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Aroma & the Emotions

Did you know that the sense of smell is directly linked to the Limbic area of the brain, also known as the emotional brain? This part of the brain govern mood, memory and unconscious judgements. This is why aroma has such a powerful effecton us and can bring back a more vivid memory than sound or vision.

This explains the very powerful emotional & mental effects of essential oils. When I use essential oils in a massage, the aroma is linked in the client's subconscious mind with feelings of relaxation, ease and being cared for.

10 reasons to See a Reflexologist

Ten Reasons to See a Reflexologist:

Reflexology is an amazing therapy whose effectiveness in treating a range of ailments has been proven time and time again. The therapist "reads" the client's feet or hands to establish problem areas then uses a variety of techniques to break down crystals and other waste products thus improving circulation and nerve conduction to the corresponding body part or organ. The treatment is oh so relaxing.......

Stress has been shown to be an important factor in many serious illnesses.

Happy Birthday to Essentials!!

Happy Birthday to Essentials!! We're celebrating with an Open Day on Sunday 16th June from 2.30 to 5pm

Come along and enjoy our FREE talks on Dream Interpretation, Crystals & Aromatherapy

Relax with a FREE minitreatment or two! Choose from
Indian Head Massage

Browse our range of crystals, essential oils & natural skincare products

Avail of fantastic special offers on the day on course, therapies, jewellery & vouchers

Chat to our therapiest & tutors about our courses, classes & therapies

Wonders of Olive Oil

I always tell the massage and aromatherapy students of the benefits of olive oil both for their treatments and for easy aftercare for clients. 

I was recently away and as I was only bringing carry on luggage I didn't bring any oils or creams with me. I bought olive oil and it served so many purposes.

Having walked a lot more than I usually do my legs were quite sore and tight. Olive oil rubbed on my legs gave very rapid relief.

No cleanser. Olive oil again to the rescue, it removes even waterproof mascara and leaves the skin sooo soft.

FREE Yoga Classes in Essentials Holistic Centre Malahide

As part of the launching of Essentials our lovely Yoga teachers are offering FREE classes.

Aoife Espinosa will run two free Hatha yoga classes at 12pm and 7pm on Thursday 28th June

To book a place call Aoife on 086 3044702

Ruth Carson will run a free pregnancy yoga class on Friday 29th June at 7pm

To book a place call Ruth on 085 7234310

Classes may also be booked at our Open Day, Sunday 24th June (2.30pm to 6.30pm)

Places are limited so MUST be booked in advance

Essentials Open Day Sunday 24th June

Come and visit us on our Open Day on Sunday 24th June from 2.30pm to 5.30pm.

  • Enjoy FREE mini sessions of Indian Head Massage, Reiki, Reflexology & Aromatherapy.
  • Try a free tarot reading.
  • Chat with our tutors about the courses and classes we have to offer
  • Examine our range of essential oils, common and uncommon, & find out how to use them.
  • Have one of our aromatherapists make up natural skincare product just for you.....
  • Like to try Bio Danza? Having enjoyed your mini treatments and chatting with us, why not finish off the afternoon with  a FREE class from 5.

Essential Oils for Relaxation

Using essential oils is such an easy way to reduce stress, they are so versatile and easy to use.

Bergamot is known as the "little oil of stress" and is simultaneously calming & uplifting. Lavender, one of the best known oils, is calming and balances the mood. Ylang Ylang (pronounced E-lang E-lang) regulates the heartbeat and controls the amount of adrenaline produced by the body.

Using these 3 oils in a bath is fantastic if you have had a stressful, busy day or if you have trouble sleeping.

Lotions & Potions day Sunday 26th February

Essential oils are wonderfully versatile substances which can be used to prevent and alleviate many common ailments. They are simple and effective to use as long as you are aware of blending guidelines and a few contraindications.

They are lovely to use in skin care products especially when combined with natural ingredients such as aloe vera gel, olive oil, sugar and many others which are freely available in chemists and supermarkets

A group of residents in Rush Co Dublin have asked me to run a Lotions & Potions day for them.

Fundraising Event in Aid of African Wildlife Conservation

On Sunday 12th February the Malahide Therapy Room is hosting a fundraising event from 2pm to 6pm. We are offering minitreatments in Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Reiki and Tuina Acupressure. All treatments will be €10, a great opportunity to ease stress and maybe try out a new therapy or two!

Liz Kelly will be running a qigong class for just €5 from 5.30pm to 6pm. Liz is a fantastic teacher and this promises to be very enjoyable.

I will also have a selection of high quality essential oils for sale at reasonable prices.

Aromatherapy Relief for IBS

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is increasingly common, many of us suffer from it or know someone who does. I have found essential oils really helpful for this condition. Although everyone will not necessarily have identical results from specific essential oils (essential oils are complex chemical substances and each person's own chemical makeup is unique; also each person's symptoms are different) there are some oils which have a very well earned reputation for relieving the symptoms of IBS.