Should I have a massage when sick?

I get asked this question a lot during autumn and winter months;  I have a cold..is it still ok to have a massage?  My answer to clients usually is.., it depends how long you’ve been feeling sick and if you have temperature.  Massage is great for releasing toxins and reducing aches but if you’ve just caught Continue reading »

Useful essential oils and herbs for Summer

Summertime means holidays and relaxation but it can also bring on mosquito bites, rashes, sunburn, blisters, hayfever, headaches… Below I’ve listed herbs and aromatherapy oils useful for treating these conditions naturally. Sunburn-Rashes-Dry Skin  Sooth the skin with cooling and healing Aloe Vera gel or Calendula (marigold) cream. I keep these in the fridge to add Continue reading »

How can you detox with massage?

Are you feeling sluggish, tired and bloated? Rich Christmas foods and excess alcohol can leave us feeling heavy and ready for a detox in January. Whilst its beneficial to juice, eat more fruit and vegetables , exercise and sleep well, a good massage therapy session can assist your body to cleanse and feel better in Continue reading »

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

Here I share some of my favourite ways to cope with the colder months and look after your health. Chamomile. You can use chamomile tea for sore throats, colds, flu and as a night time natural relaxing drink. If you feel the chill and have a cold, add grated ginger root with the chamomile to Continue reading »

Are you stressed out?

Defend yourself against stress, unwind mentally and improve your health. Below you will find some practical tips on how to stay calm and healthy every day. Starve the negative. Avoid overloading on negative information from TV, press, gossip about friends or colleagues and dont associate with anyone who has a pessimistic view on life When Continue reading »

Top 10 Reasons to get a Massage

1. Have some time out on your own to relax and de-stress. It’s important to take time out and forget about the daily routines by having a soothing, nurturing massage. You’ll feel like on a natural high due to the release of endorphins and quietening of the mind after a massage session. 2. Stimulate and Continue reading »

Massage and Spa Sessions Explained

Are you new to holistic therapies or maybe want to find out what happens during a massage or spa treatment? Here I’ll briefly explain the most common therapies and body treatments and their benefits to you. How do I choose the right treatment for me? There are variety of massage techniques and spa treatments to Continue reading »