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Woodbridge Hilton Building
120 Wood Avenue South
Suite 504
Iselin, NJ 08830
Tel: (732) 710-3946
Fax: (732) 632-9510
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Swedish massage $75 / 60 minutes $110 / 90 minutes
is the most commonly offered and best-known type of massage. If it's your first time at the spa, Swedish massage is the perfect place to start. This massage promotes relaxation, eases muscle tension and creates other health benefits. It can be slow and gentle or vigorous and bracing, depending on what the therapist wants to achieve. Feel free to state your preference for pressure during Swedish massage. It can range from light to firm. Swedish massage usually includes some deeper work on areas of specific muscle tension. If you want more intensive work and firmer pressure, please ask for a deep tissue massage.
Deep Tissue massage $75 / 60 minutes $110 / 90 minutes
is a type of massage aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep tissue massage uses many of the same movements and techniques as Swedish massage, but the pressure will generally be more intense. It is also a more focused type of massage, as the therapist works to release chronic muscle tension or knots (also known as "adhesions.") It should not hurt, though it is likely to be a bit more intense than a classic Swedish massage. Please feel free to speak up if the pressure is too intense for you. It is important to drink a lot of water after a deep tissue massage to help flush lactic acid out of the tissues. If you do not, you might be sore the next day. (It is possible that you might feel slight soreness the day after a deep tissue massage even if you DO drink water. This simply means a substantial amount of waste products were flushed out of the tissues. It should pass within a day or so.)
Tui Na $75 / 60 minutes $110 / 90 minutes
also known as Chinese therapeutic massage or acupressure, is based on the same diagnostic method as acupuncture. Through various techniques, massage may dredge meridians and collaterals, normalize Yin-Yang, harmonize the nutrient and defense systems, rectify vital energy and blood, and regulate the internal organs. As in other specialties, massage is inseparable from the fundamental theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Reflexology $75 / 60 minutes
is a natural form of healing that is based on the principle that there are reflex points in the feet and hands that correspond to every part of the body. Eyes and ears correspond to the toes; lungs, heart and liver to the ball of the foot; and kidneys to the heel. Located in the cavity created by the muscle junction on the sole of the foot, is the Yong-quan (kidney-1), a Chinese word that means bubbling spring. This is the energy point of entry and dispersion for the entire body. Reflexology is used to treat many disorders because the foot region is where all of the major meridians flowing in our body run and cross with one another.
Hot stone massage $90 / 70 minutes
is a specialty massage that uses smooth, heated basalt stones. The heat is both deeply relaxing and helps tight muscles release. Before you arrive, the massage therapist sanitizes the stones and heats them in 120 to 150 degree water. During the massage, the therapist warms up the body with traditional Swedish massage, then massages you while holding a heated stone. As the stone cools, the therapist replaces it with another. The heat of the stones helps muscles release more quickly than in traditional massage. Please feel free to speak up if the stones are too warm or the pressure too intense.