gentle, deep-tissue massage designed to reduce dysfunctions, restrictions, and trigger points [knots] in the soft tissues of the body; great for injury treatment, relaxation, pain, circulation, post-workout, postural alignment, and increased range-of-motion.
Tessa customizes each and every session with client needs at-heart and in-mind.
With current assessment + long-term goals in mind, Tessa guides you through the process of designing a session that will best suit your intentions and needs. Here are some bodywork terms that folks sometimes find helpful when navigating that process.
+ mind-body awareness- engaging the mind to facilitate change in the nervous, muscular, circulatory, and energy systems of the body.
+ guided meditation- the use of spoken or recorded relaxation, manifestation, or chakra clearing/balancing meditation.
+ myofascial release- a method of using heat and pressure to move & release restrictions in the fascial system of the body. an incredibly effective resource for supporting postural alignment.
+ myotherapy- a method of relaxing muscle spasms aka "trigger points", alleviating pain, increasing range of motion, and improving circulation and overall muscular health.
+ swedish massage- effleurage & petrissage, rhythmic and fluid gliding movements treating superficial and deep tissues. great for relaxation.
+ neuro-muscular facilitation- using the brain and nervous system to facilitate changes in the muscular and fascial systems of the body.