Asian Therapies

Traditional and modern Asian massage and body work techniques utilize the energetic pathways in the body known in the Orient as meridians. Therapists are able to feel the energy known as chi, the life-force within the body. Some therapies include stretching and deep palming while others are extremely light, using holding techniques to calm and restore balance. Asian therapies are well suited for people with chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, stress and those experiencing symptoms of menopause.

Ashiatsu - Deep Barefoot Massage

From the Japanese words "ashi," meaning foot, and "atsu," meaning pressure, this is the ultimate deep-massage therapy. In this compression massage, the therapist uses overhead bars for balance while using the feet to bring about release and structural change in chronically sore, tight tissues. Ashiatsu provides deep relaxation and stimulates the circulatory system. This is the modern version of a classic Asian therapy for persistent back and neck pain.

  • $165 for 50 minutes
    $250 for 80 minutes
    $310 for 100 minutes
Muscle Melt for "Road Warriors"

Unwind completely with a treatment developed by the people of Thailand to ease aches and pains of warriors returning from battle. Warm herbal pouches are firmly pressed into muscles to ease and melt aches and pains out of every inch of your body. Traditional Thai massage with lemongrass oil, combined with other massage techniques, releases any lingering tension, resulting in a calmer state of mind and a body that's ready to go out and conquer the world. (The pressure of this massage will be altered to suit your body's needs.)

  • $250 for 80 minutes
    $310 for 100 minutes
Reflexology
A treat for your feet with whole-body benefits. A specially trained therapist works on reflex points in the feet using thumb pressure. These points correlate to the individual organs and parts of the body, and activating these reflexes helps improve circulation and promote relaxation.
 
  • $140 for 50 minutes
Shiatsu

Relax, energize, awaken. In this active, rhythmic Asian technique, the therapist uses thumbs, fingers and palms to stimulate the body's energy system, applying pressure to acupoints and along meridians to balance yin and yang. Shiatsu is a deeply pleasurable whole-body tune-up. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

  • $140 for 50 minutes
    $220 for 80 minutes
    $275 for 100 minutes
Thai Massage

Thai massage, sometimes called yoga massage, originated in Buddhist monasteries as preventive health care for the monks. Using slow, gentle rocking movements, the therapist applies compression with thumbs, palms, elbows, knees and feet to stretch soft tissues and harmonize vital energies. This graceful therapy, which is given on a futon, leaves you relaxed, energized and more flexible. Please wear loose-fitting pants and a T-shirt.

  • $310 for 100 minutes