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P.J. Slater, LMT

P.J. Slater, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist

P.J. is a licensed Massage Therapist who completed her training at the Potomac Massage Training Institute (PMTI) in 2002. She sees clients at the M Street location and offers the following modalities:

Swedish Massage Swedish massage is the most popular type of massage in the United States. It involves the manipulation of the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage. The benefits of Swedish massage include increased blood and lymph circulation, mental and physical relaxation, decreased stress and muscle tension, and improved range of motion.

Deep Tissue Massage Deep-tissue massage is a specific type of massage therapy that concentrates on the deep layers of muscle and fascia in the body. It is recommended by many doctors as a treatment option. By using deep finger pressure and slow, firm strokes, deep tissue massage is used to treat a variety of physical ailments, including chronic pain, high blood pressure, scar tissue, and injured muscles. It can also induce a deep state of relaxation.

Sports Massage Sports massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries. Sports massage focuses on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements. It is tailored to the individual athlete’s needs. Benefits include greater flexibility, reduction of fatigue and post-performance soreness, and improvement of endurance.

Lymphatic Drainage aims to gently and rhythmically move the lymph through the body, especially swollen areas of the body, relieving pressure and enhancing the functioning of the immune system. As both a preventative and remedial technique, LD can be used for a wide range of purposes including faster recovery from injury, reduction of swelling and discomfort, and strengthened resistance to illness.

Pre- and Post-Natal Massage Swedish massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, reduce swelling and sciatic pain, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn heath. Post-natal massage can bring comfort and relaxation to a new mother, and enhance her mood.


  • 30 Minutes $55
  • 60 Minutes $105
  • 90 Minutes $135

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