The Sanctuary Bodyworks and Sauna

Therapeutic Massage with Nathalie Snyder

Licensed massage Therapist since 2010, Nathalie was born in Canada and speaks French fluently.  She attended North Eastern Institute of Whole Health in Manchester, NH and became a massage therapist out of a desire to help people with back pain.  Her interests includes gardening, reading and traveling. She is also known to deliver the deepest, most luxurious massage on earth!

 

Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy    $90 for 60 Minutes,  $120 for 90 minutes.  Also known as the deepest, most luxurious massage on earth).  This unique deep pressure work is performed with soothing strokes that are applied to the body using foot pressure to elongate the muscles and spine, release toxins at a very high rate, and relieve tight muscles. Ashiatsu practitioners use soft, clean feet while holding on to two parallel bars above the table for balance and support. The result is deeper pressure without pain or discomfort. This massage modality is ideal for those who desire a gratifying and results-driven treatment, those who have chronic lower and upper back pain, mild scoliosis, physically fit clients and people who can never get enough pressure during a massage.  Ashiatsu  does NOT have to hurt, you control the pressure.

NOTE: Ashiatsu is contraindicated for pregnant women (or trying to conceive), clients on Coumadin, Lovenox, Heparin and heavy Asprin, Guillain-Barré syndrome, Tuberculosis, Thrombosis, aneurysm, kidney disorders, uncontrolled blood pressure, and Osteoporosis. 

Relaxation Massage    $50 for 30 Minutes, $70 for 60 Minutes, $100 for  90 Minutes.  Also known as Swedish massage, this  vigorous system of treatment is designed to energize the body by stimulating circulation. Five basic strokes, all flowing toward the heart (kneading, rolling, vibrational, percussive, and tapping movements) are used to manipulate the soft tissues of the body.  The many benefits of this massage include deep relaxation, dissolution of scar tissue adhesions, and improved circulation, which may speed healing and reduce swelling from injury.

Deep Tissue Massage   $55 for 30 minutes, $80 for 60 Minutes, $110 for 90 Minutes.  Massage modality aiming to affect the sub-layer of musculature and fascia.  The muscles must be relaxed in order to effectively perform deep-tissue massage, otherwise tight surface muscles prevent the practitioner from reaching deeper musculature. Helps with chronic muscular pain and injury rehabilitation and reduces inflammation-related pain caused by Arthritis and Tendonitis. 

Neck and Shoulders Release Treatment  $60 for 30 Minutes, $90 for 60 Minutes.  For busy people who carry a lot of tension in the back, shoulders and neck area, causing pain, restricted range of motion and headaches. The shoulders are stretched and painful "knots"  worked on. Heat packs may be used to prepare the muscles.

Hot Stone Massage  $100.00  for 60 Minutes, $130.00  for $90 Minutes.  Deep, luxurious massage involving the application of warm basalt stones and essential oils chosen especially for you. The direct heat relaxes muscles, allowing manipulation of a greater intensity than with regular massage. The ultimate spa treatment!

Infant Massage with parental instructions  $60 for 45 Minutes.  Infant massage has been widely utilized in hospital neonatal care units.  This specialized form of touch is successful, not only in the critical weight gain of premature infants, but also in creating a strong bond between parent and infant and exposing a young child to the benefits and pleasures of therapeutic touch. Parents receive instructions on how to perform massage on their babies. Infant must be present for appointment. 

Prenatal/Pregnancy Massage $70 for 60 Minutes.  Reduce pregnancy discomfort and enhance the physiological and emotional well-being of both mother and fetus. Skilled, appropriate touch facilitates labor, shortening labor times and easing pain and anxiety. In the postpartum period, specialized techniques re-balance structure, physiology, and emotions of the new mother and may help her to bond with and care for her infant.

LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE THERAPY  $70 for 60 Minutes.  A standard treatment in European hospitals and clinics, Lymphatic Drainage Therapy is a gentle touch treatment that reduces and prevent fluid retention, enhance the removal of toxins from body tissues, and support the immune system. Helpful for Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, weight loss, detoxification and Edema. 

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