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A Reflexology treatment is a non-intrusive holistic therapy that incorporates specific pressure techniques applied to the feet or hands to activate the body’s own healing power.
Reflexologist's believe that working these points or areas aid relaxation and well-being.
Reflexology is recommended as a complementary therapy and should not replace medical treatment.
As holistic practitioners, reflexologists are there to support you as a whole person and promote your wellbeing. Therefore, reflexologists do not diagnose or prescribe.
Specialising in relaxation,
aromatherapy, reflexology and manual lymph drainage massage. Versatile treatments to suit you, to aid in your general health and supporting your journey towards well-being.
Why not book in for a combination of an Aromatherapy massage & Reflexology for 1.5 hr.
Reflexology compliments all other healing modalities.
Treat yourself well!
Latest studies show Reflexology beneficial for sleep quality, research says. (published in the journal Complementary therapies in Clinical practice)
When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho
Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage or MLD, is a form of very light rhythmical massage, that encourages stimulation of the lymph system. It is a specific technique of manual body massage therapy. A powerful deep cleansing treatment, using a light touch.
MLD may aid the symptoms of sinus issues, fluid retention, cellulite, skin disorders and those suffering from general lymphatic congestion and can be a useful part of a detox or cleansing diet. Also beneficial in retention of fluids during pregnancy and the menstrual cycle.
It may also aid stress levels, improve the general circulation and increase the functioning of the immune system.
Manual Lymph Drainage is very soothing. Frequently patients doze off within minutes.
Should you have any serious health concerns, it is best to check with your
GP first before starting your therapy sessions.
Aromatherapy is a safe and effective complementary therapy that can benefit everyone and all ages; those in good health or those whose health needs improving.
Genny will take a consultation, covering general health, vitality, medical history, and your lifestyle to decide on the most appropriate blend of essential oils to use. These will be added to a carrier oil (i.e. sweet almond oil) and applied to your skin through massage. The oils are absorbed in minute and safe quantities and thus have a direct effect on your body.
Aromatherapy helps with the body’s natural healing process -encourages the circulation, to relax, restore, and rebalance body, mind and spirit.
A series of treatments may be needed to make a significant change in the condition. Regular treatments are recommended, along with a healthy diet and lifestyle to help you manage stress levels and maintain good health.
Massage can be a very pleasant way to wind down and relax on a regular basis. After a treatment it is recommended to drink plenty of water to help the body eliminate the toxins.
Aromatherapy can be used alone or in combination with other treatments.
Soothe relax and rejuvenate.
“Reiki” (ray-key) is Japanese for ‘universal life energy, and is also a word used to describe a system of natural healing, This tradition was founded by Mikao Usui in the early 20th century and evolved as a result of his research, experience and dedication.
We live in a world of energy that nourishes and maintains all living things. When this energy flows uninterrupted there is balance and harmony within and around us, and we experience a sense of well being.
There are many variations of Reiki, but in essence Reiki treatments can help the body emotionally or spiritually. It is a tradition that is open to any belief system.
Reiki treatment is a process that anyone can enjoy in the normal course of their life. Reiki can be used alongside other conventional or complementary treatment and often helps to provide emotional support during recovery.
The practice is taught by Reiki masters / teachers who have trained in the tradition passed on in person from master to student.
This Ayurvedic head massage, traditionally used by Indian women to keep their hair lustrous and healthy, is said to relax the muscle covering the head, improving blood flow, nourishing hair follicles and alleviating anxiety and stress. Massage of the shoulders and the head with alternate firm and gentle strokes using oil. (sweet almond, coconut, monoi de Tahiti, sesame, or a blend of oils) Treatment is 30 to 45 minutes and are usually weekly.
I prefer to have the client relaxed on the treatment couch with a slight incline/back support. For the clients comfort and mine, some clients can drift right off.
It's particularly effective for those suffering from stress, tension headaches, sinusitis, ear problems, insomnia, hair loss, muscular tension and fatigue.
Myofascial release is a non-invasive gentle hands-on soft tissue technique that works on the fascia to release restrictions.
To decrease pain and restore motion, working in an atmosphere of calm, the goal is to provide a healing environment and a new experience in treatment for the client. Relax recover remobilise with MFR tune into your body's connective tissue to becoming healthy. To aid in removing myofascial restrictions and explore the barriers to becoming healthy.
Fascia is made of three main components: collagen, elastin, and a polysaccharide gel complex which is referred to as the 'ground substance' in myofascial release. Collagen and elastin work together to create a web-like formation of strong and flexible fibrils. The ground substance fills in the spaces in this web, lubricating the fibrils and cushioning the organs. These three aspects work as a harmonious system that ensures healthy movement, support, and protection of all body systems.
*Your fascia system and your belief system are intimately linked:
example body posture can translate, look weighed down? troubled, unhappy ? posture and belief.