Watsu Therapy Laurinburg NC

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Carolina Therapy Services
(910) 276-6355
8900 Hasty Rd
Laurinburg, NC
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Chris Benigar -C PA
(910) 277-7546
103 McAlpine Lane
Laurinburg, NC
 
Byrd's Pool Svc
(910) 277-2929
1545 Atkinson St
Laurinburg, NC

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Lawson Chiropractic
(828) 490-1914
80 Peachtree Rd
Asheville, NC
Promotion
Call to schedule your free consultation today!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Creedmoor Wellness Center
(919) 283-9985
602 N. Durham Ave.
Creedmoor, NC
Promotion
Mention you saw us on Felix and Dr. Cheryl will make your first vist and exam $25 rather than the normal $250
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Arnold Chiropractic Center
(910) 582-3351
8 Front St
Hamlet, NC
Industry
Massage Practitioner

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Fun-N-Sun Pool Supply Co
(843) 479-6671
399 Cheraw st
Bennettsville, SC
 
Bella Aqua Spa
(910) 277-7333
301 N Main St
Laurinburg, NC
Industry
Health Spa

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Russ Chiropractic
(910) 541-1935
5710 Oleander Drive Ste 207
Wilmington, NC
Promotion
Schedule a consultation and receive a coupon for a half off massage of 60 min or more when you mention Felix!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Humiston Family Chiropractic
(828) 581-9901
1303 7th Ave E # A
Hendersonville, NC
Promotion
Free Consultation. Let's discuss your health concerns first and then decide together how chiropractic may help you, before you pay for any services required.
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

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Watsu: Cirque du Soleil for Your Body and Mind

As I waited at the side of the outdoor Watsu pool for Vince, my Watsu Therapist, I sat and thought about what was to come. Unlike most other massage therapies which take place on a massage table, a massage chair or on the floor, Watsu (derived from the words Water and Shiatsu) is special in that it is a type of massage that takes place in the water. Because of this unique format, anyone interested in trying Watsu should not have a fear of and must be totally comfortable in the water; they need to be capable of trusting and letting go; and they need to be comfortable with intimacy.

For as long as I can remember, I looked for any opportunity to spend time in the water…whether it was body surfing in the ocean, scuba diving with tropical fish and sea turtles or dancing under our backyard sprinklers as a child, water in any form was something I enjoyed…something fun. I don’t know, maybe it’s the Aquarius and Pisces in me, but I always had a special relationship with water.

When Vince arrived to the Watsu Pool, he was warm and disarming. After exchanging a few pleasantries, we entered the pool, and although the winter Sonoma air was quite cool, the pool felt familiar and soothing: held at a strict temperature of 98 degrees, the 4’ deep Watsu pool creates a womb-like environment for its visitors.

Once we entered the pool, Vince proceeded to put soft Velcro ‘floaties’ on my ankles, explaining that they would help me with my buoyancy during the session. We then stood together, I, with my back against the side of the pool, knees slightly bent in a squatting position and he, facing me in a similar stance. Taking slow, deep, breaths, we stabilized and synchronized our breathing patterns. He explained that it is really important to continue breathing throughout the session…that holding my breath would make it difficult to stay relaxed and benefit from the session. He also reminded me that ‘letting go,’ and letting him do the work was vital, for ‘helping him’ would be a hindrance and would make it difficult for him to do his job.

After a few more deep breaths, Vince inquired if I had any concerns, health issues, or fears and then reminded me of the level of intimacy that I would experience…that Watsu is more intimate than most other types of massage and that he would be cradling my body and holding me close throughout the treatment. After I assured him I was ready, we then embarked on an hour long journey that was unlike anything I had ever felt.

All sense of time was lost as Vince created an experience reminiscent of a Cirque du Soleil performance, featuring me as the main event. The structure of the session was truly organic, flowing from one move into another, seamlessly like a dance, making it easy to relax and forget about the minutes passing.

And indeed, Watsu was one of the most intimate treatments I had ever had. Cradling my body with one arm under my knees and the other around my back, while resting my head next to his on his shoulder, V...

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