Body Work is a combination of everything the body needs to live a healthy long lifestyle. This in turn will help with mental clarity and energy. It can help reduce inflammation in the body that can in turn help with chronic pain and illness. To put it simply, physical activity, exercise and nutrition is important for everyone. Children, adolescents, and adults of all ages need regular physical activity. Physical activity promotes good health, and you should stay active throughout all stages of your life regardless of your body type or BMI. Understanding the benefits of physical fitness and knowing how active you should be can help you maintain good health and improve your overall quality of life.
Great for: Strength and power, Healthy lifestyle, supporting the immune system, weight loss, Muscle Building
Great Time for Body Work: When you are looking to start or jump back into a healthier lifestyle. If you are struggling with chronic pain or illness, if you need to work on anxiety and help relieve stress
What to expect / how to prepare?
Make sure you drink plenty of water and wear comfortable clothes, breathe like you’re meditating and always be free to ask questions and talk about what you feel like your body needs. Prepare to feel sore after as you’re stimulating the muscles. This is a physical response to inflammation as your body heals. You will learn alot about your body and what it is capable of doing.
Why would you do bodywork?
It is always important to work on and take care of your physical being, to keep your health and wellness at its strongest. Which in turn keeps the immune system strong. Daily tasks throughout the day even stress can cause physical problems and physical pain. It stimulates your nervous system, waking up all muscle, organs and glands.
What does Bodywork help with?
The immediate benefit is feeling a deep relaxation and calm. Levels of stress hormones are also reduced. It will help towards pain and muscle soreness and tension, along with improving circulation helping with energy and alertness.
How often should you do Bodywork?
We would recommend a massage with us at least every two weeks, any physical activity, can be 3-5 times a week depending on your schedule. We offer memberships and packages for all Bodywork sessions.
Types of bodywork we offer
Massage is the practice of rubbing and kneading the body using the hands. During a massage, a massage therapist will apply gentle (Swedish Massage) or strong (Deep Tissue Massage) pressure to the muscles and joints of the body to ease pain and tension. A massage therapist is a person trained in giving massages. Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients.
Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in India. The ultimate goal of practicing yoga is to attain tranquility in the mind and spirit, and making this goal achievable by means of yoga poses and meditation. It is a type of exercise in which you move your body into various positions in order to become more fit or flexible, to improve your breathing, and to relax your mind. We offer classes for all levels and our Instructors are happy to offer modifications.
Fitness is very important for good health. Besides feeling better mentally, exercising can help protect you from heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure; and it can make you look younger, increase and maintain bone density, improve the quality of your life, and may keep you from getting sick. Each class or private session will be a full body workout.
Nutrition is a critical part of health and development. Better nutrition is related to improved infant, child and maternal health, stronger immune systems, safer pregnancy and childbirth, lower risk of non-communicable diseases (such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease), and longevity. Healthy children learn better. Nutrition is about eating a healthy and balanced diet. Food and drink provide the energy and nutrients you need to be healthy.