Body and Energy Work
Intuitive Integration (Multiple Modalities)
Paul will use his 15+ years of experience, knowledge and intuition to combine a multitude of modalities and practices into a seamlessly integrated massage and energy work experience. If you are new to massage or just unsure of what you are looking for this is the best go to for you.
Derived from acupuncture, Acupressure is a method that uses physical pressure applied to acupuncture points throughout the body. It works to re-balance your chi, relieve tension, and improve your overall health.
Compression is direct applications of pressure into a muscle, usually against underlying bone. It is a powerful bodywork tool with long-lasting results.
Craniosacral therapy uses gentle touch manipulation of your head, neck, and the bottom of your spine. Your neck, back, and hips will feel looser and freer.
Designed to remove severe tension, deep tissue massage is a technique used to relieve both muscles and connective tissue below the surface. It helps to improve range of motion and heal injuries below the surface.
Esalen massage uses an integration of multiple modalities and focuses on long slow strokes to help you achieve relaxation and detoxification.
Lomi Lomi is a Hawaiian method that combines a variety of techniques to relax each part of your body. It will leave you feeling serene and relaxed.
Myofascial Release uses specific techniques to stretch and repair the connective issue between your muscles (fascia). It helps your body heal properly from injuries and can restore range of motion.
Neuromuscular Therapy uses a variety of trigger point techniques to provide a deep and lasting relaxation of your muscular problems.
Passive stretching means you’re using some sort of outside assistance to help you achieve a stretch. This assistance could be your body weight, a strap, leverage, gravity, another person, or a stretching device. With passive stretching, you relax the muscle you’re trying to stretch and rely on the external force to hold you in place.
Polarity Therapy uses light touch and gentle rocking to help relax your muscles and align your body's energy.
Range of Motion Testing
Range of Motion is the range which a joint can move or be moved, testing is done to determine whether the range is limited, normal or excessive. This is used to determine the end feel of motion and to determine whether or not there is pain present in that motion, and if so, the location, quality, and intensity.
Reflexology is a technique that focuses on specific pressure points within your feet to help correct energy flows throughout your body.
Shiatsu is a Japanese technique that uses finger pressure to help redirect your body's chi. It relaxes your muscles and helps you achieve a balanced energy flow.
Massage oil or cream is used with smooth, gliding strokes. Swedish massage uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension and create other health benefits. It is a classic massage that will ease your stress and allow you to slip into a calm state of relaxation.
Thai massage uses ancient stretching and massage techniques to leave you feeling free and relaxed.
Trigger point therapy focuses on the release of tension around specific nerve centers found throughout your body. It is great for relieving cramped and overused muscles.
Chakras are energy centers in the human body; each corresponds to different glands and governs specific parts of the physical body and areas of the psyche. Balancing can be accomplished in a number of ways, for example, through the healing arts, guided meditation, or the use of energy manipulation in the auric fields.
Reiki uses a technique commonly called palm or hands on healing. Through the use of this technique, practitioners transfer universal energy (i.e., reiki) in the form of qi (Japanese: ki) through the palms, which they believe allows for self-healing and a state of equilibrium.
Sound/Vibrational Healing uses the power of sound and vibration to restore one's body, mind and spirit to a sense of balance and harmony. Imagine receiving a gentle bath of sounds.