Getting started with Mindfulness.

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At A Healing Touch we are all about self-care, it is so important to take care of yourself. Getting started with Mindfulness can be another part of your self-care routine. Treating yourself to regular treatments, is also extremely important in this.

What is mindfulness?Getting started with Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the basic ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing. It also means to not be overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on in the world around us. Mindful.org say ‘The goal of mindfulness is to wake up to the inner workings of our mental, emotional, and physical processes’.

There is always there’s growing research showing that when you train your brain to be mindful, you’re actually remodelling the physical structure of your brain.

How do I practice mindfulness?

Mindfulness is available to us in every moment, whether through meditation or mindful moment practices, which can be as simple as taking a moment to breathe before answering the phone, instead of answering it immediately.

The Basics of Mindfulness Practice

Here’s how to tune into mindfulness throughout the day (taken from mindful.org):

  1. Set aside some time. You don’t need a meditation cushion or bench, or any sort of special equipment to access your mindfulness skills—but you do need to set aside some time and space.
  2. Observe the present moment as it is. The aim of mindfulness is not quieting the mind, or attempting to achieve a state of eternal calm. The goal is simple: we’re aiming to pay attention to the present moment, without judgment. Easier said than done, we know.
  3. Let your judgments roll by. When we notice judgments arise during our practice, we can make a mental note of them, and let them pass.
  4. Return to observing the present moment as it is. Our minds often get carried away in thought. That’s why mindfulness is the practice of returning, again and again, to the present moment.
  5. Be kind to your wandering mind. Don’t judge yourself for whatever thoughts crop up, just practice recognizing when your mind has wandered off, and gently bring it back.

That’s the practice. It’s often been said that it’s very simple, but it’s not necessarily easy. The work is to just keep doing it.  A great website to look about getting started with Mindfulness is www.mindful.org

Still time to feel good this February!

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Our reflexology special went down a TREAT! There is still time to feel good this February and take advantage of our remaining amazing deals! Still time to feel good this February

For the next three Wednesday in February we are offering a different treatment at very special price!

  • Book on Wednesday 12th February and enjoy a 50 minute Swedish Massage for only £20
  • Book Wednesday 19th February  and treat yourself to a decadent 50 minute Hot Stones Massage for only £20
  • Finally book on Wednesday 26th February and enjoy an energising 50 minute Thai Massage for only £20

We have appointments between 1pm and 8pm, so in order to avoid disappointment we would recommend to book as soon as possible to take advantage of these great offers!

This offer is only  valid on treatments taken at our treatment room in Horley and not on mobile treatments.

It is so easy to book with A Healing Touch

Book now and make sure you feel good this February!

Give the gift of massage

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Not sure what to give your loved one this Valentines Day? Why not give them the gift of massage! Give the gift of massage

A Healing Touch has gift vouchers that can be personalised to suit you and your requirements. It can for a particular treatment (or set of treatments) or for a monetary amount so that your loved one can choose their treatment themselves.

With our range of treatments varying from Swedish Massage to Reflexology, Reiki to Pregnancy Massage and Thai Massage to Manicures. We have something for everyone.

It is also possible to personalise the gift voucher with their name and a short message.

To order a gift voucher, send an email to [email protected] . From here we will send you the link to the make the payment and we can then design the voucher and get it over to you by email. As a bonus we will also send over a gift voucher for your self that you can use on your next treatment with us, so give the gift of massage and you also get a gift too!

Indian Head Massage – Sunday Spotlight.

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Indian Head MassageWhat is Indian head massage?

Indian Head Massage is an ancient therapeutic treatment that has been practiced in India for thousands of years. Part of the Hindu health care practice of Ayurveda, Indian Head Massage focuses on your head, neck and shoulders and was originally used to improve scalp and hair condition. It is a deep massage, using a variety of pressure and techniques, including circular massage strokes on your scalp, deep tissue work on your shoulders, and stretching the neck.

This form of massage focuses on the three higher “chakras” – mind, body and spirit. It won’t just relax you, it will make you feel detached and serene but also alert and clear-headed, alleviating brain-fog and stress.

What to expect.

A Healing Touch will chat with you beforehand to get an idea of your lifestyle, any particular aches, pains or ailments you have. She may ask you if you are having any medical treatments or taking medicines, as this might affect which oils she uses, and what type of pressure and technique. Be prepared for the fact that some of the massage will be quite firm – it can be quite an odd sensation to have your skull massaged but stick with it. The results are worth it!!! 

7 Benefits of Indian Head Massage
  • Helps prevent migraines, headaches and back pain. …
  • Promotes hair growth. …
  • Detoxifies the body by stimulating lymphatic drainage. …
  • Relieves sleeplessness, restlessness and insomnia. …
  • Relieves symptoms of anxiety and depression. …
  • Renews energy levels. …
  • Boosts memory capabilities.

It is so easy to book with A Healing Touch

 

Appointments going quickly!

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Since releasing our February special a couple of weeks ago, we have been inundated and appointments are going quickly. In case you missed it we have put together some amazing specials for the month of February! Appointments going quickly

Each Wednesday in February we are offering a different treatment at very special price!

  • Book on Wednesday 5th February and enjoy 50 minutes of Reflexology for only £20
  • Book on Wednesday 12th February and enjoy a 50 minute Swedish Massage for only £20
  • Book Wednesday 19th February  and treat yourself to a decadent 50 minute Hot Stones Massage for only £20
  • Finally book on Wednesday 26th February and enjoy an energising 50 minute Thai Massage for only £20

We have appointments between 1pm and 8pm (last appointment time 7pm), so in order to avoid disappointment we would recommend to book as soon as possible to take advantage of these great offers!

This offer is only  valid on treatments taken at our treatment room in Horley and not on mobile treatments – remember appointments are going quickly so get in touch!

It is so easy to book with A Healing Touch

Book now to avoid disappointment and make sure you feel good this February!