The term ‘holistic‘ comes from the Greek word ‘holos’ meaning whole. The holistic approach aims to restore balance within the body, taking into account the person’s whole being not just their physical symptoms or ailments.
Massage therapy is an ancient form of healing, used for thousands of years. Holistic massage combines a therapeutic and nurturing process of touch and response with each treatment
Massage speeds up the natural healing processes of the body, calming the mind and settling emotions.
Physically, this can be to relax tight muscles and improve circulation, nervous function and joint mobility. This increases the body’s fluidity and can ease many short and long term ailments such as back pain, arthritis and insomnia.
At an emotional level, massage can provide the caring, non-intrusive touch we have longed for. This soothes the busy mind, reduces stress and helps us feel nurtured.
At a deeper level, massage can help release the personal history we have stored in our body tissues, which can lead to powerful changes in our energy and provide a vital transformational ingredient for the client’s growth. in each person’s process of growth.
A typical session can take between 1 hour and 90 mins for a full massage, or it can be 60 mins if we are targeting a specific area but this is discussed beforehand as part of a set of treatments.