is very helpful for chronically tense areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness, sore shoulders, sore hamstrings & sore quadriceps muscle.
Deep tissue massage will helps to break up and eliminate scar tissue or adhesion. Deep tissue massage usually focuses on more specific areas and may cause some discomfort during or right after the massage. But, if the massage is done properly you should feel better within a day or two.
Honey Body Scrub
Enjoy warm organic honey and sugar all over your body, we will apply and gently massage it into your skin. Your body receive a light exfoliation with the application of fresh oranges. After the body scrub, you will be wrapped, and you will receive a scalp massage. Luxuriate in this sumptuous body mask designed to restore skin balance and leave dry skin feeling revitalized and nourished.
Green Clay Body Wrap Detox
Following a complete dry brushing exfoliation, a generous amount of warm clay is applied to the skin as we wrap you in table sauna. Detoxification now begins from within. While wrapped, you will receive a scalp massage. This treatment is followed by an application of essential oils which will relieve muscles aches while soothing the skin.This body wrap will help detoxify your body from toxins and impurities, while bringing nutrients and moisturizing your skin. Not only that, this body wrap will help you trim a couple inches in a healthy way.
Lypossage is a specific type of manual therapy that flushes and drains cellulite from the areas just below the skin. Lypossage contours and shapes areas of the body, targeting the inches around the abdomen, waist, hips, thighs, buttocks and arms without the use of surgical tools or unnecessary anesthesia. Lypossage also works on the face, neck, and chin reducing the appearance of fine lines, deep lines, and crows feet acting as a natural face lift.
The key elements in the Lypossage™ treatment are lymphatic drainage, Myofascial release with deep tissue massage.
Lypossage™ works as a natural detox and cleanse for the body, contouring and shaping at the same time. This unique treatment will help cleanse the body of toxins and retained fluid, and also, for most people, it enhances energy, mental clarity and overall well-being.
Ultrasound cavitation is a relatively new aesthetic treatment. Cavitation is a body sculpting treatment with no anesthesia, no scars, no discomfort, no down-time and presents a risk-free alternative to liposuction. The result is instant loss of fat cells.
Cavitation causes tons of microscopic air bubbles to surround the lipocyte (fat cell) membranes and with its resonant frequency, the bubbles cause a high enough pressure to cause the fat cells to break up instantly. The broken lipocytes can then be naturally drained by the body’s own natural filtration system; they are then moved to the liver and safely metabolized out of human body which is assisted by drinking a lot of water, lymphatic drainage and exercise.
Generally one fat cavitation treatment lasts 35-40 minutes where a single part of the body is treated. 72 hours must pass between each session so that the body can eliminate the fat. The minimum suggested number of fat cavitation sessions is between 6 and 10, depending on the body type and client goal.
Tone your muscles without going to the gym. Our muscle stimulator will work your muscles for you, 30 minutes in this latest aesthetic equipment is equivalent to 1200 sit-ups! Just lay back and relax through your workout.
Russian Waves is a treatment to remove flaccidity and give tone to muscles. The Russian-wave treatment aims to stimulate muscles by external means.
This treatment is performed by electro-stimulation of the neuromuscular nerve terminals causing muscles to contract rhythmically, and so we provide them strength and muscle development in order to gain muscle tone volume.
It is a completely non-invasive and virtually painless treatment alternative to gluteus lifting surgery.
This treatment is also effective in reducing the appearance of cellulite. The results are natural; the feel resembles the motions made during exercises.
Brazilian Shaping Massage
This vigorous massage stimulates the lymphatic system, breaking down fat particles, making the appearance of cellulite smoother and the skin more tone. This massage also shapes the body, acting as a natural butt lift and reducing inches, shaping your silhouette.
An intensely lifting facial to strengthen and smooth the collagen structure,the Age Defyer features an enzyme exfoliation for face and hands, a pressure point and sculpting massage, a collagen masque.
A must in achieving convincing and visible results, this facial is designed to leave your skin lifted, revived and with an overall look of youthful vibrancy. A uniquely surprising eye treatment that reduces fine lines and dark circles while a deeply relaxing.Hand and arm massage compliments this memorable experience which produces a remarkable and immediate anti-aging effect.
The most natural way to evenly and safely exfoliate the skin without chemicals or lasers, microdermabrasion also stimulates the production of
collagen which results in firmer and more youthful looking skin over time.
For best results, a series of four treatments once a week is recommended.
European Aromatherapy Facial
A purifying treatment for any skin type which includes a gentle exfoliation, extractions as needed, facial massage in Pompano Beach and customized masque to rejuvenate and nourish the skin. A hydrating hand and arm massage completes the experience.
A deep cleansing facial designed specifically for men’s skin care needs.
Gentle extractions are performed if needed, a de-stressing scalp massage relaxes the mind and body while a purifying masque refines the pores.
Refresher Mini Facial
A gentle cleansing, exfoliation and masque chosen for your specific skin type followed by a deeply nourishing moisturizer. No extractions are
performed in this facial.
Light Stim Therapy
LightStim uses LED light therapy to deliver light energy in a similar way plants absorb light energy from the sun. LightStim emits UV-free, beneficial light rays that energize cells and stimulate the body’s natural process to build new proteins and regenerate cells.
Each LightStim product is composed of different wavelengths, or colors of light. When this beneficial light is applied directly to the skin it can help to increase collagen and elastin production, reduce inflammation, speed healing, increase circulation, and destroy acne bacteria.
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