The foundation of my bodywork offerings is The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapies®. I use abdominal massage to gently and painlessly aid in the movements of the internal organs, and guide them to a healthy position if they are out of alignment. This technique has proven outstanding in relieving digestive and reproductive maladies, including reflux, IBS, fertility challenges, prostate congestion, and painful menstruation.
I often use multiple modalities in any given bodywork session, depending on what your body needs!
The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapies®
Do you have discomfort in your digestive or reproductive system? Many people do, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be your status quo. Maya abdominal massage can help heal everything from painful periods, to a swollen prostate, to irritable bowel syndrome or even plain old constipation.
The Maya midwives take exquisite care of their women during the childbearing years. Michelle was a midwife for several years and she continues to follow clients from conception through weaning, giving appropriate Maya prenatal massage, herbal and nutritional advise throughout. Calm, loving attention helps a woman trust her own body and mind, and expert bodywork helps avoid and alleviate discomforts common in pregnancy, including heartburn, poorly positioned womb or fetus, and even hemorrhoids and varicose veins. Feeling healthy, smart and strong through childbearing is every woman’s birthright!
This technique uses a very light touch on the cranium and sacrum, releasing any restrictions in the central nervous system. The client lies fully clothed on the massage table for this particularly relaxing modality. Craniosacral therapy is especially useful for issues like chronic neck and back pain, learning challenges, migraines, and stress-related disorders.
Trigger Point Therapy and Relaxation Massage
The goal here is to relax and revitalize the whole body. It is a great way to lower your stress hormone levels, increase circulation, and boost your immune system! Trigger point therapy focuses on tight areas that may be causing problems in other areas of the body.
Jin Shin Jyutsu
Jin Shin Jyutsu is a Japanese healing art that uses gentle touch to affect energy flows and balance the mind, body and spirit. Placing and holding the hands on specific areas of the body allows blocked energy to flow freely once again. Working with energetic flows in this way is similar to acupuncture, but without the needles!
This technique uses special cups to work on muscles using suction. It loosens tension, helps eliminate toxins, increases flexibility and muscle performance, and often eliminates pain. Recently made popular by 2016 Olympians, this modality has been traditionally practiced by indigenous peoples from around the world including China, Africa, Mexico, Poland, and Central America. Article link?