Christine Misiano
Sports Massage Pro & Bodyworks

Our fast-paced life today.... the effects of days gone by,
                                             leave their mark...
                                             let today begin the rebirth
                                                      of your body & soul...
Not sure of the type of massage you would like....  no problem! 
Many people feel the same.
  We can talk about what type of massage pressure you like 
and areas of  pain or discomfort and then
 decide together!

 Soma Cupping, Essential Oils, Warm Stones and Reflexology
 can be added to most massages for $10 
Athletic Performance                                           
30m $50       60m  $85    90m $115
What is Sports Massage?
Sports massage is a type of massage that is specifically tailored to sporting injuries or ailments.  It can become quite vigorous at times. Contrary to its name, sports massage is not only utilised by professional sportspeople or people that exercise heavily but by all who enjoy it's healing results. 
4 types of sports massage

Pre-event: Work done only on muscles about to endure physical event-  short & stimulating massage-30m -1hr light pressure .
Goal: warm & loosen muscles to make more pliable for the event.
Result: Improved performance, decrease injuries & secondary -relax the athlete.
Goal: normalize body’s tissues/muscles geared toward reducing muscle spasms and metabolic build-up that occurs with vigorous exercise.
Result: Recovery after competition involves not only tissue normalization and repair, but also general relaxation and mental calming.
Maintenance massage: one of my most popular massages: very client specific; focused upon clients training, sport & needs. For athletes looking to increase performance & increase competitive edge. Therapist zeros in on particular muscular groups& tissues. this massage is generally done in a series working up to event or during a training period.
Goal: optimize training while lessening the risk of injury, developing adhesions, repetitive motion injuries and muscular soreness/fatigue. Increases flexibility & range of motion. In my opinion - a crucial part of training/ maintaining optimism health.
Rehabilitation: alleviates pain associated with an injury/injuries.
Goal: optimize clients health through reduction of stress in areas surrounding injury, treating area of injury, direct healing and lessen/’direct’ the build-up of adhesions.   Accelerate healing process.
Muscle injuries can heal faster with massage 

 Deep Tissue Massage   
30m  - $50    60m- $85      90m- $115
A firm-pressure therapeutic massage- it's a love hate relationship..
Intent upon removal of muscular tension, 'knots' & lactic acid build-up.  You will feel areas of tension release while regaining freedom of movement.  Helps alleviate pain, muscle spasms, stress, inflammation and tissue problems that produce any discomfort or pain.  An absolute client favorite!

Himalayan Salt Stone Massage
60 minutes: $95          90 minutes $125
This massage was born in the Punjab region of the Himalayan Mountains. The salt is characteristically pink and contains 84 naturally occurring minerals and elements. It has long been used for healing in Eastern medicines. Tradition has proven Salt Stone Massage helps to relieve anxiety, insomnia and emits negative ions when heated thereby delivering a myriad of health benefits. This massage also realigns energy pathways- restoring balance .... leaving you feeling peaceful and rejuvenated.

Relieve pain and repair  injuries from repetitive motion injuries.to sprains and strains .
Swedish Massage
30m - $50  60m   - $85   90m- $115

Swedish Massage techniques
- Intended to promote relaxation
- Stress relief and overall wellness 
- Gliding strokes with light to moderately deep pressure, kneading movements, circular pressure
 & stretches are used.
Neuromuscular/Trigger Point_______________
30m  - $50    60m   - $85   90m- $115
Neuromuscular Therapy or Trigger Point
This treatment pinpoints your stiff muscles and exact location of your pain, stiff muscles and exact location of your pain, stiffness numbness or weakness. NMT specifically locates and releases your tight muscles & trigger points getting to the Cause or source of your pain- Chaitow Method.  
 - Specific finger pressure on points that are tender or painful with a goal of breaking cycles of spasm and pain.
- These points can be sensitive because of acute trauma, chronic strain, repetitive stress, or under use.
-With a trigger point, you will typically feel pain radiating to another area of your body.

