Shiatsu Massage Therapy
The word comes from the Japanese word ‘Shi’ meaning finger and ‘atsu’ meaning pressure and is a branch of Oriental medicine. Application stimulates the energy flow of meridians and works on the principles of Chi or Qi also known as Prana or simply energy.
Cups are frequently used on the Back points they can be used on the scapula or on top of the shoulders as well as around the sacrum and buttocks.
You will be able to observe through the glass jar an immediate discoloration of the skin: a red colour indicates Heat; dark red/purplish indicates chronic Heat and/or stagnant Blood; a white sheen is indicative of Cold; moisture gathering in the jar indicates the presence of Damp.
Gua Sha Massage
Gua Sha massage, the term “gua” means “scraping” or “to scrape”, and “sha” is the term used to describe the millet-like redness that may occur after the treatment that has been carried out. The Gua Sha, is used because the hands alone may not be enough to dispel heat, increase oxygen to the area, and stimulate blood flow in the way that the Gua Sha can.
Moxibustion is the practice of burning a herb on or close to the body in order to generate specific therapeutic effects.
The fundamental principle involved in moxibustion is the promotion of blood circulation.
Ear Candling Treatment
Ear Candling is a natural way to clean out accumulated wax and white, flaky fungus from the ears. The accumulations withdrawn from your ears may be many months or even years old. It is a painless, harmless and totally relaxing experience. If it weren’t for the intermittent crackling and hissing sounds – due to the burning of the wax and fungus being drawn up the chimney of the candle – you would never know that anything was happening in your ear.
Dry Body Brushing
Dry body brushing has been used for years because the health benefits are so extensive. It can improve venous blood circulation and lymphatic drainage, release toxins, exfoliate dead skin, reduce ingrown hairs and many other health benefits.