massage therapies

The Definition of Massage

The systematic manipulation of soft body tissue to increase pliability, promote circulation and blood flow. Massage brings the physical effects and psychological changes for general well-being. All treatments prove extremely beneficial to people leading busy lifestyles and suffering from work-related stress. Massage aids mental relaxation and also works on back and neck pain that comes from sitting for an extended period of time at a desk or from physical labour.

Regular massage increases an overall sense of well-being for optimum physical and mental health, helping you to achieve your goals. Massage treats a wide range of disorders:
Insomnia, muscular tension, headaches and migraines, repetitive strain injury, depression, arthritis, eating disorders, digestive dysfunction, pre-natal pregnancy
conditions, fibrositis, spondylitis, frozen shoulder, whiplash, sports and dancing injuries.

All remedial therapies are claimable through HICAPS on the spot.

Ancient Stone Ritual

 

 

 

A luxurious experience using both physical

 

and metaphysical energies to balance the mind,

 

body and spirit. This therapy is an ancient

 

and enduring form of bodywork that has been

 

used by many cultures from the American Indians

 

to the Ancient healers of India.

 

This unique form of massage therapy

 

uses warmed volcanic stones to melt muscle

 

tension and subtly cooled marble stones

 

to draw out the heat from inflammations.

 

During the treatment, heated Placement

 

Stones will be positioned on key energy

 

points of the body including the

 

chakras to improve the flow of energy.

 

Working Stones are then used to

 

massage the muscles in conjunction with

 

regular massage techniques.

 

 

Tuesday – Sunday

 

30 mins $ 80

 

45 mins $ 115

 

60 mins $ 130

 

75 mins $ 155

 

90 mins $ 170

Remedial

 

Remedial Combination

 

Ayurvedic or Reiki

 

 

Remedial Massage uses a

 

combination of techniques to help relieve

 

the symptoms associated with injury and stress.

 

It helps to soothe tired, aching muscles

 

and is also effective for treating

 

headaches, back pain and sporting injuries.

 

Remedial massage will increase blood

 

circulation and promote well-being.

 

Deep tissue massage is used to relax,

 

lengthen and release holding patterns in

 

the different layers of muscle tissue.

 

This is done using very specific techniques

 

with the intention of releasing the

 

layers of muscle tissue concentrating

 

on certain areas when the need arises.

 

Deep tissue remedial massage would 

 

benefit  anyone suffering from tension or

 

stress, headaches, back pain,

 

sporting injuries or muscle soreness.

 

 

Monday – Sunday

 

30 mins $ 70

 

45 mins $ 105

 

60 mins $ 120

 

75 mins $ 145

 

90 mins $ 160

Ayurvedic

 

 

Combine the massage with Shiro Dhara

 

for the ultimate Ayurvedic massage.

 

 

Based on the traditional Indian

 

science of Ayurveda, this massage

 

is the perfect treatment to

 

reduce muscle tension, relieve stress

 

and  balance energy. It restores 

 

prana, or life force and

 

“balances the three doshas that

 

govern all biological processes.

 

During this massage, warm nourishing

 

herbal oil is poured onto your

 

body and massaged in a specific

 

sequence that includes massage of the

 

Marma points, (vital points or

 

junctions in the body).

 

The treatment leaves you

 

feeling grounded, balanced and

 

rejuvenated. Combine the massage

 

with Shiro Dhara for

 

the ultimate Ayurvedic experience.

 

 

Tuesday Thursday
Friday – Sunday

 

30 mins  $  70

 

45 mins  $ 105

 

60 mins  $ 120

 

75 mins  $ 145

 

90 mins  $ 160

Esalen

 

Simplicity, stillness, and silence creates the

ultimate relaxing experience. The principles

of Esalen Massage use long strokes moving slowly

across the whole body. The focus is on

cultivating the right quality of touch, as well as

sensing for receptivity and resistance in the muscles.

This style of massage directly affects the nervous

system resulting in a state of deep relaxation.

 

Saturday Sunday

60 mins $ 120

75 mins $ 145

90 mins $ 160

Pregnancy Massage Pre & Post-Natal

 

Massage during pregnancy has a number of benefits: 

Deep state of relaxation 

Normalising body systems 

Relief from muscle tension & cramping 

Helps mood swings 

Tones and strengthens the immune system. 

Massage during pregnancy is a wonderful gift for Mum and her unborn bub.

Our therapists specialise in pre and post-natal massage ensuring the best treatment

possible.

 

Monday – Sunday

30 mins $  70

45 mins $ 105

60 mins $ 120

75 mins $ 145

90 mins $ 160

Aromatherapy

 

This traditional holistic massage combines the healing

power of pure essential oils (selected especially for

you), smooth flowing strokes, enhanced with a combination

of lymphatic movements, pressure points and connective

tissue massage. A rhythmical massage of the whole body,

this therapy promotes an increase in blood circulation

and lymphatic fluids in order to release toxins, balances

the energy flow of the meridian lines, as well as

breaking down tension in the muscles. A deeply relaxing

path to health and harmony.

