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We offer the following massage options...

Traditional Massage
Swedish Massage
Pregnancy Massage

Couples Massage

Specialty Massage
Hot Stone
Deep Tissue Massage
Medi - Massage Cupping
Traditional Fire Cupping
Lomi Lomi Temple Style
Russian Honey/Tibetan Honey

Performance Massage
Sports Massage
Medical Massage
Golfers Performance Massage

Signature Massages

Lavender Scalp Massage
Champiassage/Indian Head
Hand Treatment
Foot Treatment


Traditional Massage

Swedish Massage
An effective therapy which helps in your overall well being when the goal you seek is greater relaxation and a peaceful connection. Swedish Massage is manual manipulation of the body's superficial soft tissue for the purpose of enhancing circulation to restore or maintain your health and overall well being. It aids in the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to all cells in your body an cleanses the body's tissue of cellular metabolic waste. Swedish massage also relaxes tense muscles, soothes and sedates the nervous system, increases respiration, reduces swelling from the accumulation of fluid in the extremities, and calms and soothes both emotional and physical stress. Swedish massage also assists in the removal of toxins from the body's tissue. Adding regular massage to your natural stress management routine can be extremely beneficial in calming and soothing both emotional and physical side effects associated with excess stress.

30 Minute Session $65

60 Minute Session $85

75 Minute Session $105

90 Minute Session $125

120 Minute Session $165

Couples Massage
60 Minute Session $150

75 Minute Session $175

90 Minute Session $200

Pregnancy Massage
There are many benefits to having regular massage during pregnancy. It can help many minor ailments experienced during pregnancy, such as achy hips, backache and heavy sore legs due to fluid retention. It can also help with the emotional preparation for giving birth. Massage calms and slows the heartbeat, lowers the blood pressure and brings a sense of balance and equilibrium to the body. Massage also improves psychological health. Studies show massage reduces feelings of stress and anxiety, and enhances feelings of well-being. Calm mothers equal calm babies. Recent studies have shown that hormone regulation is also improved. Balancing hormone regulation has led to fewer complications during birth and modern therapeutic massage is now a popular aid to pre-natal and post-natal care. Pre-natal pregnancy massage aims to reduce the discomfort and pain caused by the constant growth of the baby and resultant changes in weight distribution around the mother's body. This can lead to problems with the neuromuscular system causing muscle aches, joint stiffness and cramps, as well as stress and insomnia. Post-natal massage aims to restore the elasticity of stretched skin and muscles to their pre-pregnancy state while also helping to aid relaxation and increase energy levels. Our therapists have specialty training in the field of massage so you and your baby are in safe hands.

60 Minute Session $105

90 Minute Session $135

Specialty Massage

Lomi Lomi
Hoʻoponopono (to balance mind, body and sprit or to make things right). Having healing energy to flow freely is the ultimate goal of this massage. Long strokes flow around the body like water. This healing art form uses rhythmic, flowing forearm strokes as well as the hands. Experience from light to deep manipulation with unbroken fluid stokes to relax muscles, increase circulation, and promote overall well-being. The Hawaiians view all aspects of the body as one and believe that the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual are all part of the "whole" self - when healing is effected on one level, all levels are affected. As you yield your body to the healing energy, we invite you to allow this unique style to transform you to a deeper state of relaxation.

60 Minute Session $115

90 Minute Session $135

Hot Stone
Using basalt stones, high-density rocks with an exceptional ability to store heat, hot stone massage not only dispels tensions and soothes the soul but also enhances lymph flow, removes toxins, and fortifies the immune system. The treatment causes blood vessels to dilate, leading to improved circulation and consequently improved oxygen, nutrient, antibody, and protective cell supply to the area of the body under the stones and is extremely effective for joint problems, back pain, and sore muscles. Experience a deep sense of relaxation while the soothing and restorative properties warm you and bring you to a more tranquil state.

60 Minute Session $105

90 Minute Session $135

Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is a corrective bodywork modality focusing on the deeper layers of muscles within your body. In a deep tissue massage, our therapist will first warm up the superficial layers of muscle and then apply a strong pressure combined with a variety of techniques to the targeted underlying (deep) muscles. It is an intense technique designed to relieve tension and restore the muscles to optimal functioning. This technique is very effective in releasing chronic patterns of tension in the body, breaking up adhesions (knots), breaking muscle spasms, elongating shortened muscle fibers, addressing and eliminating scar tissue, increasing range of motion, correcting postural issues and imbalances. Both active and passive movements and stretches may be included as necessary means to enhance your treatment. In addition, heat and cold may be applied for therapeutic purposes.

