Welcome to Emerald Isle Massage, where residents of Swansboro, North Carolina, can discover a sanctuary of tranquility and rejuvenation just a short journey away. At Emerald Isle Massage, we understand the unique needs of our Swansboro clients and are dedicated to providing personalized services that promote relaxation, healing, and well-being.
Our haven of relaxation is nestled in the heart of the picturesque Emerald Isle, a serene setting that sets the stage for a truly therapeutic experience. As you step into our welcoming studio, you’ll be greeted by the soothing ambiance and the warm, friendly smiles of our professional team. Our licensed massage therapists are not just skilled practitioners; they are artisans of wellness who understand the intricate dynamics of the body’s nervous, muscular, and skeletal systems.
At Emerald Isle Massage, we offer a diverse array of services designed to meet the specific needs of the Swansboro community:
Therapeutic Massage: Ideal for those seeking relief from stress and muscle tension, our therapeutic massages are tailored to promote healing and enhance your overall well-being.
Swedish Massage: Perfect for beginners or those looking for a gentle, relaxing experience, our Swedish massages focus on easing muscle soreness and providing a tranquil escape from the daily grind.
Deep Tissue Massage: Targeting deeper layers of muscle tissue, this massage is excellent for those with chronic pain and tension, offering profound relief and restoration.
Couples Massage: Share a relaxing experience with a partner in our specially designed couples room. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a shared moment of relaxation and connection.
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Light touch is used on the bones of the skull, face, down to the tailbone to assist the natural movement of fluid within the craniosacral system.
The placement of cups on tissue to help increase blood flow allowing the manipulation of soft tissue. Client must be aware there may be changes in coloration of the tissue.
The practitioner works with the receiver, rather than on the client. Today the Esalen massage signature flow is punctuated with deep tissue detail, joint mobilizing, stretches, and energy work. Tension melts away and yields to a state of harmony
A method of promoting blood circulation and removing toxic heat, blood, and lymph from the body, gua sha involves scraping the skin with a flat tool to facilitate pain relief. Oil and herbs are usually applied to the skin to open the pores
Hot Stone Massage
Hot (sometimes cold) stones applied to tissue, with Swedish techniques and gentle pressure, eases muscle tension, promotes relaxation, relieves stress, improves blood flow.
Lomi Lomi Massage
Hawaiian system of massage utilizes very large, broad movements. The use of two-handed rhythmic flowing strokes with forearms and elbows covering a broad area, is characteristic of lomilomi. Oils are used in the application of cross-fiber friction techniques.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage
This gentle technique helps cleanse the connective tissue of inflammatory materials and toxins, enhances the activity of the immune system, reduces pain, and lowers the activity of the sympathetic nervous system. Aids with conditions such as edema, fibromyalgia, lymphedema, digestive problems, migraine and fatigue. Not recommended for people who suffer from blood clots, liver and kidney problems.
Myofacial Release Massage
Myofascial Release is the three-dimensional application of sustained pressure and movement into the fascial system in order to eliminate fascial restrictions and facilitate movement. It is an effective therapeutic approach in the relief of cervical pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, scoliosis, neurological dysfunction, restriction of motion, chronic pain, and headaches.
Prenatal Massage (12 weeks and over)
Specific gentle techniques (usually side lying) can reduce pregnancy discomforts like lower back pain and enhance the physiological and emotional well-being of both mother and fetus.
Similar to acupressure principles, reflexology works with the body’s energy flow to stimulate self-healing and maintain balance in physical function. This technique is used to reduce pain, increase relaxation, and stimulate circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids. It is especially useful in stress-related illness and emotional disorders.
Pre event massage helps warm up muscles, increase circulation, range of motion, post event massage calms the nervous system, flushes toxins from the body. When an athlete sustains an injury, skillful massage therapy can often speed and improve the quality of healing.
Massage is practiced on a floor mat using palms and the practitioners body weight in a sequence of movements following sen energy lines and yoga like stretching. Except for the feet, the client remains fully clothed
Thai Foot Reflexology
This modality combines the ancient practice of Reflexology and Thai Massage stimulating reflex points in the foot that correlate to organs in the body and working on “sen” lines to free up energetic blocks. Additionally, the client receives a therapeutic massage to the feet and lower legs to relieve soreness or fatigue
Thai Massage (Table)
Thai techniques are practiced on the table
Trigger Point Massage
A noninvasive therapeutic modality using alternating levels of pressure for the relief and control of myofascial pain and dysfunction. The goal of treatment is the client’s recovery from, or a significant reduction in, myofascial pain, increased range of motion, strength, endurance, and other measures of improved function.
Massage Services in Swansboro, NC
Our commitment to quality and care extends beyond our massage services. We believe in creating a holistic experience that nurtures both your physical and mental well-being. That’s why our studio is designed to be a peaceful retreat where you can unwind and disconnect from the outside world.
For Swansboro, North Carolina residents looking to treat themselves or a loved one, we offer the convenience of gift cards. Whether it’s for a special occasion or just because, a gift card from Emerald Isle Massage is a thoughtful way to show you care.
Located just a short drive from Swansboro, our studio is easily accessible, making it convenient for you to escape to our oasis of relaxation. We understand the busy lives of our clients, so we offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your needs.
At Emerald Isle Massage, we’re more than just a massage studio; we’re a community of wellness advocates dedicated to improving the lives of our Pine Knoll Shores, Atlantic Beach, Indian Beach, and Swansboro neighbors. We invite you to visit us and experience the difference that a professional, caring touch can make in your life.
Join us at Emerald Isle Massage, where your journey to relaxation and rejuvenation awaits. Your wellness is our mission, and we look forward to serving the Swansboro community for years to come.