Massage Therapy is the manipulation of soft tissue. Other terms included in the definition are effluerage (stroking), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (percussion), vibration, compression, friction, nerve strokes and Swedish gymnastics , either by hand or with electrical or mechanical apparatus for the purpose of body massage. Massage Therapy can include the use of oils, lotions, salt glows, heat lamps, hot or cold packs, tub, shower, or cabinet baths. Click on the below links to learn more about each topic.
Do I have to undress? Will I be covered? How much of my body will be massaged? Click on the above link for answers to these and more questions about your session.
At Tranquil Touch Therapeutic Massage, we have a specialty table specifically designed to accommodate all stages of pregnancy. This specialty table has breast recesses and a belly sling that adjusts to fit any size belly, allowing expectant moms to be able to lay on their bellies, while comfortably supporting you and your baby.