Types of Massage Therapy

By Avalon, Avalon School of Massage in Houston

Specialty Massages - Available in 1, 1 1/2 or 2 hour blocks

Couples Massage Couples Massage – available with your choice of massage type, this massage is a great way to spend time with your significant other, your friend or family member.

Swedish – performed on a heated table,  relish in this massage’s five different massage strokes that have been shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness and improving function in patients with osteoarthritis, as well as helping those with poor circulation.

Thai Massage – typically performed on a mat on the floor, this holistic type of massage incorporates aspects of yoga, acupressure, energy balancing and massage, allowing muscles to lengthen and relax and the body structure to realign, helping bone structure and origins.

Deep Tissue Massage – performed on a heated table, this intense massage focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue as well as freeing the tension and stress that the body can hold. Also, enjoy the occasional Thai stretches and Shiatsu pressure points, if you like.

Prenatal/Postnatal – for the mother who needs some relief, this is an exceptionally relaxing massage that incorporates deep work in troubled areas and returns the body to a homeostasis condition.

Sports Massage – ideal for athletes, this massage targets certain groups of muscles used in your specific sport or activity.

Chinese Foot Reflexology – while sitting in a chair or lying on a massage table, this massage works the meridians of the body that flow into the feet to stimulate the functions of the internal organs, and helps reduce many symptoms such as headache, stress, asthma, constipation, sinusitis and migraine, increasing blood circulation and returning the body's function to its natural homeostatic state.

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For more information on any of our massage therapy services, as well as our additional line of services, give us a call at 713-333-5250 or email us.