Complementary & Holistic
Swedish / Deep Tissue Full Body
60 min ~ £40
Swedish massage is the most common and best-known type of massage in the West. If it's your first time at the salon or you don't get massage very often, Swedish massage is the perfect massage for you.
If you want deeper work and can tolerate more pressure, even momentary discomfort, to get relief from muscle pain, it's better to book a deep tissue massage, which is another form of Swedish massage.
A Swedish massage can be slow and gentle, or vigorous and bracing.
Swedish / Deep Tissue Back, Neck & Shoulders
30 min ~ £28
Aromatherapy Full Body
60 min ~ £45
Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses essential oils, and other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering a person's mind, mood, cognitive function or health.
There are many ways in which essential oils can be used in daily grooming, which has the added benefit of the therapeutic properties of the essential oils.
Aromatherapy Back, Neck & Shoulders (c)
30 min ~ £32
Indian Head Massage
- (Available in Cowbridge only)
30 min ~ £30 (c)
60 min ~ £45
Champissage also known as an Indian head massage is a trademarked term for an alternative medicine massage therapy. In champissage, the head, neck and face are massaged with the purpose of manipulating energy channels. The goal is to clear blocks in these energy channels that cause a build-up of negative energy that are purported to cause ailments. The belief is when the energy does not flow properly, negative energy builds up, causing common ailments, including stress, pain and nociception pains and aches, and baldness or hair loss.
60 min ~ £38
Reflexology is the practice of applying pressure to the feet and hands utilizing specific thumb, finger and hand techniques without the use of oil, cream or lotion based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands with a premise that such work effects a physical change in the body.
Creates relaxation; Reduces pain; Ameliorates health concerns; Improves blood flow; Aids post-operative recovery; Benefits mental health; Complements cancer care; Eases pregnancy, delivery and post-partum effects
In general terms, the benefits of reflexology have to do with the reduction of stress.
Reiki - Currently Unavailable
60 min ~ £38
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.
A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing.
Leg, Foot & Ankle Massage (c)
30 min ~ £25
All too often we take our bodies for granted, putting continual demands on ourselves. Our legs and feet frequently get ignored and small twinges and discomforts often go unheeded. Many of us spend far too long each day standing still, or barely moving around, leading to tired, aching limbs, swollen ankles or camp, a quick leg massage at the end of the day can work wonders in reducing aches and sluggish blood flow. Massage provides the means to ease these tensions and revitalize this weight-bearing part of the body. It stimulates the lymph system and regular thigh massage is believed by many to improve the appearance of thighs by smoothing them out & preventing cellulite.
Thai Foot Massage - Currently unavailable
30 min ~ £25
Thai Foot Massage is an energising and invigorating massage of the lower legs and feet. It involves hands-on stretching and massage to “open” Sen (energy) lines, along with the use of a stick to stimulate the reflex points on the feet which correspond to the internal organs of the body. Thai Foot Massage stimulates these points to promote general health and well-being.
Improved energy levels; Release of stress and tension; Relaxation and rebalancing of the mind and body; Supporting the body's own natural healing abilities; Reduction of chronic pain; Assisting recovery from injuries and illness; Strengthening the immune system; Improved concentration; Better sleep; Providing a feeling of well-being; Reduction in anxiety levels.
A consultation is required prior to any complementary or holistic treatment.