Metta Massage
Metta: loving-kindness 
Jodie Moriarty, LMT

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Working with medical doctors, physical therapists, chiropractors, obstetricians and other health care practitioners, my goal is to provide the best massage therapy and techniques for your well-being.

Due to the nature massage, it’s important that you and I work together to make sure you remain within a comfortable limit. That means open communication during the massage to let me know how you feel…good or bad. Keep in mind that soreness is common after a treatment, and as with all massages, plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released.

Swedish Massage

This is the basis for all my massages. It’s a relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork that combines an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion. This technique has been proven to reduce heart rate and blood pressure, improve blood circulation and lymph flow and increase endorphin production - the body's own natural painkiller.  It is also beneficial in stress reduction, relieving sports injuries, improving joint movement, soothing muscle aches, pain, stiffness, and reducing muscle spasms.

Depending on your individual needs, I can incorporate the following techniques:

Deep Tissue Massage

This form of bodywork aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body and is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries.

Pre Natal and Post Natal Massage

Studies indicate that Swedish Massage therapy performed during pregnancy can help alleviate back pain, nerve pain (Sciatica), muscle aches, reduce joint pain and swelling (Edema), and help reduce anxiety, stress and symptoms of depression. It can also help circulation, better sleep and improve labor outcomes and newborn health.

Once baby has arrived, post natal massage is an excellent way to help take care of you! It helps to alleviate neck and shoulder pain (due to breastfeeding), reduce hand and wrist pain, correct postural dysfunctions, reduce depression, weakness and fatigue, re-establish pelvis structural integrity, and support healthy lactation.

Myofascial Release Massage

During this form of massage, I use knuckles, elbows, or other tools to slowly stretch and release the restricted fascia by applying a gentle force in order to make it more pliable. Working slowly through the layers of the fascia will enable me to reach the deep tissue and increase range of motion and relieve areas of chronic discomfort.


This form of traditional Chinese medicine bodywork uses gentle to firm finger pressure. When these acupressure points are stimulated, they release muscular tension, promote circulation of blood, and enhance the body's life force energy to aid healing. Acupressure therapy can be used to relieve pain, detoxify the body for greater health and beauty, and tone facial and back muscles.

Sports Massage

This form of bodywork is typically used before and after athletic events. The purpose of the massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.