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Elena Benfer

Medical Massage Therapist

Meet Elena, a dedicated and skilled massage therapist who graduated from Massage school in 2017. With a passion for improving clients' health, Elena specializes in various massage modalities, including Medical massage for chronic conditions, Manual Lymphatic Drainage for edema, Warm Bamboo and Cupping Therapy for muscle tension, Sport massage for injury prevention, and Deep Tissue and Swedish relaxation massage. She is committed to educating clients on injury prevention and mobility improvement. Elena's favorite quote by BJ Palmer, the Developer of Chiropractic, "The preservation of health is easier than the cure of disease", encapsulates her belief in prioritizing health preservation over disease cure. Trust Elena's expertise and compassion for a transformative massage experience.

Elena's Services: 

Lymphatic Drainage massage involves gently manipulating specific areas of your body to help lymph move to an area with working lymph vessels. 

The fluid in the lymphatic system helps remove waste and toxins from the bodily tissues. Some health conditions and even old age can cause lymph fluid to build up. This leads to painful joints due to hydrostatic pressure. Normally, muscle contractions help facilitate movement of fluid from the legs. When you have tight muscles or weakened veins, this process is hindered. The primary sign of lymphatic back up is called pitting edema, which is performed by pressing on the lower shin bone. If a pit forms and stays for longer than 5 seconds, you have water retention.

 Lymphatic Drainage massage

Swedish Relaxation massage

Swedish Massage is one of the most common and effective massage therapy modalities.  A wonderful combination of light to firm gliding strokes, integrated with stretching and ranging of the joints, it is a process that promotes total relaxation and muscle tension release.Some of the benefits of Relaxation massage are help to reduce stress, increase flexibility, improve posture, blood circulation, endorphin release to improve mood, support healthy immunity and improve sleep. 

Pre / Post Natal

Aches and pains during pregnancy are part and parcel of joy during pregnancy. If you’re in your second trimester, there’s a good chance your hips or back are starting to feel the strain. A pregnancy massage is designed to loosen those hip flexors and SI joints to make it more comfortable to carry. In addition, studies show a decrease in breech cases when everything can move properly!

Deep Tissue Massage

A Deep Tissue massage is a longer process of getting the muscles to relax so the massage therapist can get to the lower layer of connective tissue. It involves applying sustained pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues. This helps to break up scar tissue that forms following an injury, and reduce muscle tension.

Couples massage

A couples massage features a full body massage of your choice performed in the same room. The couple lies in a conjoined room, each one getting a massage at the same time. The couples massage allows you to share the same rejuvenating and stress-relieving experience of an individual massage with someone close to you.

Our goal is to relax and pamper you and your significant other.

 Whether it’s a relaxing evening or a surprise for that special someone, our massage team has you covered. Additionally, we offer gift cards that work perfectly for Newlyweds, Valentines Day and Anniversaries!

Oncology massage

Oncology massage is an approach to massage therapy based in both compassion and specialized massage treatments to help people manage their experience with cancer. 
Benefits include improved relaxation, sleep, and immune function as well as relieving anxiety, pain, fatigue and nausea. Oncology massage therapists are trained to meet people where they are in their experience with cancer and apply a highly individualized massage treatment to comfort, nurture and support them in their process. 

Organic Facials

An organic facial is one of the best ways to take care of your skin. Along with a daily routine using a variety of our natural products from Skin Script Rx, your skin tone and texture will greatly improve! 

Elena's Add ons:

Hand/ Foot Reflexology - Add On

The benefits of reflexology may include its ability to stimulate nerve function, increase energy, boost circulation, induce a deep state of relaxation, and eliminate toxins from the body. Moreover, it might help stimulate the central nervous system, prevent migraines, and treat urinary tract conditions. This type of massage may also speed up recovery after an injury or surgery, reduce sleep disorders, and relieve depression and pain.

Sports Stretching- Add on

This technique is designed to assist patients with stretching by gently pulling on joints while moving them into different positions. Even if you’re not an athlete, a treatment focused on strictly stretching does wonders for achy joints and tight muscles. Additionally, these sessions do not require the removal of any clothing.

Cupping Therapy -Add On

Cupping is a type of alternative therapy that originated in China. It involved placing cups on the skin to create suction. This suction facilitates healing by increasing blood flow and decreases stagnation in the muscles and fascia. The more stagnation present, the darker red the area will get.

Warm Bamboo Therapy -Add On

Our Wellness Center uses warm bamboo rollers to perform this technique. Benefits include increased blood circulation and decreased muscle tension, which helps the provider work out stubborn knots!

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