MASSAGE TECHNIQUES

Couples massage at belisama bodyworks in saratoga springs

Couples massage

60, 90 min / $180, $240

We specialize in massage for two people where friends, family and loved ones are welcome to enjoy a massage together in the same room.  Two therapists practice side-by-side creating a peaceful professional atmosphere in an elegant, yet comfortable, environment.  Each therapist can customize the massage to meet your unique health goals.

Deep issue masage at belisama bodyworks spa in saratoga springs

deep tissue massage  

30, 60, 90 min /  $60, $90, $120

Used to help repair damaged parts of muscle connections due to physical or emotional stress. It does so by manipulating the trigger point to increase blood circulation and release it of toxins.

 

Deep tissue massage addresses the musculature and elastic components of body tissue, helping to realign and free the fascia. In doing so it also helps to release memories of past trauma stored in the tissue.

 
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European/Swedish massage   

30, 60, 90 min /  $60, $90, $120

The most common type of relaxation or stress reduction massage. Originally developed in Sweden this massage helps to reduce stress, circulate blood and lymph flow, and remove toxins from muscle tissue.

Pregnancy massage belisama bodyworks spa in saratoga springs

pregnancy massage 

30, 60, 90 min /  $60, $90, $120

Comforts and relieves a pregnant woman’s body (sciatica, edema, and back pain, to name but a few symptoms aided by massage). Special pregnancy tables allow the woman to lie face down.

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SPORTS MASSAGE   

30, 60, 90 min /  $60, $90, $120

Sports massage can help maintain the body in better condition, prevent injuries, cure and restore mobility to injured muscle tissue, boost performance, and extend the overall life of your sporting career.  

 

Sports massage causes the pores in tissue membranes to open, enabling fluids and nutrients to pass through. This helps remove waste products such as lactic acid and encourages the muscles to take up oxygen and nutrients which helps them recover quicker.  

Shiatsu massage at belisama bodyworks spa in saratoga springs

shiatsu massage 

30, 60, 90 min /  $60, $90, $120

Shiatsu is an ancient Oriental healing therapy using the acupuncture meridian system. It treats the person by balancing the flow of Qi/Chi (life energy). It is performed on a mat, on the floor with the therapist applying pressure to the meridians.

 

A lot of meridian stretching is done to restore flexibility and energy flow. Shiatsu treats the whole being, as well as specific ailments. Be sure to wear comfortable, stretchy clothes!

Energy work massagebelisama bodyworks spa in saratoga springs

energy work 

30, 60, 90 min /  $60, $90, $120

Healing is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you.

 

Energy work treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind, and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and well-being. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.

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medical and auto accident recovery 

30, 60, 90 min /  $60, $90, $120

Working by prescription, the medical massage therapist works with pathologies, pain or recovery from injury. Have you been injured in a car accident? Call us about No-Fault coverage – we can help you heal, and file the paperwork for you.

Hot Stone Therapy   

60 min / $95

The heat from the basalt stones on the client's body work in concert with the therapist’s pressure to penetrate the muscles and easily perform deep tissue manipulations. This process melts away tension, creating a calming atmosphere.

 

Insomnia and depression can be helped with a hot stone massage. The penetrating heat of the hot stones helps to relieve pain associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, MS, and back pain.

aromatherapy massage belisama bodyworks spa in saratoga springs

Aromatherapy massage:

60 min /  $95

Fragrant oils extracted from herbs, fruits and flowers naturally enhance the benefits of massage. This treatment relieves aches and anxiety while improving circulation.

 

Hot Stone Therapy   

60 min / $95

The heat from the basalt stones on the client's body work in concert with the therapist’s pressure to penetrate the muscles and easily perform deep tissue manipulations. This process melts away tension, creating a calming atmosphere.

 

Insomnia and depression can be helped with a hot stone massage. The penetrating heat of the hot stones helps to relieve pain associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, MS, and back pain.

hot stone massae therapy belisama bodyworks spa in saratoga springs

Hot Stone Therapy   

60 min / $105

The heat from the basalt stones on the client's body work in concert with the therapist’s pressure to penetrate the muscles and easily perform deep tissue manipulations. This process melts away tension, creating a calming atmosphere.

 

Insomnia and depression can be helped with a hot stone massage. The penetrating heat of the hot stones helps to relieve pain associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, MS, and back pain.

reflexology massage belisama bodyworks spa in saratoga springs

reflexology massage   

60 min / $95

An art and science that is based on the principle that there are reflex points and areas in the ears, hands, and especially, the feet that correspond to every gland, organ, and part of the body. By skillful stimulation of these areas and points with hand, finger and thumb techniques, the body systems are facilitated to greater balance.

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Kinesiotape Taping  

20 min / $15

Kinesiotape is a non-restrictive type of taping that can be used for a variety of musculoskeletal injuries, including, but not limited to, tendinitis and strains/sprains. It helps alleviate pain and facilitate lymphatic drainage by passively lifting the skin and assisting the body’s own healing response. Kinesiotaping can also increase awareness of your body position to help maintain proper posture and form. The tape can stay on up to 7 days and is water resistant. Stop in today to try this new addition to Belisama Bodyworks!

hours:

Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday: 10 am - 2 pm

By appointment only:
before 10 am, after 5 pm, and after 2 pm on Sundays.

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