Therapies Offered

Deeper Tissue Massage

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Deeper Tissue Massage decreases pain, improves oxygenation and nutrition to muscles, tendons and ligaments while improving mobility and flexibility.  This form of bodywork aims to relieve tension in the deeper tissue layers of the body.  It is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries.  It is recommended that you receive at least one follow-up session to address any residual tension in the deeper layers.  This follow-up is best done within a week of the initial session.  Once the stress in the tissue is released, it is recommended to return for maintenance therapy every 4 to 6 weeks.

90-minute session $120

60-minute session $85

Maya Abdominal Therapy

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The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal TherapyTM, created by Dr. Rosita Arvigo in collaboration with Don Elijio Panti, is an external, non-invasive massage technique intended to guide abdominal and reproductive organs into their proper position for optimum health and well being.  ATMAT improves organ function by releasing physical and emotional congestion thus facilitating better oxygen, blood, and energy flow of the circulatory, lymphatic, and nervous systems.  The technique combines anatomy, physiology, herbology and naprapathy (study of the ligaments, joints and muscles), with Ancient Maya healing techniques to address common female and male complaints.

Common symptoms relieved by the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy

For Everyone - Adults, Teens, and Children

  • Digestive issues i.e. constipation, irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lower backache
  • Tired legs, numb feet, sore heels
  • Hemorrhoids and/or varicose veins
  • Frequent urination, bladder issues

 For Men

  • Prostate issues / BPH
  • Frequent nighttime urination
  • Fertility challenges
  • Erectile dysfunction/potency

For Women

  • Painful or irregular menses
  • Amenorrhoea (lack of menstruation)
  • Fertlilty challenges
  • Painful intercourse
  • Headaches/dizziness with menses
  • Dark, thick discharge at the beginning and end of menses
  • Blood clots in menstrual fluid
  • PreMenstrual Syndrome
  • Endometriosis/Endometritis
  • Uterine polyps, uterine infections
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Vaginitis
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Difficult pregnancy and delivery
  • Premature deliveries
  • Hysterectomy
  • Difficult menopause
  • Organ prolapse

This therapy is effective for EVERYONE!

Please schedule a 90-minute session the first time you want to receive this therapy.  This allows for a thorough health intake, assessment, treatment and instruction in self care massage and home care suggestions.  Follow-up sessions of either 60 or 90 minutes in length will be discussed with your practitioner.  In order to see a change in the imbalance it is wise to receive 3-5 treatments before assessing if the abdominal therapy is effective for you.  In the beginning, treatments closer together, every 2-3 weeks, is most beneficial to see results.  Special Package prices are available for you, buy 5 at your first session and get your 6th session FREE!

90-minute session $140

60-minute session $95

Cupping - European Tradition

Traditional European Cupping Therapy has been used for thousands of years as a way to enhance blood and lymph circulation of tight muscles.  Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine, was a keen observer of the benefits of cupping and believed in its power to affect muscle dysfunction due to poor nutrition, lack of adequate body movement, and exposure to adverse weather conditions.  Cupping is GREAT for respiratory conditions (colds and coughs WITHOUT fever) and very tight muscles!

45 minute session $50

Flower Essence Consultation

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Flower essences are infusions of plant material in water that are diluted and then stabilized in water and brandy.  They do not cause side effects.  Flower essences contain no scent and should not be confused with essential oils or herbal tinctures.

One way to think of the healing energy of plants:

the body of the plant = herbal tinctures

the blood of the plant = essential oils

the mind of the plant = flower essences

The plant force energy infused into flower essences provides energetic healing at a very gentle and subtle level by promoting awareness of your mental, emotional and spiritual imbalances.  By providing balance, this often creates a positive change in your physical body as well.  Flower essences do not change your personalty or mood; they assist your body in dealing with states of emotion that are not serving you and you wish to release.

A Flower Essence Consultation involves discussion about your health history as well as any emotional, spiritual, and physical states you are wishing to change.  Several techniques are used to find the core imbalance and then a custom flower essence remedy is suggested with dosage instructions and further details of its use.  Flower essence remedies are usually taken several times a day, under the tongue but can also be applied directly to the body or misted into the air with a spray bottle.  Cost of personalized remedies are separate from your consultation fee.

60 minute INITIAL consult $75

45 minute follow-up session $50

Cost of custom blended flower essence remedy is extra.

Scar Tissue Treatment

Scar Tissue Treatment is a highly beneficial therapy for ANY scar to enhance lymphatic, blood and chi circulation of the affected tissue.  It greatly improves the look and feel of the scar by releasing adhesions on multiple tissue levels; very helpful for healing surgical and burn scarring.  Great for C-section incisions (contact the office for the best timing if you are in your postpartum pregnancy stage or have had recent surgery involving an incision/sutures.) 

30 minute session $45

Postpartum Abdominal Therapy

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Postpartum Abdominal Therapy is designed to help restore your body to its pre-pregnancy condition and to address the stress of carrying, and caring for, your baby.  It can speed recovery by bringing relief to sore muscles and by improving your overall circulation. 

The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy helps shrink the uterus, stimulate lymphatic flow, balance your digestive system, and relieve scar tissue congestion.  It also helps to strengthen your body for future pregnancies.  Research shows that it can take up to three years for a woman’s uterus to return to a somewhat normal condition after pregnancy and giving birth.  You deserve the time to recover and recharge.  Postpartum is the final stage of pregnancy.

 60 minute session $95

If you had a C-section (caesarean) birth, scar tissue treatment is highly suggested as part of your postpartum recovery.  An additional 30 minute scar treatment can be added to a 60 minute Postpartum Abdominal Therapy session for $45.

Pregnancy Support

Prenatal Pregnancy Support and Pain Relief combines the pregnancy massage bodywork of Carole Osborne, world renowned pregnancy and bodywork educator, and Dr. Rosita Arvigo, creator of The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy.  Pregnancy Support Therapy utilizes effective tissue sculpting techniques and The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy in a synchronized way to support women in their childbearing years.  It provides a way to relieve pain naturally.

Benefits of Prenatal Massage Therapy

  • Ease the aches and pains that often accompany pregnancy
  • Decrease the stress related to pregnancy; help you relax
  • Reduce swelling in your legs, feet and hands (carpal tunnel-type achiness)
  • Ease the discomfort of restless leg syndrome, giving you a better nights rest

 

90 minute session $120