Massage Therapy and Reflexology
Swedish and Californian Massage
Swedish massage can be relaxing, emergent or even stimulating. It is performed with firmness and delicacy. It also acts on the skin, lymphatic system, breathing and the entire nervous system. It provides a very great muscular relaxation and helps to increase the amplitude of your movements. Massage techniques apply to all the muscle mass treated. The relaxation provided by this massage will bring a benefit to your entire superficial and average muscle system and to your entire body.
Californian massage is composed of fluid, continuous and enveloping movements. These maneuvers invite abandonment and allow to reach a state of openness for relaxation. It is a support for physical, nervous, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.
Hot Stones Massage
Our massage therapists certified and recognized by the Quebec Federation of Massage Therapists offer you the opportunity to eliminate accumulated stress, tone your muscles and relieve muscle pain.
This single therapy which uses stone of volcanic origin is an extremely effective method not only by the heating effect of the hot stone, which will relax muscles and tisues, but also because it influences the energy centers in order to create a perfect osmosis between the body and the mind. The use of hot stones applied to various points of the body makes it possible to give back a normal function to the rigid muscles in order to relieve the pains which harass us on a daily basis.
The focusing technique includes six steps based on listening to the body’s senses (lump in the throat, butterfies in the stomach, tightness in the chest). The person learns to listen her sensations and her emotions and that come from within her body and not from her mind.
She questions them and expects answers without analysis and without judgment. This method provides acces in an atmosphere of confidence to the memory and wisdom of the body. This allows the experimentation of blockages and conflicts, which lets emerge solutions previously inacessible to the conscious.
Pregnancy and Baby Massage
The birth of a child is a unique event in a woman’s life. The massage for the pregnant woman aims to reduce the pain due to physical changes resulting from pregnancy. It provides better blood and lymphatic circulation, while decreasing muscle tension for better comfort.
This massage is safe for both the baby and the future mother and is done by a trained professional for these specific massages.
This little ritual is above all a moment of relaxation and complicity between the parent and his child. The massage is very relaxing. Most babies like this type of gentle and stimulating caresses. Such loving touch can lessen bad mood and / or irritability. Other benefits are recognized including helping your baby sleep better (and you too). His sleep will tend to become deeper and longer. The massage contributes to a good digestion. It relieves constipation and stimulates transit by reducing colic and gastric reflux. Massage also stimulates the cognitive development of your baby. Finally, research shows that there is a link between massage and weight gain for premature babies.
Naturopathy, to live healthy every day.
Reflexology is practised by applying sustained pressure, with the end of the fingers, on zones or reflexes points located on the feet. These points correspond to organs or organic functions. The foot, divided into reflexes zones , is the miniaturized representation of the human body.
The art of reflexology consists in locating the tensions and the dysfunctions in order to improve the functions and to get back the normal reactions of the body.
If you can not attend your appointment, you must notify us 24 hours in advance. If we do not provide the minimum notice, a 40% fee will be charged for the massage therapy service.