For those dealing with chronic pain, limited range of motion, mobility problems, injuries and more, a single massage will probably not provide long term results. I am experienced in working with doctors, chiropractors, dentists, counselors, and physical therapists for comprehensive treatments to provide longer lasting results. I can provide detailed notes on what we find to your health care providers, if requested.
A holistic approach involving body, mind, emotions, and spirit has provided my most successful results. A healthy balance in all four aspects is essential to overall wellness. It is common for physical restrictions to "refuse" to release during bodywork. Often it is the mind or emotions keeping us from being able to truly let go. In these cases it doesn't matter how much pressure the therapist uses, or what techniques are applied. Sometimes the gentlest of work can move mountains. Relaxation massages, the heat of stones, or the gentle balancing energy of Reiki allow you to reach deeper levels of inner peace and calm, allowing your body to follow suit.
We will work together to create short and long term goals. For some a goal may be increased range of motion or reduction in pain. For others these goals might include learning to focus on breathing to work toward deeper relaxation. Each session is focused on where you are in that moment and time. We will work together to determine what the day's focuses will be.
Our vessel that carries us through life. It allows us to work, play, and express ourselves. It is driven by our thoughts and emotions. Every facial expression, gesture, and movement is inspired by them. The body is where we physically hold our unexpressed stresses and emotions.
Mental health is finally starting to gain the attention and understanding it deserves. Our thoughts form our reality. With the immense "noise" of information, news, and advertising that we are exposed to daily, it can become next to impossible for many of us to rest our minds. Loss of sleep, muscle tension and spasms, and digestive problems are just a handful of results of mental unrest.
The heart of our intuition, our emotions guide us through life. Our emotions work in conjunction with the logic and knowledge of our minds. During difficult times we can become trapped in our emotions letting them control and dictate what happens in our daily lives. We can also become emotionally closed, allowing logic and reason to dictate without heart.
Our energetic body, our essence. The core of who we are and everything that we believe. When it is properly nurtured and balanced we feel our most alive and passionate about life. When its needs are unmet and it becomes unbalanced we become anxious, depressed, lethargic, and unmotivated. Reiki is an excellent tool to help bring back an energetic balance.