Massage Therapy

massageAllison Denney, Melanie Pacheco, and Janel Lloyd-Dedischew are licensed massage therapists who specialize in a variety of massage modalities to release stress, relieve muscle pain, and improve well-being. 

General Massages 

Swedish massage uses rhythmic and flowing strokes to stimulate the system and to relieve muscle tension and sore joints. It relaxes the body and the mind. Swedish massage can be performed with a light or heavy hand.

Deep Tissue massage is a muscle-specific modality that involves slower strokes, and uses direct pressure. Deep Tissue massage reaches all layers of the muscle and allows layer by layer penetration. This type of massage is great for chronic pain or overuse injuries. There should be no pain during the session, but the client is often sore for a few days following the treatment.

Hot Stone Therapy massage melts away tension, eases muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism. Promotes deeper muscle relaxation through the placement of smooth, water-heated stones at key points on the body.

Speciality Massages

Neuromuscular Therapy is an integrative approach to resetting muscle firing patterns that limit activities or general range of motion. (Offered by Allison)

Trigger Point Therapy is static compression that acts to eliminate the pain/spasm/pain cycle. Reduces stress and the chronic pain that arises from stress. (Offered by Allison)

Pre-Natal Therapy is a nurturing, relaxing massage for expecting mothers. Targets chronic hip and back pain as well as decreasing stress and increasing blood flow. (Offered by Allison & Melanie)

Thai Massage is an ancient healing art for full body massage blending practitioner-specific modalities, deep tissue work, and yoa-like body passive streaching that allows energy flow. (Offered by Janel)

Lymphatic Massage is a gentle modality to aide in temporary and chronic swelling or edema. Can benefit clients who have suffered from injuries such as sprains or strains or other issues like recovering from surgery, lymphatic disorders, or removal of lymph nodes. (Offered by Allison)

Sport Massage is a great treatment for Pre-Event to complement a warm-up and prepare the muscles for intense activity. Post-Event to flush lactic acid that built up during the activity to help prevent muscle soreness, cramps or spasms, and also help to promote rapid removal of waste and toxins that have built up in the muscles from the recent exertion. (Offered by Janel and Melanie)

Cranial Sacral Release Therapy is a very gentle and non-invasive form of massage that works with the cranial bones, the spinal column and the sacrum to balance energy as well as the flow of cranial saral fluid. This massage is often used to treat headaches, restlessness, insomnia, sinus pressure, and ear aches. (Offered by Melanie)

Reflexology Therapy  involves pressure point relexes in the hands and feet that correspond to every part, organ, and gland in the body to improve circulation, detoxification, and to reduce tension on the body's ablility to heal itself. (Offered by Melanie)

Acupressure Massage is an ancient Chinese healing method that involves applying pressure to certain meridian point on the body to relieve pain such as backache, headache, neck pain, and anxiety. (Offered by Melanie)

Stetching Massage is assisted deep tissue stretching to optimize muscle, tendon, ligament, and joint health in order to prevent sport injuries and increase mobility / flexability. (Offered by Melanie)

Pricing

Students: $25 for 30 minutes, $45 for 60 minutes, or $65 for 90 minutes
Non-Students: $35 for 30 minutes, $60 for 60 minutes, or $90 for 90 minutes

Hours

Allison: Monday 1 PM - 8 PM
Janel: Monday 10:15 AM - 12:45 PM  /  Tuesday - Friday 10:15 AM - 1:45 PM
Melanie: Tuesday - Friday 2 PM - 8 PM

Massage Etiquette 

Arrival - First time clients are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes early prior to a scheduled massage to fill out and sign some forms. If you are late, keep in mind it may shorten your length of treatment as to not inconvenience other clients. We regret that late arrivals will not receive an extension of scheduled appointments.

Cancellations -We respect your time and appreciate your service at Beach Balance. However, if needing to cancel, please let us know 24 hours before your appointment. If done less than 24 hours after the first offense or you do not show without notice, a $25 dollar charge will be on your SRWC account.

Showering We understand that we are in a fitness facility and you may also be working out prior to your massage. Please be considerate to your massage therapist by showering after your workout.

Inappropriate Language and Actions Beach Balance professional therapists are certified by the State of California. All massages are therapeutically oriented and non-sexual. Any remarks or gestures made by a client and interpreted by the therapist as harassment or sexual in nature will result in the immediate termination of the session without refund. 

Tipping Though tipping is appreciated among Massage Therapists, it is not expected among any customer. If you would like to leave a tip, please deliver it directly to the therapist. Beach Balance staff is not premitted to handle any cash.

To schedule a massage, contact Beach Balance at (562) 985-0763.
Appointments must be made 24 hours in advance.

Beach Balance Fall Hours

Monday - Thursday: 10 AM – 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 6 PM 

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