What Exactly Is Prenatal Massage?

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

What is prenatal massage?

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, prenatal massage is 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.

How does prenatal massage work?

All massages are an hour in duration.

Massages 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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Founded in 2001, Prenatal Massage & Movement Center is the only massage facility in NYC that caters exclusively to the needs of prenatal and postpartum women.

With our additional specialized training in Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® we also provide services addressing specific women’s health issues such as digestive and uterine/ovarian challenges, fertility enhancement support and labor stimulating techniques.

Our New York State licensed massage therapists collectively have over thirty years of experience working as certified prenatal/postpartum and Arvigo® practitioners.

When you come to our office your care will be highly personalized and you will walk out feeling rested, restored and rejuvenated.

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