MER MASSAGE & ASHIATSU
Board Certified Massage with Sheila Neumann

Services & Rates

Heart Stone Himalayan Salt

60 minutes: $120
75 minutes: $135
90 minutes: $150
120 minutes: $225

From the remnants of the ancient primal sea beneath the towering peaks of the Himalayan Mountains in the Punjab region of Pakistan comes salt crystals with renounced healing properties within Eastern Medicine for centuries.  Himalayan sea salt , characterized by it's pinkish hue, has made its way west in recent years.  Some benefits of this ancient salt include the promotion of healthy blood sugar, lowered blood pressure, and improved circulation.  The healing effects of the sea salt are not limited to the blood.  Himalayan sea salt contains 84 minerals, also supports a robust respiratory system, helps to prevent muscle cramps and promote bone health, and can even relieve anxiety and insomnia.

 

Benefits of Himalayan Salt Massage:

Promotes healthy blood sugar

Helps lower blood pressure

Supports healthy respiratory system and sinuses

Boots bone health and prevents muscle cramps

Relieves anxiety and addresses insomnia

Lightly exfoliates the skin and is highly relaxing

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By The Sea Stone Massage

60 minutes: $120
75 minutes: $135
90 minutes: $150

Relax and warm your muscles with a hot stone massage done with river rocks,

accompanied by a seaside playlist designed especially for Mer massage & ashiatsu.

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Baby and Me Oasis Side lying massage

60 minutes: $120
75 minutes: $135
90 minutes: $150

Pregnancy Massage is a style of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women. Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. Using various techniques specially developed for the expecting mother, Pregnancy Massage helps release the pain and discomfort experienced throughout pregnancy. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the relief of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, and improved breathing and relaxation.

 

Pregnancy massage is done in a side lying position, and uses a gentle to medium gentle touch focusing on the hips, feet, neck and shoulders.  Sheila studied with Carole Osbourne.

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Sunny Day Side Lying Massage

60 minutes: $120
75 minutes: $135
90 minutes: $150

A gentle side lying massage technique for a sunny disposition.  Great for treating depression.

This positioning also allows for better access to hips, It band, and latissimus dorsi, and serratus anterior attachments.  Accessing these attachments can help with relief from rotator cuff and low to mid back tension.

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Lunchbox pain relief

30 minutes: $60.00

The Lunchbox 30 minute special is designed  for treatment of a cite specific area of chronic pain, for people who are on the move, and don't have time for a whole hour.  A vacationer needing to join a group, but wants to work out the kinks first.  Those  who have a chronic problem in a cite specific area to address. A new client who wants to try the tecnique first before committing to a full hour.   Featuring yoga balm pain relieving salve.

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Lemon Rose Petal Exfoliating Scrub or espresso mint body polish

30 minutes: $60.00

Exfoliate your back or your feet with an exquistie small batch sugar scrub made local in Central Oregon.  Including  hot towels, infused with essential oils and 15 minutes of relaxing or therepeutic massage.

...or espresso mint body polish exfoliant from QET

botanicals.  dead sea salt, raw cane sugar,oats, coconut and olive oil, espresso bean, crystalized fruit sugar and mint.

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Mer massage & ashiatsu seaside spa

120 minutes: $225.00

Mer massage & ashiatsu seaside spa treatment includes Wayfarer's Ocean Breeze Massage, combined with Mountain Meadows Swedish Massage; or Habitue Ashiatsu combined with Canyon Deep Tissue, and hot stones, exfoliation, and pain relieveing salve by Yoga Balm for a luxurious 2 hours.

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Habitue Therapeutic Ashiatsu

60 minutes: $120
75 minutes: $135
90 minutes: $150
120 minutes: $225

Customized ashiatsu to your areas of specific concern.  Sheila's 17 years of experience come into play to address chronic tension with a therapeutic touch.  

Ashiatsu  (foot pressure)   is a barefoot massage technique using comfortably deep gliding pressure over your body.  Bars over head are used by the therapist during the massage session for balance and support.  Combining gravitational force with centripetal and centrifugal movements, Ashiatsu is used to create a structural change in chronically tight muscles and soft tissues.  This translates to a deeper relaxation with pain-free gliding strokes that stimulate the lymphatic system, creating a full-body calmness and well being.  

