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Reflexology, Pregnancy Reflexology, Stone Sole Therapy, Bodytalk, Other Therapies in Farnborough, Hampshire

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Gaia Holistic Therapies, based in Farnborough inthe Surrey Hampshire Berkshire borders region and close to Fleet, Camberley, Aldershot, Sandhurst and offers a range of treatments, designed to work with the person and enhance the body's own healing abilities, allowing the body and mind to unwind and totally relax, thereby optimising the healing effects of the treatment.


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My name is Sheila Lindop and my practice is based in Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 8BP, but close to Camberley, Aldershot, Fleet and surrounding areas. I am a fully qualified and insured Reflexologist, Bodytalker and Counsellor (although I do not now offer Counselling as a therapy). I have worked as a Reflexologist since 2005 and am registered as a Fellow member of the Association of Reflexologists.

I have also done post qualification studies in Maternity (pregnancy) Reflexology and courses on fertility issues incorporating Precision Linking. I continue to attend training days to update my knowledge and skills, including Reflexology Lymph Drainage, which is gaining a reputation in helping those who have breast cancer, but it is also very helpful for lots of other conditions as well.

I have done a course on Mindful Reflexology and had a number of clients suffering with anxiety, depression and insomnia, this protocol has been successful in helping to support lessening the anxiety and stress and depression and helping them to sleep better.

I have attended an Aromareflex course and can now blend some oils (from a carefully selected range) for your individual use in the treatment and take a small pot home with you. Please let me know in advance if this would be of interest to you. There is a small extra charge.

Reflexology continues to be a developing therapy and there are always lots of new things to learn which can then be used to enhance my treatments.

I love doing reflexology and part of my passion for doing it is because it has helped me on my health and well-being journey over many years. Working with all the different aspects and range of clients is fascinating but in addition I have a special interest in pregnancy and pre-conception, sub-fertility, preparation for IVF. I would like to encourage both partners to come for reflexology, as I think the men sometimes get forgotten and it is important for both partners to be as healthy as possible.

I work with a whole range of clients and am not limited to fertility etc. As a result of Covid and all the stresses and anxiety it has it has produced in our daily lives over the past two years, I have had a number of clients now who have found reflexology very helpful in helping them feel more balanced.

I am excited to be able to offer Bodytalk (www.bodytalksystem.com) and am a Certified Bodytalk Practitioner. This is a relatively new ground breaking therapy and I have had some good results so far. Lots more information on the Bodytalk page. Reflexology and Bodytalk can complement each other very well.

I also offer hot stone reflexology, a great addition to your Reflexology treatment in the cold winter period, or at any other time too. As time needs to be allowed to heat the stones prior notice is required, so let me know when you book your appointment if you would like to incorporate hot stone reflexology. There is an additional £5 charge.


Appointments

I am still continuing with all the covid precautions I already have in place as advised by the Association of Reflexologists. I ask that you continue to wear a face mask at your appointment. .I am still offering appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 11.30 am and last appointment 4.30 pm. Appointments will be spaced out to allow for cleaning etc. between clients. I will also offer an occasional Friday afternoon by request. If these times are difficult for you please message me and I will see what I can do. Please read the Corona virus information at the bottom of the page.

Gaia Holistic Therapies is located in Farnborough, close to the M3, A331 and A325, and is easily accessible from Farnborough, Farnham, Fleet, Frimley, Mytchett, Ash, Camberley, Yateley, Sandhurst and Aldershot.

Most of my clients find the easiest way to contact me is to email me at [email protected] for an appointment or you can telephone me, on 07810 634712 (mobile) or on the landline 01252 515814 for an appointment. I am always very happy to discuss any of the treatments before you book. If I'm not available to take your call personally please leave me a message and I will return your call as soon as possible.

In May 2018 new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) regulations came into force and it is now necessary for each client to give me permission to hold their data by reading my privacy policy and signing a form at our first appointment. Please go to Privacy policy Please note that if I am contacted by Track and Trace I am obliged to pass on your details.

Payment by bank transfer is preferred but you can still pay by cash if you prefer. I can no longer accept cheques.

CORONA VIRUS

The Association of Reflexologists have been working very hard on guidance for safe practice and I continue to follow their recommendations. All clients (unless exempt) will need to wear a face covering or mask and I will also be wearing a mask. It will also be necessary to do a risk assessment the day before your appointment, usually by email. This is a mandatory condition of my insurance. If you have had a Covid jab you should wait for a week before having reflexology. I do ask that if you feel unwell for any reason on the day of your appointment that you let me know and we can discuss re-arranging your appointment if necessary.

Whilst I normally have a 24 hour cancellation policy, I am dropping this for the time being because I would much rather you re-arranged your appointment if you or one of your family are feeling unwell, Covid related or not. The important thing is to try and make it as safe as possible for everyone. The same would apply to me and my household.

Gift vouchers are also still available and will have a two year expiry date.


I am so pleased that we have been allowed to continue to offer reflexology and not been locked down again and I have tried to make my appointments as safe as I can following our guidelines. . During lockdown I have done a couple of online courses, one called Round about Digestion, and also Round about Respiration by the excellent Danish Reflexology tutors, Peter Lund Franson and Dorthe Krogsgaard. I have also done a course on the Release points by Chi Medics and look forward to incorporating what I have learnt into my sessions, where appropriate. My own feeling is that we need reflexology more than ever these days, and if you are reading this page and are thinking about it then do come and give it a try and see what benefits it can bring to you.













Pages updated on 10 January 2022


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