Aromatherapy massage is a slow, flowing style of full body massage, lighter than our full body massage. It is deeply relaxing and soothing to body and especially to mind and spirit. It will leave you feeling quiet, refreshed and peaceful.
Issues dealt with during aroma massage
Your immune system is vital to your overall health. A weakened immune system will leave you vulnerable to infection and other illnesses. Many of our treatments, including aromatherapy massage, full body massage, reflexology and Reiki, will stimulate your immune system. The essential oils used in your aromatherapy can be chosen for their effects on your immune system and their ability to help you relax.
Hormones play a vital role in communication and instructions in all areas of our body. They regulate energy levels, stress response, temperature control, digestive function, reproductive health, growth, immune function and everything else. Our treatments help to balance and normalise hormone production and function, thus impacting all aspects of health. Your aromatherapist will choose essential oils for you that target hormones in specific ways.
Digestive health is vital for overall health. If your digestive system is mal-functioning your nutrient absorption from your food is affected, thus reducing your access to energy, building blocks and repair materials. Your digestive tract is directly affected by your stress response. Digestion is only activated when you relax. In a stressed state, your energy supply is being diverted to muscles, eyes, brain; areas that are required in a reactive state. When you relax energy is diverted to internal operations; digestion, reproduction and repair. Issues like constipation, IBS, heartburn etc. can respond very well to relaxation treatments like massage and reflexology. Essential oils are used in aromatherapy massage to encourage relaxation and also to stimulate normal functioning of your digestive tract through easing of muscle spasms and other mechanisms.
Muscle Tension and Spasms
Muscle tension occurs for many reasons, fatigue, poor posture working at a desk, after illness and unusual physical activity. Our treatments will boost circulation throughout your body and specifically to the muscles, relaxing the tense muscles and easing your fatigue leaving you will revitalized afterwards. Essential oils are used in aromatherapy massage to reduce spasms, increase circulation and reduce pain.
Nerve pain can be due to several factors, such as postural imbalance, causing impingement of nerves, and stress factors, making the Central Nervous System more sensitive. Occasionally nerves can be firing incorrectly, sending false signals. Aromatherapy and relaxation treatments will look at a sensitized central nervous system and interrupt your pain cycle enabling your nervous system to function normally, thus reducing pain.
Scar tissue forms after an injury or surgery, when your body knits together the damaged tissue. Often at the point of injury, your body priorities repair over function. Massage is very beneficial in helping your body restore good function by gradually breaking down fibres that have been laid down in directions that work against normal muscle function. Aromatherapy can add to this by nourishing the skin and promoting healing in the cells.
Never under estimate the power of relaxation. It is the key to health and happiness. It is a skill that many of us need to learn especially with the hectic lifestyles we now lead. We also need to give ourselves permission to relax. It is amazing how the effects of one relaxation treatment boost our whole body and mind boosting us to be overall more effective. Our treatments will bring you into a deep state of relaxation physically and mentally. We will adapt them to your needs on the day. The addition of essential oils will further enhance your ability to relax and unwind.
We all know that stress causes of a multitude of health issues. It drains your energy levels, leaves you holding your muscles tightly and leads to poor sleep patterns. Finding a way to relax helps you to reduce these symptoms. It is amazing how time out and an easing in tension, allows you to function better, cope with daily stress more effectively and enable you to put things in perspective. The addition of essential oils will further enhance your ability to relax and unwind.
Anxiety can affect all aspects of your life, preventing sleep, affecting clear judgement and increasing stress which in turn all impact on health. Relaxation treatments help by interrupting the negative cycle and promoting a reduction in stress as well as giving time to repair, re-energise and re-focus. With this new state of calm and clarity, new solutions are often found, allowing you to move forward. The addition of essential oils will further enhance your ability to relax and unwind.