Based in Montpellier, Neals Yard Remedies offers award winning skincare, support & advice about natural remedies, and offers some of the best therapies & treatments in Cheltenham.
A little more on the types of massages that we offer...
Aromatherapy is based on the Holistic approach treating the whole person. The use of natural plant extracts in the form of Essential Oils are used and applied through massage to promote both physical and emotional health and well-being. Our wonderful aromatherapist offers a range of options below:
**Women’s Balance Massage using absolute rose, geranium, frankincense.
**Meditation Massage using sandalwood, mandarin, frankincense
**Relaxation Massage using lavender , marjoram, geranium
**Uplifting Massage using geranium and orange
**Completely bespoke massage by blending oils for an individual experience.
What to expect during your session
After a consultation with your therapist at the start of your treatment your specific essential oils will be selected. These oils will be applied to your body through a massage, gently easing any tension and stress bringing you to a state of relaxation and balance. Aromatherapy massages are incredibly relaxing bringing together the powerful benefits of both the Essential Oils and touch for health massage. This could make you feel quite sleepy.
Physical touch boost our happy hormones
Promotes relaxation, reducing stress and improving your sense of physical and emotional well-being.
Reduces nervous tension.
Stimulates the body’s immune system.
Eases muscle tension.
Encourages lymphatic drainage helping to reduce fluid and toxin build up
Deep Tissue Massage
A deep therapeutic massage targeting the connection tissue (Myofascial) using traditional and some advanced techniques. Targeting those areas of need like Trigger points (TP'S) over the skeletal muscle groups. In the form of direct pressure (ACP), Dry needing if required and agreed, Hot/cold stones. Very effective on muscular pain and dysfunction around the bodies tension areas. For example, headaches, neck, shoulders and lower back.
A very popular whole body massage using various mediums (essential oils, waxes etc) to enhance the senses and feeling of well-being. The traditional massage techniques are slower, more deliberately targeted, to cover problematic areas or as requested by the client.
Indian Head/Champi Massage
To balance the body, mind and spirit! To promote the flow of chakras (energy) in and round the body for life. Incorporating upper back, shoulders, arms and neck in this wonderful ancient therapy. This massage is traditionally combined with the use of oils to nourish the scalp and hair, renewal of energy levels, relief of anxiety and depression, promotes hair growth, reduces headaches and migraines.
Hot Stone Massage
An alternative massage therapy using hot stones with traditional techniques to enhance a feeling of deeper relaxation. Adding essential oils for a more intense treatment to penetrate warmth deep into muscle. Reducing chronic pain, enhancing blood flow, increasing joint movement and flexibility.
Miach Holistic Signature Massage
The ultimate full body massage. Stimulation of the senses from head to toe! The combination of treatments in any order the client requests. A traditional Herbal foot wash, warm foot wrap, full body massage with essential oils and hot stones and finishing with an Indian head massage. Not just luxurious but total relaxation, once tried never forgotten!
Shiatsu treatment is a combination of touch, pressure, stretch and manipulation of the body’s energetic channels (also known as meridians).
Balancing the energy of the channels, supports your ability to self-heal on multiple levels physically, emotionally as well spiritually which leads to better health and well-being.
The treatment takes place on a futon mattress on the floor. We ask that you wear light comfortable clothing and the massage is completed over clothes.
Shiatsu will leave you feeling relaxed and tranquil, yet at the same time full of vitality with a sense of being in touch with every part of one´s body.
Stress Buster Massage
This treatment targets the bodies natural areas of holding tension in our modern lives. (Back, shoulders, upper arms and neck). Using a combination of traditional massage and stretching techniques to reduce the tension in those areas. This improves posture, muscle function, sleep and a feeling of well-being.
Sports and Remedial Massage
Using advanced massage techniques both physical and mechanical in aiding correct movement of muscle dysfunction/tension. In supporting of injury prevention pre and post exercise, the restoration of normal activity and function of the bodies structures. But most of all a deep therapeutic aid to feeling invigorated and rejuvenated.
A popular therapeutic treatment of the whole body using more traditional techniques for a relaxing manipulation of the body tissues. The benefits of this treatment are both physical and emotional, relaxing the mind and body, reducing stress and tension, creating a sense of well being calming emotions, encouraging blood flow and lymphatic circulation, easing stiffness, aches and pains and much more.
Total Body Bliss
A soothing Swedish massage treatment from scalp to toes, using aromatherapy oils to relieve tensions, increase energy flow and deeply relax for wellbeing. This amazing treatment includes facial and scalp massage.