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A Tranquil Space Massage Therapy

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A Tranquil Space is a highly skilled massage studio located in Granite Bay, CA. They are dedicated to alleviating stress, tension, and muscular pain from their clients while providing a relaxing escape from the stresses of daily life. All of their licensed massage therapists are committed to customizing each client’s therapeutic experience in a safe, stress-free, professional environment.

Testimonials

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This woman has amazing hands!  Healing Hands.  Absolutely recommend Angella as one of the best massage therapists I have seen, and I have been to MANY.  She does modalities that are rare – Raindrop Technique & Myofascial Scar Release are for sure ones to definitely try.  Really quality work and excellent pricing.

~ Rita 5/2/2013

Without hesitation I recommend Kerri K as a massage therapist.  Not only does she give an excellent massage, but she makes the whole experience very comfortable. Each time I finish my appointment with Kerri, I wonder why it took so long to return.

~ SL 7/18/2013

“I have been to a lot of massage therapists over the years and no one compares to Lacey! I have Crohn’s Disease which comes with chronic joint pain. Lacey has always been able to give me relief from this pain. She knows how to give just the right amount of pressure and I always leave her feeling better!” 

~ S.B.

Angella completely changed my view on massages! I used to feel obligated to go to massages when I was gifted one but after going to Angella you can’t keep me away! I can truly tell she loves what she does and she has such a positive and comforting energy which makes the biggest difference when receiving a massage. ~Sara R.(review from Precious Massage Therapy’s Yelp!)

~ Sara 5/19/2013

Kerri is amazing. She takes the time before she begins to discuss your physical issues, and uses her session to address them.  She is highly skilled and very pleasant to work with. My wife and I use her frequently, and recommend her highly.

~ RB 7/18/2013

“Lacey Chrisman is an incredibly skilled and highly-trained therapist. She performs her healing art with confidence and honesty. Her knowledge and technique puts the abilities of most other massage therapists to shame.”

~ SunWolf G.

I’ve been going to Angella for over a year now. Best massage therapist ever! She always listens and fine tunes to your needs!

~ Ollie 4/3/2012

I tried many different massage therapists, but was never quite satisfied until I found Angella. I knew immediately that she was the only one I would be going to from now on. Her energy is balanced and seems to know just what a body needs for the optimal healing. Angella goes above and beyond what is required of her and truly is a special person.

~ Pamela 4/3/2012

Angella has been my massage therapist for going on ~4 years. Angella cares about her clients and their well-being. We are not simply appointments with masses of muscles to untangle–which she does very well. She listens to my needs both with her ears and her touch and she is continuously learning about her craft and bringing it to the table.  Angella is a valuable part of my health care and wellness team.

~ Kelly 4/4/2012

Angella’s Massage Therapy relieved tight muscles in my back that had persisted for a few years. Angella provides a great and professional massage

~ Steve M. 4/3/2012

I see Angella as my Massage Therapist for many reasons.  She always finds areas on my back and legs that need to be released. She has a fantastic way of applying trigger point therapy, is mindful of pressure her clientele needs, or can tolerate, and she is knowledgeable in the work she does! In my experience with therapists, which has only been a few, she uses less oil/ lotion so you are not dripping with it when you leave.  She is always on time and has the room ready so even if you show up early, you do not have to wait. She always gives advice on how to keep muscles from getting sore again until the next visit. I will go to no other. Thank you Angella.

~ Anonymous 7/16/2013
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Therapists

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Lacey Chrisman

Deep Tissue

Sports Massage

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Lacey

In my family there is a distinguished line of caregivers. My grandmother was a nurse at Aerojet for 27 years. My aunt is a labor and delivery nurse and lactation specialist, and helped deliver both me and my sister. So when my mother was sick I did the only thing I could think of to make her feel better, give her a massage. In that moment, I found my passion; to improve people’s lives through the power of massage. I am certified in modalities like Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Sports, Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports Therapy, Thai Massage, Myofascial Release, Spa Services including Hot Stone massage, and many others. My well-rounded education also included classes like Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Medical Massage. My style of massage is mostly medical based. I find I deal better with clients that appreciate a well-rounded deep tissue massage; however, even though I have “a firmer hand” some clients feel that my Swedish massage is one of the best they’ve ever had.

Certified Massage Therapist 31053

Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork  # 616400-12

Massage by Lacey

Contact # 916-969-8231

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Kerri Kasper

Swedish Massage

Deeply Relaxing Massage

Pregnancy Massage

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Kerri

Massage is a very personal experience. When you find that therapist that “gets it” or really gets YOU, it makes all of the difference in the world. I became a certified massage therapist because I believe that massage therapy can be a true health benefit to ones’ circulation, agility, mobility, mental acuity and well-being. I chose a school that would introduce me to many modalities, allowing me to discover what my eventual practice would be. I would describe my massage “style” as a combination of deep relaxation and integrative trigger point therapy with focused deeper work on problem areas. I take a slower, methodical approach and work carefully to penetrate the deeper layers of tissue, and address issues with care . I also incorporate some stretching into your session, and a heated wrap for areas that are very sore/tight.
*Moms to be* In addition to the work I described above I also enjoy providing pre-natal massage. Each session includes 60 minutes of focused work, and an additional 30 minutes of quiet, uninterrupted time for you to rest, on the table, fully supported and comfortable.

