The Woodland Spa
Elderflower Fields '24
24th – 27th May
Oil massage focused on deep relaxation using a variety of techniques to gently lull you into a deep and blissful state of relaxation.
Deep Tissue Massage
Using Oil and deep tissue techniques, acupressure and trigger points to release tension and aches held in the muscles. Deep tissues works is best when as deep as the body allows but never forces, instead gently encourages the body to let go.
Thai Massage/Deep tissue fusion
The body is opened, nourished, lightened and stretched, as Valerie moves around the whole body with a range of pressure points and deep release work.
Indian Head Massage
Can be with oil or no oil focusing on these common problem areas to relieve muscular aches and tension. Indian Head massage techniques are used for ultimate relaxation and relief.
Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils to support the body’s innate healing mechanisms. An aromatherapy treatment focuses on balancing any mental, emotional and physical unease.
Sports Therapy Massage
Sports massage is a popular form of treatment and prevention of soft tissue sports injuries. Sports massage is proven to release and reduce tension in muscles, improve circulation and encourage the removal of waste products, such as lactic acid, during high-intensity activity and helps to relax the body.
Shiatsu: Japanese Acupressure Massage
Japanese acupressure massage or Shiatsu uses the power of touch and pressure to contact energy pathways and blocks in order to activate our own natural self -healing qualities.
Reflexology is the application of specific pressure by the use of the practitioner’s hand, thumb and fingers to a reflex map resembling a human body which is believed to exist on the extremities.
Ayurvedic Yoga Massage is a unique system of bodywork that combines deep tissue massage with oils, coordinated breathwork and yoga stretching. .
Wearing comfortable clothing - using acupressure and passive stretches to release blockages and increase energy flow in the body.
Hot Stones Massage
It is a form of thermotherapy (Heat therapy) which increases the blood flow by vasodilation(opening of the blood vessels), increasing oxygen uptake and improving other chemical pathways, triggering the sympathetic nervous system, blocking pain pathways, accelerating metabolism, aiding muscle relaxation and decreasing joint stiffness.
The word “Reiki” means “mysterious atmosphere, miraculous sign.” It comes from the Japanese words “rei” (universal) and “ki” (life energy). Reiki is a type of energy healing.
Energy healing targets the energy fields around the body.