What's on offer?
|Full body Massage||£35||(60 mins)|
|Indian Head||£35||(60 mins)|
|Back and Neck Massage||£25||(30 mins)|
|Sports Massage||£25||(30 mins)|
|Foot Massage||£15||(15-20 mins)|
Full Body Massage:
Massage has been around for a long time, Chinese, Indian, Egyptians have used it for centuries, with recordings found as long ago as 3000 BC. Evidence was also found in Roman times, where their culture for relaxing in baths and spa's was accompanied by massage for relaxation.
What to expect:
You will need to remove clothing, soft towels are provided for your modesty. The therapist may use oil, cream or talc, during the treatment, to provide a free flowing movement.
You can expect your body to react in at least two main ways. You will usually experience a physical effect as massage will loosen tightness in your muscles, and can help improve mobility in your joints. You can also expect to feel gently relaxed therefore improving your sense of wellbeing. What better way to unwind in todays stresses and strains!
Is Massage right for me?
Although massage is suitable for most adults, there are certain conditions where massage should be avoided. You will be asked to complete a consultation form to ensure that the treatment is in your best interest. If you are suffering from a long term condition, you may be advised to seek medical advice from your doctor or consultant.
To gain the most from your massage, drink plent of water, refrain from alcohol in the hours just after the treament. Taking a bath before bedtime can be especially beneficial.
Indian Head massage has been practiced in India for over a thousand years, and is based on an ancient therapy called 'Ayurvedic', which has been around for at least 4000 years. Even in these early times, this massage was used with herbs, spices, and aromatic oils, not only to improve skin and muscles, but as a medicinal treatment to aid the body's own natural healing and wellbeing. In India today, families still massage each other every day, using essential oils to improve their hair and scalp condition.
What to expect:
You will be seated, you will be advised to remove clothing from the top half of your body, the therapist will massage your neck and shoulders and work through your hair. You can expect to feel very relaxed and any tight muscles should release stiffness and tension. You may find this treatment helps in relief of headaches and sleep patterns, whilst releasing stress and tension. The face may also be massaged as well as ears, so removal of jewellery is advised.
You can expect a feeling of relaxation, and may feel slightly light headed. Tension and stress should feel released, as well as a feeling of wellbeing.
Is Indian Head right for me?
As with any therapy, please check with your doctor if you have any on going treatment or long term illness. Indian Head is suitable for most adults, and your therapist will ask you to complete a consultation form to insure that it is in your best interest to receive the treatment.
Please drink plenty of water after the massage, and refrain from alcohol in the immediate hours following the treament. Take plenty of rest, and avoid exertion to gain full benefit from the treatment. A milky drink and a warm bath before bedtime could be beneficial.
Back and Neck Massage:
Back and neck massage is very popular, as most of us suffer some back discomfort during our lifetime. As many of us work at computers nowadays, we are unaware of sitting for long periods in bad posture, therefore our backs, shoulders and necks are under strain, causing us many aches and pains.
What to expect:
This massage will last for about thirty minutes, and will require you to remove clothing. Soft towels are provided for your modesty. The therapist may use oil, cream or talc, to provide a smooth massage. Deeper massage techniques may be used on certain problem area's if necessary, the therapist will discuss this with you at the time of the treatment.
Is a back and neck massage suitable for me?
While back and neck massage is suitable for most adults, there are certain conditions where massage should be avoided. You will be asked to complete a consultion form to ensure that it is in your best interest to receive it. If you suffer from any long term illness or are being treated by a medical professional, you are advised to seek advice from them.
As with all our therapies, you are advised to drink plenty of water after your treatment. This will aid the removal of waste products and toxins from the body, which may have been released by the massage. Please avoid alcohol in the immediate hours after the treatment, and a bath, with a milky drink before bedtime can be very beneficial.
Sports massage has been used for thousands of years. Early records show in ancient Greece, athletes used massage before competing, and Roman's recognised it for injured gladiators. Today, it is used in leisure centres and gyms, as well as other professional practices. At football matches, cycling and running races, you may have spotted a Sports Therapist at work.
