Regretfully, The Massage Specialists has dissolved.
We would like to refer clients to Massage Way to receive therapeutic massage services, their contact number is (808) 949-0238.
Honolulu Massage Therapists - Waikiki Massage Therapy Clinic - Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, HawaiiTypes of Massages:
Lomi-Lomi Hawaiian system of massage that utilizes very large, broad movements. Two-handed, forearm, and elbow application of strokes, which cover a broad area, is honolulu massage characteristic of lomilomi. Similar to Swedish massage in many aspects, this system acknowledges the clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii existence of a higher power as an integral part of the technique. Lomilomi, Hawaiian for rub rub, is described by teacher Aunty Margaret Machado as the loving touch, a connection between heart, hand, and soul with the source of all life. Traditionally, Lomi-Lomi techniques were passed on within the family by Kahunas.
Honolulu, Waikiki Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Shiatsu Developed in Japan, shiatsu Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy is a finger-pressure technique utilizing the traditional acupuncture points of Oriental healing. Similar to acupressure, shiatsu concentrates on unblocking the flow of life energy and restoring balance in the mer clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii idians and organs in order to promote self-healing. The practitioner applies pressure to specific zones on the skin located along the energy meridians. The treatment brings a sense of relaxation while stimulating blood and lymphatic flow.
Honolulu, Waikiki Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Deep Tissue Massage clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Affects the sub-layer of musculature and fascia. These techniques require Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy more advanced train waikiki therapists waikiki therapists waikiki therapists waikiki therapists ing and a more th therapy orough unde clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii rstanding of anatomy and physiology. The muscles must be relaxed in order to effectively perform d honolulu massage eep tissue massage, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii tight surface muscles prevent the practitioner from reaching deeper musculature and c therapy auses bruising. Deep tissue helps with chronic muscular pain and injury rehabilitation. It is generally integrated with other massage techniques.
Honolulu, Waikiki therapy Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Prenatal/Pregnancy Massage clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Performed by trained specialists, prenata honolulu massage l massage includes many methods of massage and somatic therapies that are both effective and safe. Prenatally, specific techniques can reduce Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy pregnancy discomforts and concerns and enhance the physiological and emotional well-being of both mother and fetus. Many practitioners require refe clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii rrals from honolulu massage physicians prior to therapy.
Honolulu, Waikiki Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Sports Massage Sports massage consists of specific components designed to reduce injuries, alleviate inflammation, provide warm-up, etc. for amateur and professional athletes before, during, after, and within their training regiments.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Swedish Massage One of the most commonly taught and well-known massage techniques, Swedish massage is designed to energize the body by stimulating circulation and relax the mind. Five basic strokes, all therapy flowing toward the heart, are used to manipulate the soft tissues of the clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii body. Therapists use a Honolulu, Waik therapy iki Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy combination of kneading, rolling, vibration, percussive, and tapping movements, with the application of oil, to reduce friction on the skin. The many benefits of Swedish massage ma therapy y include dissolution of scar tissue adhesions, and improved circulation, which may speed healing, improve sleep patterns, and provides relaxation.
