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Lorna Brooke Village
3659 Lorna Rd., Ste. 111
Hoover, AL 35216
(across from Arby's at the Data Dr. Intersection)

(205) 623-1177
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LATE ARRIVAL: When you book an appointment that time is reserved for you. Please arrive on time. If you are late for your appointment, you may not receive your entire time booked, but you will still be charged for the time reserved. If you cancel because you are running late, please see our cancellation policy for the amount you will be charged for short notice cancellations.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Due to the increasing number of no-shows and last minute cancellations, we are requiring that credit card information be collected from clients at time of booking. This information is encrypted and securely held by Authorize.net and we will never have access to your actual credit card number. This information will only be used if you cancel on short notice or no-show.

We request 24 hour notice for all canceled appointments.

  • * If you no-show you will be charged the full price for the session and will be required to pay in advance for future appointments
  • * If you cancel with less than 1 hour notice you will be charged 75% of the full price of the session.
  • * If you cancel less than 4 hours prior to your appointment time, you will be charged 50% of the price of your booked service.
  • * If WE cancel on the same day as your appointment and don't offer a replacement therapist, you will receive 30 minutes free.

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    NEWS:


    New Booking Service


    Our new booking service makes it easy to book couples massages and also includes 2 wait lists.

    Priority Wait List:

    If we are booked for the time you would like. You can specify what therapist, date and time period you would like to be wait listed for. If we have an opening come up, we will call and/or email that we have an opening and the first to respond will get the spot.

    Short Notice Wait List:

    Want a good deal on a massage and have a flexible schedule? Put yourself on our Short Notice Wait List and if we have a spot that is still not filled 2 hours prior, we will call and/or email that we have an opening and the first to respond will get the spot at 20% off. That's a 30/60/90 minute massage for $32/$56/$80 instead of $40/$70/$100.

    Check out our Comfort Craft tables!


    We have 2 Comfort Craft Model 800 Mid-Split Electric tables. The mid-split means that the table can bend up to a 40° angle, which aids to open the back (9°) or with a steeper angle can be used to assist in stretching. This is the table under all our padding and sheets in 2 of our 3 rooms.
    One of Our Comfort Craft Mid Split Electric Tables

    COUPLES MASSAGE ROOM: We have rearranged one of our rooms to allow 2 tables to be side by side for a more intimate setting for couples massages. If you book a couples massage you may receive service in this room or our in 2 separate rooms with connecting double doors. If you have a preference for same or separate rooms, please spedify when you book. If we cannot accommodate your request, we will let you know within 24 hours.

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    HOURS OF OPERATION


    Open Late, 7 days a week
    Open Sunday

    Mon - Sat: 9am - 9pm
    Sunday Noon - 9pm
    By Appointment Only


    SERVICES/PRICES


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    SERVICES


    Not all services are available for all time lengths. See the service description for time lengths available.
    Packages: Purchase a package of 5 and get the 6th free.

    Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy

     

    Structural Integration (Eval/Massage)

    Myofacial Release, Lymphatic Drainage

        90 Minutes $120

    Sports, TMJ

            *30 Min Eval + 60 Min Massage  
      30 Minutes $ 40  

    Structural Integration Packages

      60 Minutes $ 70         1 Eval/Massage + 3 Massage Sessions
      90 Minutes $100       *All sessions-must be used w/i 6 weeks
      2 Hours $130     90 Min + 3 60 Min $310

    DEEP Deep Tissue

        90 Min + 3 90 Min $400
      30 Minutes $ 50        
      60 Minutes $ 90  

    Hot Stone Massage: 90 Minutes

    $120
      90 Minutes $130      
      2 Hours $170  

    Add Ons:

     
              15 Minutes TMJ $15

    Couple's Massage

          Stellar Upgrade $20
      60 Minutes $130        
      90 Minutes $185        
      2 Hours $240        
                 

    MASSAGE LESSONS

      Six 2-3 Hour Swedish Relaxation Massage Lessons for 2 w/ Table & Sheets $1500
                 

    Corporate Outcall Chair Massage

    $70 Per Hour + $20 Transportation and Setup Fee per Therapist
    Price includes a minimum tip of $10 per hour
    Minimum of 3 Hours per Therapist
    * Time includes a 5 minute break for the therapist each hour.
                 

