benefits of massage therapy

Relax... Take it easy for awhile.

Whether it's the ultimate "treat" or you consider massage as "necessary to live!", massage therapy is regarded as a powerful tool in your day to day healthcare regimen.

It is estimated that 90% of disease is stress related. There is no denying that little ages our bodies, as high stress. Regular bodywork will not eliminate the cause of stress it does help you directly deal with the impact it has on your body, stamina and state of mind. (AMTA)

  • Relieves muscle tension and stiffness, aids relaxation; Improves posture
  • Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
  • Improves healing of strained muscles and ligaments; Reduces muscle spasms; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Enhances athletic performance; Treats injuries caused during sport or work
  • Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids; Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Helps relieve tension-related headaches and effects of eye-strain
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Rehabilitation post operative procedures or injury

peace of mind

On top of the physical benefits of massage, regular massage therapy rewards you with a better state of mind, improving body and spirit and your quality of life.

  • Fosters peace of mind
  • Promotes mental alertness
  • Reduces mental stress
  • Improves ability to monitor stress signals
  • Enhances capacity for creativity
  • Satisfies needs for caring nurturing touch
  • Fosters a feeling of well-being
  • Reduces levels of anxiety
  • Creates body awareness
  • Increases awareness of mind-body connection
Our Massage Mission

Services and Fees

By Appointment Only. Walk In Requests cannot be accommodated. Click here for descriptions of our services.

Massage Therapy - Stress Reduction Sessions
We use a variety of therapies to create a unique-to-you session that can differ each time you visit. Self-Termed Advanced Massage Therapy, we combine Swedish, Deep Tissue, Reiki, Aromatherapy, intuition, technical know how and creativity to correct any imbalances you may have, allowing you leave feeling better and at peace. Find out more about Massage Therapy Techniques.

Fees: .5 hours - $55.00, 1 hour - $95.00, 1.5 hours - $125.00, 2 hours Luxury Session $150.00

Craniosacral Therapy - with Samantha Pridgen
Craniosacral Therapy is an energetic technique based on Cranial Osteopathy. Like Cranial Osteopathy, Craniosacral Therapy seeks to restore the natural rhythmic movement found between the bones of the skull. It does the same for the movements of the sacrum. The purpose of this is to aid the circulation of the cerebrospinal fluid throughout the central nervous system.

However, Craniosacral Therapists believe that the natural movements at the skull bones come from the membrane that lines our nervous system structures, namely the brain and spinal cord. For this reason, their focus is on those membranes, rather than directly on the bones and sutures. Find out more about Craniosacral Therapy

Fees: .5 hours - $45.00, 1 hour - $75.00

Raindrop Therapy - with Laura Ghantous
The Raindrop Technique combines the science of Aromatherapy with the techniques of Vita Flex, reflexology, and massage, via the application of essential oils, which are applied on various areas of the body to bring structural and energetic alignment. It is designed to bring balance to the body with its relaxing, mild application. It will help to align and clear the energy centers of the body without using force or excessive pressure. When you combine the energetic frequency and the intelligence of the body with the oils, a greater healing process begins. Find out more about Raindrop Therapy

Fees: 1 hour - $90.00, 1.5 hours - $125.00

Wellness Counseling
We will devote an hour or so to talking over your stress, and how best to deal with it. From that, we will create an overall plan to treat you, including how many treatments for how long, teach you breathing and relaxation techniques, as well as how to get the most from your sessions and make the most of it afterwards.

Fees: 1 hour - $75.00

Reiki Energy Therapy - with Samantha Pridgen
Reiki means 'universal life energy' and is a laying on of hands to balance the subtle energies in the body. Reiki is performed while client is fully clothed. Find out more about Reiki Therapy

Fees: .5 hour - $40.00, 1 hour - $75.00

Technique descriptions

Our techniques and methods encompass a wide range of internationally recognized disciplines. To understand more about your massage treatment at Body Elemental, please take a moment to read some brief descriptions of our methods.

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gift certificates

Massage therapy is best experienced in a series of appointments. For this reason Body Elemental offers gift certificate packages on One Hour appointments that allow you to save money per appointment. Buy three gift certificates for yourself or friends for 1 hour of treatment, and receive the 4th for $45.00. Contact us to purchase Body Elemental Gift Certificates, (919) 841-9256