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An all around massage and manipulation of soft tissue that relieves stress and tension, while enhancing blood and lymph circulation using medium pressure. Swedish massage is an ideal introduction to the peacefulness and benefits of massage therapy.
30 minutes $45
60 minutes $75
90 minutes $110
Deep Tissue Massage
As the name suggest, this type of massage addresses the deeper layers of muscle tissues. Through strong finger, knuckle, forearm and elbow pressure, deep tissue massage can aid in the relief of chronic tension. It is strongly recommended for old injuries, trigger points and postural improvement.
30 minutes $45
60 minutes $85
90 minutes $125
Hot Stone Massage
Take a moment to image lying comfortably upon a pattern of stones warmed to 140 degrees. Trails of heat flowing deep along the spine, radiating through the shoulders and neck flowing down the legs to the feet. Lingering just long enough to melt the tension from each and every muscle. Relieves pain and promotes harmony and well being.
60 Minutes $105
90 Minutes $130
"Mi" Minutes (add on to any Massage)
"Mi" Minutes are exactly that. Extend your time to Relax after any of our Facials or massages. Relax in the fluffy warmth of your Massage bed before returning to the outside world.
15 min. $10
30 min $20
Back Only Body Scrub & Polish $30
Foot Scrub *add on to any massage $ 10
One of the most commonly taught and well-known massage techniques, Swedish massage is a vigorous system of treatment designed to energize the body by stimulating circulation. Five basic strokes, all flowing toward the heart, are used to manipulate the soft tissues of the body. The disrobed client is covered by a sheet, with only the area being worked on exposed. Therapists use a combination of kneading, rolling, vibrational, percussive, and tapping movements, with the application of oil, to reduce friction on the skin.
Swedish Massage refers to a variety of techniques specifically designed to relax muscles by applying pressure to them against deeer muscles and bones. The main purpose of Swedish massage is to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles.
Swedish massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissue of lactic acid, uric acid and other metabolic wastes. It improves circulation without increasing heart load. It stretches the ligaments and tendons, keeping them supple.
Swedish massage also stimulates the skin and nervous system while at the same time relaxing the nerves themselves. And it can help reduce emotional and physical stress. Research shows that massage lowers cortisol levels which is the hormone of chronic stress.
Massage is among the many effective complementary therapies for stress reduction recommended by health professionals.Swedish massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, and improving function in patients with osteoarthritis. Swedish massage is deeply relaxing.
Deep Tissue Massage
Techniques that utilize deep-tissue/deep-muscle massage are administered to affect the sub-layer of musculature and fascia. These techniques require advanced training and a thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology. The muscles must be relaxed in order to effectively perform deep-tissue massage, otherwise tight surface muscles prevent the practitioner from reaching deeper musculature. It helps with chronic muscular pain and injury rehabilitation and reduces inflammation-related pain caused by arthritis and tendinitis. It is generally integrated with other massage techniques.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage is deeply detoxifying and profoundly relaxing. By combining massage with hot stones, the circulatory system is both stimulated and relaxed. This circulatory activity promotes the release of toxins from the muscles, assisting the body in self-healing. In addition, tense muscles are also softened and eased by the deeply penetrating heat of the stones. Pain and muscle spasms are banished and a feeling of peacefulness and spiritual well-being takes hold. The combined effect prompts a state of enhanced relaxation that washes away stress and sets the stage for re-energizing and rejuvenating the body, mind and spirit.
Advantages/Benefits of Hot Stone Massage Therapy
- The therapist might also leave heated stones in specific points along your spine, or in the palms of your hand, or even between your toes to improve the flow of energy/blood flow in your body.
- Hot Stone Massage therapy can help in the treatment of for following problems; muscular aches, strains, Multiple Sclerosis, rheumatic and arthritic conditions, back pain, and insomnia. It also helps to improve circulation and can help reduce stress, anxiety, tension and depression.
- Hot stone Massage therapy goes beyond the physical experience of typical massage and enters deeper dimensions of relaxation, health and well-being.
- Stone massages may be more suitable for those individuals that prefer a lighter massage, but need deep manipulation of the muscles.
- The theory is that the heat from the stones helps to increase your hearty rate and helps to regulated blood flow. It also helps to rid the muscles of toxic waste products, which build up from stress and bad lifestyle habits.
- Natural Pain Reliever – Hot stone massage gives your body something else to focus on besides pain. It decreases and blocks pain signals to the brain leading to tremendous relief.
The Benefits Of Massage
What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can:
- Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
- Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
- Ease medication dependence.
- Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
- Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
- Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
- Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
- Increase joint flexibility.
- Lessen depression and anxiety.
- Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
- Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
- Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling.
- Reduce spasms and cramping.
- Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
- Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
- Relieve migraine pain.
A Powerful Ally
There’s no denying the power of bodywork. Regardless of the adjectives we assign to it (pampering, rejuvenating, therapeutic) or the reasons we seek it out (a luxurious treat, stress relief, pain management), massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen.
Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. While eliminating anxiety and pressure altogether in this fast-paced world may be idealistic, massage can, without a doubt, help manage stress. This translates into:
- Decreased anxiety.
- Enhanced sleep quality.
- Greater energy.
- Improved concentration.
- Increased circulation.
- Reduced fatigue.
Furthermore, clients often report a sense of perspective and clarity after receiving a massage. The emotional balance bodywork provides can often be just as vital and valuable as the more tangible physical benefits.
In response to massage, specific physiological and chemical changes cascade throughout the body, with profound effects. Research shows that with massage:
- Arthritis sufferers note fewer aches and less stiffness and pain.
- Asthmatic children show better pulmonary function and increased peak air flow.
- Burn injury patients report reduced pain, itching, and anxiety.
- High blood pressure patients demonstrate lower diastolic blood pressure, anxiety, and stress hormones.
- Premenstrual syndrome sufferers have decreased water retention and cramping.
- Preterm infants have improved weight gain.
Research continues to show the enormous benefits of touch—which range from treating chronic diseases, neurological disorders, and injuries, to alleviating the tensions of modern lifestyles. Consequently, the medical community is actively embracing bodywork, and massage is becoming an integral part of hospice care and neonatal intensive care units. Many hospitals are also incorporating on-site massage practitioners and even spas to treat postsurgery or pain patients as part of the recovery process.
Increase the Benefits with Frequent Visits
Getting a massage can do you a world of good. And getting massage frequently can do even more. This is the beauty of bodywork. Taking part in this form of regularly scheduled self-care can play a huge part in how healthy you’ll be and how youthful you’ll remain with each passing year. Budgeting time and money for bodywork at consistent intervals is truly an investment in your health. And remember: just because massage feels like a pampering treat doesn’t mean it is any less therapeutic. Consider massage appointments a necessary piece of your health and wellness plan, and work with your practitioner to establish a treatment schedule that best meets your needs.
412 B Osceola Avenue , Jacksonville Beach, Fl 32250
(904)568-0307 Call or Text or Book Online 24/7
La Bella Mi is in the Day Spa and Salon Industry and proudly serves Jacksonville Beach, FL, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Atlantic Beach, FL, Neptune Beach, FL and the entire Jacksonville, Fl area. La Bella Mi offers a wide range of Massage Therapy. All staff are licensed professionals.