Certified Massage Therapist 37135

Massage by Kerri

Contact 916-436-6314

Kendall

Kendall Williams (Slotte)

Swedish Massage

Pregnancy Massage

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Kendall

I am a Certified Massage Therapist from right here in the foothills of California who graduated in the spring of 2009 from Arizona School of Massage Therapy in Phoenix, Arizona. Since then I have worked in a few massage clinics both in Arizona and in California.

My favorite massage to treat my clients with is my relaxing, Swedish massage while using hot towels throughout each session.  I have a lot of experience in deep tissue, sports, trigger point and prenatal massage as well.

Each session is geared towards individualized therapy that focuses on you and what you require. I am especially interested in the connection between the emotional and the physical, and how massage can help process emotions through the body.  The aches, pains and tensions dissolve away and leave you feeling refreshed, energized and ready to roll! My massage tends to be deeply restorative, nurturing and refreshing, while still taking care of any aches and pains you are experiencing.
Certified Massage Therapist 16128
Massage by Kendall Renee
Contact 916-751-6711
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Teresa Landt

Swedish Massage

Trigger Point

Deeply Relaxing Massage

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Teresa

Teresa is a native to Sacramento and has been helping our community heal and feel their best for 2 years. She graduated NHI with Honors and learned a variety of techniques that include Swedish, Deep Muscle Therapy, Trigger Point and Stretching.

She provides an effective session with the clients needs in mind and integrates what she has learned to help her clients move away from pain.

Teresa is excited to have the opportunity to continue to nurture the health and wellbeing of the residence of Granite Bay and surrounding areas.  Her favorite past times are reading and geeking out over musicals, art and so much more.

Certified Massage Therapist 70434

Massage by Teresa

Contact 916-237-7665

 

Angella

Angella Thrash

Car accident/Injury

NMR for the Neck

Specific, Intense focus massage

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Angella

My goal is to help facilitate moving you away from pain, stress and dis-ease and bring you back doing the things you love.  In order to achieve this, I constantly learn new techniques and continue my education.  My success at accomplishing your goals and mine is at  95%.

When I work, I listen carefully to what you say, what I feel as I work and then use intuition, knowledge and the wide variety of techniques I have accumulated. These techniques include but are not limited to: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Neuromuscular Reprogramming for the Neck (specifically for people who have been in car accidents, have Dowager’s Hump, Whip Lash, ect).  I work with a variety of clients ranging from simple relaxation to very specific work; clients who work 40+hrs a week on a computer to those who do cross-fit, run, have heavy labor jobs or are/were pro athletes. The majority of my sessions are 90 minutes to 2 hours. 30-60 minutes allows me to focus on only part of the body.

Certified Massage Therapist #4743

Accepts FSA and HSA spending accounts

Works with Car accident/Injury cases, Rehabilitation, and will work with almost any ailment.

****Unavailable for booking until July 16***

Contact # 916-787-0220

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Discounts/SpecialsRefferals

Military (Active Duty, Reserves, Retired) – 15% off any service* **

Teachers – 15% off any service* **

Nurses – 15% off any service* **

Law Enforcement/Fire – 15% off any service* **

*Not available with all therapists.

**Must show ID/Proof of association.

 

Local Referrals:

Dr. Margie Smith, D.C.

http://granitebaychiro.com

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Services

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Deep Tissue

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Deep Tissue

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The term “deep tissue” is often misused to identify a massage that is performed with sustained deep pressure. Deep tissue massage is a separate category of massage therapy, used to treat particular muscular-skeletal disorders and complaints and employs a dedicated set of techniques and strokes to achieve a measure of relief. Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the superficial muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity (such as athletes), and patients who have sustained physical injury. It is not uncommon for receivers of deep tissue massage to have their pain replaced with a new muscle ache for a day or two. Deep tissue work varies greatly. It should not be confused with “deep pressure” massage, which is one that is performed with sustained strong, occasionally intense pressure throughout an entire full-body session, and that is not performed to address a specific complaint.

Trigger Point

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Trigger Point

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Sometimes confused with pressure point massage, this involves deactivating trigger points that may cause local pain or refer pain and other sensations, such as headaches, in other parts of the body. Manual pressure, vibration, or other treatment is applied to these points to relieve myofascial pain. Trigger points were first discovered and mapped by Janet G. Travell (President Kennedy’s physician) and David Simons. Trigger points have been photomicrograph and measured electrically. In 2007 a paper was presented showing images of Trigger Points using MRI. These points relate to dysfunction in the myoneural junction, also called neuromuscular junction (NMJ), in muscle, and therefore this modality is different from reflexology, acupressure and pressure point massage.

