Maya Abdominal Massage is an ancient, traditional technique that has been passed down for generations in the Maya culture of Central America. And it's available here in Denver!
I learned about Maya Abdominal Massage (MAM) after I experienced a burst ovarian cyst. Talk about painful...whew! When I heard that this work could actually reduce my PMS symptoms AND help to prevent any ovarian cysts from returning, I was on board!!! And I have been amazed by the results...no more mood swings prior to my period, no more horrible cramps that brought me to my knees, no more crazy pre-menstrual cravings for Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Fudge Brownie ice cream... My cycle changed dramatically; no more PMS and no more potential ovarian cysts! And I am happy to see that my clients have had similar experiences.
This external massage modality is valuable for women at every stage of fertility because a number of issues that women experience that are related to their menstrual cycles can be the result of a displaced uterus. According to statistics, 75% of all women will experience a displaced uterus at some point in their life. Displacement can occur as a result of myriad circumstances like falls, participation in athletic activities, walking on cold and/or hard surfaces, even from traumatic emotional or physical events. MAM can help to return the uterus to its proper position in a gentle, non-invasive way. It can also help to maintain the health of muscles and organs in the pelvic bowl. MAM is useful for young women who may be experiencing difficulty with symptoms associated with PMS and other physiological problems associated with menstruation, for women seeking fertility enhancement, for women recovering from the rigors of childbirth, and for those in need of relief from some of the unpleasant affects of menopause. This modality is exciting because it is a self care tool. Clients may receive the work at Healing Space then learn to perform the technique on themselves.
The Arvigo Techniques Maya Abdominal Massage technique was taught by Rosita Arvigo who apprenticed for twelve years under Don Elijio Panti, a well-known Maya Bush Doctor and Healer in the Cayo district of Belize.
Some symptoms that Maya Abdominal Massage helps to relieve:
1. Painful periods
2. Late, early, irregular periods
3. Cramps, dark, thick blood at onset and/or end of menstruation, blood clots with menstruation
4. Abnormal uterine bleeding
5. Dizziness, Headaches or migranes with mentruation
6. Painful ovulation, failure to ovulate regularly and anovulation
7. Vericose veins, tired, weak, or numbness in the legs
8. Low back ache
9. Uterine fibroids, polyps, endometriosis, endomeritis
10. Infertility, false pregnancies, chronic miscarriages, difficult pregnancy/delivery
11. Painful intercourse, lack of sexual desire
12. Dry vagina with/without menopause, difficult menopause
13. Ovarian, breast cysts
14. Pelvic inflammation
"Natalie is a gifted bodyworker. It's clear from spending time with her and receiving her massages that she is intuitive, sensitive, and powerful. I feel like heaven after her lusurious massaging skills! And an added bonus is Natalie's knowledge of the breath and abdominal massage. It's clear she understands the body in great detail and knows how to make it function at an optimal level. Natalie is professional and warm, and I highly recommend her to all my patients."
Josie Bouchier L.Ac., Acupuncturist, Client since 2010
"Natalie...Thank you for your expertise. You really are the most gifted healing artist I know. I'm truly grateful you are putting forth your light into the world. With gratitude..."
Jess, Client since 2011
"I have been seeing Natalie for many years now and she is an amazing therapist. I have seen her for traditional massage, Maya Abdominal Massage, and Transformational Breath. All of these modalities combine seamlessly in her practice for an amazing overall healing and nurturing experience. I cannot say enough positive things about Natalie!"
Stephanie, Client since 1999
I have been to numerous massage therapists over the years and Natalie Gentry is the best. I have the utmost respect for her professionalism, as well as her technique; whether it is for a sports injury, stress relief, relaxation, or Maya Abdominal Massage. Natalie has the gift of the perfect touch, and intuitively knows when to go deeper or lighten up. I find her presence calming and the entire experience healing. I highly recommend any of her massages, preferably a long one!"
Terri, Client since 2001
Maya Abdominal/Uterine Massage (MAM) Information:
Holistic Healing Space, LLC is located in Denver's West Wash Park community
1175 S. Pennsylvania St. Denver, CO 80210
Tuesday: 10am - 6pm Wednesday: 10am - 6pm Thursday: 10am -6pm Friday: 10am - 6pm
$140 for the first two (2) hour session
$120 for subsequent 90 minute sessions
$90 for subsequent 60 minute sessions
Packages are available! A package of 4 sessions is 10% off. Check out my pricing page for package prices.
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