Marcia McGetrick-West ~~ InBalance Healthways

My Offerings

Specializing in...

Therapeutic & Energetic Bodywork.....

For Rejuvenation of Body, Mind & Heart!

 

Your Session is designed to benefit your unique and specific health & wellness needs.

We will begin by discussing your detailed Personal Health History Intake, taking into account what you are currently experiencing and what brought you to your session. This discussion will assist Marcia in assessing what Therapeutic Massage-Bodywork and/or Healing Touch modalities will best suit your needs for the session. 

After your Personal Health History intake, we will discuss & choose the appropriate combination of modalities by considering your requested goals and proceed with your Massage Therapy-Bodywork and/or Healing Touch session.

Particular care is taken for your specific needs, some of which may involve acute or chronic pain, stress-related issues resulting from life/work/injury, cancer recovery, repetitive stress injury, whiplash, sports-related injury, post-surgery recovery & rejuvenation, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, migraine/tension/sinus headaches, carpal tunnel, tendinitis...

Together we will choose what best fits your needs. Whether you want to receive a full-body therapeutic massage or a nurturing Healing Touch energy therapy session or perhaps a combination, you will be met with respect and appreciation for Your unique wellness plan.

 


Neuromuscular PainRelief Therapy

NMT is a combination of soft tissue manipulation techniques which can include deep tissue massage along with specific trigger point release, imagemyofascial release, acupressure and other specific techniques to address each individuals current needs.

NMT is designed to structually balance the central nervous system and the musculoskeletal system to attain balance or"homeostasis" in the body/mind system as well as to reduce pain and regain structural alignment. NMT can also be applied with a 'lighter touch' for individuals who are experiencing  higher pain sensitivities to obtain excellent relieving results.

NMT Benefits: Headache, migraine, scholiosis, bulging disks, TMJ, tendonitis, arthritis, RA, bursitis, fibromyalgia, chronic pain syndromes, post-surgery rejuvenation, and injuries such as whiplash, strains and sprains from sports, auto and job-related injuries, plus many stress-related conditions including PTSD "post traumatic stress disorder".


Healing Touch...Energy Therapy

imageMarcia McGetrick-West, CHTP

Certified Healing Touch Practitioner 

Marcia is so excited to offer this worthwhile work to clients and community! She is now booking full 1-hour Healing Touch sessions for existing and new clients who want a gentle, holistic and heart-centered approach to self-healing.

Book your session NOW and experience your innate healing with Healing Touch.

Healing Touch is a relaxing, nurturing energy therapy...

HT uses gentle, heart-centered touch to assist in balancing Physical, Mental, Emotinal, and Spiritual well-being.

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HT enhances the body's natural ablility to heal through the human bio-field, energy centers and energy field around and in the body.

HT works in harmony with standard medical care and is complementary to other health care systems. It is safe for all ages.

 

 


Jin Shin Do® Acupressure

Jin Shin Do® literally translates as "The Way of the Compassionate Spirit." Applying the gentle techniques of JSD acupressure will allow you the experience of the body, mind and spirit to balance energetically. This balance "pervades the whole of our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual states of being." This is a lovely application for attaining a peaceful, calm and tension-freeing sense of wellbeing by the simple use of skilled touch on the acupoints and energy lines (meridians) of the body to assist your natural healing.
 
These methods of acupressure are based on one the most ancient principles of healing, in that simply touching a specific point on the body will release stress and improve health in the body. In an acupressure session, I apply firm, yet gentle. pressure directly to these "points" on your body, which relieves muscle tension, improves circulation and assists in balancing your energy. This simple and powerful technique has been shown to be very effective in treating headaches, backaches, and even insomnia.
 


YAMUNA® Body Rolling

What is YBR®?
 
YBR is a dynamic therapeutic technique that is effective in preventing injury and stimulating bone density while freeeing muscular and joint restrictions.
 
YBR re-educates and elongates the muscles by rolling a small 6 to 10-inch ball through the neuromuscular lines of your body while affectsing the soft tissue and bones.
 
YBR benefits conditions of the neck and shoulders, lowback, knee & hip, scholiosis, sciatica, arthritis, fibormyalgia, post-surgical rejuvenation, osteoporosis, arthritis, spots injuries and repetitive stress injuries.
 
YBR feels like a deep tissue massage, and is a great tool to take traveling or to use within your yoga practice.
 
YBR principles are applied to your bodywork massage session to improve range of motion, flexibility and promote space and length within your body.
YAMUNA® BodyRolling:
 
If you are looking for a more active session, a private YBR session can be scheduled or you can join us at Conscious Living Yoga for a weekly Wednesday morning class. YBR is a great tool to learn for incorporating into your daily yoga practice, exercise activities, and wellness program using this Small Ball Therapy to roll through the neuromuscular lines of the body to help relieve pain, to strengthen muscle groups, structural realignment and balancing our bodymind.
 
Therapeutic Yoga with YAMUNA®BodyRolling
All Levels Welcome
9-10:30AM Wednesdays 
Conscious Living Yoga, 1325 Tehama, Redding, CA
Check www.ConsciousLivingYoga.com for class schedule, class fees,special events & workshops!

 


iRest®YOGA NIDRA

Marcia is an iRest® Teacher-in-Training Level 1 and has been influenced by the teachings of the Integrative Restoration Institute or iRest® and the teachings of Richard C. Miller.

iRest® Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra

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iRest® is a combination of Restorative Yoga Nidra (deep wakeful sleep) and meditation. It is a powerful and yet effortless vocally guided practice that offers self-healing for your body, mind and heart. 

iRest is not therapy. It is done resting, seated or lying down and can also be used within your bodywork massage session or on your own. In your session, you just follow along with simple, vocally-guided instructions.
 
iRest is an unconditionally kind practice, meeting you "just as you are." All that is needed is You and your curiosity to welcoming yourself into your personal experience. 
 
iRest includes the time honored insights of yoga and is also met with evidence-based research in modern brain science.
 
iRest is not based on any dogmas or doctrines and relies only on your own personal experience.
 
iRest is Integrative in that it supports your self-healing by inviting you to address issues that are present in your body, mind and senses.
 
iRest is Restorative as it takes us "home" to our deepest, inherent knowing and true nature that we all have in common.
 
iRest is based on the ancient yoga techniques of "yoga nidra" or "deep, wakeful sleep". As your body and mind rest, you will arise afterward fully awake, aware, refreshed and rejuvenated.
What is Restorative Yoga? In order to reduce stress, our body, mind and heart needs relaxation. Restorative Yoga is a restful and renewing way of doing yoga in comfortable positions supported by yoga props and bolsters while focusing on breathing techniques and using the iRest® protocols while deeply relaxing. A delicious way to rejuvenate and get deep, gentle self-healing.
For further information go to: www.iRest.us 
For Marcia's current schedule of these classes visit our yoga studio website: www.consciouslivingyoga.com


Cranial Sacral Therapy

imageMarcia combines a basic CST 10-step protocol of gentle holds offering you a rejuvenating and balancing session.

This gentle approach assists the body by softly holding the head and other parts of the body for a natural unwinding that physiologically occurs inside the dura mater of the spine. The practitioner is, in a sense, a fulcrum to your body, as she holds and waits for your body to release through subtle shifts and pulses of the head, spine and sacrum. It is a transporting experience...some feel as if they are floating in total relaxation!!