The benefits of prenatal massage

There are numerous benefits of prenatal massage. Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall well-being. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and oedema (puffy ankles). In addition, […]

Reflexology – more than a foot massage!

Reflexology is amazing, so much more than a foot massage! Reflexology can reduce your anxiety; aid your sleep, relieves  foot pain or tension or the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, improve your sports performance.  I am an ITEC qualified and CTHA insured reflexologist (since 2004). What is reflexology? Reflexology is a relaxing, non-invasive, complementary therapy which uses massage and shiatsu and acupressure to […]

Pre-Natal, Pregnancy + Post-Natal Massage

Bespoke Pregnancy massage. “My aim is to bring peace to your current situation, whether physical or otherwise. I listen to you and your body as a ‘whole’ to help you find your ‘neutral space” Dawn Symons. Pre-Natal Are you looking for some pampering time? Do you want to feel relaxed and in a ‘great space’ […]

Pregnancy Reflexology. Pre-Conception To Birth (Inc Labour)

Pregnancy reflexology is specifically tailored to treat women at any stage from pre-conception to birth including labour, and even their babies. In the case of conception issues I combine reflexology with conversation to treat both physical and emotional issues, this combination also proves invaluable for and fears or worries around your pregnancy or labour. Maga Pregnancy […]

Find Your Comfortable Sleeping Postition During Pregnancy

Comfortable Sleeping Position During Pregnancy As your bump grows it can sometimes be difficult finding a comfortable sleeping position during pregnancy. There is nothing worse than not getting enough sleep…… especially when you’re pregnant!  I’m certain everyone feels more tired when expecting, whether you’re a first-timer or a busy mum trying to juggle day to day […]

Massage During Labour

During labour massage is a very powerful tool, it really helps you relax both mentally, physically and spiritually. In early labour you may like to try the following: Ask your partner to use one of their hands to stroke down the side of your spine, from your shoulder to your bottom. The other hand strokes […]

How Does Pregnancy Massage Help?

Are you considering a pregnancy massage but not sure if it would help you or quite ‘who’ to go to? For some ladies pregnancy is a joyous ‘blooming’ occasion, for others it is excruciatingly painful or a total misery and a massage is more than welcome. But why is it that many therapists do not […]

Problems Conceiving: Dealing With Your Stress.

Yes! stress can stop you conceiving. On the face of it having a child is something you expect to ‘do’ easily, especially if are fit and healthy… After several months of ‘ trying’ the shock of the situation sets in. Women unable to have children have a stereotypical image of being desperate and sad and […]

Pregnancy & Labour Meditation Tips

Pregnancy & Labour is a great time to meditate! The great news is that learning how to meditate is not as difficult as you may have heard! Better still, once you get the hang of it, it gets even easier! Deep relaxation (meditation) requires little ‘equipment’ but the most important thing to remember is to […]