Massage is perhaps one of the oldest healing traditions. Many cultures including the Ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese and Indians – were convinced of the therapeutic properties of massage and used it to treat a variety of ailments. The skin is the largest organ of the human body and is packed with nerve endings. Massage stimulates the immune system by increasing blood flow and lymph drainage. It improves circulation and relieves congestion in the tissues. It stimulates the production of blood cells and promotes lymph flow which hastens the elimination of cellular wastes. It helps clear muscles of lactic and uric acid that builds up during exercise Massage assists the body's natural ability to heal itself. It relaxes and tones the muscles preventing injuries, increases circulation and therefore improves the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to all body cells. SessionsMondays and Thursdays
The ancient art of reflexology is a precise technique applied to specific points throughout the feet or hands. Reflexology promotes balance in physical, mental, emotional and energetic levels of the body. Stress, toxins and illness create blockages inhibiting the flow of energy. The reflexologist will use their thumbs and fingers to apply a firm pressure known as acupressure. This application stimulates the bodies own healing process as physiological changes are activated. The principle of this therapy is that the two feet represent the entire body incorporating each body system and including every gland and organ. Stimulation assists in clearing blockages, allowing the flow of energy to be restored. Reflexology... Relaxes, Restores and Revitalizes! The proven benefits of Reflexology are:
Bowen Therapy is a holistic and multidimensional approach to pain relief and healing that has achieved remarkable results over the past 50 years. It is based on the recognition by Tom Bowen, its originator, who lived and practiced in Victoria. Bowen Is a gentle, non-invasive form of bodywork which assists to offer relief from a whole range of health and emotional conditions which will not only help the condition but also the underlying cause. It is a safe and effective pain relief allowing freedom from medication in many cases;
Traditional old style Lomi Lomi massage is amongst one of the nurturing experiences that is practiced from the heart. “Old Style” combines almost endless methods, with “the laying on of the hands”, both in passive mod and active massage of Lomi Lomi. Always conducted with an open hand, rhythm is integral, the strokes are long and continuous, and ultimately hypnotic which acts to bring the mind to a place of absolute stillness. This “sanctuary” of the quiet mind is where true healing manifests.
One of the main goals of this method is to allow the practitioner to work from an understanding, that he or she is merely an instrument, through which Mana or life force is allowed to flow into the client.