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  • Welcome to Magenta Therapy

    Namasté. My name is Marie Long and I am a Complementary Therapist and Reiki Master in Lowestoft, Suffolk offering a wide range of holistic therapies including Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Reiki. If you are looking for some relaxation and stress relief and would like to improve your energy levels and general well-being, then you are in the right place.

    I run a number of courses for spiritual and therapeutic development including Reiki attunement courses. I also have a Crystal and Gemstone shop and exhibit at various local events and fairs. Please have a look round my website and if you would like any further information then please get in touch.

    NEWS

    NEW Card Payments are now accepted via Sum Up (no fees)
    SPECIAL OFFER FREE 3 Crystal Pack with your 1st Reiki or Crystal Treatment (Quote code: SM18)
    NEW TREATMENT Aromaflex Reflexology

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  • Welcome to Magenta Therapy

    Namasté. My name is Marie Long and I am a Complementary Therapist and Reiki Master in Lowestoft, Suffolk offering a wide range of holistic therapies including Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Reiki. If you are looking for some relaxation and stress relief and would like to improve your energy levels and general well-being, then you are in the right place.

    I run a number of courses for spiritual and therapeutic development including Reiki attunement courses. I also have a Crystal and Gemstone shop and exhibit at various local events and fairs. Please have a look round my website and if you would like any further information then please get in touch.

    NEWS

    NEW Card Payments are now accepted via Sum Up (no fees)
    SPECIAL OFFER FREE 3 Crystal Pack with your 1st Reiki or Crystal Treatment (Quote code: SM18)
    NEW TREATMENT Aromaflex Reflexology

    Read more

  • Welcome to Magenta Therapy

    Namasté. My name is Marie Long and I am a Complementary Therapist and Reiki Master in Lowestoft, Suffolk offering a wide range of holistic therapies including Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Reiki. If you are looking for some relaxation and stress relief and would like to improve your energy levels and general well-being, then you are in the right place.

    I run a number of courses for spiritual and therapeutic development including Reiki attunement courses. I also have a Crystal and Gemstone shop and exhibit at various local events and fairs. Please have a look round my website and if you would like any further information then please get in touch.

    NEWS

    NEW Card Payments are now accepted via Sum Up (no fees)
    SPECIAL OFFER FREE 3 Crystal Pack with your 1st Reiki or Crystal Treatment (Quote code: SM18)
    NEW TREATMENT Aromaflex Reflexology

    Read more

  • Welcome to Magenta Therapy

    Namasté. My name is Marie Long and I am a Complementary Therapist and Reiki Master in Lowestoft, Suffolk offering a wide range of holistic therapies including Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Reiki. If you are looking for some relaxation and stress relief and would like to improve your energy levels and general well-being, then you are in the right place.

    I run a number of courses for spiritual and therapeutic development including Reiki attunement courses. I also have a Crystal and Gemstone shop and exhibit at various local events and fairs. Please have a look round my website and if you would like any further information then please get in touch.

    NEWS

    NEW Card Payments are now accepted via Sum Up (no fees)
    SPECIAL OFFER FREE 3 Crystal Pack with your 1st Reiki or Crystal Treatment (Quote code: SM18)
    NEW TREATMENT Aromaflex Reflexology

    Read more

  • Welcome to Magenta Therapy

    Namasté. My name is Marie Long and I am a Complementary Therapist and Reiki Master in Lowestoft, Suffolk offering a wide range of holistic therapies including Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Reiki. If you are looking for some relaxation and stress relief and would like to improve your energy levels and general well-being, then you are in the right place.

    I run a number of courses for spiritual and therapeutic development including Reiki attunement courses. I also have a Crystal and Gemstone shop and exhibit at various local events and fairs. Please have a look round my website and if you would like any further information then please get in touch.

    NEWS

    NEW Card Payments are now accepted via Sum Up (no fees)
    SPECIAL OFFER FREE 3 Crystal Pack with your 1st Reiki or Crystal Treatment (Quote code: SM18)
    NEW TREATMENT Aromaflex Reflexology

    Read more

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  • Indian Head Massage
  • Reiki
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  • Reflexology

    Reflexology is a popular choice for those who are new to holistic therapies, would like to improve their overall health and well-being and enjoy having their feet touched and massaged. (It can also be performed on the hands).

    Reflexology works on the principle that all systems and organs of the body can be accessed through the feet which contain a detailed map of the body. Reflexology is a good way for the practitioner to identify any imbalances and weaknesses that may be contributing to poor health or lack of energy. Positive benefits include increased feelings of energy and well-being as well as improved sleep and stress levels.

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  • Indian Head Massage

    Indian Head Massage is especially popular with those who are experiencing stress and neck and shoulder tension although it works to encourage relaxation on all levels throughout the body and mind.

    Through various massaging techniques, the practitioner works on the head, neck, shoulders and upper back. The massage takes place fully clothed in an upright chair.

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  • Crystal Therapy

    Crystal Therapy is a relaxing yet deep method of healing which is suitable for those who are drawn to the energy of crystals and have an awareness of or interest in the emotional, mental and spiritual blockages and karmic issues that can lead to energy disturbances. However you don't have to believe in healing or crystals to benefit from the treatment.

    If you resonate with the energies of crystals and have a desire to work on improving your energetic health then this may be the treatment for you.

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  • Reiki

    Reiki is an ancient healing method which appeals to those who are open to the spiritual aspects of healing and comfortable receiving treatments off the body within the auric field. The practitioner works on the aura or energy field, balancing the chakra energy centres and clearing any congestion.

    In a typical session, Marie combines both Reiki and Esoteric Healing techniques to focus on releasing any emotional and energetic blockages and stilling the mind.

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  • Physiokey

    The PHYSIOKEY machine is a small electromagnetic device which is used and licensed for pain relief although many people have also found it beneficial for a number of other health conditions.

    It is brushed over the skin in the affect parts of the body as well as focussing on the spinal area and its corresponding nerve pathways. Benefits have included relief from aching and painful muscles and joints and increased wellbeing.

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  • Reflexology
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Crystal Therapy
  • Reiki
  • Physiokey

Get In Touch!

If you need any further information or would like to book a treatment, please fill in the Contact Form and Marie will be in touch. Ensure that you have read the FAQ page and are clear on the terms and conditions of your booking.

Alternatively, you can visit the Contact page.

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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: No fairs planned at the moment but appointments can be made to view the shop. Please call 01502 512780.

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.

Aromaflex

Aromaflex is a combination of Aromatherapy and Reflexology. A selection from 12 essential oils are used on the feet, integrated into the treatment to add to the healing experience. The therapist determines not only which reflexes to concentrate on and how to adapt the reflexology treatment to ensure the client receives maximum benefit from the therapy but also formulates a personal blend of aromatherapy oils. The essential oils are blended and used with a carrier oil during the treatment and a few drops of the blended oil can also be vaporised using a burner, further adding to the sensory encounter. Aromaflex is available at Magenta Therapy for an additional charge.

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.