BODYWORK TREATMENTS

All treatments can be combined to suit individual needs where possible. Please get in touch and I will be more than happy to discuss.

THAI YOGA MASSAGE 

acupressure and assisted stretching. 

THAI YOGA MASSAGE 

acupressure and assisted stretching. 

This treatment, often known as ‘Lazy yoga’ incorporates principles of Shiatsu, Reflexology and Yoga. It is performed with the client fully clothed and on a soft mat on the floor. Deep pressure follows the body's natural energy flow using a combination of rhythmic acupressure, deep assisted stretches and relaxing body rocking techniques. It is designed to encourage tensions to dissolve and fresh blood around the body. Usually a Thai massage will be long and slow in order for the client to really benefit. The client is advised to wear leggings or loose comfortable clothing. If required, the client may want a more thorough back massage. In this case, oil or cream can be used on the back.

 

MASSAGE FUSION

a combination of oil based massage

RELAXING

Perfect for anyone who prefers a lighter pressure and generally struggles to relax. It is most commonly used for inducing relaxation to body and mind and improving circulation. This treatment begins with some breathing work in order to promote deep relaxation to the nervous system. The movements are very slow and rhythmic throughout in order to maintain a calm and gentle experience. Deeper pressure can be applied if the client wishes or requires but generally the flow is gentle and relaxing.

DEEP TISSUE

The same principle as Swedish massage but the movement is slower and deeper. This particularly favours tense and tight muscles or those who are experiencing pain or require attention to be paid to old injuries.

FUSION

What makes these treatments "fusion" orientated, is where techniques applied will depend on the needs of your body or specific request. I am happy to discuss your needs prior to treatment.

 

INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE

relaxing / invigorating

This popular treatment aims to clear blocked energy channels and restores tranquillity by penetrating pressure to the face, neck, shoulders, head, back, scalp and temples.  This treatment can be included in all other treatments if requested. This treatment is similar to the acupressure massage but includes oil so that the hair can also benefit from being conditioned.

 

 

MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE*

lymphatic and circulatory drainage

*Does not include cancer related lymphodema.

 

A customised form of gentle massage involving the application of specific light techniques which assist lymph movement, thereby aiding the decongestion of the lymphatic and circulatory systems.  Please note that the treatment does not include cancer related lymphodema.

Benefits include:

  • Assists the body to recover more quickly from sickness

  • Relieves tiredness, stress and lethargy

  • Induces deep relaxation of the nervous system

  • Removes waste products

  • Reduces pain, bruising, reduces swelling & inflammation

  • Helps ease discomfort during PMS

  • Helps to ease diabetes

  • Promotes sports injury recovery

  • Prevents and relieves many chronic conditions:

     -Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

     -Fibromyalgia

     -Joint swelling, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, migraine, chronic           

       headaches, muscular pain.

  • Skin – helps to nourish, boost and renew cell regeneration. Helps to prevent scarring and cellulite and reduce acne.

  • Respiratory conditions – nasal congestion, catarrh, sinusitis

  • Immune conditions – colds & flu, auto-immune disorders, infections, allergies. Helps to increase immunity.

  • Digestive conditions – chronic constipation, flatulence, IBS, bloating.

  • Aids in weight loss

  • Prevents and controls lymphodema (fluid retention / swelling of a body part* please note that the treatment does not include cancer related lymphodema.

  • Aids in weight loss

 

 

PREGNANCY MASSAGE

massage for mum-to-be and post pregnancy

This treatment is an opportunity for you and your baby to experience relaxation through a specialised treatment creating a balance for the body and mind. This treatment improves circulation and reduces water retention as well as focussing on the back.

 

 

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