Massage For Santa Cruz  •  2018 Massage Rate Change:

New 2018 Massage Rates are listed. Monthly Massage Discount is $10 off Therapeutic Massage Rate only.

 

FLourish Has PARTNERED WITH Tina Distad CMT  

Please print and fill out the following intake packet prior to your initial visit.

Tina Hope Distad ~ Certified Massage Therapist  831-291-5008

Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Lymphatic Drainage,  Medical Thai,  Pregnancy(14+ Weeks) and Aromatherapy.

Training and Education

Touch Therapy Institute of Clinical Massage, Encino, Ca. Massage Program 2000-2001

National Certification NCBTMB 2002
Medical Thai Massage Program Esalen Institute, Big Sur Ca. 2006
Proud Member of ABMP since 2001

Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic massage includes a wide variety of modalities and techniques applied to the body's muscular structure and soft tissues. Therapist applies pressure, stretching, rocking, friction, kneading and compression with hands, forearms, elbows, feet, and knees. Therapeutic massage benefits the musculoskeletal system, the circulatory-lymphatic system, and the nervous system. In fact, it positively influences the overall health and wellbeing of the receiver. Some of the many benefits of massage:

  • Diminishes chronic pain
  • Calms the nervous system
  • Balances blood pressure
  • Balances heart rate
  • Enhances skin tone 
  • Supports relaxation
  • Assists in recovery from injuries and illness
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Reduces tension headaches
  • Reduces stress 
  • Supports relaxation
  • Improves focus and concentration
  • Promotes restful sleep
  • Relieves tired & aching muscles
  • Increases flexibility, muscular elasticity, and range of motion
  • Balances metabolism