Nina is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist. Nina is a 2010 graduate of Monroe Community College where she completed the 1000 hour massage therapy program and received her Associates in Science. She specializes in Integrated Massage with focus on Sports and stretching techniques. Massage Therapy was not in her original plans when enrolling at MCC. She originally aimed for the popular RN program. Once she completed her prerequisites in order to apply for the RN program, she had a sudden and passionate change of heart that ultimately catapulted her into finding her true calling in life. With her nurturing, warm, upbeat and compassionate personality massage was a natural fit. Nina's ultimate goal is to "help the body heal itself." With a gravitation towards sports and therapeutic massage she has helped many clients with a plethora of ailments. A balanced background in a medical setting at a chiropractic office, as well as the lux surroundings of a spa; Nina has the ability to adapt to any situation whether relaxation or therapeutic needs. She customizes every massage to her clients needs. No cookie cutter massages from Nina she believes "everybody is different and every body is different."
Massage oil or cream is used with smooth, gliding strokes. Swedish massage uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension and create other health benefits. It is a classic massage that will ease your stress and allow you to slip into a calm state of relaxation.
Designed to remove severe tension, deep tissue massage is a technique used to relieve both muscles and connective tissue below the surface. It helps to improve range of motion and heal injuries below the surface.
A therapeutic integrated massage that is customized to your specific needs. Relaxation, deep tissue, trigger point therapy and or stretching can be used. This session includes the use of hot stones, hot towels and essential oils.
Sports massage uses a variety of massage techniques designed to help your body feel freer and stronger. It is particularly great for those with active lifestyles.
Pregnancy massage focuses on addressing the special needs of expecting women. Specially-designed massage tables, cushions, and side-lying postures are used to prevent putting pressure on the abdomen.
Smooth stones are heated and then lubricated with oil or essential oils, the therapeutic effects of heat are used to relax muscles more deeply. Used as an extension of the therapist’s hands, the use of massage stones induces deep relaxation and provides a unique experience many find to be tremendously calming and centering.