Craniosacral Therapy Rates
- 60-75 minutes, $80
Chris Adams is our Craniosacral Therapy specialist.
The fully-clothed client rests comfortably on an air mattress for this slow, gentle, deeply relaxing full-body treatment that soothes the nervous system and softens tissue restrictions.
Clients experience relief from the symptoms of chronic and acute conditions, including:
- problems due to stress
- back, neck, and other pain
- joint mobility restrictions
- migraine, tension, and cluster headaches
- the effects of old injuries
- TMJ Syndrome.
Even when massage is contraindicated, Craniosacral Therapy is sometimes gentle enough and beneficial for such conditions.
Massage Therapy Rates
- 30 minutes, $45
- 60 minutes, $70
- 90 minutes, $100
This familiar and comforting bodywork varies long, gliding strokes and static, specific pressures. A session can be gentle and soothing, or firm and energizing.
Clients achieve massage treatment goals include general relaxation, relief from specific aches and discomfort, or both.
Each client receives a uniquely personalized treatment using the techniques and depth of pressure most appropriate to his or her needs and treatment goals.
Foot Reflexology Rates
- 60-75 minutes, $80
Sheryl Rapée-Adams is our Foot Reflexology specialist.
This thorough treatment for the feet, ankles, and lower legs begins with a footbath in comfortably warm water with the option of essential oils.
Though the hands-on work occurs below the knees, reflexology affects the entire body. One theory is that the 7,800 nerve endings in the feet offer pathways to interact with every system and tissue in the body.
Clients experience increased comfort, relief from physical complaints, deeper relaxation, and more restful sleep.
Arrange a class
Sheryl Rapée-Adams, RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher), is available to teach yoga classes for older people. Check the Montpelier Senior Activity Center schedule for classes she might be teaching this session.
Please call or email Sheryl for more information.
Practicing yoga regularly increases balance, strength, endurance, and flexibility – the components of fitness. Yoga has also been shown to reduce anxiety, improve breathing mechanics, and increase self-efficacy.
Sheryl teaches yoga from the foundation that everyone can enjoy limitless activity that is safe and satisfying, regardless of age or ability. Staying active as the body ages can improve quality of life and even extend the span of years for independent living. Sheryl teaches yoga in ways that are safe for people living with conditions including osteoporosis, heart disease, and arthritis. She says:
Gentle yoga movements, breathing awareness, and conscious relaxation are available to anyone who is still breathing. We all inhabit the body we have right now. Do yoga, whatever your age. If not now, when?
Sheryl has been practicing and teaching yoga since 1990. Sheryl is a certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher . She has completed the Professional Training in Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, with renowned teachers Carol Krucoff and Kimberly Carson. Sheryl has completed training with the Daybreak Geriatric Massage Institute. She is developing her professional skills to specialize in serving elders with therapeutic yoga and massage.