Massage is an ancient form of treatment known to have been used for over five thousand years. It is instinctive to press or rub an injured part of the body in an attempt to soothe. Today massage is widely recognised as an important therapy in the treatment of physical and emotional problems. Helping to reduce stress levels and give a feeling of relaxation and well being. Touch is the quickest way to relax a stressed person.
Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant extracts in the form of pure essential oils to help relax & heal the physical & psychological body systems. Pure essential oils are chosen after a full consultation & based on the individuals circumstances. The essential oils are then diluted with a carrier oil & applied to the body with gentle, relaxing massage.
Katherine Round MFHT is qualified to Level 3 VTCT in Body Massage & Aromatherapy Massage.
Body Massage incorporates Swedish style techniques, including effleurage, petrissage & tapotement.
Swedish Body Massage is the most common and best known type of massage in the west.
By using certain techniques, massage aims to relax the entire body and mind.