Myofascial release is the three-dimensional application of sustained pressure and movement into the fascial system in order to eliminate fascial restrictions and facilitate the emergence of emotional patterns and belief systems that are no longer relevant or are impeding progress. First, an assessment is made by visually analyzing the human frame, followed by the palpation of the tissue texture of various fascial layers. Upon locating an area of fascial tension, gentle pressure is applied in the direction of the restriction. Myofascial release is an effective therapeutic approach in the relief of cervical pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, scoliosis, neurological dysfunction, restriction of motion, chronic pain, and headaches.
Myofascial Release Massage
A good massage will activate a deep state of relaxation and well being throughout the whole body. It is my hope to facilitate a pain free, balanced state of being for each client. I use an integrated and compassionate approach that combines over fifteen years of professional experience.
Alice combines a blend of long, fluid swedish strokes and slow, deep myofascial release to bring you back into your body. She finishes each massage with gentle Craniosacral unwinding techniques. Her specialty massages include Craniosacral and Prenatal sessions. She is also available for Bodycare sessions.
Barbara is a graduate of the Atlanta School of Massage. She has been doing massage since 1983 and has over 1500 hours of bodywork training. Barbara uses an eclectic approach to massage. Her massage is specifically chosen to fit the client’s needs. Pressure used follows the spectrum, from deeper techniques suchy as Myofacial release, Deep Tissue, and Neuromuscular, Shiatsu and Acupressure.
In my practice of massage therapy I use a blend of massages which include: Swedish, clinical, acupressure, polarity, myofacial release, reiki energy, and craniosacral. From light to firm pressure listening to the client, and their needs. A great deal of focusing on spinal alignment, with intentions of releasing blocked energy, muscular tightness, & relaxation throughout the whole, of body, mind, & spirit with a kind, and caring touch. Practicing for over 10 yrs.
Greta has been a Certified Massage Therapist for 26 years. She is a graduate of Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts in Santa Cruz (1989) and recently graduated from the 900-hour program at National Holistic Institute. She has experience internationally working in resort spas, health clubs and doing house calls for private clients. Greta has her own unique style, integrating Swedish massage, Shiatsu, Acupressure, Myofascial Therapy (MFT), Deep Tissue and Sports massage. She is strong if one needs a deeper massage, nurturing if one needs a relaxing massage, and knowledgeable if one is looking for help with specific issues. By targeting specific muscle groups using Deep Tissue massage and MFT, as well as demonstrating stretches, your session will feel productive. So whether you are looking for a stress-relieving relaxing massage, or help with specific issues such as chronic pain, or sports injuries, Greta will tailor her massage session to meet your needs. With years of experience and 1000 hours of training, you will be in good professional hands!
I graduated in 1992 from Twin Lakes College in Santa Cruz, certified with a focus in Swedish and Polarity. I have since studied table Shiatsu, deep Swedish and Prenatal which I incorporate into my work when appropriate. [Read more…]
Liesl Lee Cotter, Certified Massage Therapist, brings over 33 years of professional experience in therapeutic massage, movement arts, holistic health, and energy medicine to the table for your customized massage session. Liesl specializes in deeply healing, integrated intuitive bodywork for blissful relaxation, stress release, pain relief, and vital energy rejuvenation. Depending on your needs, your session can include Swedish massage, Lomi Lomi, Lymphatic, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Unwinding, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Acupressure, Structural Muscular Balancing, Positional Release, Reflexoogy, and Liesl’s own myofascial-energy modality, Resonant Point Release. Liesl feels incredibly blessed to be able to help people doing work that she loves, and honored to have the opportunity to help you melt your tension and cares away.