What Exactly Is Prenatal Massage?

It is all about you and your baby’s well-being

Prenatal massage has risen to prominence over the last decade, along with society’s increasing awareness of personal health and wellness. Today it’s considered an integral part of an intelligent approach to pregnancy

Just like regular massage, it’s a therapeutic workout that loosens the muscles and joints, improves the circulation, relieves fatigue and, in aiding the body, also benefits the mind and spirit. The difference is that prenatal massage is performed by a trained specialist and targeted to the unique needs of mothers-to-be.

All massages are an hour in duration. They are given with great care utilizing the BodyCushion system which allows you to lie face-down with proper spinal alignment or on a cushioned table in a “side-lying” position with your body fully supported with pillows. The massage therapist then employs a combination of styles such as Swedish massage, acupressure, and mild stretching to relax and soothe the body, treat and ease tensions.

At the end of the session you are left feeling restored, relaxed and comfortable in your new body.

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Workshops & Events

 

Partner Yoga & Massage for Labor

with Anne Heckheimer, LMT &

Hae Soo Kim, RPYT

Sundays 4-6:15 pm

$135 per couple

Infant Massage

with Anne Heckheimer
One Tuesday a month, 2:45-3:30 pm

Best for newborns through six months

$30 online | $35 at the door

Cost includes one baby and one adult.
Each additional adult costs $15. 

Please note: Infant massage and partner yoga massage class are held at the Prenatal Yoga Center, at 251 west 72nd street and registration is done through their website.

For information and reservations call:
(917) 359-8176
E-mail: prenatalmassagecenter@yahoo.com

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