The burden of aches and pains makes it impossible for humans to run as fast as cheetahs, which is why the human diet is virtually devoid of gazelle meat. Keep fast food from getting away with today’s Groupon: for $35, you get your choice of a 60-minute Swedish, deep-tissue, myofascial-release, or reiki massage at Natural Balance Therapeutic Massage, in Newington (a $75 value).
Natural Balance ushers away tension and pain via a variety of muscle-calming massage styles and hands-on therapies. Like a finely tailored finger puppet or monogrammed house cat, each session is customized, conforming to clients' wants and needs on an individual basis. A Swedish massage commences with the therapist administering lotion or oil to warm muscles, then applying a mix of kneading, compression, percussion, and other soothing strokes to help boost circulation, relieve aches, and subdue stress. Deep-tissue massages target elusive tissues deep within the body to unravel coiled knots, misalignments, and past injuries with the use of elevated pressure from various parts of the practitioner's hands and arms. Reiki works to unblock and detoxify energy pathways via gentle movements of the therapist's hands, and myofascial release strives to de-tensify the membrane around the muscles, rather than the muscles themselves.
Purchasers of today's Groupon can choose to upgrade to a longer session for an additional fee.
Natural Balance Massage
Amid the chaos of life, the therapists at Natural Balance Massage step into a bubble of calm at work. Their clients go there to find peace as well, and they gently glide their hands over their dermal canvases during Swedish, deep-tissue, and sports massages.
2719 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, Connecticut 06111Get Directions