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Julia Stevens

Julia Stevens

Reflexologist in Castle Cary

I am an experienced Reflexologist and Indian Head Massage Practitioner.
My family owned practice Heal and Sole Holistics, specialises in the complementary therapies of Reflexology, Reiki, EFT Tapping and Indian Head Massage. We are located in the attractive, small, historic market town of Castle Cary in South Somerset, close to the Dorset and Wiltshire borders.
We have created a peaceful and tranquil setting for our practice, enabling clients to start to relax from the moment they arrive for their treatment.
Our 'purpose designed' treatment room, is situated in a naturally beautiful and peaceful garden setting alongside a stream.
We have a luxury treatment couch with adjustable back, integrated knee support and the option of heating, offering the ultimate in comfort. It is electrically adjustable allowing it to be quickly and easily lowered for ease of access.
There is also easy private off-road parking for our clients.
All the products used in my Reflexology and Indian Head Massage treatments contain only top quality natural ingredients, are vegan and have not been tested on animals.

Background & Qualifications

I studied at Health Academics, a private training centre, near Wells, Somerset and gained a VTCT Higher Diploma in Reflexology. I was also awarded a VTCT Certificate of Excellence. VTCT a specialist, Government approved, awarding organisation for complementary therapies, has been in existence for over 50 years and has been at the forefront of developing the vocational system of qualifications in the United Kingdom.
I am also a VRT Practitioner and an authorised member of the Vertical Reflex Therapy (VRT) Network having trained with Lynne Booth in the Booth Method of Vertical Reflex Therapy (VRT), an advanced reflexology technique, where the feet or hands are worked in a weight-bearing position for short periods, providing an intensive level of treatment.
I am also trained in the advance techniques of Reflexology Lymph Drainage and Facial Reflexology.
I am a full member of the Association of Reflexologists. This Association only allows membership to those who have gained certification at a high level of training and who are committed to continued professional development as well as agreeing to abide by its Code of Practice and Ethics. It is one of the foremost aspirational and independent reflexology associations in the UK.
I am also registered with NHS Choices, the UK's biggest health website, who only allow registration to the highest qualified Complementary Therapists.
I also hold a Practitioners Diploma in Indian Head Massage.

My Specialisms

Reflexology including Vertical Reflex Therapy, Reflexology Lymph Drainage and Facial reflexology
Indian Head Massage

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I have an ethical and holistic approach to life and actively promote compassion for all living things.
The holistic therapies I offer are natural, gentle and non-invasive, as well as soothing, calming and balancing. By working on all levels, physical, mental and emotional, our therapies help to bring the body back into balance, boost the immune system and support the body's natural ability to heal itself. This is achieved by: encouraging relaxation, relieving tension and stress, aiding sleep, improving mood and increasing a sense of well-being.
Stress, both mental and physical is a major factor in causing the body to become out of balance. The tension it causes has effects throughout the systems of the body. When the system ceases to function effectively and efficiently, the imbalance begins to drain the body's vital energy and immunity, making it more likely for disease to occur.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Reflexology In Person Please Call
Indian Head Massage In Person Please Call

Additional Rate Information

I offer a range of treatments including reflexology lymph drainage, facial reflexology and luxury treatments. Please see our website for our up to date price list http://www.healandsole.co.uk/prices.html Personal and Company Healthcare Plan Members Due to my membership with the Association of Reflexologists, you may be able to claim back up to 100% of the cost of your Reflexology treatments. Each plan will differ in terms of cover and what is required in order to make a claim, so please check the terms of your plan with your provider.