RELAXATION & RECOVERY MASSAGE (SWEDISH MASSAGE)
45 minutes - $70
60 minutes - $90
90 minutes - $135
A classic soothing Swedish massage that promotes relaxation and pain relief by releasing muscle tension, this rejuvenating massage combines kneading and long, flowing strokes to bring powerful de-stressing benefits to both body & mind. There are many layers of benefits to relaxation massage; not only is it an effective way to unwind, it's known also to:
promote better quality sleep
induce mental relaxation and reduce emotional stress
stimulate the release of endorphins (this can be supportive when one is experiencing feelings of depression, grief, and anxiety)
relax the physical body and calm the nervous system
reduce chronic pain
increase circulation - thus promoting detoxification and immune system support
reduce swelling and speed recovery from injury
Each massage session includes the use of hand blended, organic, herbal infused massage oils.
WARM STONE MASSAGE
75 minutes - $110
This deeply relaxing massage combines warm stones, hand collected from the Kaikoura coast, and beautiful aromatic organic oils. A slow, warming treatment, Warm Stone Massage is a blend of stone placements, stone massage and relaxation massage. Ideal for individuals who want to de-stress and relieve muscle tension, or for those who are physically sensitive, this treatment works on the deeper muscle tissue without the need for strong hand pressure and muscle manipulation. Alongside the amazing benefits of massage, using warm stones is particularly beneficial for:
creating a state of deep relaxation
improving sleep quality and reducing sleep disturbances
stimulating blood flow in the circulatory system through
easing muscle pain, tension and spasms through reducing inflammation.
FERTILITY MASSAGE THERAPY
Initial booking 90 minutes $135
Follow up session 75 minutes $120
This holistic massage therapy provides a natural, nurturing aid to fertility, supporting the body physically and emotionally in preparation for conception. These non-invasive specialised sessions are a beautiful combination of traditional abdominal massage and other restorative bodywork techniques.
Fertility massage is effective - yet still gentle and relaxing. During a session the sacral, digestive and womb areas are massaged to support optimal health and wellbeing. Regular treatments provide benefits which include:
promotion of hormonal balance
realignment of pelvic ligaments and connective tissue
helping repositon a tilted uterus
increased circulation to the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes, enhancing the health of your reproductive organs
encouraging the body to clear old scar tissue and stagnant blood within the pelvis and abdomen
increases circulation which supports the digestive, lymphatic and immune systems
Massage importantly offers time for relaxation and relief from
stress and anxiety during your conception journey. This gives you a moment to come back to your centre, to connect to your body and to the process of becoming a parent - especially if high stress is present.
Whether you are working with natural conception methods, assisted cycle such as IVF or IUI, donor sperm or donor eggs, Fertility Massage Therapy is a wonderful support to anyone on the path to conceiving a baby. It can be especially beneficial for those seeking care for and respite from:
endometriosis and fibroids
polycystic ovary syndrome
heavy, painful periods
blocked fallopian tubes
miscarrage or termination
digestive health complaints
When requesting a booking with Katrina, she will help you time the session to the most appropriate phase in your cycle. Initial bookings include a 30-minute consultation, which then flows through in to into your first treatment. Holistic aftercare advice will be provided for further support.