Thai Massage(Nuad-Bo) Northern
    90 minutes $120
- Deep but gentle blend of stretching and massage used to promote healing, relieve pain, and improve posture. 
- According to Thai culture more than 70,000 “sen”, or energy lines, exist within the body.
Northern Thai Massage
-This massage applies pressure to the 10 most vital “sen” using the palms of the hands, thumbs, elbows, and feet through a series of slow, rhythmic compressions. 
- Gently moves your body into yoga-like poses that open joints, increase flexibility, relieve tension. 
-  Client wears their own comfortable 'gym' like clothing.  

Fascia Stretching
75 min - $115
Fascia Stretching focuses upon moving the joint along with the surrounding tissue to help the fascia and muscles to relax.  Fascia is a fibrous connective tissue that wraps and supports muscles,tendons, ligaments, nerves, organs and joints....it's the body's interior 'webbing'  FS uses multiple plans of movement including diagonal and rotating patterns. The intention is to stretch you similarly in the way your body naturally moves while clearing incorrect patterns.  The treatment will leave you feeling limber & flexible relaxed .  Clients wear their gym or yoga clothing 

Journey Massages
SMP's Lymphatic Treatment/Therapy  60m 
Feeling sluggish & run down.....
                    try lymphatic massage
60 minutes: $90
Encourages lymphatic flow & a whole body cleansing process.
 It assists in maintaining the integrity of the immune system which in turn strengthens the body against diseases, allergies & others various conditions. 
 This technique uses a light, "brushing" touch to achieve powerful results.
Hot Stone Massage Journey
60- $95    90 m-  $125
Deep Tissue Massage with Warmed Basalt Stones Melt Away Pain & StressWarm stones glide over your body, heat radiates deeply into the muscles to provide stress reduction, deep relaxation & relief from physical pain. The stones are used as an extension of the hand. The warmth and smoothness of the stones induces a deeper level of relaxation. The massage favorite! Not Available on site

Pregnancy Massage Journey
60 minutes: $90; 90 minutes: $120

A wonderfully healthy treatment for the mommy-to-be! This massage relieve immense stresses placed on weight bearing joints, assists in maintaining healthy circulation, proper posture, reduces swelling & pain. Helps reduce & relieve sciatic pain. A must especially during the last months! 
Safe pregnancy cushion and side-to-side body positioning with body pillows for extra comfort.
*For  2nd & 3rd trimester

Relaxation Massage for Stress ReliefHawaiian Lomi Lomi Journey
60 minutes $85 
90 minutes $115
Based on the Hawaiian philosophy
called Huna that simply stated
 'Everything seeks harmony &
 everything seeks love ' 
Lomi Lomi is a traditional Hawaiian massage that uses a combination of massage techniques & elements of breathing to restore energy and soothe the body.
 Lomi Lomi means a connection between heart, hand and soul with the Source of all life.
Lomi Lomi works gently yet deeply into the muscles with continuous, flowing strokes, totally nurturing the body & enabling the recipient to relax, give in & simply be...
A soothing massage.
An intuitive journey for the body & soul..

What to Expect
- Review health history or any new issues you would like to focus upon.
 -  Keep in mind the need to communicate if an area feels tender or sore,or if you are not comfortable.  
-  We ask that if you discover that you have a transmittable illness , poison ivy, fever 0r  transmittable illness etc, before your appointment that you call to reschedule.  We want to keep everyone safe and healthy. Thank you.
-Please arrive a few minutes before your scheduled appointment.   Thank you!

Your Appointment Awaits You...       978.  884.  6283
Please kindly give 24 hour notice in case of cancellation. 
No shows & cancellations of less then 4 hours before
appointments hurt . 
 You are responsible for  payment of the booked appointment time.  
In the case of no shows & gift certificates,
your gift certificate will be considered 100% used for booked time. 
Thank you for your understanding. 
Your appointment time begins at booked time in consideration
 to the clients that follow your allotted time. 
If this is your first visit please allow 15 minutes for intake etc...  thank you.  
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