waikiki therapists Honolulu, Waikiki Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Reflexology Based on an ancient Chinese therapy, reflexology involves manipulation of specific reflex areas in the foot, hands, and ears that correspond to other parts Honolulu, Waiki clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii ki, therapist, therapists, therapy of the body. Honolulu, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii WaikikiSometimes referred to as zone ther waikiki waikiki therapists therapists apy, this bodywork involves application of pressure to these Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy reflex zones to stimulate body organs and relieve areas of congestion. Reflexology works with the bodies energy flow to stimulate se therapy therapy lf-healing and maintain balance in Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists waikiki therapists , therapy physical function. This technique is used to reduce pain, increase relaxation, and stimulate circulation of blood and lymphatic waikiki therapi clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii sts fluids. Reflexology is also convenient in cases where an area of the body is traumatized or diseased to the extent that direct manipulation is not appropriate. http://www.massagetherapy.com/glossary
Honolulu, Waikiki Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Most therapists will do combination of techniques depending Honolulu, Waikiki on your wishes and needs that had been specified by the initial consultation. Some therapists offer specialized techniques such as myofacial release or lymphatic drainage.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Century Center is a 40 stories high, glass building, with Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy red and white antenna on the roof. It is a landmark building, located on the intersection of Kalakaua Ave. and Kapiolani Blvd., across from Hard Rock Café, and the Convention Center. The entrance into the Century Center parking lot is from the Kalakaua Avenue, where you will see a gate. Take a parking ticket and ask the attendant in the booth for Massage Specialists Parking Pass.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii From Waikiki Kalakakua Avenue is a continuation of the main street of Waikiki, parallel to Kuhio Ave. and the Ala Wai Blvd. Drive on Ala Wai Blvd., take a right on the second Honolulu, Waikiki bridge over the canal (Kalakaua Bridge), keep going straight, Hard Rock Café on your right, Convention Center Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy on your left. You will see Century Center almost in front of you, on the right. From H-1 West (From Ewa and Pearl City) Take the Punahou exit, turn right onto Punahou Street toward the ocean, and drive straight crossing King St. until you reach Philip Street. Take right on Philip and shortly after take first left on Kalakaua. The Century Center will be on your left. From H-1 East Take the Kapiolani exit, keep going straight and than Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy take a right on Kalakaua Avenue. Century Center will be on your right.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii What is Massage and what are its Benefits? clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii There are more than 150 variations of massage, bodywork, and somatic therapies and many practitioners utilize multiple techniques. The application of these techniques may include, but is not limited to, stroking, kneading, tapping, compression, vibration, rocking, friction, and pressure to the muscular structure or soft tissues of the human body. This may also include non-forceful passive or Honolulu, Waikikiactive movement and/or application of techniques intended to affect the energetic systems of the body. The use of oils, lotions, and powders may also be included to reduce friction on the skin. Massage does not include skeletal adjustments.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii The Benefits of Massage Lomi Lomi Massage provides relief to people of all ages, from infants to seniors, and from all professions, the weekend or competitive athlete to the home gardener or overstressed, overworked executive. Massage affects body, mind and soul of the recipient.
clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Massage addresses a variety of health cond Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy itions, the most prevalent being stress-related tension, which, experts believe, accounts for 80%-90% of disease. Massage has been proven beneficial in treating cancer-related fatigue, sleep disorders, high blood pressure, diabetes, low Honolulu, Waikikiback pain, immunity suppression, spinal cord injury, autism, post-operative surgery, age-related Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy disorders, infertility, eating disorders, smoking cessation, and depression, to name just a few. Massage and bodywork offers a drug-free, non-invasive Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy and humanistic approach based on the bodies natural ability to heal itself. Massage has many physiological effects, such as:
· Increasing circulation, allowing the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs.
· Stimulating the lymph system, the bodies natural defense, against toxic invaders.
· Relaxing and softening injured and overused muscles.
· Reducing spasms and cramping.
· Increasing joint flexibility.
· Reducing recovery time for strenuous workouts and eliminating subsequent pains of the athlete at any level.
· Releasing endorphins, the bodies natural painkiller. For this reason, massage is being incorporated into treatment for chronic illness, injury and recovery from surgery to control and relieve pain.
· Reducing post-surgery adhesions and edema and reducing and realigning scar tissue after healing has occurred.
· Improving range of motion and decreasing discomfort for patients with low back pain.
· Relieving pain for migraine sufferers and decreasing the need for medication.
· Providing exercise and stretching for atrophied muscles and reducing shortening of the muscles for those with restricted range of motion.
· Contributing to shorter labor for expectant mothers, as well as lessening the need for medication, minimizing depression and anxiety, and shortening hospital stays. Massage also provides another therapeutic component largely absent in today world: tactile stimulation, or, more simply, touch.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Retrieved from http://www.massagetherapy.com/learnmore/benefits.php What is a contraindication?
There are certain medical conditions, that make massage contraindicated (it can be dangerous to the client to get a massage). These usually include fever, Honolulu, Waikikisystemic infections, toxemia, injuries in acute stage, certain forms of cancer, phlebitis, some cardiac problems, some skin conditions,Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy infectious diseases etc. These conditions will be determined during initial consultation with your therapist. In certain occasions, physician approval may be required.
