Services & Rates

Abdominal Therapy

90 minutes: $145.00
75 minutes: $135.00

Abdominal Therapy is best known for addressing organ misalignment and congestion in the reproductive systems (pelvic region) of both men and women. Many common digestive disorders may be addressed with his work as well. The techniques effectively alleviate tissue congestion and organ constriction. Benefits include the improved function of the vital flows of energy, blood, lymph, nerve impulse conduction in the abdominal region most specifically and in the body in general. This work may release emotional and energetic tension from the gut. All that we do supports  the body’s ability to balance and self-repair, aka, homeostasis.


INITIAL SESSION

Please, take time with the Intake Form which is required and just bring it along.


Initial Session

Expect a 90 minute session

What to expect in your appointment is a comprehensive review of your personal health history and current health care needs. 

  • an abdominal massage focused on aligning reproductive and abdominal organs
  • postural assessment of vertebral and pelvic alignment
  • Application of structural corrections
  • Instruction in Your Abdominal Massage (Y.A.M.) techniques is taught to enhance the benefits of your professional treatment session.


Recommendation of complementary modalities can include:
Herbal remedies
Castor oil packs
Faja (organ support wrap)
Bajos (traditional vaginal steam bath of the Mayas - pronounced ba-hos)
Nutritional and or lifestyle education and adaptations

Included in the Initial Session is your empowering take-away, Your Abdominal Massage (Y.A.M.)  protocol with a handy Support Guide.


FOLLOW UP SESSIONS

Expect a 75 - minute massage session. Our time will allow your client updates and additional  concerns you may have experienced since the initial session.

Recommendation and/or introduction of complementary modalities:
Herbal remedies
Castor oil packs
Faja (organ support wrap)
Bajos (traditional vaginal steam bath of the Mayas - pronounced ba-hos)
Nutritional and or lifestyle education and adaptations


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Pregnancy Support Therapy

2 hours: $150
90 minutes: $135

Abdominal Therapy Pregnancy Sessions

INITIAL PREGNANCY SUPPORT SESSION

Expect a comprehensive health intake about your reproductive and general health history. You will receive a session that offers trimester appropriate hands on massage. Also your takeaway is learning the self-care protocol at this initial session. Expressing your chief concerns will be important to guide the best approach in your prenatal, pregnancy or postpartum session. Our review of your Intake in a clarifying talk will make for specifics to address for you your needs and concerns. Then we can proceed with:

- Our pregnancy massage sessions focus upon aligning and enhancing blood, lymph flow in the reproductive and abdominal organs. 
- Postural assessment of vertebral and pelvic alignment
- Application of structural corrections                                                   - Support modalities where appropriate: faha, pelvic steam/skin care, hydrotherapy ect.
- Instruction in Your Abdominal Massage (Y.A.M.) techniques guide you in support of your own followup to the initial session.

Please, take time with our required Intake Form which you can complete and bring it along.
What to expect in your appointment is a comprehensive review of your personal health history and current health care needs. Expect a 2 hour session.

FOLLOW UP SESSION
Expect a 60 - 90 minute Pregnancy Massage with attention to any special concerns you may have. A brief chat about your Y.A.M. practice and just where you are in your body overall with the trimester and your feedback create the flow of this time. Pelvic Steam is included in follow up sessions where appropriate may review your hands on practice and then proceed with our techniques for you and yours.

Our Abdominal Therapy Pregnancy techniques offer treatments that addresses preconception, pregnancy and postpartum stages of pregnancy. A.R.T. success is often supported by these techniques as well.

Abdominal Therapy incorporates shamanic and midwife traditions of Central America, along with Herbalism, naprapathy, and massage, in a unique combination. The techniques specifically address the ligaments supporting alignment and support of the uterus and associated organs. In our session, the mother is fully supported and bolstered to elevate upper body. Moms are most oftenin the  side-lying positioning on the table. Chief complaints include numbness, poor circulation, edema/swollen ankles, low back pain and pressure causing increasing discomfort and distress over time which shifts so let your therapist know of shifts.

Our Pregnancy Massage techniques take into account pre-conception, pregnancy and postpartum as all are part of the process. These sessions can help to relieve pressure and discomfort associated with the stages of pregnancy.  These include assessment and gentle realignment of the organs, improve efficient flow of blood, lymph, nerve impulse, and energy help to alleviate pain, pressure and the discomforts. Preconception work prepares and supports the female reproductive system. Benefits for women in the process of Artificial Reproductive Technology whether Intra Uterine Inception or In-vitro Insemination we can support these therapies. The benefits with A.R.T. can be profound in preparing a system to receive and connect. Obstetric and Gynecologists are beginning to refer A.R.T. patients for Preconception/A.R.T. massages among our collective therapists worldwide! 