Benefits of Ashiatsu include:

Increases circulation

Aids in the release of toxins at a high rate so they can be flushed from the body

Helps to elongate the spine

can help to improve posture and movement

Improves flexibility and range of motion

can relieve chronic pain and spasms

Contraindications:

Breast implants within 9 months

Varicose veins, boils, skin lesions

Acute inflammatory conditions

Uncontrolled high blood pressure or heart condition, pace maker, stent, shunt

within 6 weeks of a surgical procedure

Persons on Coumadin, Lovenox Heparin or a heavy dose of aspirin

Tuberculosis, thrombosis, aneursym, kidney disorders, recent bowel or hernia surgery

Pregnancy

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Wayfarer's Ocean Breeze Ashiatsu

60 minutes: $120
75 minutes: $135
90 minutes: $150
120 minutes: $225

Slow your pace with this fantastic Zen moving dance over your body.  Sheila gives a transcendental technique with foot pressure, instead of traditional Swedish Massage.

Ashiatsu  (foot pressure)   is a barefoot massage technique using comfortably deep gliding pressure over your body.  Bars over head are used by the therapist during the massage session for balance and support.  Combining gravitational force with centripetal and centrifugal movements, Ashiatsu is used to create a structural change in chronically tight muscles and soft tissues.  This translates to a deeper relaxation with pain-free gliding strokes that stimulate the lymphatic system, creating a full-body calmness and well being.  

Benefits of Ashiatsu include:

Increases circulation

Aids in the release of toxins at a high rate so they can be flushed from the body

Helps to elongate the spine

can help to improve posture and movement

Improves flexibility and range of motion

can relieve chronic pain and spasms

Contraindications:

Breast implants within 9 months

Varicose veins, boils, skin lesions

Acute inflammatory conditions

Uncontrolled high blood pressure or heart condition, pace maker, stent, shunt

within 6 weeks of a surgical procedure

Persons on Coumadin, Lovenox Heparin or a heavy dose of aspirin

Tuberculosis, thrombosis, aneursym, kidney disorders, recent bowel or hernia surgery

Pregnancy

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Canyon Deep Tissue

60 minutes: $120
75 minutes: $135
90 minutes: $150

Canyon Deep Tissue addresses the deeper muscles, to break up adhesions, and hypertension

caused by stress, past injuries, repetitive movement, computer work, sports, overuse, gardening, snow shoveling,

traveling, sitting to long, and driving, whiplash, back pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, and more.  Lessons chronic pain caused

by muscle aches.  Sheila uses traditional thertherapeutic deep tissue, Michal Young's Muscle Relief Technique, trigger point,

and ashiatsu to address  concerns, either cite specific, or full body approach.

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one hour massage with 15 minute Reiki add on

1 hour & 15 mintes hours: $135

one hour massage of your choice with a 15 minute reiki add on 

 

 

Reiki is a Japanese form of energy work that cleanses and balances the energy system in the body. As a result, the body's natural self-healing mechanisms strengthen, helping to establish optimum health. During a session, I work directly with your energy field to remove blockages, detoxify your system, and restore your vital life force energy. Reiki utilizes a gentle laying on of hands to conduct the necessary energy force between us. The benefits of Reiki range from the release of habitual mental/emotional stress to alleviating chronic pain.

 

This service is an add on service to your other massage services.

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Mer mobility class /session

30 minutes: $35.00
40 minutes: $45.00
60 minutes: $65.00

Sheila Neumann LMT will teach a cite specific area SMR (self myofacial release) class on an area that is causing you chronic problems.  We will use RAD SMR tools to show you how to relieve pain and keep yourself mobile at home inbetween your massages. 

Each class you will be half the time with your instructor, and half the time in the infrared sauna.

If the infrared sauna is not your thing, use this time to relax and enjoy the Mer mobility room.  

Use your time here to focus on your body and how you can maintain better mobility, relaxation, and the ultimate goal

of getting yourself into the parasympathetic nervous system.  

 

Please always remember to bring your own water bottle for Mer mobility.  Please be respectful of the space and understand that this not a commercial grade sauna, it is a home use sauna.  We are all sharing this, and making sure it is respected as a shared space, vulnerable to overuse.  Continued use of infrared sauna has shown many health benefits, and I am excited to share this tool with you to help you  increase your mobility.  

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