Category: Therapeutic Bodywork in Santa Barbara Ca

Barefoot Massage / Ashiatsu in Santa Barbara, Goleta (Deeper than Deep)

Barefoot Massage / Ashiatsu in Santa Barbara, Goleta (Deeper than Deep)

What is Barefoot Massage? Barefoot massage uses deep strokes from the therapists’ feet. It is a western version of an ancient form of bodywork, with roots dating back thousands of years from cultures across Asia, India, Africa, and the Pacific Rim. The therapist delivers deep, broad, consistent pressure while utilizing their feet and body weight. Barefoot …

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Bodywork, Therapeutic, Santa Barbara

Bodywork, Therapeutic, Santa Barbara

Bodywork ranges from very gentle energy work where the therapist uses light or even no touch, as in Reiki, to sometimes uncomfortable modalities such as Rolfing Structural Integration. In classic Rolfing, a series of 10 treatments uses physical manipulation of the fascia to release old holding patterns and misalignments that are responsible for much of chronic discomfort and pain. Other bodywork methods are aimed at reeducating the body’s movement patterns so that it functions better.

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Therapeutic Massage PRO Therapy, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Professional Customized Healing Therapeutic Advanced Deep Tissue Massage

Therapeutic Massage PRO Therapy, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Professional  Customized  Healing Therapeutic Advanced Deep Tissue Massage

Therapeutic massage is a general term that describes any type of massage modality that helps relieve pain, reduce stress, and work on a specific problem—such as a frozen shoulder. People tend to assume therapeutic massage means deep tissue massage, and that they will get a very strong massage.

What is therapeutic massage used for?

Therapeutic massage incorporates a variety of advanced modalities that enhance the body’s natural restorative functioning. Light to firm touch is used to release tension, relax muscles, increase blood and lymph circulation, and impart a sense of calm.

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Myofascial Release in Santa Barbara, Goleta

Myofascial Release in Santa Barbara, Goleta

Myofascial release is a type of physical therapy often used to treat myofascial pain syndrome. Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder caused by sensitivity and tightness in your myofascial tissues. These tissues surround and support the muscles throughout your body. The pain usually originates from specific points within your myofascial tissues called “trigger points.”

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Holistic Massage Therapy Santa Barbara, Goleta, Wellness, Stress Tension Reduction, Swedish Therapeutic Massage

Holistic Massage Therapy Santa Barbara, Goleta, Wellness, Stress Tension Reduction, Swedish Therapeutic Massage

Holistic massage is an ancient method of healing that clears the lymphatic drainage system and releases toxins from the body. By recognizing that illness and stress affects not only our physical but also our emotional, spiritual and mental well-being, holistic massage allows the body’s natural healing abilities to come forth and balance the entire body as a whole.

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The Massage Knot Assassin of Santa Barbara, Goleta

The Massage Knot Assassin of Santa Barbara, Goleta

A long time client of mine wrote a Goggle Review and called me the “Knot Assassin” so I thought I’d have some fun with it in this post.

Why “Knot Assassin”: It’s Simple – Pro Massage offers a wide variety of massage modalities and tools tailored to each client needs to get those contraction knots worked out. Santa Barbara’s best kept deep tissue massage secret!

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