Acupuncture is the ancient Chinese practice of inserting needles in specific points on the body to manipulate the flow of energy or Qi. Acupuncturists believe that illness occurs when somethings blocks or unbalances your chi. Acupuncture is a way to unblock or influence chi and helps it flow back into balance. Sometimes heat, pressure, or mild electrical current is used along with needles. The needles used are fine and flexible, causing little or no sensation.
Chinese Cupping Therapy
Cupping is an ancient Chinese therapy in which a cup is applied to the skin and the pressure in the cup is reduced (by heat or suction). While the suction is active, the cup is moved, causing the skin and muscle to be pulled, which is commonly refereed to as glide cupping. It can improve energy flow, pain relief, loosen muscles, fibromyalgia, lung disease, clear the veins, clear stretch marks, and improve varicose veins. Cupping can be incredibly relaxing and is one of the best deep tissue massages available.
*Please note that some bruising might appear after treatment.
Acupressure use pressure points and meridians. When these acupressure points are stimulated, they release muscular tension,promote circulation of blood, and enhance the body’s life force energy to aid healing. It can be used to relieve pain, detoxify the body for greater health and beauty, and tone facial and back muscles. It can also be stimulated to increase energy and feelings of well-being, reduce stress, and stimulate the immune system.
Foot reflexology is based on nerve zones or reflex points that go from the bottom of our feet to the top of our head, encompassing all the vital organs along the way. A trained reflexologist can put pressure on different meridians or energy lines on the sole and side of the feet to determine the cause of illness. Foot reflexology is good for stimulating internal organs and improving blood and lymph circulation. It can also help alleviate headaches, asthma, tension, constipation, and sinusitis.
Ear Candling is a relaxing, therapeutic technique, primarily to clean and to promote a healthy atmosphere in the ears. The process can remove inches of impacted earwax, relief from vertigo and Meniere’s disease. It can also relieve headaches and migraines, some forms of hearing loss as well as cleansing the sinus cavities and lymphatic system. Ear candling has been around for thousands of years.