Reflexology – Your First Aid Kit for Family Health
Reflexology – Your First Aid Kit for Family Health

Reflexology is one of the oldest forms of therapy that has been around for thousands of years the first real sign of reflexology came in the form of evidence whereby pressure massage was practiced in China and Egypt that dates back to 4,000BC. At this time, it was used because of its therapeutic effects while

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“Naturally Balanced” Oil range & their benefits
“Naturally Balanced” Oil range & their benefits

“Naturally Balanced” Oil range!! Available on our website TODAY for click & collect at our Clonakilty & Kinsale therapy rooms! We have 50ML,100ML & 250ML bottles. Please click on the oils below to see their properties & advantages: ✨APRICOT KENNEL ✨CASTOR OIL ✨SUNFLOWER OIL ✨SWEET ALMOND OIL ✨GRAPESEED OIL ✨PEACH KENNEL ✨HEMPSEED OIL  ✨AVOCADO OIL

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Morning Routine Hacks for a Calmer Day
Morning Routine Hacks for a Calmer Day

-Set out everything you need the night before The key to a stress-free morning is minimizing your to-do list. Prepare whatever you can the night before: lay out clothes, set out or pack everything you need for the next day, or get your work-from-home station ready to go. You can even meal prep your breakfast

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Night-time Routine Hacks for a Good Night Sleep
Night-time Routine Hacks for a Good Night Sleep

-Set Your Alarm Setting your alarm for the morning is the one thing that you already do and most importantly is that you’re setting it to the same time every day (even on weekends when you might be tempted to sleep in). But what’s also important is setting an alarm (or reminder) to go bed, and having

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Massage & Reflexology for Children
Massage & Reflexology for Children

Massaging your child from an early age has many benefits for both parent and child. An Excerpt from the Book `Infant Massage` by Vilma McCure Anthropologist Ashley Montagu, author of Touching, states that a child’s close relationship with his parents is a source of basic self esteem. “persons who are callously unresponsive to human need,

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What is Story Massage for Children?
What is Story Massage for Children?

We all love stories, when combined with the simple massage strokes, stories present wonderful opportunities for creativity and interaction.  Story massage involves the use of easy-to-follow massage strokes associated with spoken words that help to build up an engaging story.  The strokes are shown on shoulders, back, arms and head.  They can easily be adapted

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Dry brushing – Exfoliation
Dry brushing – Exfoliation

Dry brushing simply means rubbing your skin with a brush, with a large handle for easy grip and reach. Some people use it as part of their skin routine to try to restore firmness, get rid of dry skin flaking, and encourage blood flow to certain areas of the body. Dry brushing helps detoxify your

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Massage for Students
Massage for Students

Over the next coming weeks, the pressure of exams & study for them will become a fast reality for many students and their families. The thought of looming exams for many students can be very stressful, while attending school, classes, sport activities, maybe a part time job and even forward planning for specific college/university courses.

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Taking Care of Your Skin
Taking Care of Your Skin

Here are a few tips about how to look after your skin: Simple cleansing routine morning and evening, with exfoliation once or twice a week and of course…. Stay moisturized even if moisturizers cannot restore lost skin tone, they can rehydrate the top layer of your skin, making it look firmer and healthier.  To optimize

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Reflexology for Fertility
Reflexology for Fertility

Reflexology for Fertility Fertility Reflexology Failure to conceive and carry a child to a full term after months four years of trying is a very stressful and emotional time for a couple. Often thought of invasive and expensive tests to investigate the cause add further to the problem Anne further lessens the chances of conception

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What is Reflexology and how can it help you?
What is Reflexology and how can it help you?

