We believe that most of us live outside of our bodies, primarily in our minds and sometimes emotions. As therapists, we are the motivators and catalyst who provide clients with the opportunity to drop into their bodies and gain self-awareness. This interdependent relationship is where the true healing begins.
Deep Tissue Massage
A soft tissue therapy for the treatment of skeletal muscle immobility and pain. The method engages the myofascial tissue and loads it with constant force until release occurs. To achieve this, practitioners can use knuckles, elbows, or other tools to slowly stretch the restricted fascia. This type of massage can also incorporate stretching if desired.
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.
Integrated Sports Massage
A form of bodywork geared towards participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.
Aromatherapy assists the body’s natural ability to balance regulate, heal and maintain itself by the correct use of essential oils. We use 100 percent essential oil from Sensible Life. *Aromatherapy can be added to any massage.
Silicone cups are used to relieve muscle tension, improve overall blood flow and promote cell repair. It can also help form new connective tissues and create new blood vessels in the tissue. People use cupping to complement their care for a host of ailments and conditions.
This treatment incorporates a variety of CBD products, such as: CBD salves, sprays, liniments that have the ability to be anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, analgesic (pain relieving), and help overall relaxation of the nervous system. All our CBD products are from the best sources and certified companies.
We are proud to offer our clients hand-selected, responsibly sourced Natural Remedies. We make many of our own products with a focused, conscience intention of healing. We have conducted extensive, heartfelt research into our ingredients and the products that we procure from others so that we can provide the cleanest, most potent products available on the market.
Tinctures, Tonics, Salves, CBD:
We wild craft and make our own! Organic: Face creams, face wash, facial toner, bath soaks, sun block, etc. We carry and support other small companies products that have been SMA approved!. Meaning they are sustainable/ non GMO/ Fairtrade.
Our Essential oils come from Scentsible Life, by Andrea Shalley. The oils are %100 percent pure from the highest quality farms Andrea has been working with the oils for over 35 years.
Our teas come from Oshala Farm, a certified-organic, family-fun farm in southern Oregon run by Elise and Jeff Higley. We chose to offer these loose-leaf teas based on Elise and Jeff’s commitment to quality, consistency and deep caring. Their philosophy states, “For us it's about the moments in life when we can quiet down enough to listen to the land. We know that it's those moments that you can taste and feel in the herbs.”
It’s hard to find quality CBD. We have found several companies over the years that we have discovered have the highest quality CBD/ hemp oil. Willow Creek Springs has made a point to come visit our shop and talk to us about their CBD process/products. They have been making CBD for over 25 years. We trust them!
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Smoketree Massage and Apothecary combines individual healing modalities with natural remedies to encourage advanced healing for our community. We began with a focus on massage and quickly discovered we could help our clients foster a more holistic approach to their health with carefully sourced tinctures, salves, oils, teas and CBD products. By providing hand-blended, natural products, our clients have been able to sustain their wellness beyond the massage. So was born the Apothecary…
An apothecary is, and has for centuries, been a pillar of the community as a trusted sanctuary for “old school medicine,” also known as the people’s medicine, i.e., healing tonics, elixirs and salves made from herbs and plants. The apothecarist is well-versed in the healing constituents of natural ingredients and expertly blends them together to meet the unique and specific needs of the client. This is medicine tailored to the individual and addresses the root or underlying problems and source of discomfort.
“We empower our clients to take their health into their own hands.”
Kristen attended massage school at San Francisco School of massage in 2009 and studied Thai massage in Chang Mai, Thailand. She Specializes in Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Cupping, Sports Injury Massage, Accelerated Soft Tissue Release, Swedish, Reiki. She really enjoys combining different modality’s to create a unique massage for each individual. She loves a challenge and enjoys working on chronic pain issues. She has always interested in the benefits herbs/plants have to offer in the healing process and in everyday life.
Melissa attended the Hands on Healing Institute in Tujunga, CA in 2014. Melissa practices Swedish, Deep Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pre-natal, Cupping and Sports massage with some training and experience in Myo-fascial Release and Structural Integration techniques. Being an active person has definitely made her realize the importance of regular bodywork and she is always excited to share her love of that with everyone she works with.
Melissa received her certification in comprehensive pilates method training in 2007 under Rael Isacowitz of BASI pilates and trained under Carolynne Anothony to receive her certificate in Pre-Natal pilates.
94 Laurel Mountain Road, Mammoth Lakes, California 93546, Suite 203
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