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About Us

The Body Loft has been an affiliate of East-West Massage Therapy School in Iowa City since 2016. This inspired Professional Massage Therapy Studio has been a platform for graduated massage therapy students and established therapists in our community who have a passion and joy in service through offering the benefits of therapeutic bodywork and the alternative healing arts; sharing their gifts through therapeutic massage and alternative healing modalities, “healing one body at a time”.

The Body Loft’s Mission is to bring stress relief and healing to the community. We offer positive solutions for preventive care, and the cultivation of health which promotes vitality & well being. Our Massage Studio is locally owned and managed by massage therapists who are committed to fair pay and a positive work environment, which results in the highest quality services to our valued clients.

Services

Each of our services are customized with YOU in mind.
Our therapists and practitioners will take time to talk with you
about your needs and make a plan to tailor your service to YOU!

30 Minutes = $35 | 60 Minutes = $65 | 75 Minutes = $80

Serenity Now

Serenity Now

Therapeutic Massage combined with Hot Stones as a natural therapy in which these warmed stones are positioned on parts of the client's body of to maximize the therapeutic benefit. The stones used are typically river rocks or other very smooth-surfaced stones made of basalt. This treatment is used to help you relax and ease tense muscles and damaged soft tissues throughout your body; as well as grounding the client into the body, fostering an overall feeling of connectivity, stillness, and rootedness. Some parts of the body will be massaged with light and deep gliding strokes, while simultaneously additional focus will be on stone placements and receiving the benefits of the hot stones on various parts of the body.

On Point

On Point

Reconnect with an Eastern Shiatsu Massage! It is a Japanese word meaning “finger pressure” or “acupressure”. Shiatsu utilizes the fingers and palm pressure on the body, stimulating points called meridians to promote the flow of vital energy (known as “chi”) throughout the body, while removing blockages that may be related to illnesses; promoting and encouraging balance, harmony, and homeostasis in the body. Shiatsu bodywork may also include stretches and rotation of the arms and legs, in addition to other massage techniques. During a session, the client remains fully clothed. Clients are encouraged to wear light clothing that allows free movement.

Body Loft Blend

Body Loft Blend

Experience a combination of various techniques with this Integrative Massage! Integrated Massage involves a variety of bodywork hands-on techniques (gliding, stroking, petrissage, finger pressure, tapotment, effleurage, etc.) focusing on the body’s connective tissue to enhance optimal function within the body and aid in the healing process. Integrated Massage is used in the management of pain, helps to improve joint flexibility, and assists in increasing oxygen to the muscles while helping to relieve fatigue, stress, tension, and anxiety. Integrative Massage promotes relaxation, renewal of energy, and an integrated re-set in the body in returning to a state of balance. During this session, clients will disrobe to their comfort level while being draped during their massage. Massage oils or lotions will be used on the body.

Tranquil Bliss

Tranquil Bliss

Relax with our 60 minute Swedish Massage. Commonly known as Western Massage, uses a variety of light and deep gliding stroke techniques, petrissage, effleurage, and percussion; facilitating blood flow, release of toxins in tissues, release of tension and stress from the body tissues, while promoting an overall state of relaxation, rejuvenation, and inner peace. During this session, clients will disrobe to their comfort level while being draped during their massage. Massage oils or lotions will be used on the body.

Buddha’s Elixir

Buddha’s Elixir

Raindrop Technique is a powerful healing technique utilizing Young Living Essential Oils to re-balance your mind, body, & energetic field (aura). Raindrop technique is a powerful technique using essential oils that was developed by D. Gary Young in the 1980s. It combines several modalities to bring balance and transformation. It also supports body systems on a physical and emotionally level. This technique involves applying specific therapeutic grade essential oils to the spine, neck, and soles of feet. Essential oils are dropped from about 6 inches above your spine, simulating rain drops! It feels like a rain drop gently striking your spine, and it is very relaxing and comforting. Also rubbing specific oils into the soles of the feet is also combined with this technique. It is thought that the oils interact with a person's electric field before even penetrating the skin of the back. Thereby, enhancing the electromagnetic properties of the oils as well.

Crystal Reiki Energy Healing

Crystal Reiki Energy Healing

Receive the beneficiary healing properties of specialized crystals and natural stones placed on the body (clearing, cleansing, energizing, balancing, healing, activating) while simultaneously receiving the healing energies of Reiki. Reiki- is a subtle yet powerful Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that promotes healing. It is administered by channeling the unseen “life force energy” that flows through us, flowing through the hands of the practitioner into the client’s body; activating the natural healing processes of a person’s body to support well-being on the physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual planes. If one’s “life force energy” is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of experiencing healthy well-being. During a Reiki session, the client remains fully clothed as the practitioner uses light touch with hand placements on the body, or no touch at all.

