I am a WI Licensed Massage Therapist. I graduated from the St. Croix Center for the Healing Arts in Hudson, WI in 1999. I have been a practicing Massage Therapist ever since. I have completed continuing education courses in the following modalities: Pregnancy, Infant, Geriatric, and Sports Massage, Active Isolated Stretching, Myofascial Mobilization from Barnes, CraniolSacral I and II from Upledger, CranioSacral I and Emotional Release work from Heartwood Institute of Integrative Medicine.
While the weather is nice, this is an awesome way to get a massage. The price is $75.00 for an hour of peace and relaxation. When the weather is not so nice, you still have the option to receive a massage in the traditional environment.
All massage & bodywork is $65.00/hour, unless marked otherwise.
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle yet powerful technique that is effective in releasing neck pain, back pain, and mental stress (among other things). It does this by optimizing the movement of cerebrospinal fluid through the spine and around the skull. Developed by physician William Sutherland, this therapy provides a very soothing and relaxing healing experience.
Emotional Release Work starts out with CranioSacral Therapy. I will listen to the body’s inner physician to find physical and/or emotional issues. I will ask questions to help you visualize and create a new way to deal with that emotion in a safe, non-judgmental, and confidential healing space.
Acupressure is based on one of the most ancient principles of healing – that simply touching a specific point on the body will release stress and improve health in the body. In an acupressure session, I apply firm pressure directly to these “points” on your body, which relieves your muscle tension and improves your circulation. This simple and powerful technique has been shown to very effective in treating headaches, backaches, and even insomnia.
Myofascial mobilization is a technique used to treat injuries and discomfort, reducing pain and increasing range of motion. Myofascial massage differs from other types of massage in that it targets the fascia – the membrane surrounding muscles – rather than the muscle itself. Since fascia completely encases every muscle in the body, imbalances in the fascia can have serious effects on your range of motion and comfort level. While other forms of massage can overlook the fascia, myofascial massage focuses specifically on releasing tension in this important membrane.
Integrative massage is a combination of all massage & bodywork skills I have learned with an added touch of intuition.
Each technique has specific benefits but in general massage and bodywork will benefit you in the following ways:
- Improve Relaxation
- Nurture your overall well being
- Relieve muscle aches and pains
- Reduce stress
- Improve circulation
- Cleanse body of toxins
- Improve flexibility & range of motion
- Heal injuries faster
- Improve posture
- Strengthen immune system
- Enhance self-image
HTE healing equipment available for use before, during or after a therapeutic massage or other bodywork at my home office.
Ceramic Heaters generate Far Infrared Rays (FIR) which when absorbed by the body increases the body temperature aiding in the healing process. The Far Infrared Therapy allows your cells to regenerate and can decrease muscle spasms and soreness often providing pain relief. It is excellent for wounds and the warmth provides the benefit of overall relaxation and reducing tension. This type of warmth can also speed up metabolism assisting in weight loss. Many people have found the Far Infrared Therapy to be a good treatment for painful joints and sore muscles. Ceramic Heaters are easy to use and leaves you with a sense of well-being. This is classified as a Class 2 Medical device in Canada. Many owners claim that the following ailments have been reduced: abnormal nerve function, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, chest colds, chronic diseases, earaches, gastric and duodenal ulcers, gout, insomnia, knee injuries, neuralgia, paralysis, poor circulation, shoulder pain, stomach aches, fungus, viruses, and shingles.
The Chi Machine through its blended fish-like motion on the body yields many benefits such as increased oxygenation, improved immune system, spinal balancing, cellular activation, restores balance to the autonomic nervous system and more. This machine is the result of 38 years of research and development by Dr. Shizo Inuoe and through his relentless work he found a way to benefit countless people in their quest for health. Medical device license # 66598 registered in Canada. Owners testify to relief from the following ailments: aches and pains, back problems, brain disorders, circulatory problems, digestive system disorders, increases energy, high blood pressure, leg swelling, mental awareness, muscular disorders, Parkinson’s disease, respiratory system problems, sleep disorders, stress and emotional problems.
Similar to reflexology, the advanced Electro Reflex Energizer helps reconnect broken or damaged electrical circuits within the body by stimulating it with the correct wave form, current and frequency. Not just a foot massager, it is effective at producing an ultimate feeling of relaxation and body balancing. Electro Reflex Energizer relieves stressful aches and pains, eases tension and reduces fatigue and revitalizes energy. The following benefits have been reported by various owners. Help with digestive problems, parasite and toxin issues, injured toes, bruises, candida, herpes virus, neuropathy associated with diabetes, back pain, pinched nerves, carpal tunnel, lupus, fibromyalgia, planter fasciitis, broken bones, bone spurs, bunions, gout, and warts.
How does it work? Unlike an electric blanket which uses electric coils to create heat, the Biomat uses a combination of fabrics, Amethyst and Black Tourmaline stones to generate far infrared rays which is then transferred to the body as heat. The heat comes from friction generated within the body through the effects of far infrared rays. Far infrared rays warm the inside of your body and the part of your body making contact with the Biomat. Should the temperature of any part of the Biomat exceed the set temperature, the thermal sensors distributed throughout the Biomat will cut off the electric current. When the Biomat reaches the selected temperature, the negative ion lights will come on and will stay on until the Biomat needs to raise the temperature. The Biomat comes with an external control box which allows you to adjust the desired temperature and usage time (between 2, 4, 8, or 12 hours). As an added safety feature, when the controller is set to 131ºF or higher, it will automatically step down to 113ºF after 4 hours. Benefits are: temporary relief of minor muscle pain, minor joint pain and stiffness, joint pain associated with arthritis, muscle spasms, minor sprains, minor strains, minor muscular back pain; relaxation of muscles; and temporary increase of local circulation.