Types of Massage with  Barbara

"Barbara is the most passionate massage therapist I have ever known! "" she has helped my back and neck  from old injuries.  I have known Barbara for 3 years and highly recommend her!  give her a try! To book her text 773 658-9577 ..... cindy

There are a variety of different styles, types and techniques of massage utilized by massage therapists. We've provided a description of some of the more popular and well known types of massage being used today.


» Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity, such as athletes, and patients who have sustained physical injury. It is also not uncommon for receivers of Deep Tissue Massage to have their pain replaced with a new muscle ache for a day or two. Deep tissue work varies greatly. What one calls deep tissue another will call light. When receiving deep tissue work it is important to communicate what you are feeling

» Shiatsu

Shiatsu (指圧) ("shi" meaning finger and "atsu" meaning pressure.) is an eastern (oriental) born therapy that uses pressure applied with thumbs, fingers and palms to the same energy meridians as acupressure and incorporates stretching. It also uses techniques such as rolling, brushing, vibrating, and grasping

» Sports Massage

» Pregancy Massage

 is therapeutic bodywork that focuses on the various needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the incredible changes of pregnancy. It enhances the function of muscles and joints, improves circulation and general body tone, and relieves mental and physical fatigue.

» Swedish Massage

» Aromatherapy

60 min massage: 

90 min OR 2 Hours

Make reservations by texting at 773 658-9577 or emailing barbarachatmanlmt@gmail.com