Other Holistic Therapies
This is one of the oldest methods of healthcare in practice today. It involves the use of different manipulative techniques to move the body's muslces and soft tissue.
Massage is the recent name for the ancient-established art of healing by touch. Massage is calming and soothing. It improves our sense of well-being and reduces the levels of cortisol-the body's stress hormone. It also strengthens the immnue system by bringing more white blood cells into the circulatory system and this in turn helps to fight infection.
It is also very effective to relieve stress and anxiety.
Massage has many benefits:
-Increase blood and lymph flow
-Improves posture by balancing the muscle activity
-Soothes and relaxes the body
For a complete indulgence of relaxation and wellbeing, why don't you try:
Therapeutic Massage + Reiki.
A beautiful combination very popular among my clients. It soothes the body, the mind and the Spirit.
The healing touch of a foot massage can be traced back to the origins of humankind. There is a recorded pictograh on the Egyptian tomb of Ankhamor dated 2320BC showing a person holding the foot of another person and applying a massase on the sole of the foot.
There are more than 7200 nerve endings in our feet, 5000 on our hands and 500 on our ears, perhaps the secret to health and longevity is on our feet, hands and ears after all!
Reflexology is a non-instrusive complimentary therapy that is based on the theory that different points on the feet and hands correspond with different areas of the body.
This therapy works very well alongside with allopathic healthcare to promote better health for people. Every treatment is tailored to each individual and it takes into consideration both physical and non-physical factors that might be affecting the wellbeing of the client.
Some people find it works for them, some don't. The best way to find out is to give it a try!
Reflexology has many benefits: Helps to eliminate toxins, increases the energy levels, helps with nerve function, helps with relaxation by reducing stress levels, speeds up the healing process.
Also available a lovely combination very popular among my clients:
Reflexolgy + Reiki.
They report a tremendous sense of relaxation and feeling of peace.
Indian Head Massage
Indian Head massage is an ancient therapeutic treament that has been practiced in India for thousands of years and is it incredibly relaxing. It focuses particularly on the upper back, shoulders, neck , face and scalp.
Indian Head massage offers all kind of benefits from stimulating the circulatory and lymphatic system, to reducing the levels of cortisol and stress hormones. It is particularly indicated for migraines, headaches and sleeping problems.
Indiand Head Massage in Cork can be combined with Reiki to boost its results.
Backache, difficulties sleeping, poor circulation, oedema...this an many more are common complaints women go through during pregnancy. I remember well!
However, there is help at hand. Gentle pregnancy massage can often help to relieve these problems, promoting relaxation, easing away stiffness and tension, reducing swelling and improving blood flow.
Perhaps you'd like to take advantage of having time for yourself before baby arrives. Feeling that you matter and that you are taken care of.
Whatever the reason, in Natura Healing Therapies we can provide the treatment that suits you best.
The sessions are taylored to meet your needs. Sometimes, I do combinations of Pregnancy Massage with Reflexology or Reiki. These will bring deep relaxation and also benefits to the baby, who will be floating in a loving stream of feel-good hormones. It's a win-win for both.
Please note that Pregnancy Massage in Cork cannot be applied until the 12th week of pregnancy.