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TTM Integrative Massage our most popular, is personally customized for each individual client, using many different types of massage approaches as appropriate for the paricular area of focus. For example,, your massage may include therapy approaches from swedish, myofascial release, foot or hand reflexology, trigger point work, accupressure, muscle testing, stretching, etc. drawing on a vast array of modalities to serve you best. You are always the one in charge of your massage and we encourage an atmosphere of clear communication between you and your therapist to insure your greatest comfort and therapeutic benefits of each session.
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy aims to gently and rhythmically move the lymph through the body, especially swollen areas of the body, relieving pressure and enhancing the functioning of the immune system. As both a preventative and remedial technique, LD can be used for a wide range of purposes including faster recovery from injury, reduction of swelling and discomfort from pregnancy, and strengthened resistance to illness.
Ask us about our 3 session special.
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don’t get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.
Our Life/Goal Balancing System integrates techniques to align the physical, mental, emotional and energetic systems in relation to your goals, giving you the energy and freedom to reach your highest potential. It quickly identifies and releases the body from interferring patterns allowing greater ease to achieving your goals.
Energy Kinesiology helps us to improve physical, mental amd emotional function because it is a communication tool in the science of energy balancing and is grounded in the study of anatomy and physiology. Muscle testing is used to detect and Identify the appropriate way to correct imbalances that may relate to muscle function, mental/emotional stress, nutrition, learning problems minor injuries and other issues.
In addition to personalized Kinesiology sessions we also offer Touch for Health Classes (see more info under Wellness Classes) so that you can learn to use this art and science to enhance the health and wellbeing of yourself and your own family and friends.
Some are certified for CEU's for LMT's, Nurses and Acupuncturists.
Touch for Health Levels 1 thru 4 each level is a two day class 14 - 16 ceus
Touch for Health is a simple way to help release energy blockages that keep us stuck in undesirable patterns that may be causing physical, mental or emotional stress. Touch for Health is a very effective system for stress and pain reduction. It uses muscle testing to determine imbalances in the body’s energy system. Kinesiology looks beyond symptoms and does not diagnose, treat or prescribe named diseases. Through manual muscle testing we can identify the exact nature of blockages in the energy flow and identify stressors to the bodymind by accessing the body’s own wisdom as a type of biofeedback. Once imbalances are identified then a variety of techniques can be used to release the blockages which allows the body to heal itself through its’ innate healing processes.
You can have the opportunity, right here in Tolland to join us in a Touch for Health class where you will learn how to increase energy and mental clarity, reduce stress and pain, improve posture and enhance the immune system in yourself and others. This class is open to everyone. No pre-requisites are required. CEU’s are available for Nurses and Licensed Massage Therapists (NCBTMB)
Although this might seem new to you, it has been around since the 1960’s A Detroit chiropractor, Dr George Goodheart began combining acupuncture theory with a variety of western discoveries that involved touch reflexes and muscle testing. He discovered that there was a relationship between meridians, major organs and muscles. He called the system Applied Kinesiology which now is taught exclusively to MD’s and Chiropractors.
One of Dr. Goodheart’s earliest students, Dr. John Thie, saw the potential of Dr. Goodhearts' system and developed an easier system that anyone could learn; he called it Touch for Health. Dr. Thie’s goal was to empower anyone interested in self-care to be able it use these simple techniques to help themselves, their family and friends. I think you will agree that the time is right for practicing self-care. It is much too costly to leave our care up to someone else. We can save ourselves lots of money, time and suffering by utilizing simple self-care approaches to keep ourselves healthy. Do you know anyone who might benefit from more energy and less stress?
I have attended the International Conference on Energy Kinesiology in Washington DC in 2010 to continue my studies with some of the leading Energy Kinesiologists in the world. As a massage therapist, I see a tremendous benefit from the TFH approach because often when there is muscle tension the problem is not actually in the muscle itself but in the relationship and imbalances in the energy system.
Are you ready and willing to embrace something new? I am delighted to be able to share these wonderful techniques that will help keep you and your family balanced and healthy.
For more information visit www.TFHKA.org and contact TTM at 860-871-3231 for a class flyer.
K-power for manual therapists or energy therapists
Perfect Health www.Chopra.com For general public
Now you can bring a Perfect Health Ayurvedic LifestyleClass to your area.Class can be presented as best fits your schedule: on a weekly basis, a weekend intensive or a Corporate Wellness Program. Call 860-871-3231 for more information.
Perfect Health is a five lesson program for physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Drawing from ancient healing traditions and the latest scientific research, Perfect Health brings you the best principles and practices of mind-body medicine from around the world.
1. Body, Mind and Soul
Explore the possibilities that lie beyond current beliefs about health and well-being. Develop an understanding of your unique mind/body type. Learn meditation, one of the most powerful, widely proven techniques for reducing stress and fatigue and increasing mental clarity.
2. Nourishment for Body, Mind and Soul
Honor your body's internal signals and identify which foods create optimal energy and nourishment. Learn basic principles for preparing and eating meals in order to restore balance, improve digestion, and transform unwanted habits.
3. Perpetual Renewal
Understand how the cycles of nature influence your physical and emotional well-being. Learn to harmonize your biological rhythms through adopting a regular, daily routine. Perform a daily self-massage to release healing chemicals into your physiology.
4. Emotional Freedom
Use your heart as well as your mind to make insightful choices and evolutionary life decisions. Sharpen your intuition and inner wisdom. Experience an emotional cleansing process to release accumulated stresses. Examine the physical, emotional, and spiritual layers that make up human experience.
5. The Five Gateways to the Inner Pharmacy
Our senses are the gateways through which we experience the world. Explore ways to enliven your senses by identifying which sounds, tastes, aromas, visual and kinesthetic experiences can balance and heal your physiology.
Qi Gong private or community classes
Infant Massage - a parent/baby class
Healing oils of the Bible (a 3 hour class)
Various Wellness Classes(from 20 minute presentations to 60 hour programs)
Available for speaking engagements (please call to discuss your specific needs)
We use only the finest therapeutic grade essential oils in the world. Various oils are used throughout your session depending on your specific needs, to aid and enhance the therapeutic benefits of your massage.
Now you can experience the benefits of these oils in your own home. Sign up as a member or a distributor and get a discount. These are truly the best essential oils in the world. go to www.youngliving.org/gardenofhealth
Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for highly active people who engage in athletics. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body’s natural immune function. At TTM we often integrate Touch for Health Kinesiology for balanced sports performance.
Acupressure is a form of bodywork similar to acupuncture, with the aim of stimulating specific points along the energy lines of the body to establish overall health and vitality by balancing your Qi (energy) flow. Unlike acupuncture however, with this modality we use our hands to apply pressure to the specific points rather than needling, producing similar therapeutic results. Acupressure is integrated into each massage session as needed.
Infant Massage is a style of bodywork designed specifically to promote the healthy development of your infant. Caring human touch is crucial for a healthy thriving baby, and the benefits of massaging a young child are many, including:
- Improved growth and development of the brain and nervous system
- Strengthened immune system function
- Regulated sleeping patterns, leading to deeper sleep
- Greater levels of trust and intimacy between parent and child
CranioSacral Therapy is a bodywork method that focuses on gently stimulating your CranioSacral system (membranes and fluid that surround the brain and spinal cord) to heal the body by improving the functioning of the central nervous system. CST effectively complements your body’s natural healing process, and has been known to help alleviate a wide variety of problems including:
- Central Nervous System Disorders
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome