What is Hot Stone Massage? Hot Stone massage is a more effective way to give a massage treatment using hot 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 knots that are found in muscles. The […]
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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 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 […]
A chakra is an old Sanskrit term meaning wheel or vortex it is a term used to reference energy centres around the body that govern our psychological properties, they also line up with our major organs. The earliest mention of chakras is from 1900 BC in the Hindu scriptures. In a lot of cultures there […]
Reiki is not just for hippies! In fact I am so surprised at the amount of people that have heard of reiki or have even had a treatment that this shows it is slowly getting out there and becoming a known complementary therapy in its own right. This is brilliant because it means people are […]
When I first discovered Reflexology 10 years ago I was working long hours and always getting colds and felt very run down. I initially went to book a massage but then came across reflexology and fancied trying something different so after a bit of research I thought I would give it a go. I preferred […]
Hello and Welcome to my first blog I hope you find it interesting and informative. Here at Gemma’s Holistic Therapies it’s been really busy but I hope you’ll agree worth it. All the hard work fills me with great pride and excitement to be re-launching with a new logo that is more reflective of a […]