If you never had a massage and are not quite sure what to expect, here is what happens: Making an Appointment Walk-in clients are welcomed, although we highly recommend making an appointment in advance. Not only we ensure there will be a therapist available for you without waiting, we can also match you with the right therapist, based on your expectations from the massage. Just call (808) 941-8101 and press 0 for the receptionist. Please, arrive about 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment, or even earlier if you plan to use sauna.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Parking On the bottom of theHonolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy Century Center building is an entrance into its parking lot. Take a ticket and ask the attendant in the booth for the Massage Specialists parking pass. There is a map on the reverse side of the pass, find the assigned parking clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii stall and please, center your vehicle in the stall. Proceed to the 5th floor, suite 512 to check in with the receptionist. Lomi Lomi During the appointment After you are introduced to your therapist, he/she will take you toHonolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy the massage room. They will advise you to undress to your level of comfort and lay down on the table, and cover yourself with a towel or sheet. They will leave the room for a brief period, to give you privacy.
The therapist will have a brief consultation with you, to find out about your medical conditions (if any) and what type of the massage are you looking for - what muscles group to concentrate on, how much pressure you like, in order to deliver a massage that will fulfill your expected Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapyoutcome of the session. waikiki therapists waikiki therapists
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii What should I wear? Most massages are performed unclothed; however, you decide what amount of clothing you prefer to wear. You will be properly draped at all times to keep you warm and comfortable. Only the area being massaged will be exposed. Lomi Lomi waikiki therapists What parts of my body will be massaged? waikiki therapists You decide what parts of your body you want massaged, how much pressure you would like, you communicate to your therapists what is your intended outcome Honolulu, Waikiki, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii therapist, therapists, therapyof the massage. Is it to get rid of knots and soreness in your muscles? Is it to relax and rejuvenate? Is it your shoulders or head and feet that Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapyyou want to be massaged? Or is it a full body massage with attention to particular muscle group? The therapist and you will discuss all this before your massage. Also, if you have any medical conditions that the therapist should be aware of, this is the time to share that.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii What should I do during the massage? waikiki therapists Close your eyes, make yourself comfortable, and completely relax. The therapist will either gently move you or tell you what is needed. Light oil is usually used during the massage to prevent friction on the clients skin. If you feel any kind of discomfort, immediately communicate it to your therapists.
honolulu massage What happens after the massage? When the time is up and the therapist completed your massage, they will leave the room so that you can stretch and dress. It is customary to leave gratuity for the therapist. You may take a shower or go to the sauna after your session is over. clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii
honolulu massage Why buy a Gift Certificate? Massage is an appropriate and highly appreciated gift for any occasion (employee appreciation, marriage, graduation), as well as it is beneficial Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapyto every person regardless of age or occupation. Gift certificate for honolulu massage a massage at The Massage Specialist is fairly inexpensive. They may include gratuity, or not. It can be purchased over the phone and Honolulu, Waikiki, honolulu massage therapist, therapists, therapy mailed to either the buyer or the recipient. The certificate expires two years from the date of issue, who waits two years to get a massage? It is not a gift that takes up space, and it is easily transferable.
Who is an Apprentice? Apprentice is a massage license pursuant, who has finished at least 50 hrs of human anatomy, physiology, and structural kinesiology, and 100 hrs of theory and demonstration of massage therapy, and is now completing his/hers 420 hrs of practical training, before being Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy allowed to take the Hawaii State exam. Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii
honolulu massage The Ala Moana Massage Specialists dba. The Massage Specialists Century Center
1750 Kalakaua Avenue Suite 512
Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 941- 8101
Fax: (808) 941 -6101
Complimentary sauna and showers.
VIP Card Reward Program.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy Outcalls
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy honolulu massage Outcalls are available w/Licensed Therapists in Waikiki and Honolulu vicinity locations.
Chair/Table Dry Massage
Outcall rat honolulu massage es ar honolulu massage e negotiable for group or corporate outcalls. Please, contact us. Gift Certificates are available. They can be purchased over the phone, and we can mail them out to you.
