We are pleased to announce the addition of our new Massage Therapist, Megan. She is available Monday-Saturday to provide you with top of the line Massage. Give us a call or book online today.
One week only we would like to offer 15% off on brow waxing! So, say “no” to unwanted hair and book your waxing now.
Just a quick reminder, we do have available appointments this Monday. If you are in town this Labor Day, make sure you treat yourself to some R&R&M – Rest, Relaxation and Massage!
As you may have seen on the Olympics, our athletes are utilizing Cupping Therapy and we offer it here at Good For You Massage & Day Spa. Ask your Massage Therapist about it today.
Traditional massage techniques employ the use of the Massage Therapist’s hands to compress tissue and push out blood and lymph from an area, allowing the body’s natural ability to pull fresh blood into the space. By contrast, cupping methods create a negative pressure, or suction, on the skin that pulls up tissue and actively draws blood and other fluids close to the surface. This pulling action on the body engages the parasympathetic nervous system and induces a deep relaxation. Cupping can be an effective complementary technique when used in conjunction with massage therapy.
Cupping is a process in which suction is used to relieve local congestion. The suction is created by using mechanical means to create a partial vacuum, which draws blood and other fluids closer to the surface of the skin allowing the body to rid itself of toxins more easily.
The suction can be light, medium or strong depending on whom it is used and which tools are utilized. For example, light cupping or suction is appropriate for children and the elderly, while strong cupping is contraindicated for them. There is also massage cupping, sometimes referred to as moving cupping, which uses a weak suction with the cups sliding across an oiled body surface, such as the back.
Cupping can be used for many pathologies, most of which are considered to be caused by stagnation or congestion of energy, blood or mucus as categorized by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). These include, among others:
Respiratory disorders, such as colds, flu and asthma
Constipation and diarrhea
The cups with vacuum pumps are placed over the afflicted areas of the body or over related acupressure points. They are left in position for five to 15 minutes, depending on the strength of the suction. Bruising and occasionally blistering, following the shape and size of the cup will generally occur where the worst of the congestion has been negatively affecting the body.
The warmer months are a great time to be outdoors and active. Here are three ways massage therapy can help you stay fit—both mentally and physically—this summer.
Stay in the game. Whether you are marathon training or participating in a softball league, massage can reduce muscle tension, improve exercise performance and prevent injuries.
Unwind. Summer is often busy, so take care of your mental health and wellness. Studies show that massage therapy can relieve stress significantly on physical and psychological levels.
Manage aches and pains. Is yard work bringing you down? Research indicates massage therapy can reduce low-back pain, ease the symptoms of arthritis and help neck pain.
Includes: cleansing of skin, enzyme with steam, extractions, serum, mask, toner, moisturizer, SPF and mini massage. Book your personalized enzyme facial now!
Your wedding is one of life’s most magical moments. Good For You Massage & Day Spa is the perfect partner to help you get ready for your big day! Let us help the blushing bride-to-be get ready to walk down the aisle with a special spa day designed to enhance her beauty and radiance. Or bring along the entire bridal party, both bridesmaids and groomsmen for some pre-wedding pampering and relaxation. Your choices are endless with massages, facials, microdermabrasions, peels, hydrating body polishes, detoxifying wraps, foot soaks, paraffin dips and waxing. Book online today.
The sun is shining and we are blessed to enjoy this awesome weather in our beautiful Pacific Northwest!
One week only we would like to offer 15% off on all waxing! So, say “no” to unwanted hair and book your waxing now.
Just a quick reminder, we do have available appointments this Monday. If you are in town this Memorial Day, make sure you treat yourself to some R&R&M – Rest, Relaxation and Massage!
We are pleased to announce the addition of our new Massage Therapist, Erin. She is available Tuesday-Saturday to provide you with top of the line Massage. Give us a call or book online today.