Massage at Hannah Fitness Training uses different stokes to manipulate and treat muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and other connective tissue. Massage provides many benefits to the nerves and neural pathways, lymphatic (or immune) system, cardiovascular system, nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and organs/glands.
Massage has been proven to greatly reduce muscle tension, pain and stress. It is a wonderful treatment for chronic issues in the musculoskeletal system. It is not just a “luxury” treatment. It’s truly a wonderful modality to be integrated in a good general health care plan.
Although we offer a variety of specific treatments, Hannah combines techniques to create a regiment that optimally suits your individual needs. Thanks to her depth of experience and training, Hannah is able to evaluate each client and then use a variety of different approaches that best suit their situation.
Hannah offers the full massage spectrum—from Clinically-based Traditional Treatments to Energy-work. Call to learn more and schedule your first massage at (413) 335-8110.
Now, learn more about different types of massage.
Swedish is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energize you. It is incredibly relaxing and has a wonderful effect on overall health.
This massage technique uses slower, deeper strokes to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. The technique is commonly utilized to help with muscle damage from injuries, tightness or overuse. It is great for athletes, but ordinary people also derive extraordinary benefits. Sports massage can help to prevent, as well as treat injuries.
This massage focuses on areas of tight fibers that can form in your muscles after injuries or overuse. By the way, overuse can include sitting at a desk for too long or repetitive movement in our daily life. Trigger points create referral pain patterns in the body, which often go undiagnosed. We can help. Ask us.
Tender points in the body can occur, when we have strains in our muscles. These strains can happen from overuse, repetitive patterns, injury and many other triggers. These points can create dysfunction in the muscle or correlated joint. They can affect posture and overall well-being. Strain Counter Strain is a very gentle, simple technique that aids in regaining optimal musculoskeletal health.
This technique works on the nervous system of the body, by clearing the neural pathways from the spinal cord. The muscles are reminded of “where they should be” as well as their proper length, which have profound effects on how we feel. For someone who is stressed or “wound up”, this technique creates a deep relaxation. For someone who may need a “pick me up” or pep in their step, this technique can be adjusted to energize and stimulate a client.
This technique is wonderful for clients with Learning Disabilities, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Poor Posture, etc… Ask us for more.
This treatment is great for clients with low immunity, edema, allergies, who are fighting a cold, etc. It boosts the immune system and improves lymphatic flow in the body, which aids in toxin removal.
This treatment improves the circulatory system. This is a great treatment for clients with Raynauds, cold hands or feet, hormonal issues, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, etc… Circulatory Massage offers a wonderful visualization and breathing technique that amplifies the relaxation and effectiveness of the treatment.
*We also utilized Reflexology, hot stones, aromatherapy, and warm compression packs.
Contact Hannah for price information at (413) 335-8110 or click here to send her an email.
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