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My Therapy Room Music by Carole Chandler

My Therapy Room Music By Carole Chandler – reiki master and relaxation massage specialist at the Health Zone Clinic. 

Does music matter? Yes it does.
Why does it matter? Music has the power to evoke a mood and change the emotions.

A few weeks ago a client thanked me for the music I was playing during her session. She reminded me that she had liked it the first time she heard it in my room, when she visited for a massage during the pregnancy of her second child. At that time, it appealed to her so much, she had asked me the name of it, bought it for herself, played it during her labour and it is now the music of choice at home to soothe her son.

I was delighted to hear this and happy that she had found an example of music that was of value to her. How nice for me to be instrumental (!) in introducing her to music that helps to change emotions and moods of members of her family.

So why do I play music during my sessions anyway?
Well, for a long time I have believed in the power of music to uplift emotions and enhance the mood so I use it to contribute towards creating the atmosphere I enjoy for my clients. This belief is one of the reasons I use specially selected music in my daily life and in my work.

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Relaxation massage – a treat or maintenance?

Relaxation massage – a treat or maintenance?
Carole Chandler
reiki master and relaxation massage specialist

Recently, a client paused at the end of her session and while still lying on the massage couch in a state of deep relaxation she said, “I should do this more often”.

That in and of itself is not news, I have heard it before and I am always happy to hear it. I enjoy what I do and I take pleasure from hearing that people enjoy receiving what I have to offer.

If that was all that was said, then there would be no discussion to be had, however this particular client continued with, “but I feel guilty”.

How sad is that? To feel guilty for doing something that feels good to her, for doing something that is of benefit to her, for doing something that she enjoys. 

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Aromatherapy and its benefits by Health Zone Clinic Wimbledon   


Aromatherapy uses essential oils from plants in order to encourage emotional and physical wellbeing and balance. Essential oils have numerous healing properties and therapeutic effects associated with them.

Aromatherapy is commonly used to treat a long list of problems including stress, anxiety, hyperactivity, sleeplessness, lack of energy, digestive upsets, menstrual cramps, and headaches.To experience their benefits, aromatherapy oils can be used in steam inhalations, baths, and applied to the skin – though not directly Continue reading ‘Aromatherapy and its benefits by Health Zone Clinic Wimbledon   ’ »