The Novara Centre Blog - Massage

Posted on January 6, 2019 by in , ,

Can you remember when you last had a massage?

Can you remember when you last had a massage? “Healing begins with an aromatic bath and daily massage” – Hippocrates I view self-care as restorative. It is essential to make us strong, and to keep illness and stress at bay. Maintaining our health and well-being can be a little bit of a battle, but regular massage and reflexology treatments can...

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Posted on November 26, 2017 by in ,

Essential oils at Christmas

Essential oils are a lovely way to create atmosphere and to promote your health during the Christmas season. When I think of Christmas the scents that come to mind for me are that wonderful Christmas tree smell, orange, cinnamon and clove. If you are trying to capture the woody scent of a real tree make sure you buy spruce essential...

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Posted on August 29, 2016 by in

What is Amatsu?

Amatsu as practiced in Ireland is a modern, up-to-date adaptation of the ancient Japanese therapy which works with the body’s soft tissue (muscles, tendons, ligaments and organs) to help re-align and re-balance other key mechanical and energetic structures (e.g. the spine, bones, joints, cranium and meridian circuits). It’s a non-invasive technique and there are no manipulations of the spine/body or...

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Posted on August 12, 2013 by in

Shiatsu: The Whole Way to Health

Troubled times can call on us to take special care of ourselves. Shiatsu nourishes the body, mind and spirit in a deeply relaxing and restoring way. Treatments are given through the clothes in a calm and caring atmosphere. Many clients describe a shiatsu treatment as like being put back together again Cross-European scientific research (Long, A. 2008) proves shiatsu to...

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Posted on July 12, 2013 by in

What is complementary healthcare?

What is Complementary Healthcare? This name was initially coined to represent the therapies that could work side by side or add to GP care/conventional medicine. It is now taken to mean a broad range of therapies.# What is Integrative Healthcare? In the integrative model different models of healthcare are brought together. This is based on the dual assumption that different...

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