What is Reflexology and how can it help you? Reflexology Reflexology is a complement to standard medical care. please use it wisely. We care about your wellbeing. the benefits of reflexology include -Relaxation, -Pain reduction, -Amelioration of symptoms for health concerns, -Rejuvenation of tired feet, -Improvement in blood flow, -Beneficial for post-operative recovery and pain

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Why Household Dust Can Be Dangerous
Why Household Dust Can Be Dangerous

Household dust – the miniscule and invisible particles of debris floating around in your home that come to rest and build up on surfaces until they’re noticeable enough to clean. Dust is an unfortunate reality of our everyday lives inside the home, but what’s really in it, and can it be dangerous for our health?

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The Natural Way to a Healthy Head of Hair
The Natural Way to a Healthy Head of Hair

Whether you’ve got long locks of curls or short slivers of straight, your hair health can tell you a lot about your lifestyle, and a lot about things you can change. Damaged hair isn’t just about the perpetual bad hair day. Neglecting hair health can lead to thinning, breakage, and even significant hair loss. Sometimes,

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How to Look After Your Lungs in Polluted Air
How to Look After Your Lungs in Polluted Air

Our lungs are responsible for breathing life into our bodies. But what happens when the air we’re breathing isn’t as clean as it should be? Air pollution in its broadest terms describes any substance present in the air that can cause harm or has poisonous effects. In real terms, it can range from car exhaust

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How to Keep Your Brain Healthy
How to Keep Your Brain Healthy

As we age, our brains may struggle to fire on all cylinders and keep up with us. Some of the most familiar examples of this are frequent forgetfulness, delayed cognitive reactions, and increased confusion. Often, we might chalk up simple memory slips to ‘getting older’ – accepting a decline in brain function as an inevitable

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Helping your gut recover from antibiotics
Helping your gut recover from antibiotics

The human gut is a giant hub of activity playing a crucial role in our day-to-day lives and survival. Working away busily inside are trillions of different bacteria, each working in harmony and balance with the other to keep you healthy and functioning at your best. These little legends are known as your ‘microbiome’. So,

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Getting Enough Calcium Without Dairy
Getting Enough Calcium Without Dairy

When it comes to essential minerals our bodies need to survive and thrive, calcium is one of the undisputed champions of ensuring our overall health. Most calcium is stored in our bones and teeth, reinforcing their strength while also acting as a safety deposit for the body to draw calcium from to support our muscles,

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Cutting Salt Without Cutting Flavour
Cutting Salt Without Cutting Flavour

Let’s address the elephant in the room. Salt is tasty. There’s a reason it’s arguably the most popular flavour enhancer there is. But there’s also a reason it can be one of the most unhealthy and dangerous if it’s not enjoyed in moderation. Salt is a very crucial nutrient for the human body and is

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Coffee. Friend or foe?
Coffee. Friend or foe?

With the exception of an odd few, there are two types of people when it comes to coffee; the people who don’t drink it, and the people who shouldn’t be approached until they have drunk it. Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages across the globe and its star ingredient is that delightful

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Cleaning your face – are you doing it right?
Cleaning your face – are you doing it right?

In an age of millions of facial skincare products, YouTube tutorials, and personal grooming advice flying at you from every direction, it’s hard to know whether your face cleaning routine is the right one for you. Arguably, we spend the most time in our personal caretaking regimes on our faces, so getting the balance right

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Natural Remedies for Hay Fever
Natural Remedies for Hay Fever

Swollen sinuses, nose running like a tap, eyes so itchy that you’d rather go blind than deal with it another second – these are just the beginning of the struggles felt by hay fever sufferers. When nature does its magnificent work in springing plants, grasses, and other incredible beauties to life, it brings with it

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You and your Vagus Nerve?
You and your Vagus Nerve?

