Its rustic, waterfall-flanked locale is the second-best thing Sunrise Massage has going for it. The first, of course, is the bodywork?massage therapists finagle gridlocked muscles and silence overworked minds with Swedish, deep-tissue, and trigger-point massages that bring about relief and blissed-out contemplation. But the tranquil sounds of the waterfall, echoing through the woods, serenading clients as they ease in and out of a massage-induced reverie, don?t hurt either.
As the water burbles and the birds chirp happily around the studio's woodsy acreage, therapists soothe and nourish clients' skin with organic body butters and herbal extracts. Balms of lemongrass and ginger stimulate blood vessels and cool overworked muscles, whereas chamomile and lavender quell anxiety.
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As the waterfall outside the studio's window creates soothing sounds of rushing water, Falls Haven Massage creates tranquility of its own. Therapists foster inner peace and wellness with Swedish, deep-tissue, and cupping massages. All modalities are customized to the client's needs. For those in need of stress release, therapists employ Swedish strokes. To treat chronic aches and pains, they perform the more intense, targeted techniques of deep-tissue massage. Their style of cupping is based off Chinese cupping therapy, but differs in that Falls Haven's therapists move the cups with gliding strokes instead of stationary applications. Benefits of cupping include lymphatic drainage, inflammation relief, and sedation of the nervous system, among many others.
The natural world always appealed to Winifred Tannetta, whether she was exploring the Ontario wilderness as a child on family vacations or visiting sacred sites across Ireland, Spain, and the United States as an adult. This passion for earth-based spirituality inspired Winifred to found her own business, where she creates a supportive environment that promotes introspection and self-discovery. The majority of the center's services emphasize spiritual and energetic health, including reiki sessions that promote balance and harmony with gentle attunements.
Like the Rush Hour movie trilogy, Manee Powers's massage practice combines the best of Eastern and Western techniques. Manee studied and practiced traditional Thai massage at Wat Po Thai Traditional Medical and Massage School in Bangkok and practiced throughout the Phuket area. After practicing in Thailand for five years, Manee enrolled in The Massage School in Easthampton, where she mastered an array of Western kneading techniques, such as deep tissue, Swedish, and trigger-point therapy.
Before founding Indigo Massage and Healing Center, Joe and Charity pursued virtually every interest they could, traveling across the globe to explore potential passions. Joe worked odd jobs and honed his interpersonal awareness as a nurses’ assistant and life coach, and Charity devoted herself to helping start a rainforest preserve in Costa Rica and volunteering at a Moroccan orphanage. Both their paths, however, eventually converged on their mutual passion: massage. Together, the couple boasts 500-hour certifications and endless additional training, and along with a team of doctors and bodywork experts, they work on issues ranging from muscle pain to overactive skeletons. Beyond the suite of wellness services, which includes acupuncture, homeopathic medicine, and yoga classes, the center offers mental counseling to ensure its clients’ holistic health.
Licensed massage therapist Pamela Smith kneads muscles to more soothed states, helping clients to achieve peace of mind and body. Through the blending of six different massage modalities, Pamela customizes the one-hour muscle molding to suit each client's needs. For example, athletic clients or those suffering from chronic injuries from games of full-contact checkers may receive a combination of sports massage and deep-tissue work to target tight muscles, coaxing them to less tense topographies through stern but comfortable pressure, similar to curfew lectures from concerned dads.