Category: Santa Barbara Massage

Sports Massage for Female Athletes

Sports Massage for Female Athletes

Female Athletes Like endorphins! My style of Deep Tissue Massage releases the body’s natural painkillers whereby it stimulates the release of endorphins, the morphine-like substances that the body manufactures, into the brain and nervous system….kind of like a “Runners High” or a parasympathetic state “rest and digest” of mind. You will need to book an appointment for …

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Athletic Injury, Sports Injuries, Barefoot, Trigger Point, Cupping, Therapeutic Deep Tissue Healing Massage, in Santa Barbara, Goleta

I work with many types of top-level athletes to restore health and muscle function and help them avoid sports injuries.  Deep tissue massage helps in pain relief and injury rehabilitation to overcome sports injuries, stay healthy and perform at your best. If you’re injured, call me. Here a list of some of the major sports injuries that I work on. Achilles …

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Sports Massage for Weight Training – Therapeutic Pain Relief, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Riktr Pro Massage can be healing, cat-like, relaxing flowers or deep tissue bodywork for sports injuries and muscular and or emotional pain. (We all have holding patterns in our bodies according to Ida Rolf and John F. Barnes.) Nicola, LMT Nicola of Riktr Pro Massage is a practicing licensed insured professional LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist) and fine artist based in Santa Barbara, …

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Yoga, Pilates, Stretching and Massage. Practice these as much as possible. Therapeutic Pain Relief, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Why do Yoga, Pilates, Stretching and Massage work together? It is hard to find a better combination of relaxation, increased circulation, and range of motion. Yoga and massage can work together to relieve stress and tension throughout your life. Yogis need a massage and massage therapists and bodyworkers need yoga. The two arts are sisters. Therapists’ knowledge of yoga informs …

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Massage Therapy Can Relieve Stress with Trigger Point Massage

Thanks for Article from Amta Approved October 2006 Position Statement It is the position of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) that massage therapy can be effective for stress relief. Background Information Stress is a prevalent component in today’s fast-paced world which can negatively impact an individual’s health and well-being. Massage therapy has been shown …

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Sports Massage Charity and Community Events Riktr Pro Massage has been involved with !

  Riktr Pro Massage can be healing, cat-like, relaxing flowers or deep tissue bodywork for sports injuries and muscular and or emotional pain. (We all have holding patterns in our bodies according to Ida Rolf and John F. Barnes.) Nicola, LMT Intro. On-Line Only In-Call Special 1 1/4 hr $70.00…that’s full 75 minutes (1st-time client’s only) Mon – Fri …

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Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons, and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints.  Deep tissue massage is aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep …

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Barefoot Shiatsu

Barefoot Shiatsu Barefoot Shiatsu is a wonderful massage technique, where the energy flow of the whole body can find balance. The massage practitioner applies pressure and gliding techniques with the feet to stimulate the meridian flow, to release tension, and flush painful discomfort from tissues and muscles. Applying compression and integrating the new gliding techniques with the feet allows depth …

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