Infrared Sauna Treatments with Optional Massage with Aromatherapy at Massage on 1st (Up to 51%Off)

Arcadia

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In a Nutshell

Licensed massage therapist uses flowing Swedish strokes of firmer deep-tissue pressure to ease chronic tension; infrared sauna treatments

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Must be 18 or older. Appointment required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for clients active within the past 12 months. 24 hr. cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $45for three 30-minute infrared sauna treatments (a $90value)
  • $49for one infrared sauna treatment and Swedish or deep-tissue massage with aromatherapy and detox tea (a $100value)

Swedish vs. Deep-Tissue Massage: Finding the Right Way to Relax

Swedish and deep-tissue massage are two bodywork approaches that render very different benefits. Read our guide to choose the best option for you.

The relationship between deep-tissue and Swedish massage is much like that between DayQuil and NyQuil. Both are designed to help you feel better, but the one that makes the most sense depends on your individual needs. Here’s what to expect from each of the two modalities:

Swedish massage combines four distinct motions—effleurage, petrissage, friction, and tapotement—to help relieve muscle tension and stimulate blood flow, thereby energizing the body and soothing the mind during a single relaxing session. The four phases are easy enough to distinguish. Effleurage refers to the smooth, gliding strokes that help relax soft tissues at the beginning of the treatment, followed by the squeezing, rolling, or kneading gestures of petrissage. Deep, circular motions make up the friction phase, in which layers of tissue rub against one another to boost circulation. Therapists conclude the massage with tapotement, a rapid cadence of percussive taps performed with cupped hands, fingers, or the edge of the hand.

Whereas Swedish massage focuses on relieving mental and physical tension, deep-tissue massage has more specific concerns. Due to stress and other factors, the layer of connective tissue that covers and interpenetrates the body’s muscles and bones—the fascia—often tenses up, resulting in muscle knots and a painful buildup of lactic acid. Deep-tissue massage aims to warm up the fascia and release the accumulated toxins. To achieve this, the therapist’s fingers, thumbs, and elbows move along the body in slow, deliberate strokes, applying pressure to penetrate beyond superficial muscle layers. Although the intensity can produce some discomfort, deep-tissue massage should still be relaxing; the goal, after all, is to relieve the tension between muscles and their weird roommate, the skeleton.

Customer Reviews

52 Ratings

enjoy the moment...
Jenny C. · December 1, 2014
It's inside the "First Ave Salon"
Jennifer B. · November 6, 2014
Selena is great! Found and worked on exactly the spots I needed. Very relaxing . Highly recommend!
Terry D. · September 26, 2014
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    Arcadia

    10 North 1st Avenue

    Arcadia, CA 91006

    +16265895085

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