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Mystical Gems Crystal Shop

In addition, to the Magenta Therapy, Complementary Therapies and Spiritual Art services, Marie Long now runs a Crystal and Gemstone shop.

'Mystical Gems', is also based in the Lowestoft, Suffolk area and stocks a large variety of Crystals, Minerals, Gemstones and Jewellery.

 

Some of the crystals we stock are:

Tumblestones and palmstones

Gemstone jewellery: sterling silver, silver plated and handmade

Gemstone spheres and eggs

Geodes and clusters

Mineral specimens

Wands and pendulums

Gemstone trees

If you have any specific requirements then please let us know and we will try to help.

If you would like advice on using crystals for health and healing, then please get in touch. Marie is also able to offer Crystal healing chakra balances and full treatments.

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If you live in the Suffolk area you might like to come and view our extensive range of stock or catch us at one of the local mind, body & spirit or craft fayres. 

 

Next venue: Ormiston Families Christmas Fair, Boston Lodge, Lowestoft Saturday 9th December 10am-3pm

KEEP WATCHING for our online shop and more information on the many properties and benefits of Crystals and Minerals.

 

 

Reflexology

Reflexology

Reflexology is a popular choice for those who enjoy having their feet touched and massaged and would like to improve their overall health and wellbeing. The Reflex points on the feet all correspond to the different organs and systems of the body...

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Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage is a popular choice for those who are experiencing upper body stress and tension. A combination of different massage techniques on the head, neck and shoulders has a very relaxing effect ...

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Physiokey

Physiokey

The PHYSIOKEY machine is an electromagentic device which is passed over the skin to help with muscle stiffness, pain relief and low energy levels. It is licensed for pain relief although it can be beneficial for many different health conditions...

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Reiki

Reiki

Reiki appeals to those who are more open to the spiritual aspects of healing and are comfortable receiving energy healing treatments on and off the body within the auric field...

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Crystal Therapy

Crystal Therapy

Each individual crystal has its own energy field and property, vibrating at a certain frequency. Crystals help to realign the energy bodies and create balance, giving a sense of well-being, encouraging good health and grounding us to the earth. ...

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In the Community

In the Community

Magenta Therapy also offers treatments to individuals and groups within care homes and day centres, those with disabilities living independently within the community and to local support groups and businesses...

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What is Reflexology?

Reflexology is a holistic therapy based on the principle that the entire body is reflected in reflexes in the hands and feet. Tension, illness, weakness and diseases can manifest in the reflexes and may be experienced as tender or painful areas. Precise thumb and finger techniques activate the body’s self-healing capacity encouraging relaxation and rebalancing in all areas.

What is the history of Reflexology?

Reflexology was being performed on hands and feet in many ancient cultures – notably Egyptian, Indian and Chinese – as long as 5000 years ago to relieve pain and promote healing. Reflexology, as it is practised today in the West, developed from the work of Dr W Fitzgerald, an American ear, nose and throat surgeon, in the early part of the 20th century.

How can Reflexology help me?Marie doing reflexology feet2

Reflexology is known to have a profoundly relaxing effect, promoting healing and regeneration throughout the body.

  • Reduce stress and induce relaxation
  • Revitalise energy
  • Rebalance the whole system
  • Help to put us more ‘in touch’ with ourselves

There have been many scientific and medical studies done on Reflexology over the years. For scientific evidence of the health benefits of Reflexology, take a look at Reflexology Research Project Presents. In addition, www.reflexologyresearch.net has a more comprehensive list of abstracts.

Who can have Reflexology?

Reflexology is suitable for anyone from a tiny baby to an elderly person. Treatments are unique as each person’s needs and responses are individual. Those who are elderly or in a fragile state of health will need shorter, lighter treatments. If you have any serious or unstable medical conditions you are advised to inform your therapist who will then say if Reflexology is suitable and whether consent is needed from your GP.

Please consult the FAQ page for a list of contraindications.

What can I expect from a treatment?

