I recognise the human need for balance, and how important it is for our health and well-being to take time out from our busy lifestyles to relax, unwind and re-energize.
I embrace the holistic approach. I believe that our physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual states affect our health and wellbeing. I work on the principles that patience and support are powerful healers and that the human body has innate healing powers. I treat my clients as a whole, working together with them to restore and maintain the body’s natural balance so that we can encourage the body’s own self healing.
I find Holistic therapies are the perfect way to eleviate the symptoms of stress and even better, take care of ourselves naturally before symptoms start to appear; leading to a more sustained and rewarding quality of life
Through holistic treatments I give people the opportunity to recharge and reconnect with themselves, finding their inner strength, vision and drive, leaving them feeling invigorated, energised and re-focused.
I bring Holistic Therapies into the workplace to help business leaders promote staff wellbeing. See WORKPLACE WELLBEING
I am a spiritual artist, channelling images and translating energy into images. To see a examples of my work see the GALLERY.
As a Reiki Master I am thrilled to be able to teach and empower others. It's so rewarding to watch people discover the positive power of Reiki and experience the benefits for themselves. See COURSES
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"Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit"
— B.K.S. Iyengar —
Holistic Wellbeing in the Workplace
Fully qualified and insured holistic therapist, experienced in bringing wellbeing to the workplace.
Many employers are recognising stress as a contributing factor to their staff attendance and performance and are keen to promote the wellbeing of their staff. I bring 20 minute Reiki, Indian Head Massage or Hand Massage treatments to the workplace. Allowing employers to offer a safe, calm space for staff to take a few moments out to rejuvenate, relax and destress.
Holistic Therapies such as Reiki, Indian Head Massage and Hand Massage are beneficial for all round stress relief and wellbeing. Benefits include:
Increased energy levels
Greater clarity of thought
A sense of tranquility & wellbeing
Alleviation of stress
Alleviation of anxiety and lethargy
Clears and stimulates the mind
Relief from eyestrain
Relief from muscle tension
Contact me for more information and to book a workplace wellbeing visit.
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The word "Reiki” (ray-key) is Japanese for ‘universal life energy, and is used to describe a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation which also promotes self healing on physical, emotional and mental levels. This system of natural healing was founded by Mikao Usui in the early 20th century and evolved as a result of his research, experience and dedication. The practice is taught by Reiki masters / teachers who have trained in the tradition passed on in person from master to student.
Reiki is based on the principle that we have an unseen ‘life force energy’ (Also known as ‘Chi’, ‘Ki’ or ‘Qi’), that flows through us and that nourishes and maintains all living things. When this energy flows uninterrupted there is balance and harmony within and around us, and we experience a sense of well being. Blocks to this energy are caused by factors such as physical or emotional trauma and slow down the flow of energy, affecting our well being, leaving us more open to illness and stress.
Anyone can receive Reiki treatments. Reiki can help the body emotionally or spiritually. It is a tradition that is open to any belief system. Reiki is a process that anyone can enjoy in the normal course of their life. Reiki can be used alongside other conventional or complementary treatment and often helps to provide emotional support during recovery as it is believed that Reiki accelerates the body’s natural healing process. Reiki can be beneficial in circumstances that are short term, but can also support people dealing with long-standing conditions, helping to bring comfort, acceptance and a more positive outlook.
The method of receiving Reiki is simple. The recipient remains clothed and lies on a couch or sits on a chair and relaxes. The practitioner gently places their hands in a series of non-intrusive positions on or near the body. There is no massage or manipulation. The whole person is treated rather than specific areas. Sessions can take 30 minutes to an hour or more, depending on the client’s needs.
£30 I also run Reiki Courses (see COURSES page)
INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
Indian Head Massage has been performed in India in families for generations and was called Champi (the origin of the word shampoo). Today a variety of massage movements are used to relieve accumulated tension, stimulate circulation and restore joint movement.
Indian Head Massage concentrates on the scalp, upper back, neck, shoulders, upper arms and face. It can be received while clothed and seated in a chair, or using oils on the skin whilst lying on a massage table; however you feel most comfortable.
Some of the benefits of Indian head Massage are listed below.
Relief from pain and stiffness in the muscles of the face, scalp, head and neck, upper back and shoulders.
Increased mobility of the joints in the neck and shoulder area.
Increased energy levels.
Relief from tension headaches, eyestrain, nasal congestion and aching jaws.
Greater creativity, clarity of thought and concentration.
A sense of tranquillity, calmness and positive well-being.
More restful and refreshing sleep patterns.
Deeper calmer breathing.
Alleviation of stress, anxiety, lethargy and mild depression.
Strengthened immune system.
Strong, healthy, shiny hair.
Greater self awareness, which often brings the change of a healthier lifestyle.
Increased self esteem and self worth.
Improved lymphatic drainage.
Stimulation of sensory nerve ending producing a feeling of exhilaration.
