Motherhood

Pregnancy and Motherhood is a delicate and special time full of rapid change. Massage and bodywork is a natural and caring gift to give your self and baby during this time. Some of the benefits of massage are:

  • emotional support and nurturing touch

  • relaxation and self-awareness

  • pain relief on weight-bearing joints, pelvis and lower back

  • back, hip and neck pain relief

  • preparation of the muscles and joints used during childbirth

  • reduced swelling in hands and feet

  • lessened sciatic pain

  • fewer calf cramps

  • headache and sinus congestion relief 

  • Better sleep

Prenatal Services: Thai Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, Swedish Massage and Reflexology. 

Postpartum Services (can be booked as soon as 3 days after birth): Thai Massage with herbal compress, Swedish massage, Reflexology. 

Children and Babies

Massage and touch is important for children and babies too. The world can be a very simulating and demanding place for children.  Intentional and caring contact and touch encourages healthy brain development and helps with sensory integration. Massage for babies can help:

  • Improve immune system

  • Calm nervous system

  • Promote brain development

  • Weight gain

  • Trust and connection

  • Better sleep

  • Better digestive health

  • Can improve symptoms of health problems

As well massage for children and teens can help:

  • Decrease stress, anxiety and depression

  • Heal sport related injury 

  • Increase body awareness 

  • Relieve posture fatigue from sitting in desks all day.

  • Decrease growing pains

  • Balance hormones

Are you bringing baby with you? let me know and I will block off 15 min for craniosacral baby treatment at no charge.

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