Holistic Therapies at About Balance Brighton – Helping to bring balance to your mind, body and budget.
At About Balance we offer a range of therapies, aimed to heal and nurture your mind and body without leaving you financially scarred. Come and try something new!
Acupuncture is a wonderful holistic ancient health care system that can help in treating various illnesses of the body and the mind, and helps to bring your body back to balance.
Chiropractors use their hands to adjust the joints back to alignment (the clicking sound). A misaligned joint can compromise the healthy function of the body. If a spinal joint is misaligned it will compromise the function of the nerves related to it, this will have an effect on the whole body. This is why chiropractors can help so many different conditions.
Therapists: Helen Taylor
Cuddle therapy offers the benefits of close physical connection in a safe, supportive environment. Men and women of all ages may want more touch in their lives for a variety of reasons and the benefits are many.
Therapists: Lindsay Meadows
Green Man Card Reading
Using my oracle cards as my prompt and guide I’m able pick up on your energy and tune into the Greenman nature spirit to give my vision of “what’s around you and what’s to come”, As part of these readings it has become recognised that this process has a beneficial healing quality.
Therapists: Roger Desmond
Health Kinesiology is a holistic therapy that integrates Traditional Chinese Medicine with modern science. It works achieve balance and wellness on all levels physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Therapists: Charlotte Amery
The Lucia No.03 hypnagogic light machine provides a deep nervous system relaxation while simultaneously providing a unique transcendental journeying experience. Even novice meditators can experience a state of deep relaxation, getting in touch with their own intuition and sense of wholeness.
Therapists: Mat Harvey
Massage – Ayurvedic Face Lift Massage
A traditional Ayurvedic face massage that focuses on relaxing the facial muscles, as well as firming and toning them, for a younger and more radiant look.
Therapists:Marta De Ferrari
Massage – Deep Tissue
Deep tissue massage focuses on aligning deeper layers of muscles. It is used for chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as a stiff neck and upper back, lower back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.
Massage – Sport/Clinical Massage
Sports and Clinical massage is a form of massage involving the manipulation of soft tissue to benefit a person engaged in regular physical activity and also for sedentary people whose muscles have become weak or people that have suffered trauma.
Therapists: Tom Cowan,
Massage – Indian Head
Indian head massage is a traditional Ayurvedic treatment incorporating massage of the head, neck, shoulders, upper arms and face. It is great at removing knots of tension and the pressure can be soft or deep depending on your preference and needs.
Massage – Hot Stone Therapy
This powerful treatment incorporates the ancient healing properties of heated basalt stones to soothe and soften the muscle tissue, allowing knots and tension to be released easily and without discomfort. This cleansing and detoxifying treatment allows you to reach a profoundly deep level of relation.
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Massage – Swedish
Swedish massage is the most common and probably the best known type of massage, particularly in the West. It involves working the soft tissue of the body to ease day-to-day stresses and muscular tension, and promote relaxation.
Massage – Thai
Thai massage, also known as “lazy man’s yoga”, is a very therapeutic form of massage. It’s given over the clothes on a floor mat using a combination of deep acupressure and yoga-style stretches to release tension, open the joints and bring the body back into balance.
Massage – Thai Foot
Thai foot massage combines elements of Thai yoga massage, reflexology and shiatsu. It is a deeply relaxing and rejuvenating treatment that has a holistic healing effect on the client’s entire body and wellbeing.
Therapists: available June 2019
Massage – Therapeutic
Therapeutic massage is based on Swedish massage and deep tissue work. This style of massage can be as deep or as light as you wish and combined with Reiki and Shiatsu techniques to bring better results and help you reach a state of bliss and full relaxation.
Therapists: Effie Love
Osteopathy provides safe and effective treatment for a wide variety of health problems, from lower back pain to headaches. Almost all of the physical problems that people experience in life are related to the way in which their body is working. Osteopathy focuses on how the body could be made to work better.
Therapists: Tomek Piotrowski Smart
By stimulating nerve endings on the feet, this profoundly relaxing and remedial treatment incorporates massage and acupressure to unblock
the associated part of the body in order to restore balance and promote healing.
Psychotherapy offers time to talk in a safe and nurturing space – working alongside another to help you understand yourself, the decisions that you make and to consider changes which will help you live more fully. We offer mindfulness based, solution focused and integrative psychotherapy.
Penetrating Heaven is a technique I designed to fit within a Zero Balancing session to explore the deep states of relaxation. It is based on the premise that the answers to life’s questions are within you, and we can allow the answers to ‘bubble up’ to the surface.
Therapists: Gethyn Williams
As well as group classes and courses, many of our teachers also offer private 1-to-1 personalised yoga classes that can be tailored to your individual body and needs.
Shirodhara – Forehead Oil Flow Treatment
An Ayurvedic ultimate mental and emotional relaxation therapy involving a steady stream of warm oil being gently poured over the central Chakra point on the forehead.
Therapists: Marta De Ferrari
Reiki is a spiritual practice which works to bring balance, wellbeing and harmony to the body, mind and spirit. During a reiki treatment you may find your mind becomes calm, your body becomes relaxed and your breathing and heart rate may improve.
Based on the ancient philosophy of Chinese medicine, Shiatsu works on the meridian lines and helps to bring the body’s energy back into balance. Using their thumbs the practitioner works up and down the meridians while the client is lying fully clothed on a futon floor mattress.
AcuEnergetics combines the latest discoveries in energy work with Chinese, Judaic, Indian and Western healing traditions into an accurate energy medicine. It can effectively treat a wide range of physical, mental and emotional illnesses.
Therapists: Premal Varnam
Zero Balancing is a gentle form of bodywork that uses finger pressure and stretches to help release tension from your bones. It creates a unique state of deep relaxation, offering you the opportunity for changes in both body and mind. Each session takes place with you fully clothed and lying on your back on a massage table.
Therapists: Gethyn Williams
Functional medicine is whole-body approach to healthcare, combining nutrition, supplements, lifestyle upgrades and cutting-edge medical testing. I help people with chronic symptoms such as bloating, fatigue, and brain fog by treating the root causes of illness – e.g. inappropriate nutrition, toxicity and infections – and take each person to their naturally healthy state of being.
Therapists: Sandra Ishkanes