Covid-19 Sparks a Change in Two Great Massage Therapists

23 Jun 2020
Covid-19 Sparks a Change in Two Great Massage Therapists

Covid-19 restrictions have been easing, businesses have been reopening, but the ripple effect of the closures have hit home at Centered Therapies.   We are beyond grateful to be back to fully open but have to say goodbye to some amazing therapists. When massage therapy reopened in Iowa, Elisa Coffman with Room to Renew, decided to stay closed and monitor the regulations and constantly changing information on Covid-19.   After waiting over a month, she reassessed and made a tough decision.  At this time, Elisa Coffman (Room to Renew), will not be coming back to massage therapy.  Elisa is a phenomenal massage therapist with 14 years of experience.   This is a hard.

Office Changes in Response to COVID-19

12 May 2020
Office Changes in Response to COVID-19

Many of you know that our massage therapy and infrared sauna services have been closed for nearly 2 months.  We are excited to announce that it appears we will be able to fully open Monday, May 18. Here are some changes you will be seeing when you come back: We have replaced the soft reception seating with wooden chairs and benches to allow for improved cleaning. We have placed plexiglass around the reception desk. Our front desk coordinators and therapists will be wearing masks. We have opened online payments through FullSlate, so you can avoid checking out at the front desk. Just click the “Pay Now” button on your confirmation.

Massage Therapy & Infrared Sauna CLOSED thru April 30!

03 Apr 2020
Massage Therapy & Infrared Sauna CLOSED thru April 30!

Once again, Iowa has extended the length of business closures. Massage, myofascial release, reflexology, and the infrared sauna are closed through April 30! We all miss our clients and our practices! Take care and hopefully this will be the last extension.  If you want to support Centered Therapies and the therapists, you can purchase gift certificates online (CLICK HERE).

Temporary Massage Therapy Closure

22 Mar 2020
Temporary Massage Therapy Closure

Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration and adding additional closures.  The new list of closure’s includes massage therapy practices.  Unfortunately, this means that our massage therapists must close their practices temporarily through March 31, 2020.  We are sorry for the inconvenience to our clients and will get you rescheduled to April appointments as soon as possible. Once we return to our practices, rest assured that we will still be maintaining an exceptionally high standard of cleaning and disinfection.  Our code as massage therapists is, “do no harm.”  We all take this very seriously and will continue putting our client’s health first..

Coronavirus – Boost Your Immunity with Massage Therapy

15 Mar 2020
Coronavirus – Boost Your Immunity with Massage Therapy

Coronavirus – Boost Your Immunity with Massage Therapy Right now, our country is focused on disease and fear.  This stress makes our bodies more susceptible than ever to illness.  During intense stress, our brain sends signals to our hormonal system to get ready for an emergency, but this also suppresses our immune system.  Some experts claim that as much as 90% of illness and disease are related to stress.¹ Massage therapy has been shown to not only reduce stress, but also boost your immune system naturally.  Mayo Clinic considers massage therapy as part of complementary medicine and notes that there have been numerous studies showing the stress busting power of.

Amber Huffman, L.M.T.

31 Dec 2019

Amber Huffman with Work It Out Massage, LLC is moving to Motherhood Matters on Monday, January 13, 2020.  I was shocked and sad to see her leave.  Everyone at Centered Therapies has enjoyed working alongside Amber for the past 4 years and seeing her practice and skills grow.  We all wish her the best in her new endeavor.  Here is her new contact information: (https://motherhoodmatterswellness.com/) Contact Schedule your next appointment today! Motherhood Matters Address: 2010 E 38th St, #201B      Davenport, Iowa 52807 Phone: 563-200-1846 Email: motherhoodmattersqc@gmail.com Business Hours: By Appointment Only Sunday       1:00pm-3:00pm Monday      9:00am-5:30pm Tuesday       9:00am-8:00pm Wednesday  9:00am-6:30pm Thursday     9:00am-8:00pm Friday   .

Weekend Massage & Reflexology Available with Elisa Coffman (Room to Renew)

03 Nov 2019
Weekend Massage & Reflexology Available with Elisa Coffman (Room to Renew)

Centered Therapies would like to welcome a new massage therapist to Davenport!  Elisa Coffman, L.M.T. (Room to Renew) is joining the team at Centered Therapies.  Elisa has owned her business and been a licensed massage therapist in Iowa since 2007.  Elisa is moving to the Quad Cities and will be offering her massage therapy and reflexology services during the week and WEEKENDS!  Yes, this means massage and reflexology are now available Saturdays and Sundays! She specializes in: Integrative Relaxation Massage – medium to firm pressure massage that can help with Stress, Anxiety & Pain Relief associated with headaches, body aches fibromyalgia & neuropathy and so much more. Elisa Coffman’s experience.

Massage & Mental Health Counseling Changes

03 Nov 2019
Massage & Mental Health Counseling Changes

Jessica Davis, L.M.T. has been working inside Centered Therapies as a massage therapist on Thursday and Friday afternoons.  She is currently going back to school to complete her degree in counseling.  Unfortunately for us, her school demands have increased and she is giving up massage to devote her time completely to her studies.  Everyone at Centered Therapies wishes Jessica the best in her future endeavors and will be excited to see her as a counselor in the Quad Cities when she finishes! For anyone who is interested in mental health counseling now, Jennifer Streets (Jennifer Streets Counseling) is now located inside Centered Therapies.  She has been extremely busy transitioning her.

Cupping & Therapeutic Massage

18 Jul 2019
Cupping & Therapeutic Massage

Cupping & Therapeutic Massage Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, releasing toxins, relaxation and overall well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage as well as Myofascial Release. The suction and negative pressure provided by cupping can loosen muscles, encourage blood flow, and sedate the nervous system (which makes it an excellent treatment for high blood pressure). Cupping is used to relieve back and neck pains, stiff muscles, anxiety, fatigue, migraines, rheumatism, release and breakdown scar.

Cupping Massage Experience

24 Jun 2019
Cupping Massage Experience

Last week, I received a Cupping & Therapeutic Massage session from Amber Huffman, LMT. I hopped on the table just like any other massage. Amber started out with traditional therapeutic massage customized to my pressure preference. I had opted for a 90-minute cupping & massage session, so she could work with the cups in several areas of my body (legs & back). Once my muscles were warmed up, she started with a small massage cup gliding along my legs looking for areas of tension. When she hit a tender area, I spoke up. Amber adjusted the suction on the cup and placed a larger cup over the tender area. The.