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Swedish Massage

A soothing "wellness" massage for the mind and body, Swedish massage promotes stress relief and full body relaxation.

30 minutes - $35     |     60 minutes - $70

Deep Tissue Massage

Using specialized techniques to reach the deeper layers of muscle, deep tissue massage addresses target problem areas, aches and pains, spasms and muscle tightness. This healing massage promotes increased muscle function and range of motion as well as pain relief.

30 minutes - $35     |     60 minutes - $70

Pre-natal

Aids in relaxation, promotes circulation, reduces edema and muscular tension due to pregnancy. Padding and pillows provided to ensure the client's comfort.

30 minutes - $35     |     60 minutes - $70

Sports Massage

The main focus of sports massage is to improve the performance of the athlete within specific time frames relative to an event. Variations of techniques will be applied based on pre-event, post-event or rehabilitation necessities.

30 minutes - $35     |     60 minutes - $70


  

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Specialty Massages

 

Heated Stone Massage

This technique combines a luxurious and relaxing massage with deep heat therapy. Smooth, polished basalt lava stones are heated and incorporated into the massage, providing the perfect treatment to loosen tight muscles, relieve stress and ease tension.

60 minutes - $110

Craniosacral

Craniosacral Therapy is a light-touch therapeutic modality used to relieve restrictions on the Central Nervous System and facilitate the body’s self-corrective response. Craniosacral Therapy is a safe and effective treatment for almost all conditions. Clients wear loose fitting clothing during the session. Our CS therapist is trained through the Upledger Institute.

60 minutes - $90

Bamboo Massage

A massage technique that incorporates bamboo stalks of varying lengths and diameters to provide deep tissue work. Bamboo massage promotes circulation, sensory nerve perception, lymphatic drainage and provides a deep sense of relaxation and well-being.

60 minutes - $70

Myofascial Release

Because of trauma or overuse tissue can develop adhesions and harden, which decreases mobility. Therefore, the myofascial release techniques are used to promote a more fluid state for the fascia. Using specific pressure in specific directions, the fascia warms and "melts" to allow for deeper work to be done.

30 minutes - $35 | 60 minutes - $70


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 Specialty Services

 

Sinus and Headache Treatment

Feeling congested? Then this is the service for you - a neck, shoulder and face massage combined with warm towels and the cleansing properties of specific essential oils used to target congestion and headaches.

30 minutes - $40

Reiki

Reiki is an ancient form of healing offering a deep relaxation and nourishing healing for the body, mind and spirit. Reiki is not a substitute for conventional medicine but is used with great success to treat all kinds of physical and stress related illnesses. The session is approximately one hour and the recipient lays fully clothed and comfortable on the massage table.

60 minutes - $70

Reflexology

Practiced in diverse cultures for centuries, reflexology can alleviate headaches, reduce back and arthritic pain, enhance circulation, increase energy, improve sleep and ease pain relating to a variety of medical conditions. This massage technique focuses on pressure points in the feet and hands that correlate to other parts of the body that may be experiencing pain or fatigue.

30 minutes - $35

Ear Candling

Candling was used by the Egyptians and Native Americans to relieve sinus pressure and improve balance. A hollow candle is placed on the edge of the ear and the top end is lit. The resulting smoke helps dry out fluids. It also functions as a gentle vacuum to remove excess wax, a chief cause of temporary hearing loss.

2 candles - $35


Add-On Services


Aromatherapy

Massage combined with the use of essential oils that promotes healing, pain relief and relaxation. We use dōTERRA Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils. Please visit our dōTERRA site where you can learn about the oils or order products to continue your spa experience at home.

www.mydoterra.com/alternativetherapyspa

Add to any service - $5

 

Exfoliate and Moisturize

                                     Hot Towel Hand Scrub     |     Hot Towel Foot Scrub

                                      $10 individually     |     $15 together


                          Paraffin Wax Hand Treatment     |     Paraffin Wax Foot Treatment

                                      $10 individually     |     $15 together

 

Rejuvenate and Energize

                                                  Rejuvenating Hot/Cold Face Massage

                                             Energizing Scalp Massage with Peppermint

                                               10 minutes - $15 individually



Alternative Therapy

4631 Ogletown-Stanton Rd,

Newark, DE 19713

Phone. 302-368-0800

Fax. 302-368-0900

Email. alternativetherapyspa@gmail.com