Massage services are now available to be performed in-home within the city of Alameda
Shiatsu means "finger pressure". Shiatsu techniques include massages with fingers, thumbs and palms; assisted stretching; and joint manipulation and mobilization. Shiatsu is a full clothed service, clients are encouraged to wear comfortable loose fitting clothing.
Swedish massage therapy is the modality that comes to mind when most people think about massage. As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart.
A type of massage therapy, deep tissue massage uses firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles). It's used for chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as a stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.
Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete's sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.
Guided Meditation and Self Care:
Having trouble sleeping or maybe looking for a better way to relax after your long day? This class can be taken with friends or as a 1 on 1 service. Allow the therapist to guide you down through the layers of the body and mind into a space where only peace and quiet resides.