Unlike drug therapy, which is often associated with many systemic and long-term side effects, massage therapy is relatively safe and has few contraindications.
It also provides many benefits.
We offer a full range of professional body massage therapies
Swedish Massage Therapy
Swedish massage is the most popular type of massage for both men and women.
It involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health.
Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage.
The benefits of Swedish massage include increased blood circulation, mental and physical relaxation , decreased stress and muscle tension, and improved range of motion.
Terra Spa has the most experienced therapists in town. We have been providing massage services since 2006 for our clients in San Antonio area.
Deep Tissue Massage Therapy
Therapeutic in nature, as opposed to relaxing.
Deep tissue massage works deep into the muscle tissues, along and across the fibers.
These slow, deep movements are used to release muscles, aid in the reduction of scar tissue,
and increase range of motion. This type of massage is designed for
individuals wanting more detailed bodywork on specific muscle groups.
Prenatal/Post Natal Massage Therapy
Designed to address the special needs of the
mother-to-be, this massage is designed to relax and relieve the added stress
that is placed on the back, neck and joints of the body. The specific needs of
each mother will be addressed directly with the Massage Therapist. When
booking this massage make sure to state the month of pregnancy at the time of
Ideally, Prenatal Massage should not exceed 1 Hr and must be after first trimester.
Hot Stone Massage Therapy
Hot basalt stones are applied to specific points and muscle
groups. Organic oils rich with the green essence of field and forest permeate
your skin and work to undo the effects of daily stresses. The heat of
the stones relaxes the muscles being targeted allowing a deep tissue
penetration without the pain normally associated with deep tissue or Swedish
Sports and Stretching Massage
This massage is dedicated
to increasing joint mobility, soothing aching muscles and relieving stress. We
customize this treatment to address your individual areas of muscle fatigue
Couples Massage is a gentle relaxing time together. Spend time getting the
troubles and worries of life soothed away as you spend time with your special
someone in a comfortable setting.
This type of massage is a great way to celebrate an anniversary, birthday, or
make it part of a weekend getaway. You can both be massaged in the same or in
separate rooms. All our facilities in San Antonio TX have large rooms designed specifically for couples massage.
Private Couples Massage Instruction
Couple's Massage classes and tutorials are a fun
sexy way to connect with your partner! Classes and tutorials make a great gift
to give to the couple who has everything or to share with your sweetie.
Learn how to combine therapeutic and sensual touch, set the mood, and improve
your communication around touch during this playful and informative class.
Using a variety of massage techniques, we will go over how to keep your hands
from getting achy and sore, a full body massage routine, and fitting massage
into your everyday life.
This is an acupressure and compression type of foot massage. Reflexology is an ancient practice in Chinese medicine that
consists of massaging and squeezing on parts of the feet or other areas of the body to promote improved health and wellbeing.
It has been used in China since 2704 B.C. to complement other natural healing methods while stimulating your recovery.
It is more than just a foot massage as its theraupetic benefits are numerous.
Foot Massage Therapy
Foot massage is one of the most unbelievably relaxing treats that you can give yourself or others.
Terra Spa foot massage therapy helps in relaxing your tired feet the perfect to a stressful day.
Massage Therapy Frequently asked Questions