60 Minute Session $105

90 Minute Session $135

Medi - Massage Cupping
MediCupping™ Is a modality that's great for everyone. Our bodies are a "walking history" of our lives. Every injury, illness, surgery and even the toxic substances that the body has been exposed to from conception forward may still be present in the tissues. The body has to store that which it cannot process and eliminate. The result is an accumulation of materials such as old medications, inflammatory agents, cellular wastes and acids in stagnant lymph fluid.

Massage Cupping is an amazing, healing modality adapted from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that involves the use of cups moving over the skin using gliding, shaking, popping and rotating techniques to facilitate joint mobilization or soft tissue release. The suction reaches deep into the soft tissue, the lifting technique is the "separation" that the vacuum produces in tissue layers. This enables water absorption and renewed blood flow to undernourished and dehydrated tissue and the elimination of old waste and congestion. It has become evident that separation and drainage of fused, congested soft tissue produces an increase in tissue and systemic function and is a great catalyst for change in health.

Each body reacts uniquely to this accumulation of debris and stagnation, and after very few sessions, the tissues can finally absorb water and nutrition and retain a healthy moist state. This enables elimination of new wastes that can otherwise re-accumulate and cause allergies, inflammation or sensitivities. Another benefit of this technique is increased vascular integrity and stimulated collagen production to aid in toning flaccid tissue. A unique quality of these modalities is the "lifting without force." Even when working on deep scars and adhesions, fibrous tissue, or fascia that has retained memory from incident or injury, the technique is comfortable and works very quickly.

Massage Cupping can feel extremely relaxing. The pulling action of the cups engages the parasympathetic nervous system, thus allowing a deep relaxation to move through the entire body. It is not unusual to fall asleep when receiving this treatment.

This treatment can be a stand alone service or an enhancement with advanced bodywork techniques such as Myofascial Release and Neuromuscular Therapy massage cupping can instantly release rigid soft tissue. Numerous conditions respond beautifully to massage cupping including;

  Deep tissue and structural issues – old injuries and chronic movement patterns
  Arthritis, Tendonitis, Bursitis
  Scarring – old, new, keloid, post-surgery
  Loose skin and old deposits from weight loss
  Lymphoedema – general and post-surgery
  Fibromyalgia -- sedating effect on the nervous system.
  Sports – injuries and post-event conditions
  Vascular issues – spider veins and varicosities
  Parkinson's Disease
  IBS -- sluggish colon
  Acid Reflux
  Smoke -- Fire exposure

Certified ACE Massage Cupping Practitioner

60 Minute Session $105

90 Minute Session $135

Traditional Fire Cupping
Cupping therapy promotes the circulation of blood and Qi in the area where the treatment is applied. It also helps to remove stagnation and toxins which are often associated with joint and muscle pain.

60 Minute Session $105

90 Minute Session $135

Russian Honey/Tibetan Honey
Honey is applied to the skin, using special techniques until the consistency changes.  Toxins and salts are then drawn out of the body and absorbed into the honey. Following a treatment you will feel invigorated and recharged.  This treatment goes so much deeper than massage alone and it leaves the skin feeling nourished and soft.

60 Minute Session $95

Performance Massage

Sports Massage
If you are someone who demands and expects optimal performance from your body at all times, Sports Massage is a very specific type of bodywork utilized most frequently by true athletes. Sports massage builds upon the principles of muscle function and body movement. More specifically sports massage addresses particular injuries for the athletes and the sports enthusiast. It promotes greater athletic endurance for pre and post event maintenance through a vigorous technique which stimulates your circulation and blood flow and is excellent for complementing athletic conditioning and development.

