Massage Types at the JCC
Our signature massage uses long flowing strokes to promote general health, relaxation, and well-being. Perfect for "first-timers."
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE
Designed to relieve severe tension in deep muscles and connective tissue or fascia in focused areas.
Uses a combination of techniques to help chronic pain related to medical conditions.
CANCER SUPPORT MASSAGE:
Receive supportive, holistic bodywork, employing massage techniques suitable for individuals undergoing treatment or for those who are post-treatment and/or postsurgery. Tuesdays from 10-2 pm.
Therapist: Dominique Bousquet
To schedule an appointment, Please fill out the JCC Cancer Care Massage Intake Form and submit it. We will call you to make an appointment.
If you have any concerns or questions about oncology massage please email
Please understand the specific nature of this program. We are responsible for utilizing our limited time to best serve patients.
If you are unable to make your scheduled appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so that we have the opportunity to rebook the time.
A cancellation fee will be charged, as set forth below, for any cancellation unless such cancellation is due to a medical emergency, or you are having COVID-19-related symptoms. Please let us know of any health issues immediately. Documentation will be required.
Cancellation Fees: JCC Members ($55), and General Public ($65)
PRENATAL + POSTNATAL
Massage geared specifically to the needs of moms to be and new moms. Helps reduce edema and muscle spasms, improve circulation, posture, and sleep, and ease stress and anxiety.
MASSAGE FOR OLDER ADULTS (GERIATRIC)
The JCC Health Club now offers massages for older adults using a special table that safely lowers you for easy access. This modified massage can decrease incidence of injuries, increase flexibility, provide pain relief, and improve circulation. Our techniques are suitable for individuals undergoing treatment or are post-treatment/surgery. Seniors 62+ years receive a 10% discount on all massages!
Involves application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion. Reflexology is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that purportedly reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands, with the premise that such work effects a physical change to the body.
Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion.
CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY (CST)
A gentle approach that releases tensions deep in the body by applying light touch to the skull, face, spine, and pelvis.
Also known as manual therapy, manipulative therapy, or manual and manipulative therapy, this is a physical treatment primarily used on the neuromusculoskeletal system to treat pain and disability. It most commonly includes kneading and manipulation of muscles, joint mobilization, and joint manipulation.
Shiatsu (shi meaning finger and atsu meaning pressure) is a type of alternative medicine consisting of the fingers and palm pressure, stretches, and other massage techniques. There is no convincing data available to suggest that Shiatsu is an effective treatment for any medical condition.
Trigger Point therapy
Trigger point massage focuses on releasing trigger points, which are small, tight knots that develop in muscles that may even cause pain in other areas of the body by using direct pressure.
To book a massage please call 646.505.5716.