We all lead pretty hectic lives – rushing from one thing to the next and barely taking time for ourselves. Occasionally I like to treat myself to a massage or other spa treatment to unwind and relax. This time I tried something a little different – Facial Reflexology with Lisa Joyce Therapies.
As with your feet, your face reflects your body. By touching certain pressure points on your face, your therapist can feel different areas of tension.
Lisa is trained in the Bergman Method. The treatment focuses on your overall wellbeing and is based on the idea that if experience inner wellbeing and nourish the soul, it is reflected on our face. The Bergman Method aims to reduce emotional and physical stress, improve our mood and releases deep muscle tension which helps soften the facial features and keeps the face glowing! Facial reflexology is very different to a facial – it uses a facial oil and concentrates on the massage aspect rather than the products used. Lisa used grapeseed oil which is rich in vitamins C, D, and E and helps with moisturising, reducing scars, restores collagen and fight ageing.
I chose a treatment that combined a 30 minute session on my face followed by a further 30 minute session on my feet.
Lisa highlighted a couple of areas which flagged up but also said I was in a pretty good place! I should note that the therapists aren’t doctors so they can’t diagnose anything.
I was quite tired for the first 15 minutes after having it done which is probably down to a busy few days and taking time to relax. However, once I’d had my consultation and then started to make my way home, I felt I’d had a weight lifted and felt ‘lighter’.
I’d definitely have the treatment done again – Lisa charges £40 for this hour long treatment. Lisa can found in Marlborough at Zoria Beauty Salon or at the Chippenham Natural Therapy Centre. Follow this link to find out more.
Lisa also works along side cancer patients offering reflexology as it can help alleviate some side effects including nausea, brain fog, lymphoedema, neuropathy and pain.