75 Minute Session $125

90 Minute Session $150

120 Minute Session $195

Medical Manual Therapy
This is a specialized type of massage aimed at correcting structural issues and muscular imbalances helping you recover from an injury, surgery, or ongoing medical treatment.The goal of Medical Manual Therapy for overuse repetitive strain injuries is to reduce the strain on the injured tissues. It increases joint range of motion, reduces the recovery time from physical injuries, and relaxes tense or spastic muscles. Medical Manual Therapy is helpful for conditions such as car accidents, falls, overuse injuries, Sciatica, Plantar Fasciitis, Sports Injuries, Carpal Tunnel, tingling/numbness, pinched nerves, bulging/herniated disc, lymphadema, cramps, headaches, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ), Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Tennis Elbow, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Musculoskeletal Disorders and anything soft tissue related, etc. Consistent bodywork is recommended during the onset to prevent acute painful conditions from progressing to debilitating chronic pain syndromes, and it is a vital part of your recovery phase helping you to feel your best. This is a clothes on therapy using no oils or lotions.

30 Minute Session $75

45 Minute Session $95

60 Minute Session $115

Golfer's Performance Massage
A massage session designed to target the specific needs of recreational golfers. Before the first round, get your body ready for a powerful, pain-free golf game or put tired muscles into repose after a day on the course. Combine foot reflexology to create a profound feeling of well-being. Regaining flexibility, mobility, and stability in the hips, shoulders, legs and arms are all beneficial to your body's ability to perform a great golf swing.

60 Minute Session $95

75 Minute Session $115

90 Minute Session $130 (Includes Thai Foot Massage)

Signature Massages

This massage consists of two hours and forty minutes of bliss for rejuvenating effects. The therapy begins with an ionic detox foot bath followed by a full body scrub. Extra attention is given to the feet, knees, elbows and hands, sloughing away dead skin cells, promoting circulation, hydration and cell renewal. Next your body will be wrapped for a full 30 minutes; during this time you will have a hand and foot reflexology treatment. Warm towels are used to remove excess product before your massage treatment. Hydrating lotion is used to moisture, nourish and deeply massage both hands and feet. Relax as this flows naturally into a full body hot stone massage lasting 60 minutes. Your body and mind will be uplifted with the aromatherapy blend of Green Tea and Lime Leaf to restore depleted energy. This incredible treatment finishes with a scalp and face massage melting away the last bits of stress leaving you transformed. Also, allow additional time at the end of your treatment in order to soak in the bliss.

160 Minute Session $255

A stress relief focus soothing treatment for the face, neck, décolletage, arms, shoulders, and hands. Followed by aromatherapy steamed towels for the face and a scalp massage.This treatment can help reduce headaches, muscle tension and improve your flexibility, a key component to the prevention and treatment of most repetitive strain injuries such as forehead stress from long days on the computer, teeth grinding and clinching. This massage also supports pain-free movement for your active life.

60 Minute Session $150

This two-hour custom massage is pure heaven. It is a fluid blend of therapy tailored to your individual needs in order to balance your mind, body, and spirit. This massage consists of: Swedish Massage, Lomi, Lomi, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone, Thai foot treatment and a foot scrub.

120 Minute Session $185


Add to ANY Massage:
Cupping $20
Deep Tissue $20
Facial or Body Stones $15
Foot Scrub $15
Body Brush Exfoliation $15
Collagen Lip or Eye Mask $10
Intensive Moisture Socks or Gloves $10
Scandle Massage Candle $16
Scandle Massage with take home Candle $32
Baby Feet Peel $25
Moroccan Oil Scalp Treatment $25
Full Body Sugar Scrub $50-65

Lavender Scalp Massage (as add on ONLY)
A delightful add-on to any service. Warm oil is poured onto the scalp and hair, and then is gently massaged in the scalp. This massage is soothing and relaxing while melting the stress away. The lavender oil will leave your hair and scalp feeling refreshed. Lavender is also beneficial in treating an itchy scalp.

15 Minute Session $15

Hand Treatment (as add on ONLY)
Keep your hands operating at an optimum level with a nourishing hand treatment to improve finger and wrist range of motion, circulation, and to relieve tension stemming from overuse at the computer. It can increase your hand flexibility and provide a natural way to relieve or prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. Arthritis sufferers can also benefit from the pain-reducing effects of hand massage.

15 Minute Session $15

Thai Foot Massage
Experience a full body experience without getting a full body massage.

Give back to your unappreciated feet with a Thai royal foot treatment and leg massage with a botanical soak complemented by an exfoliating foot scrub and moisture-rich, warm towel foot wrap.

