Massage Therapy

Are stress, tension, and muscle pain interfering with life?  Are you looking for a stress-relieving massage in the Ocala, Florida area?  You came to the right place!  In today’s fast-paced and demanding society, taking time for ourselves is no longer a luxury … it is a necessity that allows us to maintain personal, overall well-being.

Relaxation is the key to good health and leads to overall mind and body restoration.  Regular massage can be helpful in eliminating tension headaches, relieving tired and sore muscles, and reducing stress and anxiety. The holistic, therapeutic benefits help quiet the mind, relax the body and enable us to connect with our higher good, our spirit.

A Signature Massage at The Mystic Dragonfly is designed to help you achieve a state of deep relaxation which will soothe your ragged nerves and relax your mind to relieve tension and bring balance to body, mind, and spirit.  Massage therapy helps to create the sense of wellness and balance needed by the body to renew itself.  Relaxing soft muscle tissue supports skeletal function and alignment and improves joint mobility.

The role of massage therapy is to support the body’s own healing capacity.  Massage therapy can:

  • promote wellness by improving blood circulation
  • increase the removal of metabolic toxins
  • support immune system function
  • help to relieve joint and muscle pain
  • ease heartburn and constipation
  • aid in relaxation and reduction of stress/anxiety
  • assist in relief of headaches, backaches, neck pain, and tension.
  • stimulate intestinal movement which improves overall health
  • facilitate the eliminate excess fluid retention
  • improve posture and increase mobility

What to expect
Mystic Dragonfly has a peaceful, quiet, cozy room waiting for you.  Flickering candles, dim lights, and a hint of aromatherapy soothe your nervous system and create a relaxing atmosphere.  Soft background music melts away any lingering cares or concerns and lets you settle in for a transformative experience of deep tranquility.  The massage table has an extra layer of memory foam for additional comfort and is appointed with soft sheets as well as a lightweight blanket and coverlet .* 

A full body, Swedish massage consists of medium to soft pressure applied in a rhythmical way which is designed to relax the entire body, relieve muscle tension, and soothe away stress.  It is my hope that it provides an escape from the day-to-day pressures of life.  You are in control of your session and are welcome (at any time) to request changes which will enhance your comfort (massage pressure, room temperature, pillows, blankets, etc).  You will find answers to most questions about your massage session at this FAQ page.

To maximize the benefits from your sessions, please:

  • allow approximately 15 minutes of extra time in your schedule. Take time to enjoy YOUR session. “Hurry up and relax” is a contradiction!
  • refrain from smoking 1-2 hours prior to session.
  • refrain from eating 2 hours prior to session.
  • arrive freshly bathed if possible.
  • avoid wearing perfume, oils or other scents on the day of your session.
  • avoid donating blood on day of session.
  • embrace gratitude for your movement towards balance
  • share your happiness with others so they may achieve greater balance in their lives too.

Scheduling an appointment for a massage indicates you have read and understand my Office Policies which you can find here.

A massage makes the perfect gift.  Gift certificates are available.

Massage therapy does not constitute medical treatment and is not a substitute for a medical examination or diagnosis. If you are dealing with a serious health condition check with your health care provider before seeking massage therapy and make sure you inform your massage therapist of any health conditions that may affect the work.

  • I replace ALL table coverings above the waterproof barrier for every client.  Many massage therapists and spas only change the sheets but continue to use the same table warmer, fleece, blankets, etc.  While your body may not actually come in contact with these items, fabric is not an adequate barrier for bacteria.  By using the waterproof barrier and replacing everything above it, I am taking every possible precaution for your health and well-being.  This is especially important for those with weak or compromised immune systems.

Testimonial 

Toni C. September 17, 2014 Ocala, FL

I've been to a lot of massage therapists. Debi gives the best massage I've ever had. Looking forward to regular sessions with her.

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