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2416 N. Triphammer Rd
Ithaca, New York
607.257.3334
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Crystal Spa and Salon...
head to toe pampering!


 



MASSAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swedish Massage
Enjoy this classic form of full-body massage that uses light to moderate pressure achieving a sense of peaceful relaxation. $75

Couples Massage
 We offer couples massage in our upstairs, couples massage room. (Available upon request.)
$150

 

Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage is not to be confused with deep pressure, uses medical massage techniques designed to target specific areas of chronic pain, muscle tension, and/or soft tissue injury.  This may also include A.I.S. (Active Isolated Stretching). $55 for 30 minutes. $95 for 60 minutes. $130 for 90 minutes.

 

pregnancyPrenatal and Postnatal Massage
Expectant and new mothers: Let us help you experience total relaxation! This massage is designed especially for you. It's the perfect shower gift! $50 for half hour $80 for one hour.

Neuromuscular Therapy
A pain relieving technique, for finding localized areas of tight muscles. Also known as "trigger points" or "knots." $75

Sports Massage
This fast paced massage technique is used to stimulate muscles. $50 half hour only

Reflexology
An ancient Egyptian practice, this massage concentrates on the soles of the feet to provide relief throughout the entire body. $55/45 min.

Hot Stone Massage
Combines massage with hot stones. The stones are used as a tool for massaging, and placed on an area of trouble while the massage is completed. A level of relaxation that almost defies explanation.$90

Chair Massage
A 15 - 20 minute massage done over the clothing. On a deluxe massage chair. $25 15 min. $30 for 20 min.

 

Benefits from Body Massage

Cardiovascular
  • dilates blood vessels
  • improves blood circulation
  • descreases blood pressure
  • creates hyperemia
  • replenishes nutritive materials
  • promotes rapid removal of waste
  • reduces heart rate
  • lowers pulse rate
  • increases red and white blood cell count
  • increases oxygen saturation in blood

Lymphatic Immune System

  • promotes lymph circulation
  • reduces lymph edema 
  • decreases circumfrence of area
  • decreases weight
  • increases number and function of natural killer cells

Skin and related structures

  • increases skin temperature
  • improves skin condition
  • stimulates sebaceous glands
  • stimulates sudoriferous glands
  • improves skin pathologies
  • reduces superficial keloid formation
  • smooth out cellulite

Nervous and Endocrine Systems

  • reduces stress
  • reduces anxiety
  • promotes relaxation
  • decreases beta wave activity
  • increases delta wave activity
  • increases alpha waves
  • increases dopamine and serotonin levels
  • reduces feelings of depression
  • decreases pain
  • activates sensory receptors

Muscles

  • relieves muscular tension
  • relaxes muscles
  • reduces soreness and fatigue
  • improves performance
  • improves motor skills
  • lengthens muscles
  • increases flexibility
  • tones weak muscles
  • reduces creatine kinase activity

Digestive System

  • promotes ecavuation of the colon
  • relieve constipation
  • relieve intestinal gas
  • stimulates digestion

Misc. Effects

  • increases urine output
  • promotes excretions
  • reduces fatigue
  • reduces stress
  • improves mood
  • decreases feelings of anger
  • improves body image
  • improves self esteem
  • promotes communication and expression
  • improves lifestyle habits
  • increases physical well being
  • reduces touch aversion and sensitivity
  • increases academic performance
  • increases mental alertness
  • satisfies emotional needs

 

 

 

Hours: Tuesday -Friday 9AM - 7PM, Saturday 9AM - 5PM, Closed on Sundays & Mondays
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