Massage is an ancient form of healing that involves the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body to bring about health and well being. Remedial massage is performed to treat specific structural weaknesses or areas of pain or muscle tension. It relaxes the nervous system and promotes blood and lymph circulation. It improves muscle and skin condition.
Deep tissue massage is a specific form of massage during which the therapist uses slow deep pressure to muscles and ligaments to heal physical problems and to support emotional release. It addresses tension in the deeper layers of the muscles. It is a powerful form of treatment.
Bowen therapy is a unique Australian form of bodywork developed by Tom Bowen. It is a gentle and relaxing procedure wherein the therapist works without oil across the fibres of the muscle. Periods of manipulation and rest are repeated throughout the session. It is very relaxing and can resolve physical problems quite simply.
The therapist promotes healing by working with intuition, listening to the body and applying sensitive touch. She supports the client to address unresolved issues and release unexpressed emotions. These sessions can be very profound and are often a powerful catalyst for change.
Pregnancy massage is a specific form of massage that supports the health and well being of women during pregnancy and in the early weeks after the birth. It is particularly useful in addressing lower back pain that women often experience in the last months of pregnancy. It assists in the release of stress and tension, and promotes the health of mother and baby.
Reflexology is a form of healing that is based on the principle that there are reflex zones in the feet and hands that correspond to all the glands and organs and tissues of the body. It is a unique method that uses the therapist's thumbs and fingers to stimulate these reflex zones to relieve stress and tension, improve blood supply and promote the unblocking of nerve impulses. It helps the body return to homeostasis. It is extremely relaxing and brings about an improved sense of well being.
The Horstmann Technique is a powerful therapy that is based on the hypothesis that unacknowledged or unexpressed emotions within us cause energy blockages that result in structural strains, postural weaknesses and chemical imbalances. Different modes of treatment are used to address specific problems. These include the Ileosacral Release, Self Sabotage Release, Foot Release and the Arm and Shoulder Release. The higher energy techniques include the Karmic Release, Aura Drainage, Thymus Release and the Seven Golden Points.
Polarity therapy is a form of energy balancing that is simple and effective. The life force flowing through the therapist's hands is used to assist the release of energy blockages and restore balance to the energy field. It promotes the restoration of health and produces a sense of peace and well being.