Reflexology

Reflexology is the study of reflexes found in the hands and feet, and their corresponding connections to areas/organs in the body. It is a non-invasive therapy suitable for a wide range of conditions, although there are some cases where Reflexology is not recommended e.g. Diabetes Mellitus or if a client has a pacemaker. By applying …

Deep Tissue Massage

deep tissue massage

Deep tissue massage works on deep levels of muscle. Sometimes called a Sports Massage which works on trigger points in a muscle, the techniques involved are as Swedish massage with the addition of techniques called Neuro Muscular Techniques. This involves client feedback so that the therapist does not use too much pressure. On the client’s …

Swedish Massage

The most common type of massage requested to reduce stress and increase relaxation is Swedish Massage, in which the therapist uses oil and/or lotion with several basic strokes that are applied with light to medium pressure, depending on the client’s preference. The therapist determines the sequence of strokes that will best work for each client …

Myofascial Release

Aside from muscle and bones, the body is held by fascia. Fascia is like skin on a sausage, and it can get twisted like two sausage links. The tension which a muscle is held under is due to the connective tissue which binds each muscle and group of muscles together. They hold the body together …

Hot Stone Massage

hot stone massage

A hot stone massage incorporates the use of hot volcanic stones to distribute heat and warm soft tissue prior to massage. The heat from the stones encourages blood supply to the surface whereby the muscles relax and the fascia is loosened to allow for the therapists hands to work deeper quicker on soft tissue. The …

Feeling Stressed?

When is the last time you felt relaxed? Are you stressed now? Do you internalize stress? Do you experience anxiety daily? Stress affecting immune system? Constant problems and worries? Low mood/lacking mindfulness? Feeling disconnected/vulnerable? Sometimes our daily lives can be filled with stress and lots of rushing around. Endless reasons to tense up and feel …