Massage as Kindness

People really believe that to get a good massage it has to hurt. Both while you’re getting it and the next day. I think of massage therapy as social justice work. We’re working one client, one human at a time to basically remind people that kindness is what...
FAQ :: What is Deep Tissue Massage?

FAQ :: What is Deep Tissue Massage?

  Deep Tissue means vertical pressure downward into the muscles. Leveraging her body weight, the massage therapist applies precise pressure and waits for her hand or arm to move, which signals that the muscle has released. Within Deep Tissue there are a number of...
FAQ :: What is Swedish Massage?

FAQ :: What is Swedish Massage?

Swedish massage leverages pressure in the horizontal plane. The strokes are meant to bring a fresh supply of blood to the tissue. Swedish also stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system, which is the relaxation center for the human body. Within Swedish there is...
Deep Tissue v. Swedish: What’s the Difference?

Deep Tissue v. Swedish: What’s the Difference?

Somehow people have gotten the idea that a good massage is supposed to hurt and anything that does not hurt  is weak and a waste of time. This simply is not true. One of the reasons this belief predominates is an overall confusion about the difference between Deep...