Q: How is Radiant Life Massage Therapy different from other massage therapy studios?
A: Only the best quality organic lotions and oils are used within each visit. Hypo-allergenic lotions and oils are available for those prone to sensitive skin and allergies, just ask! Certified healing-grade essential oils from Young Living and DoTerra brands can be added on to each visit to offer additional relaxation and healing benefits.
45 | 60 | 90 mins Swedish Massage & Certified Prenatal Massage $55 | $75 | $99
Swedish massage combines an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
Prenatal Massage: Second & Third Trimester
Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. Various massage techniques are specially designed for the expecting mother which help release the pain and discomfort experienced throughout pregnancy. The benefits of massage during pregnancy are profound including: emotional support, the relief of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, and improved breathing and relaxation. A specialized prenatal table allows mom-to-be the perfect support to experience massage while laying face down. Supportive woven elastic strips cover the belly and breasts through a special opening in the table. Additional cushions are used to help keep mom-to-be in a safe and comfortable position while working the body face up, to keep the body elevated at a safe incline. All therapists are certified for prenatal massage.
45 | 60 | 90 mins Therapeutic Massage $55 | $75 | $99
This massage style aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body, and is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.
Therapeutic massage session may include other healing techniques like Myofascial release which focus on loosening the connective tissue which surrounds the muscle fibers. This treatment allows muscles to have space to relax to, and can help assist the body to realign, and diminish pain from myofascial tenderness. This slow, and warming technique communicates with the body, asking the body to release the tension instead of forcing the connective tissue and muscles to respond. Many patients receiving myofascial release on a consistent basis have reported overall improvement of their condition, diminished pain, soreness, and headaches after treatment, and prolonged relief after and individual treatment.
For more information about Reiki Energy healing visit: Reiki.org: What is Reiki? - 2017
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Article: Your Chakras Are Out of Balance. Here's How Reiki Can Help. - Jan 1, 2015
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For more information about Reiki energy healing for pets visit: Healing Hands: Reiki for Pets and Their People
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For more information about Reiki energy healing for pets visit: Positively: Victoria Stillwell: How Reiki Energy Can Help Dogs in Many Different Ways
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45 | 60 | 90 mins Reiki Energy Healing $55 | $75 | $99
Reiki, (pronounced "ray-key"), is a hands on healing technique that originated in Japan by Dr. Mikao Usui. There are many forms of Reiki however (Egyptian, Hawaiian energy work), and is a holistic method for stress relief. It helps to calm the nervous system, metabolize stress hormone, and also promotes healing and improvement of pain threshold. It is not a cure for any diseases, but a help with relaxing the body. We see it as a supplementary energy therapy that works in harmony with other types of medicine to combat anxieties and illnesses.
All Reiki practitioners offer a different experience during a session. Typically, a session is administered with the client lying on a table, fully clothed. A reiki session focuses on facilitating a safe space for enabling meditation and calming of the body while stopping overactive of thought patterns often experienced day-to-day. An Integrative energy session can include the use of tools like essential oils, guided meditation, crystal and metal sound healing bowls, with Reiki energy work that can increase balance of energy and and calm in the body. As a licensed massage therapist, Nicole can incorporate therapeutic massage, or reflexology in addition to Reiki in an Integrative Energy Healing session, and she has completed two Reiki Master Certifications.
A Reiki energy session can focus intention on balance of emotional, mental and physical states. When energy of the Charka centers has been blocked over long amounts of time, it is believed that there is a link to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual dis-ease within the body. Reiki Master practitioners act as conduits, channeling the intuitive healing life force energy to areas of a client's body that is need of cleansing and relaxing. The practitioner may focus on specific Chakra energy centers, or areas of the body such as: hands, feet, legs, arms, shoulders, neck, or head. Hands are hovered over the body, or gently resting hands over the Chakras. When sound healing bowls are used, they may also be gently rested over the Chakra centers, and struck, or rung. The vibration of the bowls help to attune the vibration of that Chakra. Reiki practitioners’ gift comes from a Higher source, our creator. Reiki is passed down by a Master Practitioner to a student, who teaches how to attune the sensitivity of energy; and this lineage goes back centuries.
