Professional Winona, MN massage services offered by Luanne Petron, Certified Massage Therapist, Winona, MN, LaCrosse, WIS area and massage in Winona, MN surrounding areas.
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Deep Tissue Massage
The emphasis of deep tissue massage therapy is on the deep muscle layers and tissues that include tendons, fascia and protective layers around your muscles, joints and bones. Deep tissue encourages the body to release tension being held in your muscles and tissues that can cause pain and discomfort. A variety of massage strokes, pressures and technique, can be used during Deep tissue massage, which include knuckles, fists, elbows, forearms and massage tools. Deep tissue massage is not intended to be painful. Communication is key to a successful session and outcome.
Swedish Massage encourages the body to relax and let go of held stress. It improves range of motion using active and passive movement, increases circulation, and connects with parasympathetic body responses. Massage strokes applied are relaxing, gentle, and natural flowing. Long gliding effleurage strokes are used that allow you to release tension and nurture yourself. Swedish massage can include petrissage strokes, kneading, vibration, tapotement, and stretching the fascia. Swedish massage is a nice way to treat you on a regular basis.
Sports Massage uses techniques designed specifically for athletes. It is geared to enhance athletic performance, addresses pre-event, post-event, inter-event, maintenance, sports injuries and injury prevention.
It can promote post-injury healing, increase range of motion, boost flexibility, increase blood flow and circulation and supports relaxation. Sports massage is complementary when used in conjunction with other healing modalities such as physical therapy and chiropractic care.
Geriatrics Massage (½ hour session)
Geriatric massage therapy is a massage technique that uses strokes that are specifically geared for meeting the needs of the elderly population. It is specialized to be attentive to aging muscles, bones, tissue and thinning aging skin. It can involve passive and active movements that increases the range of motion, improve circulation and blood supply, and enhance lymphatic flow. It can also improve healing after surgeries and aids in rehabilitation. Geriatric massage is able to reduce arthritis pain and other discomforts, helps with stress relief, depression, anxiety, and longevity. This is a great way to support optimal health goals and enhance quality of life.
Prenatal Massage is geared to help with aches and pains experienced during pregnancy, birth and post postpartum. Prenatal massage is nurturing to both the mother and baby when given during one of the most mentally demanding and challenging time of a women’s life. Prenatal massage incorporates many strokes of regular massage, but is specialized to the needs of the expectant women’s changing bodies. Side lying position can be used along with wedge pillows for added comfort and support during pregnancy massage. Benefits of this treatment include enhanced blood and lymph flow, increases circulation, sleep, and relaxation. It also improves anxiety and depression that may occur with hormonal changes during pregnancy or postpartum.
Infant Massage (½ hour session)
Infant massage is a wonderful time to bond with your baby. Bonding grows stronger as love is exchanged. This exchange of love is communicated through touch. It incorporates trust and happiness that builds loving relationships. Massage helps children with circulation, relieves intestinal gas and colic, stimulates internal organs, reduces stress, encourages intellectual development and increases language development. Infant massage develops a child’s ability to learn about their body, improves immune function, and increases endorphin output, which helps decrease pain and tension. Studies have indicated that faster weight gain can be acquired and it enhances general well-being.
Hot Stone Massage (75 minute session)
Hot Stone massage origin dates back 5000 years to India through Ayurveda traditions. This massage modality offers many benefits to heal relax and penetrate tight achy muscles. Smooth heated stones are placed on the bodyand spine. The warmth of the stones aids the therapist to work deeper as they specialize the massage to your individual needs. It improves stress, relieve headaches and migraines, increases circulation, enhances range of motion, supports lymph systems, has relieved fibermyalgia, can deactivate painful fibrous nodules in muscles and connective tissue, improves immune function and kinesthetic responses, encourages neuromuscular relief of chronic pain.
The treatment can have long lasting affects that enhances one’s physical, mental or psychological wellness, including improving pain, depression and anxiety issues. Appropriate pressure and heat of the stones are obtained with great communication between the client and practitioner.
Acupressure (May be Incorporated in sessions)
Acupressure is an alternative medicine technique similar to acupuncture. It uses the life energy chi that flows through meridians in the body. Pressure is applied to acupressure points with the intent of removing blockages in the meridians. It can be administered by hand, elbow, and foot or with various tools.
Other benefits include pain relief, rebalancing of the body by releasing tension and stresses, increased immune function and blood flow, releases toxins, increases circulation and oxygen. It enhances other therapeutic techniques such as massage, chiropractic care and sports medicine. It promotes healing and has been used for sports injuries, and cancer patients to alleviate anxiety and pain. Acupressure is effective for quitting smoking, improves digestion problems, fibromyalgia, neck and shoulder pain, knee pain, chronic fatigue, depression, sinusitis, insomnia and migraines.
