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Aromatherapy Massage

Essential oils are highly fragrant, and volatile, they are extracted from flowers, leaves, twigs, bark, roots and fruits of many common plants. The essential oils have many different properties and as research has shown can be stimulants, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, relaxants, calming, soothing and uplifting. Aromatherapy therefore has the ability to affect the emotions, feelings, help bodily symptoms and work psychologically.

Aromatherapy is used for a wide range of problems, including pain relief; anxiety and stress related conditions; insomnia; headaches, arthritis; rheumatism and menstrual problems. It is sometimes available in maternity services and is widely used in palliative and cancer care in hospitals and hospices.

Research indicates that aromatherapy massage may be helpful for the short-term relief of anxiety and that certain essential oils may relieve some symptoms associated with dementia. There is some promising evidence that tea tree oil could be useful in treating acne and fungal infections.

Aromatherapy can benefit almost everyone, helping a wide range of disorders. Essential oils must be diluted and used with care. When used correctly, aromatherapy is safe for everyone.

Please use the contact form below to get in touch with April to schedule an appointment.  Or call  01584 811228

Holistic Facial

Using Neals Yards Remedies, which are organic and natural our holistic facials will boost the skin's natural radiance and moisture levels. The therapist will use the products best suited to your skin, a clianse, exfoliation, mask, massage and moisturising treatment will rejuvenate your skin and leave you feeling nurtured & relaxed. N.B> Neals Yard Remedies are available in our shop so you can carry on caring for your skin at home!

Pregnancy Massage

A pregnancy massage is becoming increasingly popular with expectant mothers. Pregnancy massage reduces stress, decreases swelling, relieves aches and pains, prevents stretch marks and reduces anxiety and depression. The massage is customised to your needs and you will be comfortably positioned and supported throughout this blissful treatment.

Massage & Healing Combo

Any of our massage therapies can be combined with Reiki Healing or Crystal Therapy to help give a truly holistic treatment, easing body, mind and soul, feel your stress fade away.

Deep Tissue / Remedial Massage

Deep Tissue / Remedial Massage is designed to relieve sev ere tension in the muscle, connective tissue or fascia. Clients report greater flexibility and reduction in muscular pain and discomfort. This type of massage employs a variety of advanced massage techniques. If you suffer from sciatica, frozen shoulder, carpel tunnel, plantar faciatis, tension headaches or experience any muscular aches and pains due to poor posture or work?sports activities this type of massage will be beneficial for you.

Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage / Champissage

This massage includes the face, head, neck and shoulders, relieving stress, muscle tension, insomnia and headaches and can be applied with or without oils. If used, the oil acts as a deep conditioner for the scalp and hair. Extremely peaceful and balancing.

Crystal Therapy

Crystals have been used since ancient times to heal and bring balance. Crystal therapy helps to re-balance the physical body and energy field thus promoting healing and change. Some crystals re-energise or stimulate the body whilst others calm systems that are overactive. Treatments are normally very relaxing and can take anything from a few minutes up to 30 minutes dependent upon need.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a very gentle massage which aids the flow of lymphatic fluid in and around the body. It increases circulation and the removal of waste products and reduces congestion and is extremely beneficial for reducing fluid retention in the body. If you suffer from sinus congestion, swollen limbs, puffy eyes, swollen and painful joints, acne, cellulite, migraines, discomfort following a previous whiplash injury or swelling after cosmetic surgery this type of massage could be for you.

N.B. Not suitable for chronic lymphoedema, if in doubt please arrange a consultation.

Crystal Wand Facial Massage

A gentle massage using crystal wands, the therapist will divine which crystals you need, this massage helps to drain waste products from the skin, tone and increase circulation, leaving you feeling relaxed and your skin radiant.

Massage Therapist

April Boardman MFHT ITEC Dip HE - IHBC Dip Hyp Reiki Master

April has been a massage therapist since 1993 and has continued her professional development by training in advanced massage techniques and other Holistic Therapies. April's work background is in Health and Social care as well as complementary therapies. She has previously facilitated courses for Living Well with Cancer. She also has several years experience as a Reiki Master Teacher/Practitioner, Crystal Healer and Hypnotherapist. She says " I believe in working in a holistic way with my clients and work towards promoting their physical, spiritual, mental and emotional well being. I am a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists and am on their PSA accredited voluntary register, My qualifications are recognised by most Health Insurance providers. Helping people to feel better inside and out is my greatest satisfaction and I am pleased when clients benefit from the therapies I provide".