4 Elements of Touch

Water Element

Firstly I would like to answer a few common questions I get asked about No Hands Massage.

  1. It is not Reiki or a non touch type of massage
  2. I do use my hands to apply the oil and for gentle strokes
  3. I use my forearms, thighs and knees which offer very deep and powerful massage strokes
  4. No Hands is a “Gentle Giant” so although it is powerful it does not involve pain
  5. You receive the treatment in your underwear and you are covered with a towel. The only area exposed is the area I am Working on at any given moment
  6. I use oil to enable me to glide across your skin and make it a pleasurable experience for you.
  7. I play music that compliments your treatment
  8. Each treatment is tailored individually for each of my clients
  9. I offer you a snack or some homemade chocolate after your treatment
  10. My Sanctuary room is a safe place and what we share in that space is confidential

My most popular treatment is the 4 Elements Massage so I thought I would share more about this powerful treatment in a series of blogs. Today I am focusing on The Element of Water.

4 Element Water Massage is a nurturing treatment that offers the gentleness of the flowing river to the unmistakable strength of the fast action rapids.

You can allow the water to release stuck emotions, ease muscle aches, pains and calm your mind. You can get lost in the rhythmic flow and relax into your treatment. If you are wanting more speed I can speed up the strokes with the Tai Chi style moves and you can ride the waves and experience the spirals of energy and release that will be created.

I use my own recipe massage oil that I blend it is delightfully rich and nourishing for the skin and has a heavenly scent of my carefully chosen aromatherapy oils.

Traveling downstream in a raft
We paddled, we splashed and we laughed
At the end of the day
Each was changed in some way
Forever reshaped by the craft
B Baum, Concho – AZ

Two free tickets for Bristol Uk Vegfest

I am giving away two free tickets for the evening line up at Bristol Vegfest where I am speaking (‘EDESIAS BANQUET’) – THE TAO OF FOOD – A LIBERATING GUIDE TO LIFESTYLE BALANCE
24th May 3pm. Great evening Uk Vegfest line up including Zion train 😄 win a free ticket for Friday or Saturday night! I need a few more recipe ideas for my book. Vegan and raw vegan ideas. I will choose the top two recipe ideas to win a ticket.
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Edesias Spring Cleanse Day Five!

Good morning! Today is day 5 of my cleanse and the end of my water fast. I haven’t eaten solid food since Wednesday lunch time and nothing since 8pm Thursday eve, that’s a 36 hour water fast. I feel slightly sick this morning and a bit light headed, was very hot in the night and woke a few times for a wee. I am looking forward to a smoothie this morning and a warm nut milk maybe, see how I feel. Today I will ease myself back in gently with only liquids until tonight when I will have a lovely salad with some avocado and a few nuts. Going to eat light and raw at the weekend and then back onto another cleanse on Monday morning for week two. Next weeks cleanse focuses on cleansing out the colon, I will increase my exercise next week to at least an hour a day of high intensity exercise. Next week I will really start to feel the benefits 🙂 A cleanse brings up emotional stuff we push down with food, I did have a few tears last night and a few moments of panic about certain areas of my life! This is quite normal when we are clearly out our shit (literally) I recognise these feelings from many cleanses before so I just went with it and allowed those feelings to surface, recognised them and allowed them to move on. The only constant in life is change! Go with the flow of life, the ups and the downs! I realised yesterday how we do not always appreciate our food as we should, I was watching people down the seafront gobble up food without enjoyment or gratitude! I would have savoured a grape yesterday! I do take time to enjoy my food mostly but I had fallen back into the trap of addiction. Food is more addictive than most drugs, food is a drug! We use it to cover up feelings, comfort us, make us fat so know one will notice us, make us thin so people will admire us, make us ill to sabotage ourselves. It really is so powerful. Unlike drugs and alcohol, if food is your drug you cannot avoid it! If your an alcoholic you can avoid the pub or the alcohol section of the supermarket. Food is essential to life, we have to eat so you cannot avoid it, food is shoved in our faces wherever we go. The mind is what we need to master not the food! Love yourself enough to nourish your temple not punish it! I’m off to make my smoothie now 🙂 have a good day x
Please connect with me on twitter @Edesias-Banquet or Facebook: Edseias Banquet-Stella Phillips Raw Food Goddess <3

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Super Duper Green Juice

Super Duper Green Juice
Try this super tasty immune system boosting green juice.
I pushed all this through my Juicer.
The green juice consisted of a whole bag of Kale
One fennel
Two carrots
Two local apples
Bunch of celery
Two parsnips
Half a pineapple
It is amazing in flavour and gave me an immediate zing you only get with live juice!

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Raw Chocolate! Sharing My Love!

I’ve had a busy, amazing day! making Raw Chocs! It never ceases to amaze me how therapeutic cacao is! It takes me to the place of love, nostalgia and awakens all my senses. The smell is divine and sensual! The feel of silky smooth melted chocolate, swirling around the bowl is arousing and sexual! Watching the reflection of light amidst the spiral upon spiral is Alchemical and quite often sends me into a trance like state! Pouring the melted chocolate into the moulds wishing I could bathe in a spring of warm chocolate, opens my heart chakra and unleashes my inner Goddess! Decorating the chocolates sends my right brain into a swirl of creativity! I love Cacao, love pouring my love into the cacao and I feel so grateful to be able to share my love with whoever chooses to eat my chocolate love <3

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