Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage
Primarily used to deal with your trouble spots or chronic pain issues this massage uses deeper pressure as well as movement to help reduce pain. Office workers, teachers, nurses, laborers, really just about EVERYONE can use a deep tissue massage, Nervous about a painful massage? Don't be! Check out this article for a great in-depth description of deep tissue work that captures our style and philosophy really well.
The type of cupping performed at Awaken is different than what you may have received before. It included myofascial gliding cupping as well as static cupping over trigger points and taut fibers,
Who cannot receive cupping? People with blood clotting problems, renal disorders, those having cancer treatment, and a few other conditions, but almost everyone, can receive and benefit from this treatment.
A tool is used to apply pressure and scrape the skin to relieve pain and tension. This action can cause marks(similar to cup marks). The name gua sha — pronounced gwahshah — comes from the Chinese word for scraping.
Synergy Stone Massage
Synergy Stones are ceramic and warmed much like a hot stone massage. The difference is that these are shaped for deeper work rather than traditional flat stones. It's a great massage for those who want deep work with the benefits warmth has for softening muscles.