Offering a range of treatments from pregnancy and postnatal services to remedial massage, we have a treatment to suit every body.
What is Massage?
Considered one of the oldest healing methods, massage is the manual manipulation of soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments) to enhance a person’s health and well-being.
What are the benefits?
One of the immediate benefits of massage is a feeling of deep relaxation and calm. This occurs because massage prompts the release of endorphins – the brain chemical that produces feelings of wellbeing. Levels of stress hormones, such as adrenaline, cortisol and norepinephrine, are also reduced.
Some of the physical benefits of massage include:
- reduced muscle tension
- improved circulation
- stimulation of the lymphatic system
- reduction of stress hormones
- increased joint mobility and flexibility
- improved skin tone
- improved recovery of soft tissue injuries
- heightened mental alertness
- reduced anxiety and depression.
Types of Massage
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Postnatal massage supports the recovery of the body and the emotional and physical changes within the postpartum period.
Treating a dysfunction of the body, remedial massage is usually performed when you are suffering particular muscle tension and chronic pain.
Pregnancy massage assists in alleviating the common musculoskeletal discomforts that are unique to pregnancy
This workshop will empower mothers and birth partners by teaching you the skills to provide nurturing and loving touch during the first stages of labour.
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Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a gentle massage that promotes the movement of lymph, fluid that transports white blood cells, oxygen, and nutrients to tissues in the body. Lymph play a vital role in the function of the immune system. This style of massage can be used to treat many health concerns. Danish physicians Emil… Continue reading Manual Lymphatic Drainage