CNW Student Massage Clinic Services
Clinic Reception Hours
Calls are answered and returned between the hours listed below. Please note: Saturday coverage is not guaranteed.
Monday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m., Friday: 9:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. and Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Massage Clinic Prices
Prices are for a 50-60 minute massage session.
$40.00 General Public Rate
$35.00 Discount Rate is for seniors (65 & older), St. Peters Hospital employees, Albany Medical Center employees, Russell Sage faculty, high school students, and members of Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy
$30.00 CNW Alumni and College students with ID
Massage Clinic Appointment Times Top ˆ
Monday: 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Friday – 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Saturday (See dates below) – 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Payment: Cash, Check, Visa or MasterCard & Discover accepted
We need 24-hour notice for cancelling an appointment. The charge for missing an appointment is $40. We will not schedule future appointments until financial obligations are met. We may waive this fee for emergency situations.
Massage Gift Certificates
Gift Certificates are available for $40/each. Buy a 4 pack of gift certificates for $160 and receive the 5th one free!
In case of inclement weather clinic appointments may be cancelled. Please call 489-4068 before coming to your appointment to ensure it’s availability.
2017 Saturday Clinic Dates
January 7, 21
March 4, 18
April 8, 22
May 6, 13
June 3, 17
July 8, 22
August 5, 12
September 9, 23
October 7, 21
November 4, 18
December 2, 16
Vacations & Holidays Top ˆ
The student clinic will be closed on the following dates in 2017:
January 2 and 16, February 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, April 7, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, June 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, July 4, August 28, 29, 30, 31, September 1, 4, 20, 21, 22, October 9, November 23, 24, December 22, 25,26, 27, 28, 29
Benefits of Massage Therapy Top ˆ
Promotes relaxation: which is the time of restoration and healing for the body.
Increases circulation: helps prevent buildup of metabolic wastes.
Stimulates lymph circulation: eliminating wastes and toxins from the body. interrupts the pain cycle by relaxing muscles, increasing circulation and removing metabolic wastes.
Dilates blood vessels: improving circulation and relieving congestion throughout the body.
Relaxes muscle spasm and cramping: promotes complete recovery and improved muscle balance.
Promotes healing of injured tissue.
Improves muscle tone: helps prevent or delay muscular atrophy resulting from forced inactivity.
Massage Therapy Modalities Top ˆ
Swedish Massage is most often used by student therapists at our clinic. It incorporates long, flowing and relaxing strokes that soothe muscles and promote relaxation. Students incorporate modalities into the Swedish massage as they learn them.
Shiatsu works with the meridians of the body, just as with acupuncture. This form of bodywork helps clear energy blocks and restore balance in the body. Client lays on a floor mat dressed in loose clothing. It can also done on a massage table incorporated with Swedish massage.
Myofascial Release (MFR) is a therapeutic treatment that works with fascia. This modality utilizes gentle stretching and holds to lessen pain and restore motion.
Craniosacral Therapy (CST) offers a light touch to track the craniosacral rhythm. CST uses delicate manual techniques to release imbalances and restrictions in the body.
Polarity Therapy incorporates holds on “Polarity Points” on the body. Developed by an osteopath, its purpose is to work with the energy fields of the body to restore balance.
Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is a soft tissue manipulation that balances the central nervous system. Student therapist works with the structure and form of the musculoskeletal system.