Types Of Massage

KLM massage offers 8 different types of massages.

Knowing what type of massage you prefer and more importantly which is best for what is ailing you, is the first step to reaching your wellness goals. You may already feel like you have a firm grasp on the differences between the massages that we offer, but most people aren’t fully aware of the technical differences between these modalities. Who knows? There may be a massage better suiting for you and your muscles! Read on to find out.. and you might actually learn something along the way!!
Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy can be added to any of your massage experiences. We custom blend essential oils based on your described needs. A variety of essence combinations can be used to enhance your mood; to relax, uplift, open, stimulate, or soothe your mind and body through your olfactory senses.

MediCupping

An ancient practice that has found a new appreciation recently is ACE Massage Cupping™ which is a modern form of vacuum therapy. Medi-Cupping works by creating suction and vacuum pressure that is used to soften tight muscles and tone attachments, loosen adhesions and lift connective tissue, bring hydration and blood flow to body tissues, move […]

Hot Stone Massage

Hot Stone massage is a relaxing way to get more out of your massage treatment. Using heated elements allow the therapist to reach deeper tissues in a shorter amount of time. The stones are heated via steam or water in a hot stone warmer.  They are then used by the therapist with some sort of […]

Chair Massage

A Chair massage is typically used for corporate events and trade shows, but can also be a quick way to provide temporary relief to clients.  Using a special type of chair that allows the client to be fully relaxed, a chair massage does not last more than 15 minutes and can target problem areas on […]

Prenatal Massage

When choices for pain relief are often limited during a pregnancy, massage therapy is a healthy alternative.  Using similar techniques to that of a Swedish massage, Pregnancy massage, or Prenatal massage, positions the expectant mother in a safe and comfortable way to target tight and tender muscles.  In addition to relieving aching muscles and joints, […]

Neuromuscular Therapy

Neuromuscular Therapy focuses on the nervous system and how it effects the muscular and skeletal systems of the body.  A single nerve can innervate several muscles which can refer pain to different parts of the body.  Knowing the Physiology and the Kinesiology of  the human body, the therapist can help to relieve chronic pains for […]

Deep Tissue Massage

Most people commonly confuse Deep Tissue massage with a deep pressure massage. A Deep Tissue massage manipulates muscle and connective tissue (fascia) beneath the superficial muscles and is a focused massage (meaning not a full body massage).   Deep Tissue massages deal with a specific pain that the client encounters chronically or acutely. They are […]

Swedish Massage

A Swedish massage is the most common massage modality used by western therapists.  The most important thing to know about a Swedish massage is that it’s a full body massage,  intended to relax the client and muscles.  Using long, fluid strokes, the therapist targets and manipulates superficial muscle to attain better blood flow and relaxation. […]