Welcome to Holistic Therapies by Nicola

By Lesley Moss | August 12, 2016
manicure and pedicure nail treatments

Introduction of Holistic Therapies By Nicola Welcome to my first blog, My Name is Nicola and I’m a holistic and nail therapist based in the village of Hullbridge, Essex. I run my own business called Holistic Therapies by Nicola, with 9 years experience in massage and nails. A full member of the AOR (association of Reflexologists) and the…

Journey into Nail Treatments

By Nicola | March 29, 2018

Training in Spa Manicure and Pedicure During training in Swedish Massage I decided my next course to attend would be for Nails. It was an easy decision to train in natural nail treatments as I had always enjoyed experimenting on nails. I found a course in the local town of Wickford that was over a weekend.…

Indian Head Massage £20

By Nicola | February 26, 2018

Length of treatment is 30 minutes Indian Head Massage is a massage of the back, shoulders, neck and head. Followed by a pressure point face massage. You can be seated on a chair or lying on a massage couch depending on your space and requirements. Indian Head Massage can be performed with or without oil, which I tend to…

Hopi Ear Candles £20

By Nicola | January 9, 2018

Length of treatment is 45 minutes. Hopi ear candles is a very relaxing treatment and can aid ear and sinus conditions. One ear candle is placed in each ear in turn and is then lit.  As the candle burns they work as a gentle vacuum to draw out impurities. Each candle takes 10 to 15 minutes and it is then followed by…

Swedish Massage from £10

By Nicola | November 12, 2017

This deep tissue massage can aid with muscle tension and movement, stress and relaxation and your lymphatic and circulatory systems. The routine is a combination of effleurage (gentle gliding movements), tapotenent (Cupping, hacking and pinchment), kneading and Friction movements. Being a mobile therapist I would establish on first contact the space you have for a couch. Your chosen room…

Reflexology Treatment £25

By Nicola | October 21, 2017

Reflexology is a pressure point massage of the body reflexes on the feet and hands that works to balance the whole body. A reflexologist can not diagnose anything. Treatment length time is 1 hour and please allow 15 minutes for consultation It can help with relaxation, aid sleep, relive tension and can improve mood and sense of wellbeing. Reflexology…

Manicure and Pedicure Treatments

By Nicola | September 24, 2017

I offer a number of different manicure and pedicure treatments. I only work with natural nails and use either CND shellac (gel polish) or CND Vinylux polish. On every treatment a short consultation is completed to check treatment requirements. Every client first manicure or pedicure gets a new emery board which is kept with their notes…

My Journey – Reflexology

By Nicola | September 19, 2017

In January 2014 I started a 12 week intensive ITEC level 3 Reflexology Course in Billericay. The course involved completing 100 treatments, 40 of which had to be case studies. Coursework throughout and then a practical exam at the end. Once qualified I became a member of the Association of Reflexologists. Reflexology treatments have been…

My Journey to offer Hopi Ear Candles

By Nicola | August 2, 2017

The decision to train in Hopi Ear Candles was an easy one for myself as I had suffered from Ear Infections and hay fever myself. Family members had also experienced problems with hearing, glue ear, ringing in ear and popping ears so I was interested to know how the Ear Candles could aid  conditions of ears and sinuses.…

My Journey – Indian Head Massage

By Nicola | July 8, 2017

Continuing on my journey began in May 2013 after receiving news that I was going to be made redundant from my part time role as an Operational Analyst at the end of the year. I assessed what I wanted to do for a living and decided to go self employed as a Holistic Therapist. With the qualifications…

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