Pre-Natal (Pregnancy) Massage

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Available with Kerri, Kendall, and Angella

Pre-Natal (Pregnancy) Massage

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Pregnancy Massage is a form of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women. Pregnancy is a time in which a woman’s body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical, mental, and emotional changes. Using various techniques specifically for the new mother, Pregnancy Massage helps alleviate discomforts experienced throughout the pregnancy. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the reduction of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, improved breathing and relaxation, and relief from uncomfortable digestive issues. Honor this special phase in life while promoting a healthy, less stressful pregnancy. This is safe and nurturing for expectant mothers.

Sports (Stretching) Massage

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Sports (Stretching) Massage

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Sports massage focuses on muscles relevant to the event. For athletes who train continuously, the goal is to enhance endurance, lessen the chance of injury and shorten the time needed to recover from an event. Sports Massage may utilize a variety of techniques such as classical Swedish, trigger point therapy, and hydrotherapy. Prior to an athletic event, Sports Massage may be used with stretching in order to help athletes to loosen, warm and prepare their muscles so that their performance and endurance might be enhanced. Following an athletic event, Sports Massage may be used to relieve pain, prevent stiffness, and return the muscles back to their normal state. Sports Massage may also be used for injury rehabilitation.

Therapeutic (Swedish) Massage

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Therapeutic (Swedish) Massage

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Swedish massage uses five styles of long, flowing strokes to massage. The five basic strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber) and vibration/shaking. Swedish massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, and improving function in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee over a period of eight weeks. It has also been shown to be helpful in individuals with poor circulation. The term “Swedish” massage is actually only recognized in English speaking countries. Elsewhere the style is referred to as “classic massage”.

Hot Stone Massage

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Hot Stone Massage

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Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth, flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist will use the stones to massage. The hot stones are usually made of basalt, a type of rock that is rich in iron, so they retain heat. River rocks are also used because they are so smooth due to the river’s current smoothing them over time.

Stones are immersed in water and heated. The stones may be placed at specific points on the back, in the palms of the hand, or between the toes. The heat warms and relaxes the muscles, which allows the therapist to apply deeper pressure, if desired. The warmth of the hot stones improves circulation and calms the nervous system.

NMT Massage

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NMT Massage

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NMT (NeuroMuscular Therapy) is a comprehensive program of soft tissue manipulation that helps to correct postural imbalances as well as muscular imbalances. The goal is to relieve the pain and dysfunction by alleviating the underlying cause. NMT emphasizes the role of the brain, spine, and nerves in muscular pain. It uses advanced concepts in pressure therapy to break the stress-tension-pain cycle. It aims to relax muscles and release compressed nerves so that circulation can increase and the body will return to normal neuromuscular integrity and balance.

Myofascial Scar Tissue Release

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Myofascial Scar Tissue Release

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“Scar tissue can put an enormous amount of strain on the fascial system; especially in cases where the person has had multiple surgeries in the same area….The other important thing to remember about scars is that most scars look fairly neat and uniform on the surface. However, underneath the scar you have tissue that is laid down in an irregular fashion, which helps to strengthen that vulnerable/”injured” area. In some people, there is an excessive amount of scar tissue laid down (adhesions- A fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures). So in other words, the scar is just the “tip of the iceberg”. – JFB MFR

Scars are predominantly composed of connective tissue, which is made up of collagen, a fibrous protein commonly found in bones, ligaments and cartilage. Scar tissue is matured collagen. It forms to fix the continuity of the tissue, but it is less elastic, and therefore is less structurally sound than the original tissue. External scarring occurs from cuts, wounds or surgery, but a scar can form with any tissue damage, externally as well as internally.

Aromatherapy

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Included in each session upon request

Aromatherapy

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Use of essential oils through inhalation or direct application to promote healing and well-being.

Chair Events / Corporate Massage

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Chair Events / Corporate Massage

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Imagine how much more good can occur when the brain and the body are being refreshed in tandem, on a regular basis? Rested workers are relaxed and ready to get down to business. In addition, massage puts them in a good mood and makes you look like the “hero” – the better to engage with customers or do whatever they do – and leaves them feeling quite upbeat about your company.

How would it be to offer patrons chair massage at your event? Health Fairs, Fundraisers, Charity Events you name it, we can be there to help relax and sooth your clients/customers.

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POLICIES AND REFUNDS

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1.) We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Our massage therapy sessions include professional draping & therapy services. Our services are in no way sexually intended as we are Professional Therapeutic Massage Therapists. Should we encounter uncomfortable requests, we will discontinue your session immediately and you will be responsible for the full price of the service.

2.) Outcall services are available at a residence only. Absolutely no hotel/motel outcall service available.

3.) ALL rates, pricing and specials are to be used individually, and are subject to change without notice.

4.) No Refunds will be given for any product or services sold.

5.) Late/Cancellation Policy - Late arrivals result in a reduced session time. Arriving more than 20 minutes late without a phone call, or not showing/calling at all will result in being charged our $20 "scheduled missed" fee. Please give 24-hour notice for cancellations. Clients not giving 24 hours notice will be charged a $20 "scheduled missed" appointment fee. This will be due upon arrival at next appointment. We do understand that there are things that come up that are beyond your control, please be courteous and call or text to let us know.