Are you stressed out?
Are you having trouble sleeping?
Are your muscles tense all the time?
Do you need help relaxing?
If you answered
yes to any of the above questions, then you may want try therapeutic massage.
Massage is a systematic manual application of pressure and movement
of the muscles and connective tissues of the body, used to reduce
tension and stress, improve circulation, aid the healing of muscle and
other soft tissue injuries, control pain, enhance sleep, and promote
general well-being. Massage techniques have been practiced in both
Eastern and Western cultures for thousands of years. There are a variety
of massage techniques. Our certified massage therapist, Carol Crystal,
C.M.T. has expertise in many types of massage including Swedish massage,
deep tissue massage, neuromuscular therapy, and reflexology. Many
studies show that massage may also benefit a variety of medical
conditions including anxiety, asthma, chronic headache, and back pain.
The massage session is given in a relaxing and safe environment. A
private examination room with a connecting bathroom is used at the
Health & Wellness Center (Vodra 107) for massage therapy
The massage therapist will begin by asking you questions about your
health, any pain you are experiencing, and stresses in your life in
order to determine the goals of the session. You will be asked to
complete a very brief confidential form for the massage therapist (on
your initial visit).
The massage will take place on a padded massage table designed
especially for massage therapy. If there are any areas you would like
worked on more or if you are feeling discomfort, please let the
The fee for massage is $1.00/min with a 10 minute minimum
appointment. Services are by appointment. Payment is made directly to
the massage therapist at the time of your session. Gift certificates are
available and make a unique and most appreciated gift for any friend or
co-worker on campus.