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MASSAGE

HOLISTIC MASSAGE

Daily life impacts on our body in many ways. Although we can easily become tired, stressed, anxious and exhausted we seldom create the space to explore the therapeutic form of beneficial relaxation. Holistic massage can create instant improvement in the quality of sleep and concentration, improve circulation and waste removal and encourage deeper, more relaxed breathing, and is an accessible treatment for all ages.

I am able to adapt each holistic massage using some deep tissue techniques for clients suffering from discomfort/muscle tightness. 

No two treatments are the same and will be tailored to a clients needs.

(Any health conditions affecting the muscles or skeletal system will need to be discussed with your gp beforehand)

 

Deep Tissue/Remedial Massage Now Available .

BENEFITS OF HOLISTIC MASSAGE

  •     Reduces overall stress & anxiety      

  •     Increases energy levels

  •     Increases mental clarity

  •     Alleviates muscular tension & stiffness

  •     Increases mobility & flexibility

  •     Encourages better circulation

  •     Encourages deeper & more efficient breathing

  •     Improves skin elasticity

  •     Boosts the immune system

  •     Balances the digestive system

  •     Promotes general relaxation

  •     Improves sleep pattern

PREGNANCY MASSAGE

Although pregnancy is a wonderful time for a woman, it comes with many changes to the body which can put pressure on the joints, ligaments and organs which can cause discomfort and pain.

Pregnancy Massage can reduce aches and pains and other common health problems. Research shows that the baby can also benefit from massage as 'feel good' endorphins are released by the mother during massage are passed onto the baby.

 

BENEFITS

  • Increased Circulation - this can help distribute essential nutrients and fluid to the organs and placenta

  • Lymphatic Drainage - eliminates toxins and helps reduce odema (swelling) 

  • Induces Deep Relaxation - can aid peaceful sleep, reduce anxiety and create a sense of well being

  • Releases Muscular Tension in the upper back, shoulders, lower back and hips Can also ease the discomfort of sciatica and Symphasis Pubic Dysfunction (SPD) 

  • Other common complaints that are often alleviated are: heartburn, shortness of breath, constipation, balances blood pressure and helps reduce nausea. 

 

WHAT HAPPENS DURING A SESSION?

Pregnancy massage includes the back, neck, shoulders, legs, arms, face and scalp and also bump if mum to be is comfortable with it. 

 

Most pregnancy massages are performed side lying on a massage couch, but I can offer an alternative not widely available and that is a bump bag (originally from Australia)  this unique piece of equipment enables mum to be to lay on her front with bump safely supported. 

The benefits are obviously that you can lay on your front but it also means no climbing on a couch as the massage is performed on the bump bag on the floor. 

 

*Please note most clients find this comfortable up to the end of pregnancy but I recommend booking in before 37 weeks if possible

BABY MASSAGE

Massage is a lovely way for you to express your love and care for your baby. Massage can soothe your baby and help him or her to sleep. 

Massage has many added benefits for your baby, including improving weight gain, aiding digestion, improving circulation, and easing teething pain. Massage is a great way for you and your partner to bond with your baby, and you may find it relaxing, too!

4 week course (60 minutes x 4): £40

 

1-1 with one or both parents/carers - 3 week course

(30-45 minutes each week in your own home) : £60