The Healing Practice Massages
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy
This specialised treatment encourages the natural drainage of the lymph from the body tissue. The technique is light with gentle pressure mobilising fluid toward the lymphatic processing sites, with varying degrees of pressure in the actual sites (chest, neck, abdomen, axilla (armpit), inguinal (groin) region, and in association with the blood vessels of the intestines. An hour or 1.5 hours with add-ons. Find out more.
Lymphatic Massage is gentle and relaxes the nervous system and aids the immune system. It is particularly beneficial for those recovering from respiratory infections, chronic fatigue, and also for the physically inactive; or recuperation from long illness or surgery; and ongoing rehabilitation such as cancer treatment plans.
Ultimate Relaxation Massage
Deeply relaxing immersive massage to stimulate the senses – to calm, de-stress and rejuvenate you. Also included or optional is a 30-minute therapeutic back scrub and foot reflexology.
Nourishing base oils and essential oils absorbed into the bloodstream will prolong the benefits of your ultimate relaxation massage. Long therapeutic Ka Huna style strokes from head to toe. This triple treatment is deeply relaxing and activating at the same time. Medium pressure. Enduring result! An hour or 1.5 hours with add-ons.
Rebalance Massage (realign lower back / hips)
This treatment focuses on restoring postural and muscular balance to the whole body, using special massage and stretching techniques on selected areas. It is focused on releasing and activating muscles around hip and lower back areas (lumbar-pelvic region). This area is very important for overall posture, as it grounds the centre of body particularly in the way that we move). Find out more.
This specialised treatment focuses on areas of stagnation and tension in a woman’s body to improve her health and wellbeing to support conception. Various massage techniques are used to identify stagnant areas (such as adhesions and scar tissue, muscular tension, digestive problems) and to rectify areas of need. The particular focus is abdominal, to relieve tension in the soft tissue areas, soften and release external scars and internal adhesions (e.g. from old abdominal surgeries such as Gall bladder or Appendix removals, whether keyhole or other), aiding digestion, elimination and tonifying the viscera (abdominal organs and surrounding tissue).
Fertility Massage may also include Lymphatic Drainage as the perfect accompaniment to improving immunity and circulation. This is recommended for women who have been struggling with their fertility for over a year or more, or would like to optimise their health and wellbeing in preparation for conception. An hour or 1.5 hours with add-ons.
Manual techniques applied to release the fascia, particularly in the shoulders, neck and scalp. By using advanced myofascial release techniques, targeted areas that normally hold a lot of stress and tension from physical and / or emotional stress or trauma can be released. To finish the treatment, we use a soothing herbal compress to further relax worked muscles. Suitable for someone who suffers from high stress or has poor posture. Find out more.
Invigorating Massage (remedial/sports influenced)
This treatment is designed to iron out any areas of tension or knots. Depending on your concerns, it can either be an all-over massage working from head to toe, finding and releasing tension as we go, or it can be a very targeted and focused session (e.g. lower back, shoulders and neck session, or glutes and legs session). It helps to improve flexibility and release stress and tension in the muscles. Your body will feel lighter and more flexible after the treatment. Find out more.
Gua Sha Facial Massage & Foot Reflexology
Gua Sha (scraping technique) and light cupping are used to gently work the facial and neck muscles. To smooth and lift the face, leaving your skin feeling invigorated, radiant and smooth. Lymphatic techniques help to drain fluid and congestion build-up. Foot Reflexology targets your hardworking feet and lower legs to increase blood flow to your lower body and is the perfect finish to your treatment. Facial cupping may also be used to deepen the efficacy of this treatment. The face is an important area to work on to relieve congestion, detoxify the body systems, and stimulate the circulation via the meridians (energy channels) and increased blood flow. In addition, a head massage and stretches can be included that will stimulate the scalp and relieve tension areas at the occipital line (back edge of skull) and temporal lobes (above ears). This is a deeply relaxing treatment. Find out more.