The Grove offers a wide range of therapies, a brief description of each is given below but please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
Our health is dependent on the balanced functioning of the body’s motivating force (Qi energy) which flows through the meridian channels. The aim of acupuncture is to restore balance and harmony to the energetic flow and treatment is tailored to the specific needs of each individual.
The Alexander Technique addresses the postural causes of many medical conditions. Through lessons, better posture and use of your body develop, and you will learn discernment of the amount of tension necessary to perform daily activities.
Can be undertaken using laboratory testing and/or kinesiology, which is non-intrusive and painless. Following testing, allergies and intolerances are treated using nutrition, homeopathy or a combination.
Is an effective way of introducing fragrant oils to the body. It encourages the circulation, stimulates the immune system, eliminates harmful toxins, tones the muscles and generally relaxes the whole body, to promote a feeling of well being.
Is a remedial, hands-on therapy that is applied using very gentle pressure. The practitioner uses thumbs and fingers on precise points to perform Bowen’s unique sets of rolling-type moves which stimulate the soft tissue of the body. There is no manipulation or adjustment and the experience of a treatment is gentle, subtle and relaxing. Most of the work can be performed through light clothing although bare skin is often preferred to gain extra information about the body.
The low-force nature of McTimoney chiropractic makes it suitable for all. Light and swift techniques are used to adjust the bones in the body to restore mobility and balance, improve nerve function and promote natural healing. The whole skeletal system is assessed since misalignments may often cause the body to compensate at another level.
Counselling & Psychotherapy:
Time out to explore your dreams, express your grief, define yourself: whatever the issue we can provide you with the support and challenge necessary for you to consider and improve the quality of your day-to-day life.
Is a hands-on therapy which asssits the body’s natural capacity for self-repair. It has been developed from discoveries about the body’s subtle physiology which show that our cells express rhythmic movement fundamental to life. Development of these discoveries over the years has refined the therapy into the unique style of deep listening that it is today. It is suitable for people of all ages, from babies to the elderly. You don’t have to be ill to benefit from Craniosacral Therapy. The easing of life’s stresses and the increased vitality and well-being that it can bring are welcome at any time.
Hopi Ear Candles:
Hopi Ear Candles: a safe, ancient, natural therapy originated from the American Indians. They consist of extracts of honey, flex and Indian therapeutic herbs such as sage, St John’s Wort and camomile. A relaxing and pleasant therapy which is especially beneficial for clearing sinuses and strengthening the immune and lymphatic systems.
Hot Stone Massage:
This involves the application of water-heated basalt stones of varying sizes to key points on the body, giving a deep massage and creating sensations of comfort and warmth. If you have never experienced this unique indulgence, you owe yourself this wonderful treat!
Should not be confused with stage hypnosis. It is a natural deep relaxation of the body during which time the mind becomes focused and changes to thoughts and feelings can be achieved, provided that is what the client really wants. It has success with giving up smoking, weight control, anxiety, panic attacks, phobias and other stress related problems.
Indian Head Massage:
Relieves local tension of the head, neck and shoulders and stimulates circulation.
is a diagnostic technique to detect imbalances or inherited weakness that may lead to serious disease or toxic accumulations. It gives an overall picture of the state of a person’s vitality.
Kinesiology is a system of muscle testing for evaluation the body. It tests structural, chemical and electromagnetic or energy functions of the body.
Lightning Process® (LP) is a training course that focuses on the science behind how the mind and body interact; it gives you powerful tools to use this mind body link to influence your health and life in a way that helps you conquer your struggles – whether they show themselves in the form of chronic fatigue, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, stuckness, happiness or otherwise. The Lightning Process teaches you that changing your thoughts really can change your life.
This uses light rotating massage on the feet, hands and head enabling the innate life force to make necessary transformations for the realisation of full potential and life goals.
The healing power of nature. The fundamental and profound belief is the ability of the body to heal itself, given the proper opportunity. Naturopathy is concerned with restoring total well-being, using methods such as dietary advice (including supplements and herbal formulas).
Helps treat a variety of illnesses ranging from the common cold, insomnia and migraines to more complex diseases e.g. arthritis, M.E, allergies and heart disease. Involving natural diet containing whole unrefined health promoting foods and various supplements to support the body, each program is designed to suit individual needs.
It uses many diagnostic procedures from conventional medical assessment. Its strength, however, lies in the unique way the patient is assessed from a mechanical, functional and postural standpoint and the manual methods of treatment applied to suit the needs of the individual patient.
Helps clear blockages and restore the free flow of energy. A specific pressure is applied to the areas of the feet (or hands) which correspond to functions, systems or structures of the body, allowing congestion, tension and imbalances to be detected and treated.
A Japanese word meaning ‘universal life energy’. This safe hands-on method releases blocked energies, cleanses the body of toxins and works to create a state of balance, promoting healing at all levels. It complements and enhances medical and other treatments, acting to reduce negative side effects.
It is the therapeutic application of massage for the restoration and maintenance of bodily health and fitness; it is relaxing, reduces pain and increases the blood and lymph flows.
Helps to reduce physical and mental tension, improve mobility and stamina, and provides a good support to maintaining physical and mental well-being. The form of postures and breathing is adapted to suit each person. People’s experience after a session is generally of being physical extended, relaxed, focused and energise