There comes a point during most facial treatments where you’re lulled into such a blissful state of relaxation that you naturally doze off for a few minutes—but you’re still reaping all the glorious anti aging benefits. Just like the rest of your body, facial muscles require exercise to keep you looking younger. It’s a natural facelift. Stimulating the face muscles with regular massage helps to bring oxygen to that area—which is a natural form of anti aging skin care in itself. “More blood flow to the area increases collagen production, which gives a healthy and natural glow to the complexion,”
24 Karat Gold Facial is a luxurious anti-aging treatment based on 24 karat gold that offers the skin an unparalleled therapy of luminosity and cellular regeneration. This luxurious anti-ageing facial treatment restores your skin with the life, light and richness it needs. The 24 Karat Gold Facial lifts and firms your skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and brightens the skin. A potent anti-aging formulation using pure 24 karat gold. Rejuvenates and nourishes the skin, giving it a long lasting youthful glow. Cleopatra slept in a mask of gold every night. The Queen of the Ching Dynasty had gold rolled on her face every day. Using the highest grade gold leaf redefining mask. Pure gold will bring a great regenerating, hydrating, and nourishing power to your skin. The gold facial also assists in lymphatic drainage and improved blood circulation, while helping to enhance skin elasticity.
This luxurious, relaxing treatment includes a double cleanse, towel steam, exfoliation, gold redefining mask, an exquisite arm, hand, decolletage & shoulder massage. The mask is then removed using steamed towels, followed by a wonderful facial, head & decollate massage.
Reiki, pronounced ‘ray-key’, is a system of energy healing originating from Japan. The word Reiki itself translates to ‘universal life energy’ and is based on the belief that life energy flows through all living things. When this energy becomes disrupted or blocked, it is believed that stress and disease follow.
In a similar vein to many traditional eastern therapies, Reiki works on the premise that ‘life force energy’ flows through all of us. If this energy becomes unbalanced, low or stuck, it is believed that we are more likely to become stressed and unwell.
Reiki is carried out by practitioners who have been attuned to the Reiki energy. This attunement involves a Reiki master who acts as a mirror to help the student adjust to the energy. This creates a channel between the practitioner and the universal life energy so they can access and use the energy to help others.
Using their hands, Reiki practitioners use this energy to help balance clients’ energy. The nature of Reiki is holistic, meaning that it addresses the body, mind and spirit. While Reiki is considered spiritual, it is not a religion. There is nothing specific you need to believe in, in order to benefit from Reiki healing.
This method of energy healing promotes relaxation and well-being. Its aim is to help reduce stress and stimulate the body’s natural healing abilities.
“As running water smoothes the jagged edges of a rock until it is small enough to roll away, Reiki flows to the areas of need, soothing and supporting the body’s natural ability to heal itself.”
What can Reiki help with?
The relaxing nature of Reiki makes it beneficial in many situations. It can be especially helpful for those who may be feeling disconnected, isolated or overwhelmed. Reiki can help to bring about a sense of peace and centeredness, helping you feel better able to cope with challenges.
The calming effect of a Reiki treatment is also beneficial to pregnant women, supporting them on their journey. Children and even animals can benefit from Reiki as it relaxes and soothes.
Promoting a sense of well-being, many find Reiki encourages and supports positive lifestyle choices. Some even say it helps to reduce the need for alcohol and tobacco.
When used in conjunction with medical treatment, rebalancing energy can help to manage symptoms of anxiety, fatigue and pain. Reiki can be used for short-term problems or in an ongoing capacity to promote overall health and well-being.
Remember, Reiki is a complementary therapy. If you have a health concern, visit your doctor and seek medical advice. Reiki should not be used in place of your doctor’s recommendations; it should be used alongside your treatment to aid healing. Because Reiki is a natural treatment there are no contraindications, meaning it is generally safe to use for everyone. You are advised however to discuss your medical history with your Reiki practitioner in case they need to take extra precautions.
A Typical Session
Before you begin your treatment, I will explain to you what the treatment involves. During this consultation, I may ask you why you are seeking Reiki and details of your medical history. Providing as much detail as possible here ensures that they treat you safely and to the best of their ability.
