As a retreat center, our mission is to provide you with a place where you can attend to mind, body and spirit. Our classes and retreats provide opportunities to nourish the mind and the spirit, but sometimes it’s difficult to receive these gifts when our bodies are tense, wound up, and perhaps in pain. We offer our body therapies so that, if you wish, you can refresh yourself by experiencing the calming, grounding effect of skilled, compassionate touch.
Rolling Ridge is a licensed massage and body work facility. A private room is on site for massage and other body work. We contract with several Certified Massage Therapists and other Body Work providers to offer this service.
Shiatsu is Japanese for “finger pressure,” and consists of finger and palm pressure, stretches, and other massage techniques along the Meridians. Shiatsu is traditionally performed on a futon mat or massage table with clients fully clothed. Shiatsu practitioners promote it as a way to help people relax and cope with issues such as stress, muscle pain, nausea, anxiety, and depression.
Craniosacral Therapy is a holistic healing practice that uses very light touching to balance the craniosacral system in the body, which includes the bones, nerves, fluids, and connective tissues of the cranium and spinal area.
Somato Emotional Release: Somato emotional Release is a therapeutic process that helps rid the mind and body of residual effects of past trauma and associated negative responses. Following trauma, the body isolates the “energy cyst.” Somato Emotional Release has a goal to help the client physically identify and expel the energy cyst through re-experiencing and resolving incidents. www.upledger.com
Reiki is a spiritual healing art with its roots in Japanese origin. The word Reiki comes from the Japanese word (Rei) which means “Universal Life” and (Ki) which means “Energy”. Reiki is not affiliated with any particular religion or religious practice. It is not massage nor is it based on belief or suggestion. It is a subtle and effective form of energy work using spiritually guided life force energy. A session is done fully clothed with either a hands off or gentle hands on approach. www.reiki.org
Muscular Therapy/Myofacial Technique /Compassionate Touch / Muscular Therapy is a 4 part system of treatment and education that includes deep massage, body care techniques, tension release exercises and postural suggestions to help break down chronic muscle tension, increase circulation, elongate muscle tissue, improve joint movement and relieve stress, giving the client a restored feeling of well being.
Polarity Therapy Polarity Therapy is a system of therapeutic touch-diagnostic and gentle treatment techniques, which work to open blockages in their flow, and the creation of positive attitude and life-style , The treatment does not require disrobing, involves soft touch , some rocking as well as point specific touch often experienced as tingling , warmth, expansion or wavelike movement and very relaxing.
Reflexology is a holistic energy-based modality , working through the energies of the nervous system . It utilizes manual techniques unique to the field of Reflexology to feet and hands. Reflexology promotes balance and normalization of the body naturally . It reduces stress and improves circulation.
Hot Stone Massage A heated stone massage is believed to have numerous healing properties. The heat can help relieve muscle tension and allow the body to relax and be at ease. A hot stone massage can also help with inflammation, injury, back pain, poor circulation, osteoarthritis, arthritis pain, stress, insomnia, calm nervous system, and even mental disorders such as depression and anxiety. This massage incorporates a massage using oils as well as heated stones to provide deep warmth and relaxation.
60 minute session– 90
90 minute session– 120
Group rates: ask about our body work packages specifically designed to fit the budget and needs of your group.
30 Minute sessions may be available. Call our guest services office to inquire about availability. (cost: $48)
To schedule an appointment or for further information about the body therapy services we offer, please contact our office at 978-682-8815 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. DOWNLOAD the wellness brochure.
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