Reflexology is a massage technique that is applied by a reflexologist to specific acupressure points on the feet. The points on the feet correspond to a specific organ of the body. Applying pressure to these points on the feet stimulates movement or a release of energy/prana/chi to the corresponding organ. A treatment always provides solace and the space necessary for healing, allowing us to reconnect to our bodies within.
All treatments take place in a calm and relaxing environment, helping ease the stresses of day to day living and become at complete rest.
At the first treatment you will be asked some questions about your medical history, your present and past health and lifestyle. This last approximately 15 minutes. At each subsequent treatment you will be asked for feedback on how you and your symptoms have been since the last treatment. After examining your feet for any possible contraindication, you will relax then received the foot reflexology treatment.
The first part of a session involves a relaxing foot massage to prepare your body for the reflexology treatment, the massage helps to stimulate your body. The Reflexologist will then apply a gentle pressure to the various specific reflex points on your feet or hands to initiate more specific responses in your body. The application and effect of the therapy is unique to each person.
Reflexology is chosen for many issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, digestive problems, relaxation, arthritis, menstrual issues, menopausal problems, headaches/migraines & many more.
A 2011 study into insomnia evaluated reflexology as an alternative treatment for menopausal symptoms. The result of this study suggests that reflexology is an effective non-hormonal approach for treatment of sleep disorder. Over the course of the study, women reported significant decrease in sleep disorder for the reminder of the trial.
A relaxing massage using essential oils that are personally blended for your specific needs. Enter into a world of tranquillity. Aromatherapy massage is Swedish massage therapy using massage oil or lotion that contains essential oils (highly concentrated plant oils).
The aromatherapy session will begin by having a discussion on your medical history and any personal issues that may be affecting you. It is highly important that you are thorough and specific in disclosing the medical history, which includes illnesses, injuries, and allergies.
Your aromatherapist will decide on the best form of treatment you will receive based on your initial conversation or from the form you are asked to fill out together you can discuss to you what the treatment she feels that is best suited for you.
During an aromatherapy massage, you inhale essential oil molecules or absorb them through your skin. They are thought to promote beneficial changes in your mind and body by affecting the limbic system, a region of the brain known to be involved in emotion.
Interestingly, massage with aromatherapy may also ease menopausal symptoms. In a 2012 study published in Menopause, researchers compared 30-minute aromatherapy massage (twice a week for four weeks) to massage with plain oil or no treatment and found that both massage and aromatherapy massage were effective in reducing menopausal symptoms (with aromatherapy massage being more effective than massage only). Used for many issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, digestive problems, relaxation, arthritis, menstrual issues, menopausal problems, headaches/migraines & many more.
Considering the popular Japanese form of healing? Reiki can be used for many ailments such as:- reducing anxiety and stress, relieving pain, headaches, stomach upsets, back problems, respiratory problems, PMT, menstrual problems, and sinus problems, low moods, self- confidence, fibromyalgia, ME, depression, pain management, dealing with life’s challenges, spirituality and much more.
You will relax in beautiful and calming decor as you are guided through a relaxing meditation as the therapist places hands in predesignated positions on the body to create a transfer of energy or the releasing of energy blockages. During the treatment you may feel a warmth as the energy transfers or see a variety of chakra colours.