Massage and Reflexology
Esalen Massage is known for its healing and nurturing touch. It combines long strokes, gentle rocking and stretching, sculpting of deep musculature and the precision of acupressure. Esalen Massage goes far beyond the physical result of bodywork by focusing on energy exchange and overall mind-body well being.
Therapeutic Thai Massage has been practiced in Thailand for over 2,500 years, and is often included in sacred ceremonies. Thai massage includes passive stretching and gentle pressure along the body’s energy lines to increase flexibility, relieve muscle and joint tension and balance the body’s energy systems. During Thai massage the client is fully clothed in comfortable clothing provided by the Spa.
This is a therapeutic massage customizable to your individual needs. Our therapists use varied strokes and skillful hand movements to promote circulation and detoxification, target stressed muscles, unlock tension and relieve pain or discomfort.
A relaxing massage using a specialized blend of pure essential oils. Your therapist will be applying these oils throughout the session in order to balance the nervous system, boost the immune function, soothe achy muscles and release tension.
Natural Hot Stone Massage
This luxurious and pampering massage combines deep heat therapy with traditional Swedish and deep tissue strokes. Heated basalt stones are used throughout the massage to help those tired, achy muscles let go. The heat not only soothes sore, tense muscles but improves circulation, and allows for a deeper level of relaxation, which encourages overall tranquility and healing.
The application of pressure (which may be applied in a gentle yet firm technique) to points on the feet and sometimes hands or ears. The stimulation of the reflexology points causes relaxation to the corresponding internal organs, limbs and joints. This relaxing modality is deeply therapeutic to the entire body; often clients will fall into a deep sleep. This is a great way to ease your way into the world of bodywork and massage if you're nervous about receiving touch.
Embrace all the beauty that new life gives us with this soothing pregnancy massage. Traditional massage techniques are integrated into a more comfortable "side lying" position that helps to take pressure of the abdomen and chest.
An exfoliating foot scrub is applied using pure, raw sugar mixed with select essential oils that will enhance the tissue health of the feet. The scrub is followed by a soothing foot massage that will stimulate the various pressure points along the soles of the feet. Stress melts away as the feet are pampered and soothed.
A light-touch, whole-body treatment technique that works with the body’s craniosacral system to support and nourish the central nervous system —improving overall health and well-being.
CranioSacral therapy helps to alleviate the aches, pains and strains of life; improves coping mechanisms to allow for better management of stress, improves the body’s ability to self-care. C/S therapy produces profound, positive changes.