Outcomes from our clients report improved emotional balance, relief of pain, numbness, and swelling due to posture and organs shifting to accommodate the developing fetus. and improved breathing and relaxation. Positioning is all about support and comfort, inclining the body from hips to head and with bolsters under the knees. This makes it easier to breathe comfortably with reduced pressure and nausea. We primarily use side-lying positioning with comfy supports for your comfort.  And, this is important for your personal use at home. The intention is to keep optimization of five flow, ease and comfort going between sessions in supporting mom and baby or the mom to be in the processes.

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Decompress Stress Therapy

60 minutes: $100
75 minutes: $125
90 minutes: $145

DECOMPRESS STRESS SESSIONS  

Every thing is quite different this year with a global pandemic and our internal balance is stressed beyond the norms. KMB can help with safe and mindful therapeutic massage! Sessions are by appointment only.

Request a session on this site with your preferred location, date and time.

Your reply arrives within 24 hours.

Submit a confirmation payment. 

Submit signed and completed Covid Prescreening Form. 

Arrive at the Massage Suite 10 minutes before your session time.

 

Once, confirmed the massage time is yours to decompress.  Soft sounds, stretching, hydro and aromatherapy along with moderate to deeper pressure are tools to be employed. The depth of pressure is always synced with the client's comfort level. You can enjoy breathe as you drift into the stress-less zone! 

This session employs a light to medium pressure to the body. This generally creates a calming and grounding relief from the intense fight-flight-freeze of our sympathetic nervous system. KMB sessions stimulate your parasympathetic (rest-digest) nervous system bringing a relaxed state of being in yourself/your body-mind-emotion connections. With intermittent breath-work, a number of massage techniques applied in this session include stretching and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits include enhanced general wellness, relief from muscle tension, stress reduction, improved circulation and more.

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Deep and Sports Therapy

60 minutes: $125
75 minutes: $150
90 minutes: $175

COMPREHENSIVE SPORTS employs additional protocols within your session time. Advance planning is recommended if you wish to extend the session time to a 75 or 90-minute session. Sports sessions are designed for highly active people who engage in athletics or comparable physical exertion. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body’s natural immune function and in maximizing blood flow. Muscle testing, passive or active stretching, deep tissue techniques and more are incorporated into a session to address specific and aims of the client.

COMPREHENSIVE DEEP TISSUE employs additional protocols within your session time. Advance planning is recommended if you wish to extend the session time. This form of bodywork that to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don’t get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that some soreness is common after the treatment which is diminishing over a 24 - 48 timeframe. Hydration aids expedient cellular health after this session.

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Myofascial and MTP Therapy

60 minutes: $100.00
75 minutes: $120.00
90 minutes: $140.00

Comprehensive Myofascial Therapy employs additional protocols within your session time. Advance planning is recommended if you wish to extend the session time.

This technique is often used to treat clients recovering from injuries and/or experiencing pain and discomfort from repetitive stress motion. It helps in reducing pain, increasing the range of motion. Myofascial massage differs from other types of massage in that it targets the fascia - the membrane surrounding muscles - rather than the muscle itself. Fascia encases muscles and more in the body. Adhesions may result from injury or surgery, top causes for fascial restrictive effect on your mobility. Additional work to address muscles, tendons and ligaments in this massage. Myofascial techniques will specifically seek to release tension in this fascia-connective tissue. You may have home exercise to maintain to do at home. It'll be great

Muscle Trigger Point Therapy employs additional protocols within your session time. Advance planning is recommended if you wish to extend the session time to 75 0r a 120-minute timeframe.

This technique focuses on stimulating and releasing “trigger points” knots in your body.  Trigger points are tender areas of tension treated in a manner that is similar to acupressure, except they occur in the belly of the muscle tissue rather than along the energy pathways of the body. Trigger points produce symptoms such as jump sign and referral sensation.  These ‘knots’ are build up of metabolic waste, often due to a combination of physical, mental, and emotional stress.  During a session, focused pressure is applied through a variety of techniques order to release your trigger points. Communication between therapist and client help to relieve and minimize pain/discomfort in the session. This process, though uncomfortable at times, yields lasting effects and can be a profound relief. Homework for the client to do post session may be given to sustain the benefit of the therapy. Three sessions are recommended to resolve more complex and/or long-term conditions. While Trigger Point work will be the focus of the session one can expect general warming, stretching, and joint mobilizations as part of the session.

 

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