Tranquil Retreat Therapy & Massage

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A therapeutic foot soak. The 5 minute foot soak may have essential oils, herbs, rocks, even lemons.
A foot scrub with either salt, or sugar and aromatic oils.
The use of hydrating foot cream.
Whole hand strokes to release tension and increase circulation.
Specific point stimulation of reflex points and areas.
Foot and Toe stretches.
Sessions generally are performed on a massage table or in a relaxation reclining chair.
Generally the entire session, with the foot soak, will take 60 minutes.

Tranquil Retreat Therapy & Massage Clinic - Texas License # ME 1106

Reflexology

"Bring the Feet to Life and the body will follow"

Claire Marie Miller

 

What is Integrative Reflexology®?

 

Integrative Reflexology® is a foot, hand and ear reflexology training that is a modality of massage and bodywork therapies.  Your certified Integrative Reflexologist is trained in understanding your foot's structure and the importance it plays in your alignment.  Your Integrative Reflexologist works with the meridians as energy pathways that begin and end on your fingers and toes to open the zone pathways for better circulation.

 

Who should receive an Integrative Reflexology session?

 

Babies can receive a reflexology treatment that focuses on points for colic, sinus congestion, constipation, and relaxation.  Children will also benefit from stimulation on their feet. It will increase their immune function. They will benefit with ease of digestion, and even ADD has been reduced.  Adults benefit when they have a stressful lifestyle (stress is the number one reason to receive this). Reflexology increases deep relaxation and deep breathing.  Pregnant Women often hear that they cannot receive a foot massage or reflexology because it could put them into early labor. A trained therapist knows where thy may work and the points to avoid. The points for hips, spine, sinuses, digestion all bring welcome relief from common pregnancy induced discomforts.  The Chronically Ill will receive both pain relief from a session, as well as digestive support.  Elders love reflexology because they are often not touched enough and they do not have to get undressed. The reflexology session will increase their circulation and give a sense of deep relaxation.  Cancer patients will benefit due to the increase in their immune function by the reflexology session., It may offset the nausea that may accompany their treatments. The endorphin response will help alleviate pain.  Autoimmune disorders clients benefit by the increased immune function and pain relief.
The Terminally Ill will respond to reflexology in profound ways. It will ease their anxiety and assist in breathing. It supports the functioning of the organs and the digestive system and the kidneys.

 

Who should NOT receive an Integrative Reflexology session?

 

- Long term diabetics and those with poor circulation in their feet. It could cause a bruising and lead to further complications. The recommended session that you may receive is a lymphatic massage of the foot and lower leg with castor oil.
- Blood clot is contraindicated for all massage.
- Athletes foot fungus is highly contagious.
- Broken bones in the foot and ankle, and hand and wrist area.
- Any condition of the foot and hand area that requires medical attention.

 

What can you expect in an Integrative Reflexology session?


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits you may experience

 

    A deeply relaxing and therapeutic response.
    Increased digestive response and constipation relief.
    Sinus drainage while still in the session.
    Decreased bronchial and lung congestion.
    Uterine reflex stimulation to bring on overdue babies or late menses.
    Uterine reflex stimulation will also relieve some o f the symptoms of PMS.
    Reduced muscular tension in neck, shoulders, elbows, hips, sciatic area, and spine.
    Reduced swelling in the feet and lower limbs.
    Increased lymphatic, nerve and blood circulation.
    Kidney stones have been reported to pass with the stimulation of the

kidney reflexes.


Many clients report they are as relaxed as if they had a full body massage.


30 minutes - $45

60 minutes - $65

With foot soak - add'l $20

Shiatsu

In Japanese, shiatsu means "finger pressure", and is the application of direct pressure along meridians and acupressure points in the body to assist Qi flow in the body, mind and spirit. Each session is tailored to the individual client.

    30 minutes - $40
    60 minutes - $70

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is the use of massage strokes and movements to promote better health. Most people associate "massage" with this technique.  We offer Swedish massage in increments of 30 minutes. One half-hour massage concentrates on either the back and neck or extremities (hands/feet). Additional time permits the therapist to concentrate more intently on the areas where you need work, or provide an all-over full-body massage.

    30 minutes $35
    60 minutes $65
    90 minutes $95

Add deep tissue, trigger point or pressure point therapy for an additional $15.


 

Scrubs, Wax and Wraps

Sugar/Salt Glow- Revitalizing treatment that stimulates circulation and relaxes the body leaving the skin silky smooth. $60

 

Body Wraps- Product is applied and body is wrapped in a cocoon of sheets and thermal blankets inducing a warming and grounding effect, allowing for maximum product absorption and benefit.

    Inch-Loss Wrap - provides a temporary loss of inches from detoxification.

    Detox Herbal Wrap - (heated wrap infused with essential oils) rids body of toxins and excess fluid, soothes sore muscles.

    Rose Clay Mud Wrap - anti-aging; drawing and cleaning effect.

    Aromatherapy Wrap - use of essential oils on energy points; aromamist application

    Parafango - warm parafango (parafin and mud) stimulates lymphatic flow and draws impurities from in and around fat cells.

All Body Wraps are $85

 

Parafin Hands or Feet - heated parafin is applied to hands/feet and covered with warm mittens or booties. Reduces swelling in connective tissues, relaxes joints and muscles and stimulates circulation. Relieves pain of bursitis/arthritis while softening and moisturizing skin.

    Hands OR feet - $15
    Both hands and feet - $25

 

Foot Treatments- soaking aromatherapy foot bath, massage and lotion application. Revitalize tired feel and decrease foot pain.     $35

 

Ear Candling- promotes better hearing and improved equilibrium by removing wax and bacteria from the ears.     $45




 

Athletic Massage

Athletic (sports) massage may be categorized in several ways: Corrective, Performance-enhancing, Pre-event, Post-event, and Injury rehabilitation.

 

Corrective:Your therapist will evaluate postural imbalances and recommend stretches and exercise to correct. Corrective measures can alleviate pain and increase performance.

 

Performance-enhancing: Your therapist will specifically address the musculature associated with your event, evaluating flexibility and opposing muscles to give the client optimum performance for each event.

 

Pre-Event: In the hours prior to event, your therapist will provide a vigorous, muscle-stimulating massage to wake-up and energize for the event.

 

Post-Event: Immediately after an event, therapist will calm muscles and restore blood circulation to stressed muscle tissue. Therapist will evaluate for strains, sprains or other injury.

 

Injury Rehabilitation:This is our specialty. We evaluate and assess painful muscle injuries. Utilizing muscles release techniques, we restore normal muscle belly resting length, mobilize scar tissues in muscles, ligaments and tendons, and recommend exercises to strengthen and realign damaged tissues.