Reflexology is administered by applying pressure and massage on reflex points found on the hands and feet, to remove energy blocks associated with the rest of the body. Blocked energy pathways may create pain or cause crystal deposits in the hands and feet. This is a reflection of the body showing in one area what may be happening in another, that could be causing imbalances within the energy flow. This alternative therapy can be very beneficial in opening energy blocks, breaking down crystal deposits, improving lymph flow, treating diagnosed diseases, reducing stress and eliminating toxins. Reflexology is an excellent alternative to use for preventive health.
Biodynamic Craniosacral – Polarity Therapy
Biodynamic Craniosacral approach to healing uses light touch to specific areas of the body, such as the cranium, spinal area and sacrum. This obtains balance within the mind, body and spirit. Universal life force energy runs through our body, and when out of balance may cause disease, pain and other ill effects.
Using the combination of Biodynamic Craniosacral and Polarity it becomes increasingly potent as the involvement of mind body dynamics within those systems takes shape. This potency connection moves one forward toward the goals of becoming balanced, complete and working as a whole unit, with the aim of optimal health. Cranial sacral and polarity therapy connect with issues lying beneath the surface that may be the cause of underling health concerns.
These holistic energy therapies are gentle, subtle, and safe. The idea of connecting with the mind, body and spirit within one’s self on an energetic level, allows healing to come from within through self awareness. A practitioner uses hands on methods to allow the movement to take place.
The benefits of Biodynamic Craniosacral and Polarity are numerous and include improved circulation, anxiety, arthritis, body pain, fatigue, depression, headaches, lymph flow, range of motion, cardiovascular support, nervous system disorders, enhance healing after surgeries and injuries and healing mental and emotional trauma.
Healing with Crystals & Stones
Healing with crystals, stones and gemstones is a process done to treat people holistically, through the precise placement of crystals and stones on or near the body and chakra system. Western healthcare focus on treating one symptom or ailment, whereas healing with stones focuses on the patient as a whole. Additionally, it pays closer attention to ones spiritual and emotional well being. It is an alternative complimentary therapy.
Benefits include peace, harmony and balance, clearing energy blockages and projection of overall wellness. It can enhances stress levels and brings about a feeling of sound mind, body and spirit, which is a great beginning to improve mental and physical health.
This type of healing is enhanced when used with Reiki and other energy work therapies. It is relaxing, natural and an enjoyable process, great for mediation and spiritual insight.
Raindrop Therapy (Signature Session)
Raindrop Technique is a non-invasive remarkable therapy. The technique is done by applying select essential oils topically on the body, neck and along the spine. The oils are dispensed like rain drops onto the back and massaged along the vertebrae and back muscles. The oils penetrate the skin, promote energy and help relieve many discomforts created by imbalances in the body. Raindrop Technique is based on the theory that many types of spinal misalignments are caused by viruses or bacteria that lie dormant along the spine. These bacterium can create inflammation, which can distort the spinal column. The essential oils are designed to reduce inflammation and rid the body of the cause of these pathogens. It is highly effective in the after treatment and prevention of back surgeries and injuries, scoliosis and kyphosis.
Vita Flex is a technique incorporated into Raindrop Therapy. It has been known to help releases tension and toxins, increase lymph flow, improve many kinds of congestions, restores imbalances in the body and enhances vitality. Vita Flex Technique means “vitality through the reflexes”. Vita Flex is a massage technique specifically applied to the feet during Raindrop Therapy to deliver the benefits of essential oils throughout the body. Essential oils are used on contact points. Electrical impulses occur between the fingertips, and reflex points and energy is released through these impulses.
Usui/Holy Fire/Karuna Reiki Master-Teacher
Reiki is administered by the practitioner placing their hands on or near the person to be healed while projecting intention to heal on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels. Reiki has been known to help with many ailments, giving relief to pain, anxiety, depression, and arthritis. Reiki energy flows through the practitioner. The flow of Universal Life Force Energy (Reiki) energy communicates with the client’s higher self and goes where needed to heal. Reiki is a Holistic alternative natural way of healing that is safe, gentle and non-invasive. Reiki has been known to benefit every kind of illness and injury known and promotes relaxation. It has been realized that when Reiki is incorporated with other therapies, significant improvements have manifested themselves. This Life Force Universal energy creates a deep connection of inner healing, peace, serenity and overall well being, leaving one balanced and energized. It gives you the ability to connect with your own individual relationship to self, bringing a harmonic awareness and sense of wellness within.
Usui/Holy Fire & Holy Fire Karuna Reiki Classes
Price dependent on class & what Reiki levels obtained. (Inquire within)
Reiki is a Japanese stress reduction technique that promotes relaxation and healing. Reiki means Universal life energy, it may be used on yourself as well as others. Learning Reiki is not reliant on belief of being gifted as a healer. Reiki can be receive and taught by a Reiki Master to anyone with a desire to learn the use and benefits of this beautiful Universal life force energy. Reiki works well with many holistic and integrative therapies. It is being used widely in hospitals throughout the world. Reiki has grown in numbers of practitioners incorporating it into their daily lives and healing practices. The benefits of this alternative health modality are vast.
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