How my journey started

Karen Ashton Back in 2003, a mum of 2 children under the age of 3, a wife and an office manager, life felt quite tough at this time and I needed something for 'me', I craved to feel independent and wanted to get my teeth stuck into something. So,my journey began with my love for...

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How does reflexology work?

How does Reflexology work? This is a question often asked by clients. Reflexology is such an amazing and powerful treatment. A personal passion of mine, that has brought some amazing results to my clients. I have so many stories i could tell of findings in a treatment, but that i will save...

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Aromatherapy and synergy

Synergy & Aromatherapy Oils When two or more essential oils are blended together, the chemistry of the oils combine with one another to create an entirely new substance whose properties as a whole add up to more than the sum of its individual parts, and thus creates a synergistic blend...

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Ginger & lemon for joint pain

Ginger & Lemon for joint pain I have suffered from hip joint pain for nearly 4 years now, and after many appointments with doctors, consultants and physiotherapists, i was finally diagnosed with severe osteoarthritis and ulcerated bone in my right hip. Autumn of last year, i was finally...

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What to look for when choosing essential oils

What to look for when choosing essential oils (adulteration) The shelf life of essential oils, carrier oils and massage oils varies greatly, and their life expectancy can be influenced by many different external factors such as: incorrect light exposure heat exposure air...

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My new book

My New Book So, finally my book is finished, after a couple of years in the making! The contents of this book were originally created for my level 3 aromatherapy students and the essential oil guide for my own reference as well. This led me to wanting to share this information with others,...

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Aromatherapy - The Journey continues

The journey continues . . . . Since the launch of my first book "The Essential Oils Guide", i have received some lovely positive feedback, which has spurred me on to writing my next book. The Advanced Essential Oils Guide". The first book covered the oils that would be covered in a level 3...

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What is marketing?

What is marketing? Business & Marketing Marketing is all about identifying your target market and providing for your target market. Your target market are the people who want your therapies or products or services that you provide, they are people that you can reach easily and who can afford...

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A treatment you should be offering your clients

Do you have the right tools to treat your clients aliments? Lymphatic drainage has a profound effect on a person's well-being and can help with a number of conditions. In this day and age, people are suffering more and more with illnesses, skin conditions, allergies and more. Being able to...

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Which massage couch?

Choosing the right massage couch Choosing the right massage couch can be a minefield. Your couch could be with you for years to come so it is important to choose one you are happy to work with. As a massage school, we are often asked this question by our students, so i have put together a...

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