PRENATAL MASSAGE

Pregnancy can be a very stressful time in a woman’s life, on the physical level as well as on the emotional. Prenatal massage is beneficial for both the body and the mind.  It improves circulation of blood and lymph when your body is feeling increased pressure.  It helps you sleep better from increased comfort and relaxation.  Many moms to be also report feeling less stress, anxiety, or fear associated with anticipating their little ones arrival.

Prenatal massage also relieves common pregnancy symptoms such as muscle cramps, spasms and myofascial pain commonly experienced in the lower back, neck, shoulders, hips and legs.  Swelling of the extremities (arms, hands, legs and feet) can also be reduced.

Many independent studies have conclusively shown that the beneficial effects of massage therapy during pregnancy also benefit the growing child in the mother’s womb.  Techniques learned on the massage table also promote easier labor and a less painful delivery.

ASHIATSU

"Ashiatsu" literally means foot (ashi) pressure (atsu) in Japanese, ashiatsu techniques offer a painless form of barefoot massage that you will love.

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

Deep tissue massage targets deep muscles and connective tissue. Chronic tension, injury, and stress can cause these tissues to bind, or become hypertensive.

SWEDISH MASSAGE

Best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body.

GIFT CARDS

Looking for that gift that says you care? Buy a gift card for a massage treatment in Olympia with Breathe Bodywork and Massage.