We’ve all heard of it, but have you ever wondered… What is the Vagus Nerve? The word “vagus” means wandering in Latin. This is a very appropriate name, as the vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve. It runs from the brain stem to part of the colon.  The vagus nerve, also known as the

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Massage for teenagers 16 +
Massage for teenagers 16 +

My reflexology and massage clients range in age from their thirties to seventies at Head To Therapies, but through public awareness I’m delighted to be seeing an increasing demand for massage for teenage clients! Adults generally come for many reasons as well as general maintenance. Teenagers, too, will usually book a treatment for pain relief,

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Newsletter Subscription
Newsletter Subscription

Here are 3 reasons why you should sign up for our Newsletter HEAR ALL ABOUT IT Every newsletter will have a promotion or discounts especially for you that we will not put out on social media LATEST NEWS Read our current blogs and current information that is happening in Clonakilty and Kinsale SHOP Keep up

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Useful Tips & Advice (from N.R.R.I)
Useful Tips & Advice (from N.R.R.I)

CLEANLINESS • Wash your feet every day in warm, soapy water • Rinse your feet with clean water • Gently pat your feet dry, never rub in between toes • Gently rub in a small amount of moisturizing cream NAIL CUTTING • Cut your nails regularly • Use a proper nail clipper • Cut the

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Crystal Healing Benefits
Crystal Healing Benefits

Crystal healing is a complementary and natural approach, meaning it can be used alongside traditional therapies and has no negative side effects. The benefits of crystal healing are varied and take place on several different levels. Perhaps the most common benefit reported is the deep relaxation that takes place during a session. This type of

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ONCOLOGY
ONCOLOGY

Taken from:- Medicine hands – massage therapy for people with cancer (gayle macdonald) Cancer is not a modern disease.  The attempts to understand and treat it did not burst into scene recently.  Cancer has been observed and described for millennia.  Evidence of it has been found in human remains that go back many thousands of

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PREGNANCY MASSAGE
PREGNANCY MASSAGE

Pregnancy is a time of wonder, exhaustion, aches and pains, joy, excitement, fear and everything in between. At Head To Toe Therapies, we’re passionate about pregnancy, and new motherhood. We want to help you have the most empowering, relaxed and comfortable experience during this time Pregnancy massage is beneficial throughout the entire nine months of

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EAR CANDLING (THERMAL-AURICULAR THERAPY)
EAR CANDLING (THERMAL-AURICULAR THERAPY)

WHAT IS EAR CANDLING The ear clearing ritual has been around for thousands of years from ancient Egyptians to Native Americans having practiced ear candling as a necessary part of their personal hygiene.  Today, many holistic centres and spa continue to offer the technique with another therapy or on its own. HOW DOES IT WORK 

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Head Massage
Head Massage

The History of Head Massage In India Ayurvedic, or traditional, medicine is as important as orthodox medicine.   It aims to treat the whole body in order to maintain a balance between the physical, mental and spiritual.  Massage has always formed a central part of this.  Indian families use massage on a daily basis both for

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Lymphatic Massage
Lymphatic Massage

HISTORY Lymphatic drainage massage was developed by Dr Emil Vodder and his with Estrid in the 1930’s. They worked as masseurs in Cannes in France and many of their clients were English people who had chronic colds and come to the South of France to escape the damp in England which was considered to be

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Baby Massage
Baby Massage

Tracy McCarthy IAIM Instructor since 2012 IAIM MISSION STATEMENT THE PURPOSE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INFANT MASSAGE IS TO PROMOTE NURTURING TOUCH AND COMMUNICATION THROUGH TRAINING, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH SO THAT PARENTS, CAREGIVERS AND CHILDREN ARE LOVED, VALUED AND RESPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WORLD COMMUNITY. Whether you’re soothing your little one to sleep or easing

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5 REASONS WE LOVE FACIAL GUA SHA
5 REASONS WE LOVE FACIAL GUA SHA

Gua sha is a traditional healing method that has been used in China for thousands of years. The words Gua Sha are derived from the Chinese words to rub or scrape and Sha -red/blood. On the body, the scraping motion encourages the blood to rise to the surface of the skin and can account for

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Facial Reflexology Clooney Concept (FRCC)
Facial Reflexology Clooney Concept (FRCC)

