Registered Massage Therapy

Maria Braun RMT

Maria Braun RMT graduated with honors from Georgian College’s fast track Massage Therapy program in December 2010 and has been registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) regulatory body and practicing full time since July 2011. Maria has since received special training in Hot Stone Massage and acupressure, she previously received Certificates in reflexology in 1995, chemistry and aromatic sciences and Raindrop Technique in 2008. Her treatment interests include Deep tissue massage and Raindrop Technique massage and incorporating any unique variety to best serve each unique client. Maria strives to achieve wellness personally and professionally and is forever excited to gain and share knowledge in the healthcare industry.

Current research is beginning to validate what most clients already know about massage therapy: it can help ease or prevent many common ailments that are often treated with prescription drugs and/or hospitalisation. Massage therapy is based on the ability of the body to naturally heal itself.

Massage has been shown to:
• Decrease stress
• Increase circulation
• Release muscle tension
• Improve joint range of motion and flexibility
• Release endorphins
• Diminish aches and pains
• Reduce anxiety and depression associated with
– anorexia and bulimia
– post traumatic stress disorder, and
– chronic fatigue syndrome
and much more!

Raindrop Technique

7 essential oils, 2 essential blends

Young Living’s proprietary Raindrop Technique® combines unique, targeted massage with pure, authentic essential oils for a deeply harmonizing, rejuvenating, and relaxing experience.

The technique, developed by Young Living Founder and CEO D. Gary Young, draws from his experience with Native American wellness traditions and provides a revolutionary means of aligning the body and mind.

7 essentials oils and 2 blends are used for this treatment

Oregano
This versatile oil is warming to the skin, through massage promotes a strong sense of comfort and relaxation.

Thyme
to relieve minor skin irritation, cuts, bruises & burns
to help reduce the symptoms of acne or boils
to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Basil

Is calming and refreshing.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically or inhaled:

can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation to help relieve headache.
when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic. to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough.

Marjoram

to relieve minor skin irritation, cuts, bruises & burns
to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative
which enhances relaxation or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
to experience relief from eczema and dermatitis
to help relieve headache

Wintergreen can be used topically

To help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains and arthritis
To relieve the physical stresses of the day, including backache or lumbago

Cypress is a fresh, herbaceous, slightly evergreen aroma that is steam distilled from freshly cut branches of cypress trees in Spain. It refreshes, restores and promotes a sense of security and grounding.

A key blend in Young Living’s exclusive Raindrop Technique®, Aroma Siez™ combines Lavender and Peppermint essential oils to promote relaxation.

In Aromatherapy, Aroma Siez can also be used:

As a nervine and calmative
To help relieve headache
As a carminative and antispasmodic for symptomatic relief of digestive discomfort
To help relieve colds and cough

Valor® essential oil blend is one of our most popular products and a favorite of founder D. Gary Young. Its woodsy, positive scent comes from a blend of Black Spruce, Blue Tansy, and Frankincense. Valor is great for massages, in addition to other topical and aromatic uses.

Balance emotions when you rub a few drops of Valor on the bottoms of both feet and down the spinal column.

Peppermint

One of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs, peppermint essential oil has a fresh aroma that is energizing to give you a renewed feeling of vigor.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic

Reflexology

Reflexology is a non-invasive therapy performed by applying pressure to the reflexes in the feet that correspond to every glands, organs and tissue in the body; this can help many health problems in a natural way allowing the body to heal like it was designed to.

Hot Stone Massage

Penetrating heat from smooth oiled and warmed stones are used to relieve tense muscles and sore joints. Combined with Swedish techniques, this creates an unforgettable, thoroughly relaxing experience.

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