Don’t think of massages as an indulgence think of them as restoring your ability to get back out and face the world!
As the pace of life becomes increasingly hectic, looking good and feeling relaxed is more important than ever before, & there is no one more qualified than Lauder Beauty with a range of treatments and products centered on the therapeutic benefits of plant extracts & essential oils, for women as well as men.
Lauder beauty offers a wide variety of massages. Below is a partial list of the different type of massages we offer. Its always important to have a consultation to determine which type of massage is right for you.
Massages Designed for Relaxation
The benefits of prenatal massages are well documented, and many women make use of them to help relieve the pains and stress associated with pregnancy. Pregnancy massages may help reduce cramping, tension, fatigue and stiffness as well as having an overall calming effect on nerves. These massages have also been known to help abate depression or anxiety symptoms caused by the mother’s fluctuating hormone levels. As pregnancy massages improve overall blood circulation and oxygen flow, the baby benefits from better nourishment.
A variety of techniques are used during this massage, all of which are designed to relax muscles. This is achieved by applying deep pressure and by rubbing the muscles in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart. The usual sequence of techniques is as follows:
- Effleurage: Gliding stokes with the palms, thumbs and/or fingertips
- Petrissage: Kneading movements with the hands, thumbs and/or fingertips
- Friction: Using the hand, thumbs and fingers to create circular movements
- Vibration: Oscillatory movements that vibrate the body
- Percussion: Staccato tapping
- Passive and Active Movements: Bending and stretching
Swedish Massage stimulates the skin and nervous system while soothing them at the same time. Physical and emotional stresses are greatly reduced.Scalp Massage A good scalp massage stimulates blood flow, which in turn helps feed the hair follicles. These relaxing massages can help prevent avoidable hair loss as well as encourage the growth of healthy hair. Scalp massages are very calming, and they help to reduce headaches and migraines.
A good scalp massage stimulates blood flow, which in turn helps feed the hair follicles. These relaxing massages can help prevent avoidable hair loss as well as encourage the growth of healthy hair. Scalp massages are very calming, and they help to reduce headaches and migraines.
Cranial Sacral Massage
Cranial Sacral Massage strives to restore energy flows and to remove blockages throughout the body and is a wonderful treatment for migraines and headaches. it uses light pressure on the bones of the head and neck, and is so gentle that is suitable for babies, children and the elderly. Those experiencing acute pain can also benefit from this gentle massage.
Sports Massage/Deep Tissue Massage
A sports massage is beneficial to clients who lead active lifestyles and place stress on their bodies with intense physical activities. This massage pays attention to sports related muscle groups and uses slow, deep movements to work on muscles and joints. The massage warms up the body prior to working out and can help release toxins and relax the muscles after a workout. A good sports massage can reduce scar tissue, decrease recovery time and greatly reduce stress.
A series of intricate movements, used to aid the body’s circulation & lymphatic systems. Relaxes the mind, detoxifies, reduces sponginess, firms & tones the body and aids in weight loss. This unique massage is offered to you in a serene atmosphere with sounds of running water & beauty soothing music. Pure Bliss!
Warm Stone Massage
Warm stones work by relaxing the surface muscles of the body, which in turn allows access to the deep tissues below. The smooth volcanic stones are heated in hot water, then the application of aromatherapy oils allow them to slide over the body. Good for anybody – pregnant women, people with muscular aches and pains, people needing relaxation or have circulation problems. Perfect for people who want deep tissue without the pain!
Enjoy an infrared sauna and spa shower prior!
Neti Massage (sinus clearing)
This unique therapeutic treatment uses specific facial massage movements and lymphatic drainage techniques. Together with aromatic steam it is beneficial in temporary relief of sinus problems, ear ache, glue ears, swimmer’s ear, some chronic headaches, irritations in the ears, allergies and will aid in the removal of ear wax. Great to help relax and calm. Price includes ear candles.
Treatment Duration Price Pregnancy, Relaxation/Swedish, Scalp, Cranial Sacral, Sports Massage/Deep Tissue & Lymphatic Massage 30 minutes $50 45 minutes $60 60 minutes $75 90 minutes $110
- Warm Stone Massage
Treatment Duration Price Warm Stone Massage 30 minutes (B.N.S) $55 60 minutes (full body) $85 75 minutes (including face) $120
- Neti Massage
Treatment Duration Price Neti Massage (sinus clearing) 45 minutes $74
All massage prices include the use of the chi machine & hydrotherapy Spa Shower prior! (Arrive 10 mins earlier)
All prices include GST effective July 2007
Enjoy a cup of herbal tea after your massage in our relaxation room