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Stone Massage Santa Barbara

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Stone Massage Santa Barbara

stone massage santa barbara Le Reve SpaStone Massage is deeply relaxing and therapeutic. The use of warm and cold stones originates from the Native Americans and has been used for centuries for healing purposes.

Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth, flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist may also hold the stones and use them to massage certain areas of the body.

* During the massage, the therapist warms up the body with traditional Swedish massage, then massages Stone Massage Le Reve Spayou while holding a heated stone. As the stone cools, the therapist replaces it with another.
* The therapist might also leave heated stones in specific points along your spine, in the palms of your hand, on your belly, or even between your toes to improve the flow of energy in your body.
* If you have inflammation or muscle injury, cold stones are sometimes used.

The hot stones are usually made of basalt, a type of rock that is rich in iron, so they retain heat. River rocks are normally used because they are so smooth – they have been smoothed over time by the river’s current.

The heat warms and relaxes the muscles, which allows the therapist to apply deeper pressure, if desired.

The warmth of the hot stones improves circulation and calms the nervous system.

Some massage therapists place stones on points that are thought to be energy centers of the body to rebalance the body and mind.

So if your looking for deep bodywork combined with warmth and relaxation this is the massage for you. Le Reve has truly amazing massage therapist who are well trained in STONE THERAPY.  Massage is good for the body and good for the soul! Schedule yours today.

hot-stones-le-reve-spaSee you at the Spa for your stone massage Santa Barbara!_:)Bridgette

Le Reve Organic Spa & Boutique
www.le-reve.com
21 W Gutierrez St Santa Barbara, Ca. 93101
805-564-2977
 

Benefits of Arnica

Benefits of Arnica

What is Arnica?

The perennial Arnica grows from 0.3 to 0.6 m. Oval-shaped, opposite leaves form a basal rosette close to the soil surface. Arnica has bright yellow, daisy-like flowers that, when dried, are the primary parts used. However, the roots and rhizomes are also utilized. Arnica is native to the mountainous regions of Europe and southern Russia.
Uses
Sprains, bruises, and swelling due to fractures. Insect bites – Homeopathic Arnica can help treat insect bites and stings, especially those that may lead to intense bruising and soreness. 
A rich unscented moisturizing cream with potent Arnica extract to help soothe and calm puffiness on the skin, while protecting against environmental aggressors. 
Jurlique Arnica Cream Le Reve Spa
 Product and Benefits 
Soothing, hydrating, and protection.
This rich cream features Arnica extracts, a powerful botanical to help soothe skin and reduce puffiness, while Safflower Oil helps restore moisture and extracts of Green Tea. Grapeseed and Turmeric help protect against environmental aggressors. Skin feels smoothed, soft, and comforted.
Arnica Benefits - Le Reve Spa 
How to use this product
Warm a small amount between fingertips and press gently over face, neck, and chest area. Use morning and night. Can also be used on bruising and sore areas.
You can purchase this product by visiting our online store or you can stop into our organic boutique at 21 W. Gutierrez St. 
xoxo, Linda
(805) 564-2977

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

What you should know before booking a deep tissue massage

Deep Tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity, such as athletes, and patients who have sustained physical injury. It is also not uncommon for receivers of Deep Tissue Massage to have their pain replaced with a new muscle ache for a day or two.