Improved blood flow to the brain, thus improving concentration levels.
Increases general circulation by bringing fresh nutrients and taking away waste products.
Better skin condition.
HOPI EAR CANDLING
(or Thermo Auricular Therapy)
The word "Hopi" refers to the ancient Hopi Native Americans who used ear candling in initiation ceremonies, to clear negative energies from the head and aura and as a medicinal tool.
Ear candles are hollow and have no wick, they are generally made of linen, cotton or hemp coated in beeswax. They often have special filters fitted to the end to make them more comfortable in the ear and to stop any debris falling into the ear. They work on the chimney principle; that the hollow candle once lit and inserted into the ear, creates a gentle suction at the base that pulls up any excess wax or impurities. The gentle suction has a massaging effect on the ear drum and helps to equalise the pressure in and around the eardrum. The gentle heat stimulates blood flow, aiding the lymphatic system and stimulates energy points and reflex zones.
Ear candling can help with Tinnitus, headaches and migraine, glue ear and pressure imbalances, sinusitis, colds and nasal and throat allergies.
A Hopi Ear Candling treatment takes about an hour and includes the use of a candle in one ear, then the other. The use of ear candles is followed by a gentle facial massage that stimulates the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system plays a vital role in the body’s ability to heal itself and fight and prevent disease. It allows the body to clean itself and to filter out any toxins and bacteria.
Most clients report feeling very relaxed during a treatment, hearing a slight crackling sound along with experiencing a pleasant warmth and gentle stimulation of the ear.
THAI FOOT AND HAND MASSAGE
Thai Foot & Hand Massage is a massage of the lower legs and feet and forearms and hands that originated in Thailand about 2000 years ago. It has become an integral part of traditional Thai massage and can include elements of Shiatsu, Reflexology, Chinese massage and Yoga incorporated into the massage, along with the stimulation of the reflex points. It is still taught by Buddhist monks in the temples of Thailand. In Thai medicine it is believed that the body’s vital life energy flows through Sen Channels. This energy stimulates the physical, mental and emotional processes of the body. When the channels flow freely then the body is functioning correctly. In Chinese medicine, this energy is called ‘Qi’ and in Indian medicine it is called ‘Prana’. Thai massage treats the main Sen Channels aiming to release blockages and stimulate stagnant areas.
The recipient lies on a massage table while the therapist works his or her way around each foot, lower leg, hand and lower arm using his or her hands and sometimes with the traditional Thai foot massage stick. Comfortable pressure is applied, stimulating specific points used in acupressure and traditional reflexology which are thought to activate healing and balancing throughout the body. The specific techniques of patting, pounding, pressing and pummelling all help with lymphatic flow and are therefore performed upward along the body and always towards the heart.
Some of the Benefits of Thai Hand and Foot Massage include:
Improves circulation in feet, legs and hands
Balances the body thus creating homeostasis
Improves flexibility and reduces stiffness of the legs, feet and hands
Clears and stimulates the mind
Aids removal of toxins
Lowers high blood pressure
Helpful with repetitive strain
Stimulates lymphatic drainage
Accelerated physical healing
Detoxification of the immune system
By tuning in to your energy and Guardian Angel/Higher Self/Spirit Guide I channel a unique painting just for you.
I work by intuition, so each energy shows itself differently therefore the colour and style of each painting will vary depending in who it is for. (I can incorporate particular colours if you have a specific requirement).
Some energies come through in human form, some look more like 'traditional' angels and others are more abstract.
During the creation of a painting I often get a message for the recipient which I will pass on.
As I paint I also channel healing energies into the picture, with the intention that you find your painting soothing to the soul as well as pleasing to the eye.
Paintings will usually be completed within 3 weeks of placing the commission and can be collected (address given on receipt of payment), or P&P will be charged at cost.
ORACLE CARD READINGS
Oracle cards feature positive, uplifting messages and beautiful images inspired by nature, Angels and other spiritual concepts. They can give clarity and guidance on life situations, gently suggesting a new mindset or viewpoint that might benefit you. They don't always predict the future but they can advise you of the consequences of following a certain path and suggest new ways to achieve your goals. Oracle card readings are fascinating, giving you new insights and fresh perspective.
Exclusive to Angelic Hands
GODDESS ANNOINTING RITUAL
Take time our to nourish your mind body and soul with this relaxing treatment which is all about embracing your Inner Goddess.
During this unique Angelic Hands massage you will lay comfortably enrobed in a soft sarong and warm blankets, surrounded by the beautiful energy of crystals and soothing music. Take yourself to your inner temple and make this offering to your Inner Goddess while I anoint your head, hands and feet with a blend of essential oils chosen for their nourishing, feminine properties.
Enjoy the divine aroma and deep relaxation as I massage your face hands and feet using a range of traditional techniques. This ritual also incorporates Tingsha bells and Reiki energy, channelled with the intention to revitalise your mind, heal your body and uplift your soul.