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Watsu is a gentle form of bodywork that draws on elements of massage and Zen shiatsu. It is performed in water – an almost weightless, three-dimensional environment – making it possible for to move and stretch in deeply beneficial ways that are simply not possible to achieve on the massage table. The water is kept warm – around 92° – for comfort and to facilitate deeper relaxation.

You are continuously held as the practitioner moves you through gentle stretches, massage and trigger point work, releasing muscular and joint restrictions. With the weight off the vertebra and joints, water allows much greater movement and flexibility of the core musculature, spine and joints. This makes it possible for Watsu stretches to be quite different than any on land.

Watsu specifically for the mother-to-be during the childbearing year is also available.

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Summer Greenlees has been a Yoga Instructor since 1997, and a Massage Therapist since 1998. She has specific expertise and specialty focus with Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga and Massage Therapy, Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, Watsu, Yoga Therapy and Movement Re-patterning, Childbirth Preparation, Labor Massage Instruction, and Infant Massage Instruction. Her approach in group Yoga classes and Private Yoga Therapy is a somatic approach focused in breath based movement and embodied awareness. Yoga is at the center as the foundation of all of the work that Summer joins her clients in as a rich resource and therapeutic tool. Summer’s passion and joy in her work is to support people in their return to their own ,natural and innatRead more...
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Judy has been practicing bodywork for more 15 years and has had the privilege and pleasure to learn with some of the most talented teachers and fascinating bodies from all over the world. While she is passionate about all forms and philosophies in the healing arts, her true joyful purpose is aquatic bodywork. This modality allows the body to move with the powerful but gentle forces of water helping people deal with stress, pain and discomfort while creating blissful relaxation that cannot be experienced on land. Read more...
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