Massage: Natural Healthcare without Drugs or Surgery
Alexander has been practicing massage for a long time, it has been his passion for years. In 2010 he decided to acquire the training needed to excel in a profession rewarding for both, the client and himself.
Alexander completed his studies at the Academy of Massage Therapy in Jersey City, fulfilling the hours required to get the NJ State Certification, and License. With his training he is able to identify the source of many issues and treat clients the right way, whisking away tensions and postural related pain.
In order to renew the license every 2 yrs, a massage therapist needs “CE” (Continued Education) credits. He has chosen classes on techniques that will be an asset to help his clients in many ways: Medical Massages, Cranio-Sacral, Trigger Point, Precision Neuromuscular Therapy, Lower Back Massage, Reflexology among others.
Alexander is available for massages at BIB by appointment. He will surely help his clients get the relaxation they need.
Book online, or call (201) 708-8848 or (201) 463-7104 (cell)
MENU OF MASAGE SERVICES
SWEDISH MASSAGE 60 min / $85.00 Price includes NJ Sales tax.
The most common type of massage is Swedish massage therapy. It involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This is also combined with movement of the joints. By relieving muscle tension, Swedish therapy can be both relaxing and energizing. And it may even help after an injury.(50 min hands-on)
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE 60 min / $100.00 Price includes NJ Sales tax.
Deep tissue massage is best for giving attention to certain painful, stiff “trouble spots” in your body. It uses firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia. Though less rhythmic than other types of massage, deep tissue massage can be quite therapeutic — relieving chronic patterns of tension and helping with muscle injuries, such as back sprain. (50 min hands-on)
REFLEXOLOGY FOOT MASSAGE 60 min / $80.00 Price includes NJ Sales tax.
Reflexology uses hand, thumb, and finger techniques to stimulate certain areas of the feet and leads to improved circulation, relaxation, toxin removal, nervous system stimulation, headache relief. These areas correspond to different parts of the body. The massage, then, is expected to promote health and well-being. (50 min hands-on)
CRANIO-SACRAL MASSAGE 60 min / $90.00 Price includes NJ Sales tax.
Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a form of bodywork or alternative therapy using gentle touch to manipulate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium. A practitioner of cranial-sacral therapy may also apply light touches to a patient’s spine and pelvis. Practitioners believe that this manipulation regulates the flow of cerebrospinal fluid and aids in “primary respiration” This therapy was developed by John Upledger, D.O. in the 1970s, as an offshoot osteopathy in the cranial field, or cranial osteopathy
SPORTS MASSAGE 60 min / $95.00 Price includes NJ Sales tax.
Sports massage, geared toward athletes of every kind, from professionals to casual joggers. This massage technique is specific to the athlete’s sport of choice. Focuses on areas that are overused and stressed from repetitive and aggressive movements. This therapy can be used as a means to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event. (50 min hands-on)
PRE-NATAL MASSAGE 60 min / $100.00 Price includes NJ Sales tax.
Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling). In addition, massage for pregnant women reduces stress on weight-bearing joints, encourages blood and lymph circulation, helps to relax nervous tension — which aids in better sleep — and can help relieve depression or anxiety caused by hormonal changes. Pre-natal massage therapy can be an instrumental ingredient in women’s prenatal care and can help in preparing for labor. (50 min hands-on)
LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE MASSAGE 60 min / $95.00 Price includes NJ Sales tax.
Lymphatic drainage is the natural function of the lymphatic system, which is an essential part of immunity. If this function isn’t working properly, it can cause a build-up of fluid in tissues as well as more serious medical problems like lymphagitis and lymphoma. Though most of the conditions caused by poor lymphatic drainage are treatable, some require prompt hospitalization and immediate medical care, since they can easily spread throughout the body. The Lymphatic Drainage Therapy (LDT) helps this system work and to treat some of the conditions associated with the lymphatic system. (50 min hands-on)