After this consultation, you will be asked to sit or lie down in a comfortable position. You do not need to remove your clothing for Reiki healing. For comfort, you may wish to remove constricting layers, shoes and/or glasses.
The treatment itself involves placing of hands gently on the body, or slightly above the body, in a predetermined sequence. The position of the hands is non-intrusive and should not cause any discomfort. The touch should be gentle and light, Reiki is not supposed to manipulate or massage.
How will I feel?
Everyone will respond differently to Reiki depending on their individual circumstances. Some people say they feel sensations during their Reiki healing, while others do not. Some feel heat or tingling during the treatment and some report seeing colours. For some, the experience brings up an emotional response. The most common response, however, is a feeling of calm, relaxation and well-being.
After the treatment, you may feel very relaxed, or you may feel energised. There is no right or wrong way to experience Reiki. Some people say after the treatment they encounter a ‘healing reaction’, like a headache or flu-like symptoms.
How many sessions will I need?
This will vary from person to person. It is important to remember that Reiki healing is a process, and therefore may take a number of sessions. Generally, the more chronic and long-term the concern is, the more sessions it will require.
I may recommend a number and/or the spacing of your sessions. You should, however, feel free to make the decision about the spacing of your treatment yourself.
If you have any questions or would like to book an appointment please send an email to email@example.com
Pregnancy is a beautiful and natural condition – nine transformative months full of excitement and joy. But, there’s no doubt about it, the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy can be hard to bear! Pregnancy massage is specially tailored to effectively ease these discomforts, bringing peace and tranquility to both mother and baby.
Just like regular massage, it employs a range of therapeutic techniques that loosen the muscles and joints, reducing pain and discomfort, improves the circulation and relieves fatigue helping the physical body. The opportunity to take some time out of a busy life and receive a nurturing touch also benefits the mind and spirit. Pregnancy massage is performed by a trained specialist and is targeted to the unique needs of mothers-to-be, supporting you through the transitions of your pregnancy. You will be given great care on a cushioned table using the “Comfy Client Cushion” in a “side-lying” position with your body fully supported with pillows. It almost feels like you are in bed! Using a combination of styles to relax and soothe the body, treat and ease tensions & at the end of the session you are left feeling restored, relaxed and comfortable in your new body, ultimately promoting the well being of yourself and your baby.
THE BENEFITS OF PRENATAL MASSAGE
First and foremost, prenatal massage makes you feel good! It nurtures and pampers the body at a time when it needs it the most. In addition to soothing the body and dissolving stress, a trained touch delivers a wide range of psychological and emotional benefits.
It’s a safe and relaxing way to relieve pregnancy’s common discomforts like backache, headaches, heartburn, fatigue, carpal tunnel syndrome, leg cramps, oedema, nasal congestion, sciatica and shortness of breath.
Prenatal massage not only benefits the mother but also your baby too. Everything a pregnant woman does, from her diet and fitness to her relaxation and relative state of contentment – also directly affects the child she is carrying. Study after study has proven that calmness in the mother leads to healthier in-utero development.
Regular prenatal massage can help prepare you for labour by making the pelvis more supple and creates more awareness within your body for relaxation.
Have you heard the saying?
“Carrying the whole world on our shoulders”
Without realising it we hold our bodies in tense alert pose day after day. The buildup continues as the tensions repeat, as time goes on the muscles get shorter & shorter.
The muscles & fascia become so tight often resulting in pain, tension & movement restriction. The shoulders are raised & breathing is often shallow.
Immediate relief for tense muscles comes from lengthening its fibres and getting blood flow to clear out the metabolites. The best ways to do this are massage, heat pads, gentle stretches and exercise.
Having a regular massage along with stretching allows you to connect with your deep self & encourages the release of the trapped emotions & tension. Allowing you to breathe once again.
Quick check.. Do a body scan, Are your shoulders relaxed down away from your ears?
Is your face relaxed, are your brows furrowed, lips pursed?
Is your chin tipped up, tucked down or parallel to the ground?
Do a quick posture check, notice how your spine is positioned and the relationship of your head to your shoulders.
Simply becoming aware of your own postural habits is the first step to making important changes that can lead to lasting relief.
If you feel you are holding tension or tightness anywhere in your body, take a deep abdominal breath & invite exhalation to help you release any tension you feel.