Types of Massage &
Bodywork Offered

Mindful Massage & Bodywork offers a variety of massage and bodywork modalities. Each of these approaches and treatment plan is then tailored to meet each client's individual needs and goals. Below is a short list of our services.

General Massage & Bodywork

swedish Combines effleurage, kneading, and friction on the surface of the muscles with assisted movements of the joints. It relaxes the mind and body, warms up and flushes metabolic waste from the muscles, and improves circulation and range of motion.

deep Addresses the deeper layers of the tissues by using slow strokes and deep hand pressure on tight areas. It releases patterns of tension in the muscles and restores suppleness and strength.

prenatalAddresses muscular tension associated with the changes in the body during the second and third trimester of pregnancy.

sport For muscle discomfort associated with hard workouts, this technique benefits muscles by warming and softening tissue, realigning muscle fibers, helping to heal scar tissue, and flushing metabolic waste from specific muscles.

hotstoneWater treated stones are placed at specifics sites on the body to promote relaxation and open up the meridians (energy pathways). Muscles are pretreated with the stones to allow the therapist to more easily perform deep tissue manipulations.

cuppingSuction techniques for joint mobilization, inflammation, pain relief, soft tissue release and relaxation.

Myofascial Work

shiatsuA barefoot massage technique that uses deep compressive effleurage strokes to stimulate the lymphatic system and create a structural change in chronic soft tissue damage.\A0\A0 Overhead bars are used for support and balance.

core Utilizes deep and systematic strokes to spread and stretch connective tissue, or fascia, in which stress, adhesions and painful tension are held.

core Utilizes slow and deep compressions and stretches\A0 to improve posture, relieve myofascial pain, and restore balance and strength.\A0 The work is done on the floor on a mat with the client wearing loose clothing.

core This modality promotes well-being and extreme relaxation. Using warmed bamboo and Swedish type strokes, feel the tension ease from tight muscles and tendons. Enjoy increased circulation and feel revitalized.

Other Services

core Involves the removal of dead skin cells on the skin's surface to help maintain it's natural glow.