The first session lasts about an hour as it includes a consultation in which you will be asked to give details about your health and lifestyle. This information will be treated strictly confidentially. You will also be asked to sign a consent form showing that you understand the aims and limitations of the treatments. You will be escorted to the treatment couch and asked to take off your shoes and socks. Your treatment will last between 35-40 minutes. You may like to listen to some soft music to help you to relax. Afterwards you will be asked to give your feedback about any changes or sensations you experienced.

How often will I need to come?

This will depend upon a number of factors but it is recommended initially to undertake a four week course of treatments after which we can assess your needs and decide whether you would like to continue having regular ‘maintenance’ treatments e.g. every 2 weeks to a month. Responses vary and if there are long-standing symptoms it may take the body a while to begin the rebalancing process.

Reflexology can be performed on the hands as well as the feet, which is especially useful for those who don’t like having their feet touched or the elderly.

cavepainting reflexologyHand Reflexology is depicted alongside foot reflexology in this wall painting found in the Egyptian pyramids (tomb of Ankhmahor) dating back thousands of years.

So, if you’re looking for a Reflexologist in Lowestoft then please call Marie Long on 01502 512780 or send an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Most people prefer to pay in cash or cheque on the day, but if you would like to purchase treatments in advance, then please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Marie for online payment details via Sumup.

What is Holistic Massage?

Everyone enjoys a massage and Holistic Massage has as its main aim the relaxation of the entire body through gentle yet firm movements which connect the therapist with the client on spiritual and physical levels. Many of the techniques Marie uses are based on Swedish massage, which is the most well known and popular type of treatment. It consists of a number of movements including:

wellness 285587 340Effleurage: long and gliding strokes along the body which help you relax, reduce tension and stress levels and increase circulation of blood flow to the heart.
Petrissage: the kneading and squeezing action of petrissage works on muscle tension and smoothes out any lumps or impure substances from the muscles so that they work more efficiently.
Tapotement: gentle pounding of the body like drumming which is usually used at the end of a massage session to revitalise.
Friction: This is work on the muscle fibres using circular or perpendicular motions.

The use of oil helps in creating friction and stretching the muscles; Marie uses Songbird waxes which are very smooth and contain enriching essential oil blends to add to the healing experience. In addition to the traditional techniques, Marie can also work on aligning the energy system and chakras using sound and crystals. Please enquire if you are interested in those aspects of the healing process.

Note: This is not a deep tissue or sports massage but focuses on relaxation and general well-being.
Please note that Marie does not take on unknown male clients for massage without personal recommendation or an accompanying spouse or partner. Do not offend your therapist for asking for any extra unprofessional 'services'.

How can Massage help me?

Holistic massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility whilst easing tension. It also helps to align the chakras and cleanse the energy field so that you feel more balanced and energised.

Who can have Holistic Massage?

It is suitable for adults of all ages who are in good health although anyone with a serious medical complaint should inform their therapist before undertaking a course of treatment. GP consent is advisable for certain conditions. It is not advisable to have massage whilst in the first trimester of pregnancy. Please consult the FAQ page for a list of contraindications.

What can I expect from a treatment?

The first session lasts a little longer as it includes a consultation in which you will be asked to give details about youfree graphicstock2r health and lifestyle. This information will be treated strictly confidentially. You will also be asked to sign a consent form showing that you understand the aims and limitations of the treatments.

A full body massage lasts around an hour and a back, neck and shoulder massage half an hour. You will be given some time to remove your outer clothing (whilst keeping underwear on) and position yourself on the couch with a towel over you. Your privacy will be respected at all times. When the treatment is complete you will have a little time to rouse yourself and get dressed in private. You will be offered a glass of water and asked for any feedback.

How often will I need to come?

This will depend upon a number of factors but it is recommended initially to commit to a four week course of treatments after which we can assess your needs and decide whether you would like to continue having regular ‘maintenance’ treatments e.g. every 2 weeks to a month. Responses vary and if there are long-standing symptoms it may take the body a while to begin the healing process.

To book a relaxing holistic massage at Magenta Therapy, please get in touch via the Contact Page or call 01502 512780 for a confidential chat.