Integrative Massage
Bodywork Therapies

Integrative Massage is a form of bodywork which integrates the practitioner's many bodywork techniques and therapies. 

The modalities which I integrate into your personal massage are:

While you lie comfortably on the massage table I assess by allowing my hands and my spirit to connect with your energy body. Listening with my hands and energy body,  I use the many techniques I have been trained in to assist you into a place of letting go of unwanted stress, trauma or muscle body pain.

Some just like to receive:

  • Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue
  • Craniosacral
  • Foot Reflexology
  • Craniosacral and Foot Reflexology
  • Deep Tissue and Craniosacral

The oils I use for Massage and Foot Reflexology I make from organic sunflower oils and either organic or wild crafted flowers

I use essential oil blends which help my clients relax and let go, as well as a stagnation clearing balm which consists of essential oils of rosemary, peppermint, eucalyptus, lavender or chamomile, camphor in shea and/or coconut oil.



Integrative Massage
When you start to show signs of too much stress it is time to receive bodywork!

Signs of physical and emotional stagnation:

  • Tight muscles
  • Tight jaw
  • Grinding teeth at night
  • Holding tension in the body
  • Headaches
  • Body stiffness and pain
  • Immune system issues
  • Digestive problems
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Poor sleep
  • Too much worry
  • Angry or irritable
  • Fearful and/or anxious
  • Nervous and anxious
  • Depressed or sad a lot
  • Sluggish and tired
  • Worry too much
  • Cry easily
  • Feeling jumpy, edgy
  • Having a hard time just being

I find the most important factor in our well- being is to learn how to keep a healthy flow in our life so our physical and emotional health is not compromised.  Without flow how can we maintain a comfortable balance of health?

Integrative Massage

Finding a way to reduce stress is the greatest gift you can give to yourself, your family and your friends. Take the time to be a healthier you by allowing yourself to flow with ease in life.

Take the time to:

  • Check in with yourself, even if it is only for a few minutes.
  • Sit and quiet your mind for 10-15 minutes a day, even if you are listening to soft music or sitting taking in the beauty of your surroundings.
  • Go for leisurely walks, or vigorous if you need to clear your head and breathe deeply
  • Take a sauna or a hot tub (non-chemical)
  • Take a lovely bath with your favorite essential oil
  • Breathe

Find activities you enjoy doing and which fill your heart with joy and purpose, will, drive, accomplishment and overall well-being.

Shift your energy:

  • Take a Yoga or Pilates class
  • Find a class at your local Recreation Facility or YMCA/YMWA
  • Go swimming
  • Take a class in something that interest you: art, dance, singing, photography, martial arts for example
  • Hang out with people who inspire you
  • Receive some kind of bodywork therapy: Integrative Massage, Thai Massage or Chair Massage are just some.

There are so many benefits from receiving integrative massage.  I was introduced to massage when I was around 22 years old. I had had a lot of body pain and really didn’t like to be touched.  A dear friend suggested I receive a massage from her practitioner, who was very experienced.  I took her suggestion and made the appointment to receive my very first relaxation, deep tissue massage.  Oh my, did that ever hurt and feel good at the same time! I had so many tight muscles and knots that I was not aware of! I made another appointment and continued to receive massage and other body work therapies thereafter.

After my first year, of a two- year Whole Food Nutrition Program at  Bauman College, I decided to take a break and get out of my head for a while before I finished my last year for my Certified Nutrition Consultant certificate. During that time I was guided to take a Swedish Massage class. I ended up also taking Deep Tissue Massage (sports massage), Acupressure, Table Shiatsu, Foot Reflexology and Craniosacral Therapy,  allowing me to do Integrative Massage. 

I discovered that not only did I enjoy receiving, I really enjoy giving bodywork and I have been told by many that I am very good at it.

When I began to give Integrative Massage it was about helping people relax their muscles and feel less stress in their body.

After 17 years of giving massage, I have found that most people have too much stress coming from life, food and environmental toxins. For some people there is also trauma; childhood, PTSD, accident etc. This is why I began working with moving "stuck energy" which helps both the emotional and physical body.

I have spent many years looking at how people cope with stress and most people don’t know how, or even realize they are under too much stress - so they end up with physical and emotional concerns.

What can you expect from Integrative Massage?

  • Clothing on or off depends on the type of bodywork you will be receiving.
  • Swedish and Deep Tissue are done without clothing (can leave on underwear) on a massage table. Only body parts which are being massaged are exposed:
  •  Back, neck, shoulders, arms, gluteus muscles; can be done  with sheet and compress instead of deep tissue massage, legs and stomach (optional)
  • Craniosacral and Foot Reflexology are done with loose clothing on a massage table.
  • The massage table will be warm from the amethyst crystals, Infra-Red BioMat.
  • Session Time: 1 hour or 1.5 hours sessions available

How often should I receive?

Integrative Massage is most effective when you have regular sessions, especially while first addressing long-term imbalances.

  • I suggest once to twice a week for one month, followed by reassessment.
  • When you feel balanced, I recommend once to twice a month or as needed for maintenance.
  • As needed for relaxation or moving stagnation (tight jaw, shoulder, upper-mid-lower back, tingling in arms or hands, sore or tight feet)

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