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Holistic therapy is a generic term for any treatment / therapy session that is intended to treat the individual as a whole on all levels - mind, body and spirit. Most complementary or alternative therapies could be regarded as holistic.
A holistic approach to healing recognizes that the emotional, mental, spiritual and physical elements of each person comprise a system. By working with this systems approach, the cause of an illness is targeted, rather than just the symptoms.
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Aromatherapy massage is a gentle healing art, which incorporates the systemic use of natural essential oils to promote health and wellbeing without any side effects. It is a caring, hands-on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, increase energy, and to reduce the effects of stress to restore lost balance to mind, body and soul.
Aromatherapy is a natural, non-invasive therapy designed to treat the whole person not just the symptom, and to assist the body's natural ability to balance, regulate, heal and maintain itself by the correct use of essential oils. The oils are chosen and blended especially to meet your needs.
Reflexology is a holistic treatment, which works on the feet to aid healing to the whole person not just the prevailing symptoms. This gentle therapy encourages and stimulates the body to work naturally to restore its own healthy balance. In the practice of Reflexology, nerve endings in the feet are stimulated; thereby helps promote relaxation, improve circulation, stimulate vital organs in the body and encourage the body's natural healing processes. Unlike conventional medicine, reflexology works on the underlying problems within the body and works through the body's nervous system. Reflexology involves massaging the feet to treat and heal an individual's entire body and is used to restore the body's natural balance, release blocked energy and remove harmful toxins within the body. Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing.
Benefits of Reflexology:
Stress and stress-related conditions
The release of endorphins,(which can also provide pain relief)
Strengthens the immune system
More efficient removal of impurities and toxins
Menstrual disorders, such as premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Digestive problems, such as constipation
Indian Head Massage is a deeply calming and relaxing head, shoulder, face and scalp massage. The experience leaves you feeling energised, revitalised and more able to concentrate. This treatment also concentrates on balancing energy within the body thus calming the body, mind and soul. Indian head massage is ideal for neck or shoulder tension, the massage starts on the back and neck working deeply over the muscles and pressure points that help the muscles to relax. Moving on to the scalp, massage techniques are used which relax, stimulate and revive this area. The whole scalp is covered to encourage circulation, oxygen and nutrients to the area. The effect of this is to help stimulate hair growth and revitalize the brain. Finally, the treatment finishes with a wonderful soothing face massage, which includes pressure points and draining techniques that may help headaches and sinus problems.
Benefits of Indian Head Massage:
Reduced stress and tension
Insomnia and better sleeping patterns
Sinusitis and sinus problems
Increased blood circulation to skin
Improved hair condition
Removal of built up toxins
Hot Stone Therapy is a deeply relaxing treatment which involves balancing the energy points in the body using heated basalt stones and soothing oil. These stones retain heat and also have their own healing qualities, thus making this a more intense and deeper massage. Cold marble stones may also be used to amplify the effects. The heat warms and relaxes the muscles, which allows the therapist to apply deeper pressure, if desired. The warmth of the hot stones improves circulation and calms the nervous system. Stones are placed on points that are thought to be energy centres of the body to rebalance the body and mind. The techniques used in stone therapy mean that muscles and fibres can be worked quicker, easier, deeper and very effectively.
Benefits of Hot Stone Therapy:
Promotes deep muscle and tissue relaxation
Calms the nervous system
Helps with muscular aches and pains
Holistic Facial is a deeply relaxing and nourishing facial which includes cleansing, exfoliation, mask, massage and moisturizer, as well as scalp and shoulder massage. This type of facial uses natural products, aromatherapy oils and acupressure points on the face. It is a very relaxing, nourishing and pampering experience that is ideal for people who have sensitive skin and dislike the use of harmful toxins, preservatives and chemicals. As a holistic treatment the whole body is benefited through this gentle and healing touch
Benefits of Holistic Facial:
Moisturise and nourish the skin
Relax and tone facial muscles
Brighten the complexion due to increased blood and lymph circulation
Relieve stress and fatigue
Promote restful sleep
Reduce tension headaches
Improve the circulation to the scalp and hair
Relieve pressure to the sinuses
Boost the immune system