Attune & Align Reiki Energy Healing

Attune & Align Reiki Energy Healing

Reiki is a subtle yet powerful Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that promotes healing. It is administered by channeling the unseen “life force energy” that flows through us, flowing through the hands of the practitioner into the client’s body; activating the natural healing processes of a person’s body to support well-being on the physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual planes. If one’s “life force energy” is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of experiencing healthy well-being. During a Reiki session, the client remains fully clothed as the practitioner uses light touch with hand placements on the body, or no touch at all.

Soul Alignment

Soul Alignment

Each Session is uniquely tailored to the client's self inquiry, and the needs and desires for personal development, empowerment, and soul evolution-awareness. Heather utilizes the tarot/oracle cards as a tool for interpreting the road map of the client and evaluating the dynamics to achieve deeper insights into the soul's lessons and pathways to empowerment, development, and forward movement. Heather combines years of tarot/oracle work and studies in the the esoteric fields of metaphysics and the healing arts. These sessions are utilized for personal soul development to assist each individual on their path of evolution.

Pea In A Pod

Pea In A Pod

Take time for a Momma with this Prenatal Massage! Prenatal massage is therapeutic bodywork that focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the dramatic changes of pregnancy. It enhances the function of muscles and joints, improves circulation and general body tone, and relieves mental and physical fatigue. The gentle, noninvasive approach of prenatal massage can ease discomfort associated with pregnancy, help the mother-to-be prepare for labor and give her nurturing emotional support. Lotion or oil will be applied and client will disrobe to their comfort level. By request, this massage can be provided as an eastern shiatsu prenatal massage where all clothing may be left on and the majority of the massage will be focused on using finger pressure to help client relax and receive the benefits of a therapeutic massage.

Bountiful Bliss

Bountiful Bliss

Chakra Balancing is a technique based on the Chakra system, involving assessing the client’s energy in specific places in the body where energy is concentrated as it moves through the system. Balancing a person’s energy leaves them feeling peaceful and rejuvenated, and has been beneficial in enhancing mental clarity and stress relief. During a Chakra Balancing session, the client remains fully clothed as the practitioner assesses and balances energy using their hands with light touch or no touch at all.

Private Yoga Nidra

Private Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra, sometimes referred to as ‘yogic sleep,’ is a restorative meditation that guides you into conscious awareness of each part of the body for deep and effortless relaxation. Yoga Nidra is not about falling asleep; although this may happen in the first few sessions of Yoga Nidra. Rather, Yoga Nidra induces a deep state of relaxation and inner awareness. Heather embodies a deeply calming voice that will speak to your very soul, instilling a sense of internal peace and leaving you feeling deeply relaxed, nourished, expanded and rejuvenated. Reiki Energy or Bodywork may be added on as an additional service prior to or following a Yoga Nidra Meditation.

Private Yoga Sessions

Private Yoga Sessions

Heather is a Registered Yoga Teacher of a 200 hour Teacher Training and has been a student of yoga over the past decade. Heather has experience as a Yoga Teacher-Instructor over the past five years. Heather will tailor a private yoga coaching session to your needs and assist you in developing a sequence for a home practice, or help establish and support you in developing a comfort level in your body and yoga practice to prepare you for attending classes at a yoga studio with confidence.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Harmonize

Harmonize

Therapeutic Swedish Massage; known as Western Massage, uses a variety of light and deep gliding stroke techniques, petrissage, effleurage, and percussion; facilitating blood flow, release of toxins in tissues, release of tension and stress from the body tissues while incorporating the use of Crystal Singing Bowls and Tuning Forks for Sound Healing and aligning the chakras and the auric-etheric energetic body.

Classes | Workshops

Classes | Workshops

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Meet Our Owner

HEATHER WEBER LMT RM

Director/Owner

Heather Weber founded The Body Loft in 2017 offering professional therapeutic massage therapy & bodywork, as well as alternative healing art modalities for holistically nurturing and harmonizing mind, body, & soul. Heather previously was a graduate and owner of East-West Massage Therapy School in Iowa City.

The Body Loft became an inspiration from her previous endeavor as a healing arts practitioner and massage therapist over the past decades, as well as since her ownership of East-West Massage Therapy School. In 1997, Heather discovered her desire to work with others in developing and recognizing their strengths, abilities, and quality for life after pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. This led Heather to work within the healing and integrative arts field since graduating from East-wind Healing and Massage Therapy School of Iowa City, Iowa in 2000. Heather began her healing journey during this time, and has grown with passion for working with the mind, body, soul to foster other’s journeys on their personal path of healing for optimal well-being and joyful living.

Heather continues to grow in development through training in working with alternative transformational healing modalities and paths of awakening the heart and consciousness. A Mother of four children, Heather has a deep respect for the birthing process, and giving birth to life in many forms. Heather experiences great joy and fulfillment in creating sacred spaces, connecting community, loving family, and helping others heal and awaken their heart; assisting others in connecting to their spirituality and relationship to their inner knowing & truth; facilitating alignment with mind, body, & heart and connection to the great spirit of life. Heather has additional services at www.soul-awakenings.com

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