 

Tuesday Thursday

Friday – Sunday

45 mins $ 105

60 mins $ 120

90 mins $ 160

Lymphatic

 

The Vodder method of lymphatic drainage stimulates

the body’s ability to cleanse itself of toxins and

cellular debris. Benefits include clearing the

skin, reducing cellulite deposits and boosting

circulation and digestion. This gentle treatment

can speed recovery from illness and assist in

reducing fluid retention and menstrual symptoms.

 

Tuesday – Sunday

30 mins $  70

45 mins $ 105

60 mins $ 120

75 mins $ 145

90 mins $ 160

Reflexology

 

Reflexology is a wonderful subtle but powerful

treatment, that can help and facilitate the

body to self-heal. Reflex points that can be

found in the feet, hands, face & ears

all relate to different parts of the body- using

zone therapy and meridian lines, these points

respond to pressure, stimulating the body natural

healing process to rebalance and repair. This

treatment is great for treating the follow of ailments:

Muscle and skeletal discomfort

Headaches & migraines

Digestive system problems such

as IBS or constipation.

Menopause symptoms

Pregnancy care

Insomnia

Stress & Anxiety

 

Tuesday

Friday – Sunday

30 mins $ 70  

60 mins $ 120

75 mins $ 145 

90 mins $ 160

Swedish

Swedish Massage is based
on European & Oriental techniques

and a knowledge of modern anatomy

& physiology. The strokes and manipulations

are each conceived as having a specific

therapeutic benefit. This massage helps muscle

strain, increases circulation, stimulates the skin

and nervous system and soothes the nerves

themselves. It reduces stress, both emotional

and physical, and is suggested in a regular

program for stress management.

 

Monday – Sunday

30 mins $ 70

45 mins $ 105

60 mins $ 120

75 mins $ 145

90 mins $ 160

 

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Shiro Dhara

 

 

An Ayurvedic oil flowing treatment aiming to

 

clear the mind and encourage the body into

 

deep relaxation. The therapy begins with

 

relaxing massage to allow the body to calm and

 

slow down, followed by the Dhara (oil flow).

 

For 20 minutes a gentle flow of warm oil is

 

poured onto the third eye area of the forehead.  A

 

wonderful treatment to rejuvenate the mind  and body.

 

Please note: Your hair will be damp

 

with oil, and it is best to have this

 

treatment where you can leave the oil

 

in overnight to nourish the hair and scalp.

 

( see also Ayurvedic Massage)

 

 

 

 

Tuesday Thursday

 

Friday Saturday

 

60 mins $ 150

 

 

90 mins $ 185

Kahuna

 

 

KaHuna is an ancient Hawaiian mind-body-soul experience

 

where the practitioner dances with and around your body

 

using flowing movements. This massage can bring about

 

physical and emotional release, self-awareness and

 

energy rebalancing by using music, breath, voice and

 

energy flow. The Practitioner uses hands, forearms and

 

elbow to massage your physical body and aura, thus

 

providing deep relaxation to your muscles and peace to

 

your mind. Not just a massage but more an experience.

 

 

 

 

Monday – Friday

 

Alternate Saturdays

 

60 min $ 145  

 

 

75 min $ 165  

 

 

90 min $ 180

Lomi Lomi

 

 

Lomi Lomi is an ancient Hawaiian technique to

 

restoring love, health  and  healing through massage.

 

It is a sacred experience,  as the therapist focuses on

 

pure thought, love “breath, a deep cleansing takes place.

 

This fluid and rhythmic treatment encourages lymphatic

 

drainage and energy  re-balancing. The massage

 

works to open your heart using hands,  “breath, rhythm

 

and energy flow. Lomi Lomi provides

 

deep relaxation for your muscles and your mind.

 

 

 

 

Monday – Wednesday Saturday with Caroline

 

Thursday Friday alternate Saturdays with Sigrid

 

 

60 mins $ 145    

 

 

75 mins $ 165    

 

 

90 mins $ 180

Oncology

 

 

Oncology massage offers support in any stage of the

 

journey of all cancer treatments. What can be offered

 

to these clients is complete rest and relaxation in a

 

treatment to aid the body’s recovery from medical

 

procedures and to help alleviate symptoms such as

 

nausea, anxiety, fatigue and pain. A combination of

 

gentle techniques such as lymphatic, reflexology and

 

reiki may be used to assist the body to recover and

 

rest. Understanding the financial commitments and

 

stresses that anyone going through oncology treatments

 

experiences, we would be happy to provide discounts

 

for pre-paid regular treatment plans.

 

 

 

Tuesday Thursday – Saturday

 

 

30 mins $ 170   

 

 

45 mins $ 105

 

 

60 mins $ 120   

 

 

75 mins $ 140   

 

 

90 mins $ 160