Massage Therapy

Physical Benefits 

  • Relieves stress and aids relaxation
  • Relieves muscle tension and stiffness
  • Strengthens the immune system 
  • Improves blood & lymph circulation
  • Fosters fast healing of strained muscles
  • Reduces muscle spasms, pain and swelling
  • Reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Reduces blood pressure 
  • Relieves tension-related headaches and effects of eye strain
  • Enhances health and nourishment of skin
  • Improves posture

Mental & Emotional Benefits

  • Fosters peace of mind, calm thinking, and creativity
  • Improves ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately
  • Reduces levels of anxiety
  • Fosters healthy body image
  • Satisfies need for caring, nurturing touch

Babette deBarros, LMT, NCTMB

Babette is a Baton Rouge native, she provides a variety of therapeutic & medicinal techniques for Cypress Integrative Medicine. She specializes in MLD with emphasis on Lymphedema Therapy, Surgical Massage and Energy Work.    

She attended American Institute of Massage Therapy in Richmond, VA and has continued her education receiving certification in the Vodder Method of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) as a Combined Decongestive Therapist in Sydney, Australia and Austria.  

She has a strong belief in the healing power of essential oils. She is nationally certified and Louisiana State licensed in massage therapy and bodywork.  She is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association.  Her mission is to be a conduit of Love, Light, Peace, Joy, Happiness and Healing Energy to everyone she comes in contact with.