With so many different massage modalities available to you, we know it can get confusing. Here is a list of some of the most popular modalities and a brief introduction. There is no need to determine which of our modalities are right for you. When you visit with us, we will sit down with you to determine the best course of action according to your individual needs.
Below you will find a few definitions to popular massage modalities:
Relaxation/ Swedish Massage
One of the most popular forms of massage, Relaxation / Swedish is perfect for the person experiencing massage for the first time. Using a firm and rhythmic strokes helps you to relax and unwind from day to day stress. Relaxation is also known for lowering blood pressure, decreasing stress, tension, depression and so much more.
At Lilly’s we realize stress reduction and relaxation is key so we bring a level of relaxation into every service performed. By incorporating hot towels, relaxing aromas and soothing music into our services.
Deep Tissue Massage
Similar to Swedish massage however the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. Deep tissue focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia. *Deep Tissue is not always hard or firm pressure; it is a very slow and specific to a muscle or group of muscles.
Sports Massage is a combination of massage strokes and techniques combined with flexibility, ROM and specific exercise to increase the athlete’s performance. The application of Sports Massage is performed based on specific sports as well as anatomical and physiological needs.
Hot Stone Massage
The use of heated stones to relax and massage sore muscles. The stones are usually heated to around 125-150 degrees in a specially designed heater, using water. The smooth, rounded stones vary in size and shape. They may be placed along various points or used to apply massage techniques. This opens up energy channels, promoting circulation and deep relaxation.
Stones can be incorporated into almost any service, just ask your therapists.
Chair massage is given fully clothed without lotion or oils, on a specially designed portable massage chair. It is a great way to experience massage for the first time and can range from 5 min. – 20 min. in length.
Have a busy schedule or limited budget? Chair massage is a perfect way to relax and reduce stress at an affordable cost of $1 per min.
Chair massage can be done on-site for private or corporate offices, providing a relaxing and rejuvenating break in their busy day.
Call to book your event and get affordable up front pricing.
Don’t see what you’re looking for? Please call us, we offer a wide variety of massage modalities. Couples massages available, so you can unwind together.