Chester 07967 341426

Holistic Treatments

Welcome to Bramble Barn Retreat treatments page!

Holistic Therapies exist to make us feel better, whether this is calming a busy mind, energising a sluggish body, detoxing from a stressful lifestyle or relieving aches in a tense body. From receiving these treatments it is possible to feel remarkably positive, straighter, a return to the real you.

Unsure of which therapy is for you? You may be drawn to what suits you at this moment in time or need some gentle guidance, we can decide that together at your consultation or before hand via email or phone.

Massage treatments will involve all or some of the following…Swedish, Neuromuscular and Sports Massage techniques, Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Stretching as well as breathing exercises. Each treatment is, of course, completely tailored to you depending on the outcome wanted.

Acupressure is pressure on specific energy points found along meridians (energy channels) and is often incorporated into massage treatments to bring a powerful sense of balance to the body and mind.

Aromatherapy oils are always included in massage treatments unless you prefer not to. These essential oils are chosen to benefit your emotional, spiritual and physical needs at this moment in time. You are advised to keep the oils in your body for at least 12 hrs if possible for full absorption into the blood stream.

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I will be pleased to answer any questions about your needs, thank you for visiting the Bramble Barn Retreat website!

Diolch. Carol

Daoyin Tao

Pronounced DAW YIN TOW, this is a powerful Chinese Face, Neck and Shoulder Massage, combining flowing massage with specific acupressure to produce an amazing synergy.

A rebalancing, relaxing, rejuvenating therapy. Read more…

Therapeutic Aromatherapy Body Massage

Manipulation of the body’s soft tissues, which eases aches, pains and built up stress. Choose from part (e.g back or legs) or full body treatments. Deep Tissue Massage and the lighter Swedish Massage available.

Incredibly relaxing yet revitalising. Read more

Indian Head Massage

De-stress with this ancient stimulating treatment targeting the upper torso, scalp, face and ears.

Perfect for desk workers! Read more…

Bowen Technique

Uses rolling-type moves which effectively treats a multitude of symptoms from injuries, to asthma, to pregnancy.  The technique encourages the body to realign by creating a vibration through the muscles.

Despite its subtleness, it has long-lasting results. Read more…


Points on the feet are worked which correspond to each body system resulting in balance and serenity.

Beneficial for a range of common conditions. Read more…

Thai Foot Massage

Its a traditional Chinese and Thai therapy with similar benefits to Reflexology, Thai Foot Massage works the Sen lines on the feet (meridians or energy channels) to remove blockages. Leaves you feeling balanced, relaxed and happy! No part of your foot is left untouched! Using oil and with use of a Thai Foot stick, each area of your feet and ankles is worked sometimes with a mix of rapid and slow techniques.

Feedback reveals it is just as relaxing as Reflexology! Book in and see for yourself!

Holistic Facial Massage 

Cleansing & toning the skin removes impurities. Following this enjoy an amazing aromatherapy pressure point massage to the shoulders, neck, scalp and facial muscles (40 min) Feel radiant inside, and out. In addition to the above, receive a freshly prepared exfoliation and face mask to compliment your skin type and an application of homemade moisturiser (1 hour).

The result? A restful glow.

Maternity Reflexology

A must for all pregnant ladies! This treatment will support your body and mind’s wellbeing in adjusting to the changes occuring during your pregnancy.

Put your feet up, you deserve it!

Nourishing Body Exfoliation

Combining Lavender and Mandarin essential oils with sea salt and cocoa butter, this homemade body exfoliation will scrub away your dead skin cells to reveal smooth, fresh, youthful skin!

Try it, it feels amazing.

Seated Acupressure 

A satisfying pressure point based treatment working the whole back, arms, shoulders, neck, scalp and face. This seated stress relieving therapy is performed through the clothes, no oil is used just firm yet gentle pressure, using therapist’s palms, knuckles, thumbs, elbows, forearms, adapted to your preference. If you have aches in these areas, Seated Acupressure will pin point them and ease away the tension! Absolutely perfect for office workers.

A quick fix therapy with instant results.

Full Body Stretching

Feeling stiff, achy, inflexible, tired? During this treatment, your whole body will be stretched, within your comfort. You will be fully clothed, just make sure you are wearing loose clothing. Muscle areas worked on will include the lower and upper back, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, chest, legs, feet, glutes, hips. You will also be shown specific stretches for you to implement at home. A good stretching routine at home can alleviate these symptoms and need only take a few minutes per day.

Stretching is a stand alone treatment or can be received along side massage. See prices and offers page for all the options.

Feel energised and youthful! Read more…

McLoughlin Scar Tissue Release (MSTR)

A gentle technique which works to release tightness, pain, restriction, fluid retention, lack of sensitivity, hypersensitivity, itching, release emotions etc caused by post operative and trauma scars. Without realising the connection, various symptoms can arise after such trauma. This simple effective technique will help alleviate these in as little as 1-4 sessions. Scars including mastectomy, hysterectomy, caesarean, trauma and much much more can all be helped, and it doesn’t matter how long you have had the scars.

Give it a go, you might be surprised by the result! Read more…

Monday 9:00 – 3:00 & 7:00 – 9:00pm
Tuesday 9:00 – 3:00 & 7:00 – 9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00 – 3:00          
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Sunday         —  & 7:00 – 9:00pm


Treatments also available for Holiday guests Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and Saturday and Sunday daytime.

Other times may also be available please ask!

Chester 07967 341426