If Time Flies, Be The Pilot

Time, something to think about as one second changes to the next, one minute to the next, one hour to the next, one day to the next, one month to the next and one year to the next. Where does all this time go to. Does it fly by? Remember when we were children at...

How To Choose A Massage Table

How To Choose A Massage Table Doreen massaging in Lanzarote where we were running a course When choosing your massage table…ask yourself the following questions… How often are you going to use your massage table? If you’ll have light usage then you might find that a...

Babies ‘n’ Bones – Quick Fact

Did you know? Enter a caption A baby has 300 bones at birth. By the time he or she matures as an adult, some have become fused together and only 206 remain. Hmm something to think about! Love anatomy and physiology. Happy thinking Doreen and...

Getting Well Oiled

Probably the most popular oils used for massage are sweet almond, sunflower or grapeseed. There’s a pretty big range of oils available for massage therapy so how about changing from the usual suspects and experimenting with different types of vegetable oils? Pure...

Our Top 10 Essential Oils

Students on our aromatherapy courses often ask what are our favourite essential oils. So we’ve put together our Top 10 List. When there are so many essential oils to choose from, you might ask why these?  Well we looked at which essential oils were – to us – the most...

What A Client Thinks About Thai Yoga Massage

Several years ago, Dympna asked one of her clients if she could write a few words about her experience of Thai Yoga Massage treatments. This was for an article Dympna was writing. She kindly agreed and we thought we’d share her thoughts with you. ‘When the...

5 Must Have Essential Oils for your Hols

The sun has got his hat on at last and many people will soon be off on their summer travels. I imagine quite a number pack an emergency 1st aid kit of some kind. Do you know what’s part of mine? Essential oils! Over the years they’ve more than earned their weight and...

19 Things To Know About Effleurage

19 Things To Know About Effleurage Did you know that massage techniques are categorised into various groups? Here they are…effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement and vibration. For now, let’s focus on effleurage. Effleurage comes from the French word ‘effleurer’...

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