Massage Therapy

Holistic Therapies and Massage

Aiea, HI

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About Holistic Therapies and Massage

Call Makamae for an appointment.

We offer great deals such as the following:

* $60.00/60 min
* $75.00/90min ($15 savings discount)

We offer a three-pack, 60 min gift certificate. $155.00 ($25.00 saving)

Our services include the following:

* Swedish
* Deep tissue
* Lomilomi
* Clinical
* Traditional Thai massage
* Prenatal and more

We are also accepting workman's compensation claim, no-fault insurance and IBEW Hawaii electrician's H&W.

Location

98-027 Hekaha St., Bldg. 3 #21
Aiea, HI 96701

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  • 5/5 stars March 27, 2014

    I have been seeing Makamae for massage therapy for about 7 years now. She is by far the best massage therapist in Hawaii. She's Just Awesome:) I'm so glad that I found her. Thanks Makamae for all the Great Massages over The Years!!!

  • 5/5 stars April 16, 2013

    Makamae is the best therapist I've had in over 35 years of getting all types of massages. Professional, on time, able to fix my problem areas

    J P

  • 5/5 stars February 26, 2013

    Makamae is a great massage therapist. Very personal, friendly, and professional. I had radiating pain down my back and leg from my sciatica and she helped to alleviate the pain and my back problems. I was feeling like a new man.

  • 5/5 stars September 13, 2010

    Makamae provided an amazing massage. My back felt like it had a bunch of knots, but after her massage it felt much better! It was worth every penny! Thanks Makamae!

Question and answer

Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

A. #1 thing- Make sure they are Licensed and properly schooled. Therapist that are not properly qualified and do not know what they are doing can seriously injure a person. There is important knowledge that every schooled Licensed Therapist must know. #2- find out what types of modalities they know. See if its what YOU are looking for. Every person's needs and preferences are different, Its important to express to your therapist what YOU are looking for or need. If the therapist has a wider range of modality styles they would be able to provide various techniques and see what is good for YOU because ultimately customer satisfaction is all that matters.

Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?

A. Its all about being thorough. It is my hope to give a great massage and do the best that I can in providing quality service in hopes that the client's condition improves from when they first walked in to when they leave.

Q. What do you like most about your job?

A. Being able to fix a problem. Therapeutic Massage is about making a difference to the body and for the person whether it'd be a small change or drastic one, it makes a difference and improves health and well-being.

Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

A. How long you've been doing massage. They are curious to know my credentials. I've been doing this for 6years so far. I went to school in Kailua at Hawaii Healing Arts College where I graduated and got certified. After I received my state license I went to work under a LomiLomi therapist, who studied directly under well known healer Papa Kalua for many of years. She taught me lomilomi, clinical and therapeutic style.This added that to what I had already been taught to me through school and conformed my style. I also follow up with more styles to learn as I progress with Continuing Education and become certified in those as well.

Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?

A. It is important to take care of yourself and our bodies. Some people come in only when something is has already gone wrong with their body sore, but by the time that happens, you have waited too long. It is a prolonged time of build up and neglect that can cause the body to ache. People who get maintenance once or twice a month do not experience this quite as often. When muscles and tissue become too tight they pull on the joints, which leads to bigger problems down the road along with build up of metabolites and toxins. As we become older the body does not heal as quickly so it is important to preserve and maintain your health as much as possible. Massage improves health, circulation, reduces stress and tension, and minimize build up and pain problems.

Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?

A. I wanted to learn how to fix a problem.I am intrigued with anatomy and physiology and enjoy learning muscle manipulation and techniques to relax the body.

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