BODY & SOLE
Diane qualified in 2010, as a Holistic Therapist, specialising in: Reflexology, Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy and Deep Tissue Massage. She is a member of The Federation of Holistic Therapists. Before becoming a therapist, she worked extensively as an English teacher both here in the UK and abroad in Egypt and Greece.
In 2010 Diane decided to pursue her passion in alternative therapies and holistic health and became Qualified to practice, in order to help and assist people and relieve pain and discomfort. She brings experience, in depth knowledge and passion to her work with each client based on their individual needs.
She offers a wide variety of treatments, which can be easily adapted and tailored specifically to the client. Common issues and problems such as stress reduction , sleep disturbance, back pain and muscle tension can be addressed. Diane combines her therapies to suit the individual needs and circumstances and all clients are treated individually, in complete safety, privacy and confidentiality in a peaceful ambient and relaxed environment to enhance the quality of the treatments. Treatments for body and sole!
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£35 1 Hour
Reflexology is a complementary therapy which facilitates the healing of the physical and emotional body. It is based on the concept that every part of the body is connected to reflex areas on the feet. By working over these reflexes in a precise and systematic way, the reflexologist stimulates the body’s own healing energies.
Recipients of reflexology experience a deep relaxation of the body and mind.
Doctors are acknowledging that as much as 80% of diseases are caused by stress. Stress lowers immunity. While under stress we are all more susceptible to infections. Reflexology is an excellent relaxation therapy and therefore helps alleviate the symptoms of stress, thus reducing the detrimental effects on our health.
A reflexology treatment helps the body as a whole, endeavouring to find the root of the ailment by locating imbalances within the body. As tension is eased pressure on the nerves and vessels are relaxed, thus improving the flow of blood and oxygen to all parts of the body.
Who can benefit from Reflexology?
Since reflexology treats the whole person, not just the symptoms of disease, most people benefit from treatments. Reflexology is suitable for:
Children and Adults Acute and Chronic conditions Stress related conditions Sleep disorders
Preventative therapy Conditions which have been shown through medical research projects to benefit from reflexology treatments include:
· Back pain
· Blood pressure
· Chest pain
· Gastric problems
· Knee arthralgia
· Lumbar strain
· Neuro-physical functioning
· Pregnancy and Labour
· Premenstrual tension
· Ureter and kidney stone attacks
An increasing number of people are using this safe and natural therapy as a way of relaxing, balancing and harmonising the body.
What will happen when you come for a treatment?
When you come for treatment there will be a preliminary talk with the practitioner. Then you will remove your socks and shoes, lie down and RELAX
with the benefit of relaxing music and essential oils while the reflexologist begins to work on your feet.
For each person the application and effect of the therapy is unique. There may be discomfort in places, but it is fleeting and is an indication of congestion or imbalance in a corresponding part of the body. It is important to mention this to the practitioner. For the most part, the sensation is pleasant and soothing. Tensions are eased and circulation and elimination are improved.
Treatments last about an hour. A number of sessions will probably be necessary as the benefits of reflexology build up gradually. The total number of sessions and their frequency will depend on your body’s requirements and the reflexologist will discuss this with you. Once your body is back in tune you may choose to continue occasional treatment to maintain good health.
60 minutes each
Through the combination of massage and essential oils, carefully selected (during consultation) to meet the client’s needs, two powerful and popular techniques for increased healing power, stress reduction, and pain relief are applied. The vast array of essential oils that can be inhaled or applied topically can provide healing, soothing, and relaxing effects. You may find that aromatherapy massage provides the extra therapeutic and psychological care you need to get the maximum benefit from your massage session.
Deep Tissue £40
Similar in style to Swedish massage—one of the most popular forms of relaxation massage—deep tissue massage targets the innermost layers of the body’s muscles, tendons, and fascia (the densely woven tissue that connects parts inside the body). Deep tissue massage can also provide relaxation, but massage therapists who specialize in deep tissue typically use much stronger
pressure. One of the most common culprits for chronic pain is inflammation in the body’s soft tissue, and by increasing blood flow throughout the body, this massage technique is often able to reduce that inflammation. Massage therapists may also work to loosen clusters of tight tissue resulting from physical stress, providing further relief for tense muscles.
Swedish massage is focused primarily on the body and, therefore, is a more physical approach to relieving stress, aches, pains, and tension. One benefit of Swedish massage is its ability to relax the mind-brain connection—the mind being the energy and thoughts, and the brain being the physical matter. This is thought to contribute to a more balanced, stimulated, and integrated system. A healthy mind-brain connection may also help facilitate better physical health.
Swedish massage helps the body heal itself by physically manipulating and stimulating the body’s circulatory and lymphatic systems. This works to energize and help eliminate toxins in the body. Also, through Swedish massage, a high level of relaxation can often be achieved, and this relaxation can help prepare the body to act as an open, receptive vessel in which healing can more rapidly occur.
Studies have provided evidence that Swedish massage may be beneficial for specific conditions such as arthritis in the knees, symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, blood pressure, immune system issues, severe headaches and migraines, and fibromyalgia.
Hot Stone £45
The treatment originates in ancient India and China where stones were used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The type of stones used are Basalt, formed from volcanic rock, it has the ability to hold a consistent heat for long periods of time.
Hot Stones Massage works by combining the use of the heated stones and massage strokes to allow the skin to absorb the moisturising and therapeutic oils applied whilst simultaneously allowing the muscles to relax through the application of heat so that the therapist can work into the deeper muscle layers.