Reflexologist in Drogheda

Catherine McAllister - Reflexologist in Drogheda

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Catherine McAllister M.I.R.I., is qualified in Reflexology, Pregnancy Reflexology, Reiki, Holistic Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Pregnancy and Infant Massage. Catherine has been treating clients in the Drogheda area since 2006. She first practised from La Spa Therapie in Drogheda on the Dublin Road and then moved to the Drogheda Medical Clinic also on the Dublin Road. Catherine now practises from her clinic at her home address in Drogheda.

Catherine completed her ITEC and City and Guilds teacher training qualification in 2008 and now teaches Reflexology and Massage to Diploma level. She has also undertaken advanced training in Reflexology during pregnancy and labour and specialises in this area of Reflexology. Catherine is a member of the Irish Reflexologists' Institute Limited (www.reflexology.ie) and her reflexology treatments are covered by VHI, Avivas and Irish Life Health.


REFLEXOLOGY AND MASSAGE


What is Reflexology?


Reflexology is the practice of treating reflex points on the feet that relate to corresponding parts of the body.


How can Reflexology benefit me?


Reflexology is suitable for all ages and throughout every stage of life. This gentle therapy may bring relief from a whole range of both acute and chronic conditions.


Reflexology benefits:

  • induces a deep sense of relaxation, reduces feelings of stress and anxiety,
  • promotes restful sleep and increases energy levels,
  • improves circulation and speeds up the efficient removal of toxins and impurities from the body,
  • enhances mood and general feeling of well-being,
  • strengthens the immune system


Pregnancy Reflexology


Reflexology is a wonderful therapy to use during pregnancy and labour. Some of the many benefits include:

  • induces a deep sense of relaxation,
  • improves sleeping patterns and increases energy levels - helps alleviate pregnancy discomforts - i.e. nausea, heartburn, aches and pains,
  • fluid retention and constipation - helps to allay feelings of fear and anxiety and encourages feelings of calm and contentment - enhances mood level and general feeling of well-being
  • regulates blood pressure


Reflexology is covered by VHI, Quinn Healthcare and Irish Life Health.


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The following massage treatments are available at the Drogheda Medical Clinic:


  • Holistic Massage - a combination of various movements used to manipulate muscles through the application of pressure to either soothe or stimulate the whole body. It aims to balance the "whole" person.
  • Deep Tissue Massage - stimulating deep massage treatment which targets the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue in the body and focuses on areas of tension and pain.
  • Pregnancy Massage - massage therapy specifically tailored for the expectant mother's needs.
  • Aromatherapy Massage - massage treatment using natural essential plant oils.
  • Hot Stone Massage - massage with heated stones
  • Indian Head Massage - face, scalp, neck and shoulders massage
  • Baby Massage - massage treatment for infants.

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