Naturopathy / Health Consultations

We provide Natural Health consultations. We assist with nutritional advice by providing you with options and recommendations towards a balanced diet that suits your lifestyle and palate. In some cases we recommend that you supplement your diet with vitamins and minerals to complement your dietary intake or to address areas of your current health profile that you may want to address.

Herbal medicine
Some situations may benefit from herbal formulae to treat, alleviate or prevent certain conditions or balance bodily functions.

Life style
Life style also plays a key role in feeling well. We treat the whole person.

Information and clarification
We learn from your health history and current health status. We share our knowledge about health conditions and recommend a way forward to better your health in the areas that you seek to address.

You’ll walk away informed on how you can address any specific health issues or symptoms you may have; improve areas of your health that you are not happy with, or simply verify that you are doing the right thing.

Remedial massage and Foot massage/Reflexology

Remedial massage refers to a specific kind of manual therapy. It is composed of body manipulation techniques that can restore range of motion and/or relieve muscular pain and discomfort.

When people adopt unnatural postures - either forced by injury or through stress - ; restrict their movement, or repetitively perform one movement it may change the natural alignment of bones; cause overuse of muscles and overstressed tendons resulting in a restricted range of motion. In turn this can cause changes to the natural alignment of bones causing discomfort and pain. The aim of remedial massage is to restore the range of motion; balance muscle strength to realign and reposition the body to allow natural movement.

Foot massage concentrates on massaging the feet with techniques used in what is referred to as foot reflexology. Foot reflexology is an ancient technique that assumes that the soles of the feet reflect the body and its internal organs. To that end, special techniques were developed to specifically treat the intricate areas of the feet.

In summary, a foot massage is a relaxation massage applied to the feet using specific reflexology techniques. .

It is often used as in introduction to Swedish massage and it is a great way to pamper your feet and float away on reinvigorated feet.

Relaxation/Swedish Massage

Relaxation massage or Swedish massage is a good fit for those who are looking for a full body massage to relax. Traditional Swedish massage strokes are applied to warm up the muscle tissue, releasing tension and gently treat muscle tightness.

Swedish massage strokes aim to improve blood circulation, which can help you feel more energetic by increasing the flow of nutrient-rich oxygen to your body’s muscular system It stimulates the lymphatic system, which carries the body's waste products, and it calms your nervous system, promoting a sense of relaxation and well-being.

In summary, improved blood circulation benefits the flow of nutrients; stimulated lymph movement means improved waste elimination; a calm nervous system reduces anxiety and tension and can help relieve depression.

It is a great way to treat yourself to a relaxing hour or so.