Life is about doing things you enjoy. Relax and recover today with a massage (or spa service) at Ascension Genesys Health Club.
Massage and spa services can promote many benefits for the entire body which may include;
• improved range of motion/flexibility
• stimulated circulation
• boosted immune system
• increased sense of well-being
• stress and pain management
• along with relaxation
Appointments are encouraged, and walk-ins are taken upon availability. To schedule an appointment, call the Service Desk at (810) 606-7300 ext. 4.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your appointment to consult with your massage therapist to discuss the massage modality that’s right for you. Cancellations within 24 hours of an appointment will be subject to a $25.00 cancellation fee.
Relaxation: Therapists will apply smooth gentle pressure to the body. Great for stress relief relaxation and first-time clients.
Deep tissue: The Therapist targets the deep layers of muscle tissue and fascia using slow deep pressure. The massage focuses on specific areas of concern on the body.
Sports: Effleurage and Petrissage. The therapist will use Effleurage or long lighter massage to warm the muscle and tissue up and then use Petrissage or a deeper pressure using their palms, fingers, and thumbs to apply deep pressure to the underlying muscles. This helps to reduce injuries and to heal injuries the guest may already have.
Prenatal: During this session, the mother will lie on her side allowing the therapist to massage the upper body and legs depending on the mother’s preference. Each session is tailored to the mother depending on what she needs and what she can tolerate.
Please note ***NO MASSAGE DURING THE FIRST TRIMESTER***
Trigger Point: Trigger points or “knots” are worked out during the massage session using targeted pressure on trigger points found in the shoulders, back, and hips. This type of massage can be uncomfortable for the guest so it’s important to communicate with your therapist during the session.
Lymphatic: This is a manual massage technique that works to stimulate the lymph system gentle
strokes pushing your lymph to the lymph nodes flushing out toxins out of your system.
Reflexology: This is the process of applying pressure to or massaging different points in the feet and/or hands to stimulate the flow of blood/fluids and energy to other parts of the body.
Energy Work: Energy can stagnate in the body, where the body has physical or emotional pain.
Energy healing aims to help the flow of energy and to remove blocks in a way similar to acupuncture. The therapist will hold their hands lightly either on the body or just above the body for 2-3 minutes in an area and then continue to move around the body, usually from feet to head.
Please Note ***THIS IS NOT A MASSAGE***
Body Scrub: This session will include a gentle exfoliation of the back and extremities to remove dead dry skin. The therapist will apply the salt or sugar scrub, then remove the scrub gently with warm towels, and then apply an excellent lotion to hydrate your skin.
Please Note ***MASSAGE IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS TREATMENT***
Facial Massage: This treatment focuses the entire time on your face, neck, and décolleté. It includes a gentle exfoliation, an excellent face mask, warm towels, and facial massage designed to remove toxins and stimulate circulation leaving a fresh rejuvenated appearance.
Cupping: Cupping is a non-intrusive technique that focuses on deep tissue. Applying cups to selected points creates a sub-atmospheric pressure designed to lift and separate the tissue to help manage pain, inflammation, and blood flow and to stimulate relaxation. Cupping is known to help in sports recovery by speeding up the recovery/healing process through increased blood circulation. Cupping can cause bruising and soreness.
Ascension Genesys Health Club is about what matters most – your health. Optimum health is a delicate balance between physical fitness, proper nutrition, and mental well-being. Whether you want to lose weight, train, improve your eating habits, or reduce stress, we want you to succeed and will be with you every step of the way.