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ABDOMINAL THERAPY

WITH STEPHANIE ATHENA

Stephanie Athena,

ABDOMINAL THERAPY

ABDOMINAL THERAPY INVOLVES GENTLE MASSAGE AND MANIPULATION OF THE ABDOMEN AND SURROUNDING AREAS TO IMPROVE BLOOD FLOW, LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE, AND NERVE FUNCTION. IT ALSO AIMS RELEASE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL TENSION, AND PROMOTE RELAXATION.

PLEASE SEE THE VIDEOS ABOVE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND AN EXAMPLE OF AN ABDMOINAL THERAPY SESSION.

WHAT TO EXPECT

INITIAL INTAKE
  • WE ASK THAT CLIENTS FILL OUT THE SPECIFIC INTAKE FORM 48 HOURS BEFORE THEIR FIRST APPOINTMENT SO THIS CAN BE REVIEWED BY YOUR PRACTITIONER. 

  • THE INTAKE FORM WILL GATHER INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR MENSTRUAL CYCLE, DIGESTION, STRESS LEVELS, ECT.

  • THE PRACTITIONER WILL BEGIN BY DISCUSSING YOUR MEDICAL HISTORY, CURRENT HEALTH CONCERNS, AND GOALS FOR THE THERAPY.

  • THIS HELPS THE THERAPIST TAILOR THE SESSION TO YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS.

 

THE MASSAGE
  • YOU WILL TYPICALLY LIE ON A MASSAGE TABLE, EITHER FACE UP OR FACE DOWN, DEPENDING ON THE AREA BEING TREATED.

  • THE THERAPIST WILL USE GENTLE MASSAGE TECHNIQUES ON YOUR ABDOMEN, PELVIS, AND SURROUNDING AREAS, INCLUDING LOW BACK, HIPS AND GLUTES. 

  • YOU MAY BE ASKED TO TAKE DEEP BREATHS OR FOR FEEDBACK TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTS OF THE MASSAGE.

  • THIS TREATMENT AND SERVICE INVOLVES A LOT OF COMMUNICATION, CHECKING IN ABOUT PRESSURE AND FEEDBACK BETWEEN THE PRACTITIONER AND THE CLIENT.

  • THE MASSAGE ALSO INCLUDES THE APPLICATION OF OUR ORGANIC CASTOR OIL.

 

POST MASSAGE
  • THE THERAPIST WILL RECOMMEND SPECIFIC SELF-CARE PRACTICES, SUCH AS ABDOMINAL MASSAGE TECHNIQUES, STRETCHES, OR LIFESTYLE CHANGES, TO SUPPORT THE HEALING PROCESS.

  • THEY MAY ALSO SUGGEST ADDITIONAL SESSIONS OR FOLLOW-UP CARE AS NEEDED.

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING AND AFTER THE TREATMENT 
  • DURING THE MASSAGE: YOU MAY EXPERIENCE A SENSE OF RELAXATION, WARMTH, OR TINGLING IN THE TREATED AREAS. SOME PEOPLE MAY ALSO FEEL EMOTIONAL RELEASES OR EXPERIENCE CHANGES IN THEIR BOWEL MOVEMENTS.

  • AFTER THE MASSAGE: YOU MAY FEEL LIGHTER, LESS CONGESTED, AND MORE BALANCED. SOME PEOPLE MAY ALSO EXPERIENCE IMMEDIATE RELIEF FROM PAIN OR DISCOMFORT, WHILE OTHERS MAY NOTICE GRADUAL IMPROVEMENTS OVER TIME.

OFFERINGS

ABDOMINAL THERAPY IS OFFERED IN DIFFERENT TIME INCREMENT TO MEET YOUR NEEDS FOR FOLLOW UP, THE INITIAL INTAKE IS ALWAYS 120 MINUTES

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120 MINUTE
INITIAL INTAKE

Intake required 48 hours in advance.

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90 MINUTE FOLLOW UP

After your Initial Intake, Stephanie will suggest how long and how often you should return to help achieve your goals.

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60 MINUTE FOLLOW UP

Over time you should require shorter sessions and less frequency, you might also discover that you love a full 60 minutes focused on your abdominal health. 

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45 MINUTE FOLLOW UP

For long term maintenance, you will find the right amount of time that also works for your budget so we have added several options here to make this accessible to all. 

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30 MINUTE FOLLOW UP

When you have reached the point where you have much less pain, or pain issue is resolved and want regular maintenance to keep feeling great.

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