What MASSAGE can do for you...

Massage Therapy can take away hours, days, and months of built up stress...

   We all have stress...but, if you want to do something that not only feels good, but is amazing for you, consider booking a massage.  30, 60, or 90 minutes of Massage Therapy can take hours, days, and months of built up stress away.  We all work hard, and we all deserve to reward ourselves a healthy way.

There is indisputable evidence from countless research studies that scientifically prove the benefits of massage.  These benefits are far reaching – touching the physical, mental and emotional; here are some of the highlighted ones sourced from American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)

Physical Benefits of Massage

  • Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation
  • Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness
  • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments; reduces pain and swelling; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Reduces muscle spasms
  • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Enhances athletic performance; Treats injuries caused during sport or work
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Helps relieve tension-related headaches and effects of eye-strain
  • Enhances the health and nourishment of skin
  • Improves posture
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Rehabilitation after injury

Mental Benefits of Massage

  • Promotes peace of mind
  • Helps relieve mental stress
  • Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity
  • Emotional benefits
  • Fosters a feeling of well-being
  • Reduces levels of anxiety
  • Increases awareness of mind-body connection


There are not a lot of activities in life that only take an hour, feel great, are effortless, and bring such rewards!!!  Enjoy a massage today!

Michele Haight is a Licensed Massage Therapist of 15 years. She currently has offices in both Croton and Buchanan. House calls are available as well. Check out her website for more info: michelehaight.com. You may also contact her at: 914-469-4352

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