Century Center Building
1750 Kalakaua Ave. Suite 512
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy Honolulu, HI 96826
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Special Offers Gift Certificates are perfect gift, hassle-free and highly appreciated by the recipients. They can be purchased over the phone, and we can mail them out to you. VIP Card Reward Program The first time you visit The Massage Specialists, you will be issued a VIP card. For every one hour of massage, you will receive honolulu massage one stamp in your card. Stamps are given in 1/2hr increments, e.g. for 90 min you will receive 1 ˝ stamp. For 45 m honolulu therapy in, you will receive ˝ stamp. After you fill up your card, congratulations, you have j therapy ust earned yourself 1hr of massage free! The card does not expire. The Massage Specialists do honolulu therapy es not back-stamp the cards, nor is responsible for any lost or stolen VIP cards. Stamps are not given if you apply any other promotional material (e.g. coupons or discounted rates). Apprentice Rate honolulu massage Honolulu, Waikiki Currently we offer our Apprentice Rate for $30/hr. This offer is limited to availability of the apprentices. Kaiser Employees honolulu therapy Receive $5 Off of regular rate, upon providing proper identification.
honolulu therapy therapy Honolulu, Waikiki The Massage Specialists concentrates on wellness of its clients and therapists. We are striving for a friendly and mutually respectful work honolulu mas honolulu therapy sage environment, capitalizing on honolulu massage the synergistic and mutually beneficial relationship between the therapists and The Massage Specialists.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Our number one goal is a repeat customer. Not only we strive for our clients to leave with feeling of relaxation and healing, we also provide the best value of therapeutic mas therapy sage in honolulu therapy town. We achieve our goal by creating warm welcoming atmosphere, and clean and friendly working environment.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii The Massage Specialists would like to build upon the 30+ years of history of our business, continue to improve it, and expand it. The Massage Specialists has been first licensed in 1974 and was located in the Ala Moana Hotel. Since than, we moved to the Century Center Building, right across the street from Hard Rock Café and close to the Convention Center.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapists, therapy, clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Our experienced therapists provide therapeutic massage honolulu massage , using m therapy any modalities, such as Swedish, Lomi-Lomi, Shiatsu, deep tissue, sports massage, prenatal, lymphatic honolulu therapy drainage, etc.
Honolulu, Waikiki, therapist, therapi honolulu therapy sts, therapy, honolulu therapy clinic, in house, outcall, Hawaii Our establishment is located on two floors; the main honolul honolulu therapy u massage suite is on the fifth floor (suite 512), where our clients check in. On the 5th floor, we have a sauna, four massage rooms and two bathrooms with showers. On the 23rd floor, in suite 2301 we have additional seven rooms and another two bathrooms with showers.
The Massage Specialists
1750 Kalakaua Avenue Suite 512
Honolulu, HI 96826
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By phone: (808) 941-8101
By fax: (808) 941-6101
Policies The Massage Specialists provides therapeutic massage only; within the ethical and legal boundaries of definition of a massage in state of Hawaii.
Cell Phones We kindly ask to turn your cell-phones off while on our premises, and keep talking to a minimum during your massage. Mahalo for Kokua.
Late/Cancellation Policies/No Shows If you have to cancel your appointment, or you are running late, please, let us know as soon as you can, min. 2hrs in advance. If your session starts late, we may have to shorten your massage, if there is another client booked immediately after your appointment. For group booking we require credit card information; to avoid cancellation fee $25/person, comply with our 2-hr cancellation policy.
honolulu therapy Refund Policies As each therapist has different touch, each client likes different techniques. It is totally fine to express your feelings if you are dissatisfied with your massage. Full refunds are given within first 10 min of massage, or you may ask for a different therapist.
Refusal of Service For the safety purposes of our patrons and peaceful working environment of our employees, we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. honolulu therapy Clients asking for illegal services, any kind of sexual advances, and/or disrespecting our therapists or receptionists in any way will be asked to leave immediately and not to return. To protect well being of our clients, we also refuse to provide service to clients who are intoxicated, or under influence of drugs. Clients who frequently no-showed for scheduled appointment are welcomed for walk-in appointment.
honolulu therapy Hiring Opportunities If you are interested in becoming part of the Massage Specialists Team, please fax us or e-mail us your resume, indicating what position you are applying for. You may also pick up our job application in person from our front desk.
Licensed Massage Therapists Our therapists are independent contr honolulu therapy actors.
Apprentice We are always open to hire more apprentices. An apprentice is a person who had completed 120hrs of massage school and needs 420hrs of practical experience. Contrary to industry standard, our apprentices are paid for the massages that they will have completed. We do not provide classroom training for students.
Do you accept insurance? Currently, we do not accept insurance cases. However, we can recommend you to the right therapist. © 2007-2017 The Ala Moana Massage Specialists Hawaii Massage Therapy honolulu therapy