Professional Therapeutic Massage & Reflexology by Licensed Therapists
Massage therapy is an exceptional resource for the mind and body. It relaxes muscles, eases pain, and soothes the mind. Other benefits include relief of chronic tension and pain in the muscles, improved circulation, increased flexibility, and reduced mental and physical fatigue. It helps to restore balance to the body and is an excellent approach for stress relief. We have been providing therapeutic healing, relaxation, and stress release to Lake Geneva for over 20 years. We are pleased to offer you our professional services and strive to provide our clients with a beneficial experience. Our state-licensed therapists specialize in the use of therapeutic and deep tissue massage to alleviate muscle spasms, headaches, tension, neck, back, and sciatica pain. We would appreciate the opportunity to provide you with a therapeutic massage to help relieve your discomfort and pain and restore your sense of health and well-being.
At Acupuncture Wellness Center, we offer foot reflexology that is based on ancient Chinese therapy and involves manipulation of specific reflex areas of the foot that correspond to other parts and organs of the body. This form of bodywork involves application of pressure to reflex points to stimulate body organs and relieve areas of congestion. Similar to acupressure principles, reflexology works with the body’s energy flow to reduce pain, increase relaxation, and stimulate the circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids to stimulate self-healing and maintain balance of the body.
Deep Tissue Massage
This type of massage is aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called the connective tissue. The therapist focuses on releasing chronic muscle tension or knots (adhesions) in the muscles to help alleviate chronic muscular pain and assist in injury rehabilitation. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas from stress or overwork, such as the neck, back, and shoulder areas. This type of massage is generally more intense. However, it should not hurt. It is important to communicate with your therapist regarding the intensity and pressure of the massage so that they can adapt their technique as needed throughout the massage. Deep tissue massage is generally integrated with other massage techniques.
Thai Yoga Massage
Thai Yoga Massage is a dynamic bodywork therapy based on yoga and Ayurveda, which has its roots in the temples of Thailand. In this unique healing system of Thai Yoga Massage, the practitioner guides the recipient through a series of yoga postures while palming and thumbing along the body’s energy (“Sen”) lines and pressure points. Together these actions result in a comprehensive full body treatment that relieves muscular tension, improves circulation, boosts the immune system, and balances the body energetically. Thai Yoga Massage is a way for spiritual people to share the benefits of meditation and compassion in a physical form. It is a respected form of healing practiced today in hospitals and temples throughout Thailand. and is performed on a mat on the floor; both client and practitioner are dressed in comfortable clothing, allowing ease of movement and flexibility. No oils or creams are used.
Swedish massage consists of a variety of techniques that include broad strokes, kneading, rolling, vibration, percussive, and tapping movements that are applied with the application of oil to reduce friction on the skin. This type of massage relaxes muscles, increases circulation, removes metabolic waste products, and stimulates the skin and nervous system. The long gliding movements help to improve the overall health and well-being of the recipient. To help reduce emotional and physical stress on the body, we recommend a regular program for stress management and overall wellness.
This technique uses a specially designed massage chair in which the client remains fully clothed. Seated massage incorporates a variety of techniques such as Shiatsu, Trigger Point Therapy, Swedish massage, and bodywork and somatic techniques. A session typically lasts between 15 to 60 minutes, and the massage is generally focused on the back, neck, shoulders, and arms. It is a great way to reduce stress and tension if you are in a hurry or short on time. Chair massage can be done on-site at various locations.
Prenatal massage uses specific techniques to reduce the discomforts of pregnancy as well as enhance the physiological and emotional well-being of the mother and fetus. Massage offers a safe, non-invasive method of relief for common complaints including; fatigue, headaches, low back pain, neck and shoulder pain and tension, swelling of extremities, and mood swings. It also increases circulation, lowers blood pressure, and reduces stress on weight-bearing joints. Massage is helpful both during the pregnancy and in the postpartum period. It is recommended to wait until the second trimester before getting a massage, and is best to consult with your physician prior to receiving a prenatal massage.
The use of essential oils that are extracted from herbs, resins, woods, and roots, are applied to the body to aid in relaxation, improve circulation, boost the immune system, and help the healing of wounds. Each of the oils has its own properties, unique characteristics, and benefits that help in re-establishing harmony and revitalize systems and organs of the body where there is a malfunction or lack of balance. Different fragrances of essential oils will relax, revitalize, or renew your mind, body, and soul.
Rejuvenate your senses with varied forms of therapeutic massage. We also offer reflexology to give you a sigh of relief.
Our goal is to empower and educate people on health issues and how to restore function in their body using safe, noninvasive effective therapies.