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Massage at La Mariposa!
The massage therapists at La Mariposa bring your life into balance. They are highly experienced and trained in many different types of massages. You will find our menu of massage specialties below.

A Powerful Ally
Massage therapy encourages muscles to relax and lengthen, relieving tightness and tension and promoting the elimination of toxins. The pressure created by massage therapy moves blood through congested areas. This causes new blood to flow in, resulting in improved body function.

Mind Body Connection
A feeling of well-being will bring the body and mind into equilibrium. Often after a number of massages, people find they are more aware and more able to relax. This helps to relieve mental and emotional tension that frequently manifests as tense muscles.

Benefits from Massage Therapy include:

  • Powerful Decongestant
  • Deeper Relaxation
  • Increased Blood Flow and Metabolism
  • Increased Detoxification
  • General Muscle Relaxation
  • Decreased Pain and Muscle Spasms
  • Improved Flexibility and Range of Motion
  • Slowed Breathing Patterns
  • Enhanced Immunity

Massage Menu In addition to standard and Swedish Deep Tissue massage, La Mariposa also offers:

CranioSacral Therapy Light-touch technique that works gently to facilitate the free flow and ease of movement of all the body's movements, fluids,membranes, and fascia. The positive effects of CST rely to alarge extent on the performance of the body's nherent self-corrective mechanisms.

Hot/Cold Stone Therapy The therapeutic benefits of hot/cold stones for chronic and acute situations are nuerous and reuenate tissue to a new level. Heated stones provide continuous concentrated natural heat for the ultimate therapy. Cold stones used on the body are a powerful decongestant and can interupt the pain-spasm-pain cycle. The muscles and ligaments loosen and stretch, allowing freater mobilitynd flexibility.

Reflexology Reflexology is a unique blend of massage and acupressure that target the hands and feet. points a reflexologist can break up patterns of stress in other parts of the body.

Hot Stone Reflexology A timeless healing technique that joins the art of reflexology with the benefits of heated stones.

Raindrop Therapy Massage Raindrop technique is based on the theory that many types of Scoliosis and spinal misalignments are caused by viruses or bacteria that lie dormant along the spine. This method blends nine highly therapeutic essential oils into a massage session. Each oil is dropped and layered in a raindrop fashion up the spine and then lighly massaged in. Another benefit of Raindrop Therapy is its ability to boost the immune system due to the antiviral, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties of the oils.

Tai Massage A massage technique in which the practitioner uses their feet, knees, elbows, and forearms extensively during treatment and includes passive yoga poses and breathing. tThe client remains clothed in loose fitting clothing during treatment. The message can help release blockages, increase flexibility, and bring balance and harmony to the body, mind, and spirit.

Reiki Reiki is a Japanese holistic technique which reduces stress, promotes deep relaxation, and improves the overall well-being and health of body, mind, and spirit. Treatments consist of light laying of hands on or over the body, and an occassional release of acupressure points.