Well Being Massage & Bodywork
An integration of techniques to rebalance the body - mind and maintain a state of relaxation. This treatment helps to transform stress into vital force energy.
It softens muscle tension, eases inflammation, boosts the lymphatic system flow and opens blockages in main energetic points called chakras.
Qi Gong Class - Holden Qi Gong
Qi Gong is a Chinese Healthcare System and is described as the art of effortless flow such as nature. Through experience and practice we learn how to work skillfully with our own energy. Qi Gong flows are soft like water. The body moves while the mind is resting. It is a stress management practice that prevents disease, halts degeneration and prolongs life. We want to restore and maintain natural balance in all of the aspects of the human energy system.
From Holden Qi Gong :
"In a comprehensive article posted by Dr. Mercola about the health benefits of Qi Gong, he states, "A systematic review published in British Journal of Sport Medicine in 2015 looked at Tai Chi's and Qi Gong effects on four chronic health conditions :
*Chronic obstructor pulmonary disease
After reviewing the data from 33 studies, the research concluded Tai Chi and Qi Gong provided at least some benefit for all of these conditions.
all saw Improvements in strength, balance and posture, for example, without adverse side effects such as increased pain or breathlessness.
In those with arthritis, it helped reduce specific symptoms like pain and stiffness. The only way to find out is to try practicing consistently yourself. the benefits came after doing sessions " Two or 3 times a week for 12 weeks". "
~Cupping Therapy (without the fire)
Is an ancient Chinese form of alternative or complementary medicine.
This treatment will help to detoxify the body and increase the blood circulation in a specific area, it will increase the function of the immune system. It can help treat varieties of illnesses created by stress, pollution and lack of good nutrition such as colds, fatigue, general malaise, relaxation and well being and as a type of deep tissue massage.
Using a principal of gas exchange, cleaning the blood and strengthening the skin-breath and waste material in the body. This application is performed by using the power of vacuum. It purifies the blood and can preserve your health.
~Ear candling(coning) Therapy:
Is an alternative medicine practice used to improve general health and well-being. “The candling is actually a cleaning of the eustachian tubes. As the cone burns , the burnt beeswax forms a slightly tacky powdery smoke is pushed into the tube, the sticky particles adhere to toxins and incoming smoke causes them to return to the cone to be collected, as the blocked tube is in itself a closed channel”, claim the website of Cura Salon & spa in Spatra, Wisconsin. “The heat from the paraffin cones does stimulate the acupressure points, which is a good thing”. More to read in sheknows.com
~Ear candling with facial / scalp Lymphatic drainage Massage:It can help to ease allergies symptoms.
It is a combination of full draining facial and head massage. It is suggested to do it twice, second time after 7 days and then whenever you need it.
Pressure in the ear canals and head sinuses, when regulated may ease headache, migraine, sinusitis and rhinitis.
Gentle heat stimulates blood circulation which brings fresh oxygen to ear/head tissues, and aids the removal of waste/toxin.
The massaging effect stimulates the lymphatic system helping to drain the sinus tubes and activate the immune system to remove bacteria.
Deep relaxing, calming and soothing.
Condition it can help -
Compacted Ear Wax, Glue Ear
Vertigo, travel sickness
Tinnitus and noises/ ringing Ears
~Castor oil warm packs:
An application of castor oil with a heating pad. This method of treatment can help to detoxify a specific area; it's a good treatment for constipation and provides other benefits: it is antibacterial and anti fungal.
“It is used to decrease inflammation and help the liver to function optimally. It increases circulation of blood and lymph, enhances the immune system, improves elimination of toxic substances and promotes the healing of tissues. It can be used to decrease pain, improve digestion, and help in the treatment of many conditions, including uterine fibroids, intestinal disorders and gallbladder and liver conditions.” –from greenster.com
*CranioSacral Therapy (CST):
Elements from CST integrated into well being treatment.
CST is a non-invasive, light-touch therapy and deep tissue technique which affects the CranioSacral system, as well as other systems of the body. This method helps calm the body and relax the muscular systems and the central nervous system. CST allows the body to re-activate its own healing sources and stimulates the immune system.
Swedish - Circulatory massage :
Consists of circulatory massage that nourish the body. This massage style utilizes long, flowing strokes. It is relaxing and rejuvenating.
Manual Lymph Drainage, Dr. Emil Vodder's style.
This therapy has deep relaxation effects for the whole body, and calms the central nervous system and helps to detoxify the body.
Manual lymph drainage helps in getting rid of cellular debris, enhances a better flow and prevents stagnation. It can be integrated into massage session or done as a separate treatment.
Among the conditions it treats:
Obesity, Stress, Allergies, Fibromyalgia, Cellulite, Swelling, Bruising and Heavy Periods.
Two Manual Lymph Drainage treatments:
1. For the whole body, Immune system enhancement
2. Head, Neck & Face: Treatment for health & beauty, slowing the aging process, better flow in the sinuses, can also ease headaches.
You need to drink water before and after the treatment to assist in flushing out waste.
This gentle treatment is increasing rate of the lymph flow, Lymphagiomotoricity, and the ability of the body to detoxify.
Deep Tissue :
This form of massage is used for chronically tight muscles, repetitive strain, postural problems and recovery from injury. Deep touch is used to access deeper layers of the soft tissue.
Thai Massage ;
Utilizes ancient techniques for health and healing, a sense of well-being is generated and received. The client is dressed with loose clothing. The session can be administered on the floor or on the massage table, when integrated into traditional massage.
Focuses on the needs of the mother to be, as her body goes through dramatic changes. This massage helps to softness the back and tight neck muscles. It eases general aches and help to bring back to balance, physically and emotionally. Usually improved night sleep will be one of the benefits. Nurturing massage for a pregnant woman can be done also towards the end of the pregnancy to induce labor.
Originated in India, It is quick to receive and does not involve undressing or necessarily using oils. Head massage is also effective in dealing with a range of physical and emotional complaints, especially those that are stress related, while it can also form an essential part of body care routine.
Integrated mind and body session:
Providing Therapy through talk, movement and massage to improve the overall emotional wellbeing feeling.