What to expect:
The therapist will ask a series of questions, to determine the reason for your visit, and the cause of the injury. An assessment on your range of movements will take place, and the therapist will discuss with you the treatment plan they wish to employ. You will be advised whether any clothing needs to be removed, as some massages can be through your clothes.
Is Sports massage suitable for me?
This therapy is suitable for most adults, but there are certain conditions where a medical professional's advice may need to be obtained. Although this therapy is called 'Sports' it can apply to the athlete in all of us. We all pull muscles by over stretching or twisting, and carrying heavy loads, so this therapy can benefit a wide range of clients. The therapist will ask you to complete a consultation form to ensure that the massage is in your best interest.
Please drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol in the immediate hours after your treatment. This will give you maximum benefit from the treatment, and aid the removal of toxins and waste products which may have been released by the massage.
This is a therapy that treats the whole body through the soles of the feet. An early form of reflexology was said to be used by the Chinese, more than 5,000 years ago. Art work found in Egyptian tombs depict figures working on the feet, with many references through ancient records show it was widely practiced in the ancient world.
The feet are divided into zones which correspond to different areas of the body in modern Reflexology. Eunice D. Ingram developed this therapy in the 1930's, and today it has become very popular.
What to expect:
Reflexology usually lasts forty-five to sixty minutes for the treatment. Only the feet are worked on and so you only need to remove footwear and socks/tights. You will be invited to relax in a reclining chair or treatment couch. The therapist may use oil or cream, to finish the session, leaving the feet relaxed and energised.
Is Reflexology right for me?
This therapy is suitable for most adults, and the therapist will ask you to complete a consultation form. This is to ensure that the treatment is in your best interest, and you will be advised to seek medical advice for any ongoing illness, or medication you may be taking from your doctor or consultant.
You are advised to drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol in the immediate hours after the treament to gain the most benefit from your therapy. Rest and relax for the remaining hours of the day, with a suggested bath and milky drink before bedtime.
Treat your feet to a lovely relaxing massage. You may have been on your feet all day, and they feel tired, but we usually neglect them! This massage is a pamper for your little 'pinkies', after all you have been standing on them for all your life, so a treat for your feet is perfect! If you have been considering a Reflexology, but are not sure if you would like it, this introduction of a foot massage may suit you.
What to expect:
You will be asked to relax onto a couch or reclining chair, and remove your footwear. The treatment will last for about fifteen to twenty minutes. The therapist may use cream or oils, and massage the feet to release tension, aches and pains. Your feet should feel light and energised.
Is a foot massage right for me?
As this treatment is suitable for most adults, you will be asked if you are currently taking any medication or are suffering from a long term illness. If you are in any doubt, you are advised to seek medical advice from your doctor or consultant.
Please drink plenty of water, and avoid alcohol in the immediate hours following the treatment. Please rest and take things easy for the remaining hours of the day. A bath and milky drink before bedtime can be beneficial.
Mikao Usui developed Reiki in the early 1900's. At Mount Kurama, while meditating, he experienced what is known as an 'enlightenment'. Reiki is defined as 'Universal Life Energy' which describes the the many systems of natural balancing.
What to expect:
Reiki can be used on the whole body, or on a specific part. A full body treatment can last forty five to sixty minutes, depending on the client's needs. A localised area may last about twenty minutes. A full consultation will take place before the treatment, and there is no need to remove any clothing. You will be asked to lie on a couch or sit in a chair. The therapist will usually take a few minutes to reach a calm state, and will then gently place their hands on or near different parts of the body including the head, torso, knees and feet. The hands may remain in one position for several minutes before moving to the next position. You may notice a warmth and a feeling of deep relaxation.
Is Reiki right for me?
As Reiki is a very gentle therapy, it is suitable for all. The therapist will ask you to fill in a consultation form, to ensure that the treatment is in your best interest.
After your treatment, you may feel deeply relaxed. As Reiki is used to stimulate natural re-balancing, you are advised to rest, and enjoy the feeling of wellbeing. You may feel a lack of concentration, which is quite normal and will soon pass. Drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol in the immediate hours following the treatment.
Please note that any of the above treatments, should not be used in place of conventional medical care. Always consult a GP or other health professional for medical attention and advice.