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OFFERING NAIL SERVICES AND BODY WORK THERAPY

You have arrived here, obviously, because you are looking for ways to reduce stress, aches, pains, and feel better. Or you are looking for professional and asceptic nail services. Well- You have come to the right place.

NEW IN 2018-THAI BODY WORK THERAPY

Thai Bodywork is an ancient healing art form practiced in Thailand. The name in Thai language is Nuat Boran [noo-ut bo-rahn], but in America it is variously called "Thai Massage," "Thai Yoga Massage," "Traditional Thai Massage" or "Thai Bodywork."

Traditional Thai bodywork uses no oils or lotions. The recipient remains clothed during a treatment. There is constant body contact between the giver and receiver, but rather than rubbing on muscles, the body is compressed, pulled, stretched and rocked.The recipient wears loose, comfortable clothing and lies on a table, a mat or firm mattress on the floor. In Thailand, a dozen or so subjects may be receiving bodywork simultaneously in one large room. The true ancient style requires that the bodywork be performed solo with just the giver and receiver. The receiver will be positioned in a variety of yoga-like positions during the course of the session, that is also combined with deep static and rhythmic pressures.The work generally follows designated lines ("sen") in the body. The legs and feet of the giver can be used to position the body or limbs of the recipient. In other positions, hands fix the body, while the feet do the work. A full Thai session may last two hours and includes rhythmic pressing and stretching of the entire body. This may include pulling fingers, toes, ears, cracking knuckles, walking on the recipient's back, and moving the recipient's body into many different positions. There is a standard procedure and rhythm to the work, which the giver will adjust to fit the receiver.

REFLEX THERAPY

A couple of important things to know. Reflex Therapy or more commonly known as Reflexology is not massage, it is not a medical treatment, nor is it a replacement for Western medicine, and contrary to what some would say it is not voodoo or quackery. It is in fact gaining popularity as some research is proving that it has value with many physical conditions.

Most everyone who has come to the realization that they need to get their body in better shape have been remiss in this area for a while. Therefore since it has taken a long time to arrive in dis ease, it is not an over night thing to arrive at balance.

Additionally, it is important to note that you are the number one care giver to yourself. Making decisions about your health both body and mind, must begin and end with you. Stress is the number one cause of dis-ease. Without boring you with facts, in a nutshell, your body responds to stress by adrenal gland responses that take away from your immune system. If you are in a constant stressful state it stands to reason that your overall health will suffer.


Reflexology dates back to the times of the Egyptian Pharaohs as depicted in art that was found in the tombs of several Pharaohs.

Upon discovery of a pictograph of work on feet and hands by Ed Case, at a display from the Tomb of the Physician Ankhmahor at the Papyrus Institute in Cairo in 1980, has served as a pictorial statement of ancient roots for almost a generation of reflexologists.The statement about foot work during the reign of Cleopatra may indicate foot work was practiced during the entire ancient Egyptian civilization. The Tomb of Ankhmahor dates from 2400 B. C. and Cleopatra lived from 69 B. C. to 30 B. C. She is called the "last pharaoh." A question of whether or not foot work has been practiced continuously throughout human history or whether it has cycled around from time to time is unknown? The report of foot treatment through Cleopatra's lifetime adds to the possibility that it has been practiced continuously throughout the two thousand years of Egyptian history.

The existence and practice of foot and hand work in ancient times lends much credence to the fact that Reflexology has a reason and a purpose. Like all things in life, what may work for one person may not work for another. Chiropractic does not work for all back issues, but neither does back surgery or pain clinics.One pharmaceutical may work for one person and not another yet Western medicine is more than willing to do trial and error with them.

We are all individuals with different body makeup. Therefore, each profession, treatment, or medication is worth a try to find the needed relief that we seek; unless the side effects out weigh the potential benefits of such treatments. Human touch is wonderful and especially wonderful when it has long reaching effects.

NAIL SALON SERVICES:

I am a Massacusetts licensed Manicurist and perform all of the services that a store front salon offers. I just offer it at Senior Centers and in homes. I have had advanced training in nail care and practice the aseptic technique during all nail services.

Aseptic technique is a method designed to prevent contamination from microorganisms. It involves applying the strictest rules and utilizing what is known about infection prevention to minimize the risks that you'll experience an infection.

I am trained in diabetic and cancer skin and nail care, and know what to look for to inform you of the need to see a podiatrist or your primary care doctor when a potential issue may exist. So what could be better?

DISCLAIMER:Reflexologists, Bodyworkers, and Manicurists do not diagnose, claim to cure, cure, or take the place of Western Medical Doctors.




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This site was updated 01/16/2018