Swedish/Relaxation Massage

Swedish techniques are the basis of the contemporary Western approach to massage also known as soft tissue massage.  Effleurage, petrissage, friction and vibration are just a few of the techniques that are used in Swedish massage.

 

 "Andrea has an intuitive ability to track dysfunction in the body and give massages that help to relieve the accompanying discomfort.  And she does so in a manner that includes the client in becoming part of their own healing, if that is their choice. Her depth of knowledge about the aligned functioning of the body is exceptionally

comprehensive. I highly recommend her massage treatments."

Marianne Macdonald

 

Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage is the release of tension patterns in connective tissue through the application of a slow, sensitive and at the same time precise form of deep touch. Deep tissue massage is applied with an understanding of the structural relationships of the major body segments and helps the body’s structure to find an improved postural balance.

 

Deep Flow

Deep Flow is massage is an integration of all of the different techniques to best service the client. Connecting with the integrity of the body through touch to create smooth transitions from one technique to another.

 

 

"I highly recommend Doulandie Massage, Andrea is acutely skilled and professional. I can honestly say that I have never had a better massage! "

Diane Gludovatz

 

Hot Stone

Hot Stone massage is one of the most popular spa treatments today.  Ultimate relaxation can be achieved through the use of hot and cold stones.

 

Reflexology

Reflexology is an ancient healing art that involves stimulating the acupressure points of the feet, hands, and ears that correspond to every body part, including organs and glands. The practice of modern Reflexology is rooted in the ancient societies of Egypt, India and China where evidence suggests that the tradition has existed for 5000 years. Reflexology may help the body to re-establish equilibrium in order to achieve optimum health via stress reduction and improved circulation.

 

Andrea's knowledge, intuition and sensitivity, translated through her touch, leave me relaxed, rejuvenated and replete. She makes me feel like putty in her strong, capable hands.  My lower back hasn't been this limber in over 35 years!!!

Carolyn Bowering, Oliver BC., August 2017

 

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the art and science of using the extracted essential oils of aromatic botanicals to enhance health and beauty. Essential oils have many different therapeutic properties and can be used in baths, compresses, inhalations and as perfume in conjunction with massage.

 

Shiatsu

Shiatsu is a contemporary therapy with its roots in Oriental traditional medicine. Shiatsu literally means “finger pressure”. Natural body weight is used when pressure is applied on meridians (energy channels) and tsubo (pressure points). In addition to pressure itself, Shiatsu involves gentle stretch and manipulation techniques.

 

From the moment I walked into Andrea's massage room I felt her great energy! Andrea's knowledge of the body and how it works was very apparent in the treatment. I started out with a sore back and booked an hour massage and the work she was doing was so great I upped it to 90 minutes (thankful she had the time to do that). For anyone looking for some amazing healing hands Andrea is your girl!

Michelle Bell-Scanlon, Oliver BC., February 2018

 

Hours

 

Monday to  Friday  9:00 am - 5:30 pm

 

Special requests for alternate times for evenings and weekends may be made.

 

Please use the Contact Me form to book an appointment.

 

Location

 

Oliver,

British Columbia

 

Home based Massage Services

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