Rebecca Fitzpatrick, BCTMB
Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork

Services

Swedish Massage

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 improve 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.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.

Neuromuscular Therapy

Neuromuscular therapy uses a holistic approach towards healing, emphasizing and stimulating the body's natural ability to heal itself. Neuromuscular therapy also enhances the function of joints and muscles, and accelerates the overall healing process by facilitating the release of trigger points.  Neuromuscular therapy techniques may include deep tissue work, cross fiber friction and fascia release.

Active Isolated Stretching

Developed by Aaron Mattes, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is a dynamic system for improving your flexibility and overall well-being. As you probably already know, stretching your muscles not only reduces your chance of injury, but also strengthens your tendons and improves your circulation. AIS helps reestablish and reset proprioceptor communication between our brains and our muscles.

ACE Massage Cupping

ACE Massage Cupping™ bodywork is a pleasant and gentle, non-invasive technique that achieves powerful results in releasing tight, contracted muscle tissue; pain reduction, joint mobilization, lymph drainage, scar reduction, pre- and post-operative therapy to shorten recovery time and enhance surgical outcomes.

Himalayan Salt Stone Therapy

Himalayan Salt Stone Therapy is a style of massage where heated pink salt stones are combined with deep Swedish strokes to deepen relaxation and promote circulation in your muscles. The overall experience is very relaxing to the central nervous system leaving you feeling grounded and nurtured.

Shiatsu

Shiatsu is a Japanese form of massage therapy. The word Shiatsu comes from two Japanese words - "shi" (finger) and "atsu" (pressure). In addition to the direct stimulation of pressure points along the energy pathways of your body, gentle stretching techniques are applied over a wider area of the body to integrate the point work and encourage the flow of Chi (energy) throughout the body. Shiatsu is a meditative healing art that honors the body, mind and spirit.

Reiki

Reiki is a form of energy work that cleanses and balances the energy system in the body. As a result, the body's natural self-healing mechanisms strengthen, helping to establish optimum health. Reiki utilizes a gentle laying on of hands to initiate the energy flow. The practitioner acts as a conduit to stimulate your own natural life force energy. The benefits of Reiki range from the release of habitual mental/emotional stress to alleviating chronic pain.