Relaxation


Rebozo Massage Treatment

The rebozo massage is a unique, three part treatment which will dissolve tension, ease joint stiffness and take you to a deep place of healing within yourself.  It has the effect of - Calming everything down Confirming your boundaries Allowing you to go deep within Grounding Giving you safety and containment Head and shoulders Lying on your back, your shoulders and head are gently massaged with a unique ‘emptying’ massage to start your journey into a state of soft relaxation. Following this, your head is contained in the strong fabric and rolled from ...

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How to Massage Your Belly

Self-help abdominal massage is a free tool that will help you to support your well-being in a wonderfully gentle way. You can learn how to massage your belly from these easy to understand instructions. If you want to watch the video to see how to do it, then click here to find the page.

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What is Rebozo Massage?

Relaxation is at the top of my list, and it’s something that all of us need more of! But have you ever noticed that to let go, you need to feel safe? This can mean being with a safe person understanding what will happen trust but also ‘held’ This is where a rebozo brings it’s magic; used to ease aching backs, relax joints and help pregnant women, it holds you so completely that you can let go. It feels a little bit like being a baby securely wrapped and held; blissful. The Rebozo itself is a strong, hand-woven Mexican shawl used to carry babies, ...

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What is Shiatsu? This week’s A-Z of Massage

This week's article shows you the amazing benefits of Shiatsu,. This ancient Japanese healing art can help a wide variety of ill health, check out the article below to find out what is Shiatsu at WellDoing.

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Rebozo Massage for Fertility, Pregnancy and After the Birth

This month I have been learning new Rebozo massage for fertility, pregnancy and after the birth with  Clare Blake.  These hand-woven Mexican shawls can be used for a variety of uses in a massage session. For fertility, pregnancy and after the birth we can shimmy, rock and roll out tension from all parts of the body, as well as wrap and contain in safety. We can Ease out aching backs Help baby into a good position for birth Create more room for baby to move Release and soften the pelvis and SI joints Shimmy the womb into a good position for good menstrual ...

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Biodynamic Cycles for Therapists

I am delighted that Massage World have published another of my articles. this one is about the Biodynamic theory of the vasomotoric cycle and how therapists can use it to understand more about what might prevent a client from relaxing. You can download a copy here  or read it below.

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A-Z of Massage Reflexology

If it's your foot massage that send you off into bliss, this is the one for you. Here's my article on reflexology from WellDoing

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PMT SOS

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How to get help for PMT and troublesome periods Women are the stronger sex. No question. We put up with crazy mood swings, weepiness, back (and front) pain, bloating, flooding and a host of other issues every month as part of being a woman. (Did you know there are over 150 different PMT symptoms?) It causes a lot of inconvenience, but few people realise that all sorts of period problems can be managed and sometimes solved by simple life-style changes. The trouble is with your hormones which when flowing smoothly, regulate your body in an intricate interplay of ...

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A-Z of Massage – I is for Indian Head Massage

Looking for a flexible treatment that fits into your lunch break? Indian head massage makes a great treatment for anyone who spends their working life in front of a computer because it addresses the problems caused by our sedentary working habits. Read on to find out more. This article was posted on WellDoing as part of my A-Z of massage series.

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A-Z of Massage – Bowen Technique

In this week's A-Z I have chosen a treatment that isn't widely known. Bowen technique is not really a massage treatment as such, but it is included here because it is a gentle and relaxing way of working with issues that most massage can’t touch, such as frozen shoulders. So if you are looking for gentle adjustments for a chronic problem, Bowen is a great option. You can read the full article below.

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