- PREVENTS muscle and tendon injuries.
- REDUCES the strain and discomfort of training and chronic strain patterns. allowing a quicker return to maximum training levels.
- ENABLES the athlete to recover more quickly from myofascial injury with less chance of chronic problems returning.
- PROVIDES psychological boosts to the athlete, consistent with his or her commitment to high performance.
- ENHANCES a preventive approach to athletic training whereby soft tissues are free of trigger points and adhesions, thus contributing toward the improvement of peak neuromuscular functioning.
- PRE-EVENT massage stimulates circulation, calms nervous tension, and prepares the athlete for optimal performance while reducing the chances of injury.
- POST-EVENT massage relieves soreness and assists in the removal of lactic acid and other waste products.
- TRAINING massage focuses on the prevention of developing chronic injuries and aids in the healing process of current ones.
SOURCE: Canadian Sports Massage Therapist Association
Using Swedish techniques to help release muscular tension and improve overall circulation. Soothing massage to restore the body balance. Pricing is the same as Therapeutic/Sports Massage.
This deeper tissue massage option is perfect for those looking for specific treatments for injuries or to help improve your sport performance.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a gentle, manual massage technique that works on the lymphatic system, stimulating it to work quickly by moving the lymph nodes throughout your body. But largely, located in your neck, armpits, and groin.
This type of massage aims to stimulate blood circulation and tissue regeneration and directs and increases lymphatic flow, promoting faster removal of excess interstitial fluids. As well as, relieves swelling easing the extremities to prevent future swelling.
MYOFASCIAL THERAPY RELEASE
Gentle sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue to relieve pain and tension due to injury, stress, trauma, posture or inflammation.
SCALP AND NECK MASSAGE
Wishing the neck and scalp massage at the end of your treatment could last longer? Suffering from chronic headaches and stress? Pamper yourself with the ultimate stress release — 30 minutes focused on the neck, face and scalp… pure heaven.
LOMI LOMI MASSAGE
Lomi Lomi is a traditional form of massage and healing art from Hawaii and Polynesia. The massage evokes sensations of laying on a sunny beach and being massaged by the waves of the ocean. It is characterized by long flowing strokes performed by forearms, hands and elbows. Lomi Lomi can be very relaxing as well as dynamic with use of deep tissue techniques to meet individuals needs. Lomi Lomi often leaves your body and heart filled with loving energy and an peaceful mind.
Focuses on the mother-to-be as she goes through the changes due to pregnancy. Improves circulation, digestion, decreases pain, relieves mental and physical fatigue.
Stimulate the body’s natural capacity for healing through pressure on specific areas of the feet or hands that correspond to the internal organs, glands or muscles.
Hand reflexology is a healing art and from its ancient beginnings to present has stood the test of time. In this treatment we stimulate the reflexes in the hands with pressure through specific finger and thumb techniques.
This treatment promotes stress reduction, increased circulation and returns the body system back to balance and homeostasis and maintains an overall sense of well-being. The entire nervous system responds to this stimulus. Hand reflexology is as effective as foot reflexology. With modern day applications, research and an ever increasing demand for alternative healing modalities, reflexology has transitioned from being an ancient therapy to being an empowering solution to modern day health needs.
A valuable addition to your everyday well being and body and health maintenance.
|45 Minutes Hands||$90|
|90 Minutes Hands & Feet||$145|
CUPPING OR MASSAGE WITH CUPPING
Cupping is the oldest and most globally practiced medical treatment in human history. It is a form of alternative medicine, in which cups (hard or soft) are placed on the skin to create suction. Negative pressure helps with releasing rigid soft tissue, drains excess fluids and engages the parasympathetic system, triggering deep relaxation of the whole body.
Traditional, time-honoured treatment, that remains favoured by millions worldwide because it is safe, comfortable and remarkably effective. Increases blood circulation to head and neck, circulation and absorption of nutrients to the skin. Drains stagnant fluids and reduces puffiness and edema. Also reduces appearance and prevention of facial lines and wrinkles.
FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPY
Therapist-assisted stretching program designed to unlock joints and free tight muscles. This treatment is done on a table, fully clothed. Can be combined with massage or on its own. Suitable for people of all ages and abilities.
TRADITIONAL THAI YOGA MASSAGE
A deep, full-body treatment, which starts at the feet and progresses up to the head. It is a sequence of gentle, flowing movements, which stretches and loosens joints and muscles. This unique therapy influences the energetic side as it restores the flow of energy with applied acupressure.
GRASTON OR MASSAGE WITH GRASTON
A unique form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that helps address scar tissue, fascial restrictions and range of motion.
TMJ DYSFUNCTION THERAPY
TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Dysfunction Therapy is massage to the inner and outer jaw muscles designed to target tension causing headaches, sore jaw muscles, sinus problems and teeth grinding. Inter-oral component involves the therapist working inside the mouth with a gloved hand.
Using specifically designed flexible tape, this treatment helps you in many ways:
- Gives support and stability to your joints and muscles, without affecting circulation and ROM. It is also used for preventive maintenance, edema and to reduce pain.
- Helps with anything from headaches to foot problems and everything in-between
- Reduces pain and inflammation, speeds up healing and helps to relax tight and overworked muscles.
- Supports and stabilizes muscles and joints.
- Improves posture.
|Treatment (15 min)||$30|
HOT ROCK MASSAGE
HOT ROCK MASSAGE
Note: Not suitable for pregnant women. Not available in June, July and August.
Enjoy the healing warmth of smooth stones. Each stone is massaged into sore fatigued muscles. The heat increases circulation and flushes toxins.
Why hot stone? Enjoy a hot stone massage and you will come out of it with an open heart. Hot smooth stones heat up the muscles and are applied to pressure points and the chakras, so they are relaxed and balanced…along with mind and spirit…It’s great for everyone, from the Elite Athlete to the Couch Potato!
ESSENTIAL OIL MASSAGE
A massage to lift your mood using therapeutic essential oils. This helps soothe muscles and alleviate pain. You walk out feeling uplifted and relaxed.
Can’t come to us? We’ll come to you! Advance bookings are required for this service and subject to availability. Transportation fee applies to any bookings outside of Canmore. Contact us by phone at 403.678.4644 to arrange your Mobile Massage.
Please note, couples massages can not be booked online.
Please call reception at 403.678.4644. Thank you!
|30 Minutes (per person)||$80|
|45 Minutes (per person)||$100|
|60 Minutes (per person)||$115|
|90 Minutes (per person)||$155|
MOBILE COUPLES MASSAGE
|60 Minutes (per person)||$145|
|90 Minutes (per person)||$185|