Massage manipulates the body's soft
tissue, and has beneficial effects on the nervous and muscular systems,
and circulation of blood and lymph.
Massage is not about "fixing"
medical problems or accute injuries, however it can assist the body
to heal itself.
Please feel free to contact
us for more information or to make
an appointment for any of our following massage services.
Relaxation massage relaxes body and
mind, eases muscular aches and pains and improves circulation.
It focuses on the client's need to relax
and let go of day-to-day problems. Speed and pressure of strokes
are adapted to each individual's needs.
Ortho-Bionomy is a unique, gentle form of
soft tissue manipulation for pain relief and physical and emotional
balance, whereby the client remains fully clothed. It is used to
either complement other forms of massage, or as an alternative in
It is a non-invasive, osteopathically-based form
of therapy, highly effective in treating chronic stress, injuries,
and problems associated with postural and structural imbalances.
Ortho-Bionomy is particularly good for treating
neck, shoulder and back pain, migraines and headaches.
More on how Ortho-Bionomy is applied, its
history and the future can be found in the following articles:
New Zealand Ortho-Bionomy Association
International Ortho-Bionomy Association
Sports massage reduces risk of injury,
speeds recovery and enhances performance.
It concentrates on an individual athlete's training and performance
needs for their specific sport. BWELL
develops maintenance sports massage programmes, based on an athlete's
current training stage.
Also available are pre-event and post-event
massage for sports people, including all aspects of relaxation massage.
Deluxe Facial Massage
using Sensé products from Usana Health Sciences.
A luxurious massage to face, neck, scalp, décolletage, and optionally arms and hands.
A wonderful massage that incorporates energy and acupressure points.
You will be amazed how relaxing this will be and how wonderful you will look and feel!
& Baby Massage
Midwives from the ancient cultures
of Africa, India, Asia and Polynesia, have long used massage during
pregnancy and childbirth to provide relaxation and other benefits
to mothers and babies.
Touch, love, new life and positive growth
are interconnected. Touch is a major way for pregnant women to tune
into their body changes, and link closely with the developing baby.
Massage during pregnancy improves the flow of oxygen
and nutrients to the baby, and the removal of the body's wastes.
It also offers relief from back pain experienced by a large number
of pregnant women.
Pregnancy massage fits very well into a total
wellness programme which incorporates diet, exercise, posture and
Infant or baby massage is a wonderful
way to communicate, relax and bathe in loving energy. Baby massage
is taught to the caregiver, is easy to learn and can be easily done every day.
Pricelist Body Massage (Deep Tissue, Sports, Relaxation, Ortho-Bionomy, Pregnancy)
- 30-minute session $50.00
- 45-minute session $65.00
- 60-minute session $80.00
- 90-minute session $100.00
|Benefits of Massage
|Reduced heart rate, assisting with relaxation
|Increased blood flow, clearing of metabolic
waste and removal of excess fluid
|Decreased muscle tension
|Faster recovery of muscles after exercise
|Improved energy flow and immune function
|Sports injury prevention and enhanced
|Possible Side Effects
|After a deep tissue massage you may
experience some soreness, headaches or tiredness. These symptoms
are caused by toxins released by massage, but should disappear
after a day or two. Drinking plenty of water and resting after
a massage will help.