“As a human race we spend an enormous amount of energy suppressing, denying and masking pain. How important is your health and well being to you?”
Who is the Therapist?
Michael is an Australian Massage Therapist who has been in practice for 10 years. After completing his two year diploma, he began working at Australia’s premier sports massage clinic treating professional athletes and Olympians. His travels have taken him to England, Alaska, Hawaii, and now Indiana where he lives with his wife. Michael believes in putting to use all modalities of massage at his disposal to achieve the best results he can for each client.
He is a member of the professional bodies AAMT and ABMP and continues to further develop his expertise education through continuing education courses. Michael has built up a clientele of people who know the difference between an average and great masseur.
1 Hour Session $80 1.5 Hour Session $110
All sessions are by appointment only, please call 317.340.2693 for inquiries and bookings.
Payment types accepted are cash and check.
What is Massage Therapy?
Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue with pressure. Applying pressure to tissues that are resistant it can be uncomfortable or even painful. Many people shy away from this type of body work because of this, unfortunately they also end up missing out on the results. So what can massage do?
Therapeutic massage can result in some amazing changes with clients experiencing very tangible benefits. Although everyone and every body responds differently to sessions here is an overview of the benefits of massage to help display the scope of what massage can do.
~Relieves Stress by lowering heart rate, blood pressure, relaxing muscles and increasing endorphins.
~Encourages Relaxation which improves mental outlook, reinforces positive attitude, promotes relaxed states of mental alertness and enhances calm and creative thinking. It also allows for better handling of pressure.
~Improves Posture by loosening muscle tension and providing greater joint freedom.
~Improves Circulation by enhancing blood flow, moving waste away from muscles and internal organs, lowering blood pressure and Improving body function.
~Helps Manage Pain by increasing circulation and reducing muscle tension and stiffness.
~Strengthens The Immune System by increasing the body’s natural defensive cells and enhancing the body’s ability to get nourishment to important areas which aids in the fight against bacteria and infection
~Relieves Tension-Related Headaches by reducing muscle spasms and trigger points. This decreases the occurrences of headaches, sleep disturbances and distress symptoms. It also allows clients to maintain a level of relaxation and stress-relief, reducing the chances of stress induced migraines/headaches.
~Improves Flexibility and Range of Motion by reducing muscle tightness and stiffness which can enhance athletic performance as the body ages and help prevent active lifestyle injuries by keeping the body flexible.
~Enhances Post-Operative Rehabilitation and Improves Rehabilitation After Injury because of its ability to aid in the healing processes of the body.