    SERVICE DESCRIPTIONS



    Relaxation/Swedish Massage


    30/60/90/120 Minute Sessions
    Meant to relax your muscles and destress you without using the more painful targeted deep techniques. If you ask for a relaxation massage, I will not target sore muscles unless you ask me to. Let me know if you want a light (I do not want it to hurt at all if possible) or firm (No poking but my muscles hurt and need worked) massage. Swedish Massage is a specific style of massage that uses smooth strokes, kneading, percussion, friction, and vibration.

    DEEP Deep Tissue Massage


    30/60/90/120 Minute Sessions
    We are the only ones that I know of that offer this as a menu item. The reason it's so hard to get a good really DEEP deep tissue massage is because some therapists just can't go that deep and also the pressure required puts a lot of strain on a therapist's joints. All that pressure is also being pushed INTO our joints, causing inflammation and damaging the bursa that pads the joints and eventually leads to arthritis. We charge $10 more per half hour because we have to rest longer between massages so we can recover and give the next client our best effort and we also need that extra time to proactively ice, stretch, and rub the overworked muscles and joints.

    So why are we willing to do this? Because we enjoy the challenge these massages offer and we want to give you the massage you need. I'm not trying to discourage you from getting them, but I want you to understand why we are charging more. I've told my therapists that if you don't sign up for it, don't hurt themselves doing it. They need to stop wearing themselves out.

    I previously said this was needed by people with thick dense musculature, and this is true, but we also have quite a few clients who are chronically tight and want and need this kind of pressure. If you sign up for DEEP deep tissue the extra recovery time will automatically be scheduled and you will be charged the fee for DEEP massage even if you end up not wanting that kind of pressure. If you are unsure, schedule a regular deep tissue massage with Chris, Kate, Meg or Myself. We don't call it a DEEP massage if we don't sustain that pressure for long and you will be able to judge if you want more of that kind of pressure the next time. Our pressure from deep to deepest is Meg, Kate, Chris, Jenae, Chris. Chris is listed twice because as a 6'5" male he holds back because he could hurt a person. Tell him not to hold back and instead of being lighter than me, he can be deeper than me.

    Deep Tissue/Neuromuscular/Trigger Point Therapeutic Massage


    30/60/90/120 Minute Sessions
    We collectively call this Deep Tissue as it is all integrated into the same massage. Deep tissue refers to techniques that probe deep into the tissue and/or that target specific problems in order to break up adhesions and relax and lengthen a muscle. Trigger Point Therapy is used when a muscle impinges on a nerve and results in feelings such as pain, burning, tingling, or numbness in a remote area which is served by that nerve. Neuromuscular Therapy is a broad term that encompassesmany techniques, one of which is used for Trigger Point Therapy. With this technique, static pressure is applied to the trigger point to relax the trigger and relieve the pressure. Really sore and tight muscles may be able to take only light pressure, but we would apply it to the pain tolerance level you choose to maximize the benefit of the massage within your selected pain tolerance. Our therapists may also use techniques such as myofacial release (another neuromuscular technique), stretching, cupping, gua sha (scraping), or heat packs.

    Structural Integration


    90/120 Minute Sessions
    Structural Integration is not just a massage. It’s a treatment program for people who are ready to commit themselves to a wellness program. Sally’s Structural Integration session begins with a discussion and evaluation. She will tailor your massage to your needs using her entire toolbox of techniques to help you. She will develop a treatment plan and advise you about your pain, changes you can make to help keep it from recurring, and self-help you can do at home between sessions.

    Sports Massage


    30/60 Minute Sessions
    Sports Massage is a special form of massage and is typically used before, during, and after athletic events. The purpose of the massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to reduce muscle tension, and to promote flexibility and to prevent injury. Our therapists perform basic sports massage. They are not certified to work on sports injuries.

