therapies_2Reflexology  Cost: £45.00 (duration: 40mins)
This is a holistic therapy treating the whole body, helping it rebalance and harmonise its functions. The feet mirror the body, and so by applying pressure on specific  i.e. reflex points of the feet, the corresponding body organ can be manipulated. This can aid the body’s own natural healing abilities. Our feet reflect the state of our health, both physically and mentally. Reflexology is not only a good non-invasive treatment, it is also extreamly relaxing and can help reduce any tension and reduce stress. It tends to invigorate the body’s overall physiology, increasing vatility and balance energies. Other benefits of reflexology include: increasing circulation, boosting the elimination of toxins and clearing congestion within organs. It can be a great way of maintaining general good health and many people who have experienced its benefits maintain regular treatments after their initial health problem has been treated.

Reflexology for pregnancy and fertility: £45.00 (duration: 40mins)
Just giving a busy mum-to-be some precious quiet time of her own during a reflexology treatment can reduce stress, relax and revitalise her. Emphasis is optimal balancing of the endocrine system since hormones play such an influential role in preparing the body for childbirth before and during pregnancy. Some less desirable side effects of hormonal changes can be altered sleep patterns, mood swings, digestive difficulties like heartburn and constipation. Reflexology can help with such problems.

With fertility difficulties reflexology-alongside medical investigation- can improve the prospects for conceiving naturally. Reflexology can improve energy flow to the reproductive organs, and maintain good balance of hormone levels.

therapies_3Holistic Massage  cost: £50.00 (duration: 60mins)
Are your muscles tight, or do you feel tense? Do you have difficulty relaxing and getting to sleep? If the answer is yes, then holistic massage may well be the treatment for you. The ancient discipline of holistic massage can be used to improve general health and well being by treating the mind, body and spirit. The massage techniques and strokes used ease away pain or tension from stiff aching muscles and it is one of the most effective and natural treatments for stress related ailments.

Holistic massage is a full body massage using Swedish style movements to create a detoxifying effect and promote relaxation. The improved circulation and lymphatic drainage created by the massage strokes helps to boost the circulatory system and increase the exchange of tissue fluids. Stroking movements (effleurage) are gentle, sweeping, relaxing strokes with varying levels of pressure, which are used at the beginning and end of the treatment. Kneading techniques (petrissage) uses kneading and rubbing movements to manipulate tissues and muscles, applying pressure of the hands to break down tension. Friction movements are used to compress tissue against bone by working on small or specific areas of muscle tightness. Percussion or hacking practice is a brisk, invigorating and stimulating stokes in which the hands strike the body suddenly. Finally, the treatment concludes with a tapotement procedure which is a gentle form of hacking, using just the fingertips, and is carried out on delicate or sensitive areas, such as the face. The whole process manipulates and relaxes the muscles back to their original state to maintain general health and fitness.

Back, shoulder and neck massage  cost: £18.00 (duration 30mins)
This is a relaxing yet invigorating Swedish style massage concentrating on what are normally the tension areas of the back, neck, and shoulders.

therapies_1Indian Head Massage cost: £20.00, £25.00 with oils (duration: 30mins)
Indian head massage is an old Ayurvedic technique which has been practiced in India for 4000 years. It is generally very effective at easing tension, headaches, eyestrain and stress, bringing about an overall feeling of both relaxation and rejuvenation due to the variety of techniques employed. It can effectively provide relief for mental as well as physical stress and has been known to lead to clearer thinking (possibly due to an increased flow of blood to the brain). This treatment will normally lead to a loosening of the scalp and improved hair condition and growth has been noticed after a treatment.  Indian head massage also helps eliminates waste material from the body as toxins can be dislodged and then filtered through the lymphatic nodes that are positioned all over the body.

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