Watsu Therapy Walterboro SC

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Justin's Hair
(843) 549-6435
1130 N Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC
Industry
Health Spa, Massage Practitioner

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Spa at Ivanhoe
(843) 549-2550
451 North Jefferies Boulevard
Walterboro, SC
 
Body Works by Tammy
(843) 549-0189
240 N Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC
Programs & Services
Day spa

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Charleston Chiropractic and Therapy
(843) 480-0248
360 Concord Street
Charleston, SC
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Dr. Rebekah Schell
(803) 366-2225
1300 Village Harbor
Lake Wylie, SC
Business
Advanced Pain Relief Center
Specialties
Chiropractic, Pain Management, Acupuncture, Laser, X-Ray, Flouroscopy, Massage Therapy
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: All Insurance Plans. Please call for more info.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: Logan College of Chiropractic, 2004
Additional Information
Member Organizations: ACA, SCCA, XPE
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Von Lehe Tammy J Lmt
(843) 549-0189
111 Bailey St
Walterboro, SC
Industry
Massage Practitioner

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The Spa at Ivanhoe
(843) 549-0189
451 N. Jefferies Blvd.
Walterboro, SC
Programs & Services
Day spa

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Hand and Hand Therapeutic Massage
(843) 549-1048
306 peachtree rd
walterboro, SC
 
Infinite Wellness - on I-77 exit 85
(803) 875-0944
1698 Highway 160 W # 200
Fort Mill, SC
Promotion
Call Infinite Wellness today to schedule an appointment!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Geoff Abrams
(864) 877-9007
14 Parkway Commons Way
Greer, SC
Company
Abrams Chiropractic & Massage

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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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