    Myofacial Release


    30/60/90 Minute Sessions
    Fascia is connective tissue that lines your skin, muscles, nerves, organs, and even the cells of your body. Fascia runs uninterrupted from the top of your head to the tip of your toes, and like a sweater caught by a nail, tension on one area of fascia can affect areas seemingly unconnected in a more remote area of your body. Ever feel crunchiness when you rub a sore area? That is most likely fascia, which instead of being in a gel like state has become more like saran wrap and is sticking. Myofacial Release concentrates on relieving pain by releasing restrictions in the connective tissue and returning it to a gel-like state. It is often combined with stretching and muscle energy techniques that gently work and stretch muscles to relax muscle tension, promote flexibility, and increase range of motion. Myofascia release can be slower and gentler than deep tissue massage or your therapist can be more aggressive and use cupping or gua sha (scraping). Communication with your therapist will ensure you get a massage within your pain tolerance while maximizing the benefit of your session.

    Lymphatic Drainage


    30/60 Minute Sessions
    Please call prior to booking if you have a diagnosed medical condition as some conditions require specialized training and/or a doctor's release.

    The lymph system is part of our immune system. It removes fluids containing toxins and waste from our tissues and it transports fatty acids, fats, and those infection fighting white blood cells. Lymphatic Drainage helps improve your immune system by restoring flow, reduces inflammation, helps reduce scarring after surgery, and is a very relaxing experience which helps reduce stress.

    If you've been feeling run down or have been sick and are having a hard time throwing off the effects, lymphatic drainage may help. If you've had an injury or surgery, lymphatic drainage can help reduce inflammation and flush the waste from the area to facilitate faster healing. Lymphatic drainage is also great for people with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue.

    Pregnancy Massage


    30/60/90 Minute Sessions

    Prenatal massage is tailored to the needs of the expectant Mother and is safe at any time during pregnancy, though after 13 weeks the mom to be will not be allowed to lie on her stomach. We use pillows to position and support her in a sideline position to ensure that both the Mother and baby are as comfortable as possible. Prenatal massage differs in that some parts of the body are avoided and special attention is paid to pregnancy related issues. While we will still work tight muscles, we will go no firmer than a hurts so good on our pain scale. Prenatal massage can reduce stress and anxiety, take away aches that are in the joints and muscles, and lessen swelling in the arms and legs.

    Miscarriage is more common during the first trimester of pregnancy. While massage has not been determined to increase this risk during a normal, healthy pregnancy, your doctor should be consulted prior to receiving massage, especially in the first trimester. Following are some, but not all conditions that require your doctor's permission prior to receiving a pregnancy massage.

    **High Risk Pregnancy
    **Previous pre-term labor
    **Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
    **Preeclampsia
    **Severe Swelling
    **Sudden severe headache
    **Recently gave birth


    TMJ Massage


    30 Minute Sessions, 15 Minute Add-On
    Sally is the only one to offer this as a separate service. She works inside and outside the mouth. She offers it as a 15 minute add-on, and as a 30 minute service. The 30 minute session includes instruction on how you can do it yourself. The rest of us will include outside the mouth techniques during our massage when appropriate.

    Geriatric/Comforting Touch Massage


    30 Minute Sessions
    A gentle, very light massage. This is ideal for elderly or ill clients who desire comforting touch and the relaxation and increased circulation it brings.

    Stellar Signature Upgrade


    No Extra Time
    Enhance your massage with Stellar Massage's signature integration of hot towels and hot stones into your massage.

    OnSite Chair Massage


    Serving the Birmingham, Alabama Metro Area
    Mobile Massage in your office
    Chair Massage is one of the best ways for employers to show appreciation for their employees and boost morale and productivity. Offering Chair Massage increases satisfaction with the employer, increases loyalty, and leads to a happier work environment. Not only does chair massage lower stress, it addresses muscle tension that distracts employees and reduces productivity. This tension can even lead to injury and time lost from work. You can make chair massage a regular event, part of an employee appreciation day, a perk for those celebrating their anniversary with the company or their birthday month, or part of an office party. Whatever the reason, your employees are sure to be excited!

    Chair massage is not performed at the employees desk, it is performed on a special chair we provide. We will need a small empty office or at least 30 square feet of clear space. A schedule must be prepared ahead of time to ensure that employees know when they are to receive their massage so we can get every one in and leave on time. A 5 minute break each hour must be included in the schedule. Parking must be available on site and must be free or added to the fee.

    You are reserving a specific period of time overall, not per person. If you are not ready for us to set up at the appointed time, or your employees are not ready at their appointed times, their massage time may need to be shortened, but the fee will not be reduced.

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