Julia Bradshaw

Julia Bradshaw

The Space
The Commons
High Street
Shaftesbury
Dorset
SP7 8JU

Shaftesbury
Shaftesbury
Dorset
SP7

+447825500236 / +447825500236

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The Space
The Commons
High Street
Shaftesbury
Dorset
SP7 8JU

Shaftesbury
Shaftesbury
Dorset
SP7

+447825500236 / +447825500236

About me

Reiki Master and Massage Therapist at The Space Yoga & Wellbeing Centre in Shaftesbury. Facial Rejuvenation Massage (Natural Face Lift Massage), Reiki and The Metamorphic Technique. I offer a nuturing space where you can give time to yourself to relax and boost your wellbeing. I have been practising for 10 years and am interested in the mind & body connection, how our thoughts, feelings and emotions can create illness and dis-ease within the body.

Facial Rejuvenation Massage

We can hold a lot of tension in our faces which, together with other lifestyle and dietary factors can have a detrimental effect on our appearance and contribute to skin aging.  It is the health of the muscles beneath the surface of the skin that help keep the face looking youthful.  This massage, which is also deeply relaxing and nurturing, uses Asian influences incorporating Massage, Lifting & Toning Techniques, Acupressure and Lymph Drainage. It can:

** Release facial muscular tension
** Prevent and reduce facial expression lines and wrinkles
** Gently stimulate the muscles & and improve circulation
** Tone and firm the skin & refine pores
** Help improve the complexion and remove toxins from the face
** Relax the whole body
** Improve general wellbeing
** Relieve common stress symptoms such as insomnia, headaches & eye    strain.

For long term results a series of treatments is recommended as the effects are cumulative.  Involves massage of the face, neck and scalp, recommended facial exercises and tips on tackling skin aging.

Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese healing system that translates as ‘universal life-force’. This is the energy that exists all around us and within us. A Reiki session aims to re-balance and boost this energy and treats the whole person – body, mind and spirit.

The belief in the East is that energy imbalances or blockages within the body can create ill-health.  These energy blockages can have an effect on our physical, emotional and mental well-being.  Reiki triggers your body’s own innate healing ability and for this reason it can help with almost any condition from stress to anxiety & depression to trauma to acute and chronic physical pain or illness. It can also help with recovery from surgery or injury as it is believed to speed up the healing process.

During a Reiki session life force energy is channelled through the practitioners’ hands to different points of the body or ‘energy centres’ (chakras). The recipient remains fully clothed and a very light pressure is applied.  Most find a Reiki session deeply relaxing and nurturing. It can bring about feelings of deep calm, inner peace and well-being and brings the opportunity to reconnect with yourself. There is no need to take a case history and the recipient is just asked to remove shoes and jewellery.

The Metamorphic Technique

The Metamorphic Technique was developed in the 1970’s by a Naturopath & Reflexologist and can be described as a tool for personal transformation. This is a gentle and non manipulative yet powerful technique that does not aim to ‘fix’ or ‘heal’ as it does not seek to address specific symptoms. Rather it is the persons’ own life force that is activated to move forward in a positive manner. The practitioner works as a catalyst, placing a light touch on the spinal reflex points of the feet, hands and head and this can shift or release negative energy patterns. The persons’ life force and innate intelligence is empowered and can begin to transform in a way that is right for them.

Our early years including the gestation period are formative and influential times for us. Our reaction to experiences in the womb, at birth and as we grow up create habits and patterns that become established and set as our blueprint in life. These patterns can limit and restrict us from being our true selves. Mothers’ experiences (including any stress or trauma) during our gestation period can shape these patterns. Patterns may be emotional states like fear, anger, holding on or low self-esteem. They may be beliefs we have about ourselves and our environment, limiting ideas we have & judgements. We may have behavioural & learning patterns, addictive or destructive personalities or the way we personally respond to stress. Patterns may also manifest as physical issues or illness in the body.

The Metamorphic Technique is suitable for all from babies in the womb to the dying. Expectant Mothers often find it a profound practice to use during pregnancy, often feeling connected with their babies and reporting easy pregnancies and smooth labours. I can easily teach the birth partner how to perform it should you wish to use it in labour. By lightly working on the spinal reflex points that relate to the prenatal period we act as a catalyst to Mother & Baby’s life force. Children have been found to enjoy receiving sessions and will simply move away when they have had enough. It is a simple technique I can easily teach to parents to do themselves with their children and on each other.

Children and babies have shown to be particularly responsive to the Metamorphic Technique because patterns are not so ingrained within their consciousness and any effects from a negative experience can be released before they make a lasting impact.

People have sometimes been drawn to this technique during times of stress, depression, grief, trauma, relationship issues or at times of major life change or uncertainty. Some people have reported feeling more positive and focused after receiving sessions and returning to ‘themselves’. As it is a transformational process, differences are often noticed over time, although some report immediate changes. You cannot predict how someone will respond as it is so individual.

There is no need to take a case history and there are absolutely no contraindications. You can just come and relax, sleep, talk or read whilst the session takes place.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Facial Rejuvenation gained at the London School of Champissage.
Reiki Master Practitioner in the Usui method of natural healing.
Qualified Metamorphic Technique practitioner.

Therapies offered

Fees

£35 for 45 minute appointments.

Important information

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Maps & Directions

Shaftesbury, SP7 8JU
Shaftesbury, SP7

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Saturdays

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