Deep tissue work varies greatly. What one calls deep tissue another will call light. When receiving deep tissue work it is important to communicate what you are feeling, and to choose a respectable massuse. For example, when looking through spas in austin, focus on the ones who have experts in deep tissue massage. How does deep tissue massage work? When there is chronic muscle tension or injury, there are usually adhesions (bands of painful, rigid tissue) in muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Adhesions can block circulation and cause pain, limited movement, and inflammation. Deep tissue massage works by physically breaking down these adhesion to relieve pain and restore normal movement. To do this, the massage therapist often uses direct deep pressure or friction applied across the grain of the muscles. Will deep tissue massage hurt? At certain points during the massage, most people find there is usually some discomfort and pain. It is important to tell the massage therapist when things hurt and if any soreness or pain you experience is outside your comfort range. There is usually some stiffness or pain after a deep tissue massage, but it should subside within a day or so. The massage therapist may recommend applying ice to the area after the massage. If you are experiencing muscle pain due to a sporting injury and previous massages haven’t alleviated any pains, look into services like sports medicine clinic Seattle as well as other locations.
What conditions is deep tissue massage used for? Unlike classic massage therapy, which is used for relaxation, deep tissue massage usually focuses on a specific problem, such as:
  • Chronic pain limited mobility
  • Recovery from injuries (e.g. whiplash, falls, sports injury)
  • Repetitive strain injury, such as carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Postural problems
  • Osteoarthritis pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Muscle tension or spasm
According to the August 2005 issue of Consumer Reports magazine, 34,000 people ranked deep tissue massage more effective in relieving osteoarthritis pain than physical therapy, exercise, prescription medications, chiropractic, acupuncture, diet, glucosamine, and over-the-counter drugs. Deep tissue massage also received a top ranking for fibromyalgia pain. People often notice improved range of motion immediately after a deep tissue massage.
I feel so privileged to have such a caring and talented staff at Le Reve. Our Massage Therapist are absolutely exceptional. So whether you are needing a relaxing or a deeper more therapeutic type of massage Le Reve has you covered. Be sure to check out our tweets because every week I tweet a special Spa Offering and you could get a 1 1/2 hour massage for the price of a 1hour.
See you at the spa!
Bridgette

Jurlique Rose Moisture Plus Revitalising Gel

Jurlique Rose Moisture Plus Revitalizing Gel Lotion with Antioxidant Complex 

A water gel moisturizer designed to address the signs of dehydration with replenishing oils and botanicals, while providing protection against environmental aggressors. 
Product and benefits – Protection and hydration.
This silky water gel moisturizer with Rose Hip Oil is rich in antioxidant ingredients to help protects against environmental aggressors. Green Tea, Grapeseed and Turmeric Extracts provide a powerful antioxidant complex while Evening Primrose Oils and Grape Seed Oil help to hydrate, smooth and soften. this cooling moisturizing gel leaves skin feeling hydrated, protected and replenished. 
How to use this product – 
Apply a pearl sized amount between the fingertips and gently press onto the face and neck, morning and night. 

In honor of Earth Day celebrations this week enjoy this fantastic spa offer!

Mention this post to receive %10 OFF all Jurlique Rose Moisture Plus skincare all week long

 

Eminence Lemon Cleanser

Eminence Lemon Cleanser

Nut Free Vegan
 
Details – Find your moisture balance and gently clean your skin with our Lemon Cleanser. Lemon and herb oils hydrate to leave normal-to-dry skin soft and velvety. Cruelty-free and formulated without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfates, synthetic dyes, petrochemicals, animal by-products, phthalates, GMOs and triclosan.
How to use – Apply to the skin, emulsifying with fingertips and dilute cleanser with water, if necessary. Remove with a damp face cloth and apply appropriate toner for skin type.
Results
  • Skin is perfectly cleansed
  • Skin texture appears softened and smoothed
  • Complexion appears cleared and more radiant
Key Ingredients
  • Lemon: tones and refreshes the skin, contains Vitamin C
  • Herb oils: softens and enriches the skin
  • Bioflavonoids: enrich, nourish and moisturize the skin
  • BioComplex™: an antioxidant booster of Vitamin A, Vitamin C Ester, Vitamin E, Coenzyme Q10, Alpha Lipoic Acid
You can purchase this product by visiting our online store or by stopping into our organic boutique at 21 W. Gutierrez St
xoxo, Linda 
 

Contact Us

Phone:

805.564.2977
Email:info@le-reve.com

Le Reve Spa

21 W. Gutierrez St.
Santa Barbara, Ca. 93101

Down the private outdoor walkway
between D'Angelo's Bakery
and Yoga Soup

Opening Hours

Open Daily
10am - 7pm

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