Archaeological evidence indicates that ancient civilizations of Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Sumeria, Crete, and China were skilled in extracting and blending plant oils and used ointments, medicines, fragrances, and incense.
For more information about Aromatherapy and Essential oils go to: The National Association For Holistic Aromatherapy
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*Oil blends are subject to change, especially due to the season.
60 | 90 mins Intuitive Healing Aromatherapy Massage & Energy Session $95 | $120
90 mins Upgraded session w/ Aromatouch Technique or Cleansing Reflexology Scrub $135
In your intuitive healing session experience a combination of energy healing, guided meditation, sound bowl healing, aromatherapy, and massage therapy techniques specifically chosen for you.
Your session includes:
Crystal & metal sound bowl healing
Choice of massage therapy modality:
Therapeutic Hand or Foot Reflexology
Hot Stone Massage
Warm Bamboo Massage
Chinese Cupping Therapy
Choice of aromatherapy:
Single therapeutic essential oil or oil blend
Upgrade to Aromatouch 8 Essential oil technique for use during massage or reflexology
Upgrade to cleansing essential oil scrub during Reflexology
Aromatherapy is the practice of using volatile plant oils with massage which promote psychological and physical well-being. Essential oil is a liquid that contain the true essence of the plant or flower which they are distilled. Unlike artificially manufactured perfumes, the chemical composition and aroma of essential oils can provide therapeutic benefits through methods including: inhalation and application of the diluted oil on the skin. Each essential oil offers different healing benefits. It is said the body knows what it needs to heal, so let your nose be the guide in selecting the best essential oil to use during your visit!
Aromatouch Technique includes: 8 essential oils (Lavender, Balancing blend, Peppermint, Orange, Thieves, Tea Tree, Circulatory blend, and Muscle relieving blend) to benefit in the following:
Aid respiratory system
Calm & relax
See below for additional service descriptions.
60 | 90 mins Therapeutic Hand or Foot Reflexology $85 | $110
Hand or Foot Reflexology is a style of massage where bamboo wooden at hot, cold or room temperature administer a deeper tissue massage. Bamboo naturally creates a synergistic effect to encourage circulation of old blood and lymph through your muscles to be flushed from the body. The bamboo sticks are worked over the muscle to help release tension and stress much more deeply and quickly than with a traditional massage. A bamboo massage provides an overall deep rejuvenating and nourishing experience.
60 | 90 mins Warm Bamboo Massage $85 | $110
Bamboo massage therapy is a style of massage where bamboo wooden at hot, cold or room temperature administer a deeper tissue massage. Bamboo naturally creates a synergistic effect to encourage circulation of old blood and lymph through your muscles to be flushed from the body. The bamboo sticks are worked over the muscle to help release tension and stress much more deeply and quickly than with a traditional massage. A bamboo massage provides an overall deep rejuvenating and nourishing experience.
60 | 90 mins Hot River Stone Massage $85 | $110
Bamboo massage therapy is a style of massage where heated stones are placed at specific sites on your body to deepen relaxation and promote circulation in your muscles. Muscles applied with cold or heated stones release tension and stress much more deeply and quickly than with a traditional massage. The overall experience is very relaxing, nurturing, and rejuvenating.
Cupping has long been used to help treat upper respiratory infections like cold and flu, as well as other issues like cellulite, arthritis, migraines, anxiety and depression.
60 | 90 mins Chinese Cupping Therapy $85 | $110
Cupping has long been an important part of traditional Chinese medicine, and has a long history in Asian culture. It has also been recorded in Ancient Greek writing and Egyptian hieroglyphs. Cupping is a physical therapy used to treat pathologies by use of negative pressure created from fire or vacuum pump cups.
The session begins with a gentle oil massage moving up and down the length of the spine. Negative pressure created inside the cup helps to lift and separate the connective tissue and tight muscle; aiding in release of pain and tension in the body. Cups can be glided along the whole body during the massage, or placed on specific meridian energy points. Finally, the tissue is then smoothed out after the cups have been taken off the body.
Cupping can create a mechanical warming stimulation, as well as produce temporary circular "love-bite" marks, as seen on celebrities like Gwyeneth Paltrow and Jennifer Anniston after their cupping therapy sessions.