Face Reflexology Clooney Concept (FRCC) is a blend of Western and Eastern reflexology, this treatment is not only beneficial but also relaxing and soothing. We don’t realise how much tension builds up in the muscles of our face, this can be reflected throughout the entire body.  Daily use of our face to laugh, chew, talk,

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Natural Remedies for Bad Breath
Natural Remedies for Bad Breath

No one wants to be the person with bad breath. Not always immediately obvious to the sufferer, you may find subtle hints of halitosis such as people moving away during a conversation, or politely being offered a mint with more enthusiasm than usual. Reasons your breath can smell How do we count the ways! Our

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Neal’s Yards Remedies
Neal’s Yards Remedies

Neal’s Yard Remedies’ praised skin care is made from the finest natural and organic ingredients in a responsible way to save our planet. Neal’s Yard Remedies don’t use any mineral oils, no synthetic fragrances or colourants and no parabens in their products. The raw materials, ingredients and products are certified by The Soil Association – one

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Thai Foot Massage
Thai Foot Massage

Benefits -Reduces stress -Assists relaxation -Improves blood circulation -Detoxification and strengthening of the immune system -Improves circulation in the legs and feet -Stimulates lymphatic drainage -Boosts immune system & encourages physical healing -Helps to increase oxygen in the body -Reduces stiffness and improves flexibility -Improves concentration and clarity of mind -Back and other chronic pain

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Reflexology for Pregnancy and Childbirth
Reflexology for Pregnancy and Childbirth

Reflexology for Pregnancy and Childbirth Pregnancy Reflexology Reflexology during pregnancy can help relieve the following: -Water retention and swelling of the feet -Boosts the immune system -Varicose veins -Nausea  -Fatigue -Leg cramps -Constipation -Back ache -Disturbed sleep -Depression -Worrying over the birth As well as helping with all the physical ailments, having that hour to

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Baby Reflexology – Benefits
Baby Reflexology – Benefits

Baby Reflexology Benefits: 1. Teething/ Congestion – Gently squeeze the tips of the toes and massage the big toe. 2. Upper Respiratory Support – Gently pressure squeeze and do vertical strokes along the balls of the feet. 3. Relax and Calm – with long strokes from the great toe to the heel. 4. Digestive discomfort

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Filtered Water vs Tap Water
Filtered Water vs Tap Water

As we become more aware of things that can affect our health such as pollution, chemical sprays, and increasing uncertainty around the safety of our food sources, it’s only natural to ask the question – should you filter your tap water? How do you know what’s in your tap water? There are a few ways

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Bouncing Back from Inactivity
Bouncing Back from Inactivity

Getting the pep back in your step after a long stint of inactivity takes more than a good attitude and step counter. In fact, going at it gung-ho can cause injuries and set you back a few steps before you’ve even begun. Whether you’ve recovered from an injury and been given the all-clear to get

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Biggest causes of common headaches and how to avoid them
Biggest causes of common headaches and how to avoid them

No one likes headaches. They’re painful, frustrating, and in some cases can be debilitating and cause a whole afternoon on the couch with a pillow over your face, wishing everything would just be quiet. Headaches can come in many flavours ranging from tension or sinus to hormonal or migraine – each variety with their own

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Reflexology for Teenagers
Reflexology for Teenagers

Reflexology for children One to one reflexology for babies Baby reflexology classes Teenagers are often reluctant to ask for help, making it very important to detect the signs of both physical and emotional behaviour which indicates some form of stress. My own experiences show that giving our children extra support through challenges times may help

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Exclusive Treatments of HTT
Exclusive Treatments of HTT

Head To Toe Signature Treatments Head To Toe Signature Massage 90 mins | €100 120 mins | €120 Our Head To Toe Signature Massage is an innovative holistic approach to help you manage life’s daily challenges and rediscover a real sense of tranquility and profound relaxation for mind and body. Step back from your stress

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