Holistic Body Therapies
SWEDISH BODY MASSAGE
Swedish massage uses long strokes, kneading, friction and stimulating movements with the hands, palms, thumbs and fingertips.
Movements are generally applied in the direction of the heart.
The main purpose is to increase the oxygen flow to the blood and release toxins from the muscles.
By increasing blood flow the muscles are warmed and relaxed.
Recovery time from muscular strain is shortened by flushing out lactic acid, uric acid and other metabolic wastes from tissues in the body. It is ideal after sporting activities or simply as a means of relaxation. Swedish massage is both relaxing and invigorating, effecting the nerves, muscles, glands and circulation, while promoting health and well being.
INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
The massage techniques used reduce muscle tension and encourage the removal of toxins, whilst work on pressure points helps to relieve nervous tension and stress. By helping to rebalance the body, provide effective relaxation and create a feeling of well being. Indian head massage is seen as a great natural treatment for a variety of emotional and physical ailments. Indian head is an effective alternative treatment for depression and for emotional healing as it releases endorphins that make you feel more relaxed and rejuvenated, this can also helps with insomnia and sleep related problems.
HOPI EAR CANDLING
Hopi ear candling is a natural non invasive process used to cleanse the ears, restore muffled hearing and also relieve ear pressure and tension. It can relieve excessive wax build up, help hearing problems, clear sinuses, headaches, migraines, tinnitus, swimmers ear, cold, flu, rhinitis, lymph gland swelling and in flight ear pressure. The process involves the use of a long hollow cone shaped candle made from unbleached pure cotton, coated in beeswax. As the candle slowly burns down it create a swirling, rising warm current of air. This draws excess wax from the ear by gentle vacuum and helps clear the lymphatic system by drawing out liquid, toxins and remnants of past infections.