Up until now complementary therapy has not been regulated it has been bizarrely voluntary registers set up by complementary therapy associations which are run independently. The FHT have a new Accredited Register! I am pleased to let you know that after much campaigning by the Federation of Holistic Therapists complementary therapy has taken its first […]
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What is Hot Stone Reflexology? Hot Stone reflexology is a more effective way to give a reflexology treatment using hot & cold stones. One stroke with a hot stone is worth 5 with the hand, so the treatment is more powerful because it enables deeper penetration to break down the tangled nerve fibres that are […]
What Is a Healing Crisis? A healing crisis is when you feel worse before you feel better. If you don’t have holistic treatments regularly the morning after or sometimes immediately after you can have some unpleasant symptoms. However don’t be disenchanted believe it or not it is a good sign! The more treatments you have […]
The History of Marma Points Around 11th century AD it was first documented Indian warriors were able to kill their opponent with a sharp prod and cause immediate death by targeting certain points. These became known as Marma points. There are 12 of these lethal marma points around the body that can cause immediate death. […]
I have recently qualified in Indian head massage and got a distinction! Indians use this therapy as part of their daily family ritual to promote good health which is passed on from generation to generation. Barber shops in India include a scalp massage before cutting the hair because they believe the release of tension gives a […]
I remember both my pregnancies well and I also remember I was NOT a blooming site of radiance with glowing skin. On both occasions I was never one of those lucky women that’s just all bump. I put on weight all over, had swollen ankles, acid indigestion, sinusitis, greasy hair, felt tired all the time […]
I have recently specialised in pre-conception reflexology which helps to prepare the body for pregnancy and helps with sub-optimal fertility. There are lots of factors affecting our fertility. Couples are waiting longer before having children and as we get older our chances to conceive drop and sensibly some couples are waiting to start a family […]
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Proudly presenting my new treatment studio. The builder has finished and the carpet was laid down this morning I have converted my garage into a luxurious, relaxing environment it is perfect for you to come and experience a pampering treatment. I look forward to welcoming you to my new treatment studio.
There was first evidence of reflexology found on a Physicians tomb stone in ancient Egypt dating back to 2330BC. The hieroglyphics next to it read ‘Don’t hurt me’ & ‘I shall act so you praise me.’ The Ancient Chinese were also using a form of reflexology early on in 2500BC when they started using meridian […]