Types of therapy

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Developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago, this ancient healing art uses the fingers to gradually press key parts on the body, which stimulate self-healing. Similar in theory to acupuncture; but without the needles.

Acupuncture is the practice of inserting thin needles into specific body points to improve health and well-being. It originated in China more than 2000 years ago.

A form of ‘proper body mechanics’ that emphasizes economy of motion in an effort to conserve physical energy, as well as to maintain balance and stability throughout the transitioning from one position to another.

The practice of using scents, most often derived from essential oils and/or combinations of these oils, to achieve medicinal or wellness health benefits. Frequently used as an accompaniment to massage therapy.

The use of art, the creative process, and client response to the products created for the treatment of, and rehabilitation for, psychiatric and psychological conditions.

An ancient process further developed and brought to the US in the 1990’s, Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy is a type of massage therapy delivered via bare feet while the practitioner holds onto overhead bars. Designed for therapists who specialize in deep tissue Swedish techniques.