Neuromuscular Integration and Structural Alignment - NISA
Neuromuscular Integration and Structural Alignment (NISA) is a deep-tissue fascial technique that is used to address postural concerns or dysfunction.
Fascia is a type of fibrous connective tissue that surrounds muscles, organs and joints. NISA focuses on stretching and loosening this tissue to improve posture and restore proper body alignment. This results in pain relief, improved breathing and an increase in movement.
NISA was developed in the 1980’s by Jean Loving. NISA’s techniques are based in SOMA bodywork but with a gentler approach aimed at solving the problems related to body structure.
- Treatment time is 60-90 minutes
- Treatment is a series of 12 sessions, 1 session per week
NISA is a specialized 100 hour post-graduate course and is performed by a Registered Massage Therapist.
Benefits of NISA
- Improved posture
- Increase in range of motion
- Improved breathing
- Decreased pain
- Improved joint function
- Restoration to full height