60 Minute Session $80

Indian Scalp Massage/Champiassage
This massage is based on the old Ayurvedic techniques involving work on the shoulders, neck, scalp, face, legs, and feet. This Indian art form is based on the ancient system of medicine known as Ayurveda:  balance of mind and body.  A variety of massage movements are used to relieve tension, stimulate circulation and restore movement.Target massage for the head, scalp, shoulders, face and back using a variety of massage pressures and techniques for healing and relaxation. This massage does not require removal of clothing. The perfect treatment for any neck or shoulder tension, mental sluggish, migraines and tension headaches.This treatment utilizes chakra balancing, beginning with massage of the upper back, shoulders, upper arms and neck to melt fatigue. Followed by a luscious scalp massage to stimulate and revive the scalp, which encourages circulation, allowing oxygen and nutrients to flow. The treatment finishes with a wonderful soothing face massage leaving your mind clear, and your body relaxed and revitalized.

60 Minute Session $75


60 minute Session $95

From the Sanskrit words “shiras” (head) and “dhara” (flow), shirodhara is the gentle, constant application of warm oil on the third eye or ‘ajna marma’, an area where nerves are highly concentrated, just above and between the eyebrows.

Shirodhara, an intensely healing and relaxing technique, begins with warm, nutritive oil flowing onto the center of your forehead from a beautiful copper vessel. As the soothing oil flows from the forehead and over the scalp, your mental tension and mind chatter flows away. A soothing scalp and neck massage follows, encouraging a state of uplifting emotional well-being.

When the warm oil is being gently poured on your forehead, it induces a deep state of relaxation, calms the nervous system, and stimulates the endocrine system (pituitary gland). It is the most divine treatment there is and nothing rivals it in terms of its effects besides an established mediation practice.

It’s a treatment that melts away stress and tension in both the mind and body.

Benefits from Shirodhara?

Shirodhara has been used for over 5,000 years in Ayurvedic therapy for a compromised nervous system. Shirodhara is used to eliminate diseases of the head and disorders affecting the neck, eyes, ears, nose and nervous system.
It is extremely beneficial for relieving symptoms of anxiety, stress, fatigue, worry, tension, headache as well as balancing moods in depressive disorders. It also treats hypertension and is great for the hair and scalp.
According to traditional texts (Astanga Hrdaya: Sutra 2:7-8), the Shirodhara technique, if done correctly, is known to accomplish wonderful healing.
• It is one of the most effective methods for reducing stress and nervous tension
• It supports blood circulation, enhances blood circulation to the brain
• It improves the memory
• It nourishes the hair and scalp, slows hair greying, supports hair growth
• It rejuvenates the skin
• It helps in the treatment of insomnia
• It helps regular the circadian rhythm and balance the sleep-wake cycle (great for shift workers)
• It cures migraines and headaches
• It helps with nervous disorders
• It eliminates anxiety and fear
• It has positive effects on hypertension (high blood pressure)
• It has positive effects on asthma
• It helps to relieve diabetes
• It relaxes the body
• It rejuvenates and slows down the ageing process
• It helps with disorders affecting the neck, eyes, ears, and nose
• It stimulates the 3rd eye and crown chakras, and awakens intuition and inner wisdom
• Helps mental focus and concentration

legs/feet or scalp/ears/hands or scalp/neck/shoulders

$25 for 15 min
$35 for 20 min
$45 for 30 min
$60 for 45 min
$75 for 60 min

All massages include FREE:
- 30 min Infrared Sauna Session
- water, wine, champagne or coffee
- Hot stones on back
- Hot towels on feet & back
- Essential Oil Aromatherapy
- Heated Herbal Neck Wraps
- Heated Herbal Eye pillows
- relaxing choice of music
- heated tables
- Lockers, Robes & Slippers
Signature Far Infrared Saunas from Sunlighten™ are the most effective far infrared saunas available. Using Solocarbon heat as the active ingredient, Signature offers the maximum therapeutic results. Solocarbon is the only heater on the market clinically shown to raise core temperature, lower blood pressure and aid in weight loss. This is one of the reasons more doctors recommend Sunlighten over any other sauna brand. 
Acoustic Resonance Therapy (A.R.T.) creates an environment for the body to experience the benefits of sound and vibrational healing in an integrative way. Feeling the music we hear brings our body into harmony physically, mentally and emotionally through stimulating our feeling sense. Combining infrared therapy and A.R.T. provides a natural healing environment that can benefit everyone.