Welcome to Incarnate!

Incarnate: Of or relating to the flesh; made manifest.
Massage: Massage is a scientific method of manipulating the soft tissues of the body to have specific effects. Its objectives are the restoration of function and release of tension.
Bodywork: The application of physically therapeutic methods such as massage, yoga, exercise and relaxation techniques for the purpose of promoting physical and emotional well-being.

Incarnate is a therapeutic massage and bodywork practice owned by GW Kearney II, LMBT, NCTMB.
On this website you will find my rates and services offered, scheduling and payment policies, directions and a little about me.

I am currently available by appointment only. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call me at (336) 414-5491.

Why should I get a massage?

Touch heals. Massage has been practiced around the world for thousands of years as a form of therapeutic touch. Here are just a few of the many benefits of massage:

  • Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation
  • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments; reduces pain and swelling; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness
  • Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids
  • Enhances the health and nourishment of skin
  • Strengthens the immune system

Massage also has many notable positive mental effects including:
  • Increased sense of general well-being
  • Reduced anxiety and depression
  • Improved body awareness
  • Satisfaction of the need for caring touch

There are also certain circumstances where massage is contraindicated.
  • Fever
  • Inflammation
  • Contagious illness (ie: Influenza, Common Cold, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, etc)
  • Uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • Anything that warrants an ambulance ride