Massage Services

Swedish Massage

The goal of Swedish Massage is to melt away muscle tension and increase the blood flow to your heart. Swedish Massage is extremely therapeutic as it decreases muscle toxins, increases oxygen levels in the blood, and improves flexibility in the body.  The five basic strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber), and vibration. Swedish massage as been known to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, improvement of circulation, immune system, muscle function and blood flow.

Reflexology

Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas on the feet, hands, or ears.

Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger Point Therapy involves gently deactivating trigger points that may cause local pain or refer pain and other sensations, such as headaches, to other parts of the body.

Deep Tissue

Deep Tissue Massage reaches deeper layers of muscles. It is used to break down knots and relieve pressure points throughout the body. This massage is beneficial for athletes and those who sit for long periods of time. 

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Masssage therapy, is pain free and relaxing, which can also benefit:

  • Edema, skin disorders, gastro issues, sleep, IBS, Crohn's disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, migraines, fibromyalgia
  • Pre/Post Op Plastic Surgery
  • Tummy tuck
  • Liposuction
  • Facelifts
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Medical mastectomy
  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Joint repair/replacement

Geriatric Massage

This gentle, nurturing massage enhances balance, flexibility, improve blood circulation, arthritis, and will help induce an over all feeling of well being. Relief of stress, anxiety, depression, and loneliness.

Child Massage Class for Parents/Grandparents/Caregivers

Give the gift of love and massage

Couples, Moms, Dads, Grandparents, sisters, brothers, and caregivers are all welcome to join! This also makes a great gift for anyone you know that will have a baby or has a baby. Classes will be held in Long Island, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Westchester.

Infant massage is a lovely way to nurture the bond between you and your baby.  The Infant Massage class will teach you gentle strokes and techniques needed to give a soothing and relaxing massage for your baby.  You may find that your baby benefits from baby massage in many ways including:

  • helping your baby to sleep
  • improving digestion
  • giving relief from colic
  • aiding circulation
  • develop mentally, socially and physically

**Email ti@massagebasics.net or call (631) 600 - 3232 for more info regarding class location, rates, and calendar of dates