Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues. It consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body. These effects provide a number of benefits: reduction of muscle tension, relief of muscle spasms, increased flexibility, movement range & effectiveness, reliving of stress symptoms, increased breath and deepened awareness through connection. Through energy exchange, this healing modality can open the spiritual body as well as be combined with spiritual practices such as Reiki, Polarity and more.