M A S S A G E    T H E R A P Y
&  B O D Y W O R K


 

"That which is rigid and blocked will wither and die; that which is flexible and flowing will prosper and grow"  -Ancient Chinese Proverb from the Tao te Ching

The Yoga Room offers a variety of Healing Massage Techniques and Bodywork for all individuals.  The types of massage available are Neuromuscular Therapy, Polarity, Swedish Massage, Connective Tissue, and Thai Yoga Massage.  We also offer a ground breaking bodywork techniques known as John Barnes Myofacial Release & Unwinding(Scroll to bottom of page for detailed description of therapies)  Therapeutic Massage brings about positive changes and balance to the mind, body and emotions.  It helps reduce tension, relaxes the body, relieves mental and physical fatigue, and promotes a positive attitude. We invite you to experience Massage Therapy & Bodywork at the Yoga Room. 
 


T H E   T H E R A P I S T S

LAURIE GARRETT, CYT, LMT, & OWNER OF THE YOGA ROOM has been Certified Massage Therapist since 2001 and licensed by the state of Pennsylvania.  Laurie has taken great pride in teaching her yoga students and bodywork clients how to become connected with their physical bodies. Our bodies are great sources of information.  They let us know when we need attention.   90% of Laurie's massage therapy over the last 7 years has become a bodywork technique known as Myofascial Release-The John Barnes MethodLaurie has completed course criteria for the following Myofascial Release techniques:

~Myofascial Release I
~Myofascial Release II
~Myofascial Release Unwinding
~Myofascial Release Rebounding
~Myofascial Release Healing
~Myofascial Release Cervical-Thoracic
~Myofascial Release Facial-Pelvis
~Myofascial Release Therapy to Therapist

Laurie and her clients are always amazed at the great benefits this technique offers while other forms of therapy have failed .  This is not to say that Laurie does not "dabble" in Neuromuscular Therapy, Polarity, Swedish Massage and Connective Tissue, but don't be surprised if she encourages you to experience Myofacial Release Therapy into your session. 
 
 

1 hour massage:  $80
1 1/2 hour massage: $110
1 hour personal yoga session with 1 hour massage:   $150

Cash or check accepted. 

Gift Certificates Are Available! 

Call Laurie: 717.569.4910 or email at garrettlaurie@hotmail.com


JENNIFER VILLELLA, CYT, CTYM is a Thai Yoga Massage Therapist (In the Nuad Bo-rarn tradition).  Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient practice of physical body movement, know as assisted Hatha Yoga or "lazy man's yoga."  In receiving Thai Yoga Massage, one is also receiving the benefits of the practice of Yoga.  It is performed on the floor in loose and comforatable clothing.  The Thai Yoga therapist gently stretches the client's body while incorporating massage techniques, breath work, martial arts moves, rhythmic motion, and palming and thumbing along energy lines, creating a slow flowing "dance" for the recipient's body. 

What you can expect from your Thai Yoga Massage
- stretching and toning of the muscles
- improved circulation
- releif from muscular tension & spasm
- increased metabolism & boost to the immune system
- a balanced energetic body that induces a calm mental state

All sessions 90 minutes:  $85
Call Jennifer:717.475.8419 or email at jennifer.villella@gmail.com


JoAnne Canosa

JoAnn CANOSA, RN,BSN is a Reiki practitioner/teacher and meditation instructor. I have been practicing Reiki since 2010, when I discovered its healing benefits after being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a spiritual healing practice that works with the energy that is present in and around the physical body. A Reiki practitioner connects to and utilizes this energy to heal themselves and to facilitate the healing of others. Reiki balances energy on all levels of the body-physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Reiki energy encourages deep relaxation and supports the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Reiki always brings you your highest good.

In 2012, I received the Master Reiki and Master Seichem initiations from the Tera-Mai branch of Reiki. I am a student of Frans Stiene www.ihreiki.com and have completed the Shoden, Okuden, and Shinpiden levels in the traditional Japanese form of Reiki called Usui Reiki Ryoho. I work part time as a Reiki practitioner for Caring Hospice Services as well as volunteer at the Domestic Violence Shelter offering Reiki to their employees.   I have been practicing meditation for the past seventeen years and have studied meditation with Dr. Susan Taylor at the Center for Meditation Science. www.drsusantaylor.com. I am a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association and a student of A Course in Miracles and The Science of Mind. Reiki has been a shifting force in my life and I am excited to start my private practice, Reiki from the Heart, at the Yoga Room.

1 hour Reiki session - $65
1 hour meditation instruction - $50

Call JoAnn: (717)371-0970
Email: jkcanosa@gmail.com


T H E R A P Y   D E S C R I P T I O N S

M Y O F A S C I A L   R E L E A S E is a whole-body, hands-on approach and treatment that focuses on the fascial system.  The Fascial System surrounds and infuses with every muscle, bone, nerve, blood vessel, organ, and cell of the body.  It also separates, supports, connects, and protects the body.  The therapist applies sustained pressure into myofascial restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion.  It is helpful when receiving this treatment you bring a pair of sport shorts and if your are a female sport shorts and sport bra or a reasonable like article of clothing.

"Something that has happened is incredibly important!  The QUANTUM SHIFT has occurred and will have a massive impact on you and healthcare that will be so vast it will be beyond your wildest imagination."  John F. Barnes, PT   www.myofascialrelease.com
 

S W E D I S H   M A S S A G E
Gentle and relaxing, Swedish massage is performed to increase blood circulation, thereby strengthening the immune system and channeling oxygen-laden blood to the overworked muscles that require it most.
 

N E U R O M U S C U L A R   T H E R A P Y
A method of applying pressure to specific trigger points within the belly of the muscles and tendons.  This will enable the whole muscle to relax.
 

P O L A R I T Y
The universal principles of energy, attraction, repulsion and neutrality are used to balance energy currents running through the body and recharge the nervous system.

R E I K I
Reiki is a Japanese healing technique that is safe, simple and powerful.  The word Reiki is also used to describe the actual energy that practitioners work with.  This energy is the fuel that drives humans and gives ultimate structure and purpose in life; it is the energy of everything.  
A Reiki treatment is one hour long and is useful for specific healing or general relaxation.  The treatments are individually tailored to the client's needs and condition.  The client remains fully clothed while the practitioner gently rests their hands on, or slightly off the body for a few minutes on specific areas of the body (head,torso, arms, and legs) allowing the energy to pass through into the client. One may have an experience of the energy moving and being cleared throughout the body.  Healing can take place on a physical, emotional, mental or spiritual level.  Reiki supports the body's natural ability to heal itself.  Reiki promotes deep relaxation and each treatment will work to realign, relax, and renew. Reiki is rooted in love and always brings you your highest good.  Explaining Reiki with words is often difficult.  The best way to understand Reiki is to experience it!



C A N C E L L A T I O N   P O L I C Y
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THE YOGA ROOM is located in Lancaster, PA