Pre-Natal Massage

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Pre-Natal Massage

Therapists learn about pregnant mothers’ special needs including a) How to use a side-lying support system; b) How to drape and safely apply 90 minutes of techniques in side-lying position; and c) Contraindications for pregnancy.

Benefits of Pre-Natal or Maternity Massage:

  • Relief of muscular tension, especially in the lower back, hips, upper back, shoulders and neck
  • Reduces stress on weight-bearing joints
  •  Enhances body awareness for better posture, less discomfort
  •  Assists with body mechanics and movement during structural change
  •  Supports birth process by relaxing muscles involved in labor and birth
  •  Eases anxiety and stress during time of transition
  • Gives emotional support and nurturance