What are the benefits of Baby Massage? Baby Massage has a wealth of benefits for you and your baby and provides special bonding time for you both, away from the stresses of the every day routines. Baby Massage can help to relieve colic, promote better sleep, soothe a fussy baby and help with postnatal depression. All you need is your baby, a towel and some natural vegetable oil. What does Top to Toe offer? Courses The best way get involved is to book one of our Baby Massage courses which are held at Cowper Road on Wednesdays. Over the course you will learn about: Massage theory and methods Baby development related to massage Relaxation techniques for you Techniques for fussy. colicky and high need babies Massaging the growing child At the end of the course you and your baby will also get a special certificate – probably the first that your baby will have been awarded! Click HERE for a booking form. Massage club Many parents and carers continue to meet and share ideas and time together with their babies at our monthly massage Club. To reserve a place please call us on 01362 851819. Individual consultations If you need some special advice or do not feel ready to take up a class then we also offer individual consultations and home visits. What does it cost? 5-week course – £40 (Each class lasts approximately an hour) Massage Club per class £5 Home visits from £20...Read More
A lot of parents find the early stages difficult because they don’t know how to relate to their baby. For us baby yoga is a language, a skill that’s very easy for the parent to learn to communicate with this unknown creature. I think it is a good counterweight to what is happening in the world today and I think parents are responding to that. I think if we are not touched by the needs of our babies there is no hope.” Dr Françoise Freedman, pioneer of Baby Yoga in the UK Zoë is a fully qualified Baby Yoga instructor and holds the Birthlight Baby Yoga Diploma. Baby Yoga complements infant massage, offers quality physical stimulation including flowing postures, holding techniques, movement, touch, voice and deep relaxation. It induces a happy, care-free and lively parent-infant interaction which deepens bonding, trust and encourages healthy child development. The experience of movement combined with touch is probably the richest stimulation we can offer babies from birth. In yoga, this stimulation occurs through the mutual involvement of parent and baby, at a pace at which the baby can absorb and integrate it. As yoga postures induce deep relaxation in adults, so in babies they bring a state of deep contentment and promote deep...Read More
“Indian Head Massage is guaranteed to lift you out of the hustle and bustle of everyday stress.“ What is Indian Head Massage? Indian Head Massage is a complementary therapy that employs techniques used in India for thousands of years. Indian Head Massage concentrates on massage of the upper back, upper arms, shoulders, back of the neck, head and face. Indian Head Massage uses a range of different movements including application of deep kneading and compression movements over the neck, shoulder and scalp areas along with gentle stimulation and stroking of pressure points on the face. For your treatment you will sit in a comfortable chair, fully clothed and ideally wear a T-shirt or open necked shirt. What are the benefits of Indian Head Massage? It can be said that Indian Head Massage is a truly holistic therapy that has many physiological and psychological benefits. After treatment you will feel calm and relaxed and many of our clients say that they feel as if their whole body is balanced. Indian Head Massage can also: Improve circulation Stimulate immunity Relieve pain and discomfort Improve posture Reduce stress Help promote sleep Promote hair growth Improve the condition of the skin and hair Relieve tired eyes and eye strain Promote clear thinking Improve concentration Help with emotional stress, anxiety and depression Create a feeling of calm and balance What does it cost? A session of approximately 40 minutes will cost £20 Why not hold an Indian Head Massage Ultimate Relaxation Party? For a party with a difference you can hold an Ultimate Relaxation Party. Simply invite six friends who will pay £10 each for a 20-minute session. As the host you will get...Read More
Reflexology is the physical act of applying pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger and hand techniques It is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands with a premise that such work effects a physical change to the body.” The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology (Third Edition)) What is reflexology? Reflexology is a non-invasive holistic therapy that has been practiced for over 5000 years. By applying pressure to the reflex points on the hands and/or feet, the blood circulation is improved, the body relaxes and organs and glands become balanced. Doctors agree that over 75% of our health problems can be linked to nervous stress and tension. Reflexology is fantastic for relaxing and clearing these blockages. Reflexology is not a beauty therapy; it is a clinical treatment with proven results. Clients sit in a Lafuma recliner chair and the treatment starts with foot relaxation exercises and is completed with a foot massage. Reflexology is totally safe for people of all ages, from babies to the elderly. It is widely accepted in the UK and recognised by the NHS, many GP’s and hospices. What are the benefits of reflexology? Reflexology can help relieve a variety of symptoms and health issues including: Irritable bowel syndrome Asthma Pre-menstrual syndrome Digestive problems Headache/migraine Arthritis Phobias Acne Stress Sinus problems Tinnitus Sinus and ear nose and throat problems Weight problems Cystitis Infertility Backache Neck tension Whiplash Sciatica Pregnancy …plus many more. If in doubt please get in touch to discuss the most beneficial treatment for you. Reflexology, fertility and childbirth An increasing number of women are...Read More
This is an exciting new course which I’m offering to parents who want to use the of reflexology to help their children with common childhood ailments. I have brought together all of my knowledge and experience as a reflexology practitioner along with that of working with babies and toddlers in my massage and yoga classes to develop this course. It is also a natural progression from the fertility reflexology that I offer clients. The course lasts 5 weeks and costs £40 or £35 for returning parents. ...Read More
Hi I’m Zoë Flint complementary therapist and owner of Top to Toe Massage. I offer a range of treatments and classes and am proud to have developed a respected reputation in the field of complementary therapy. Since 2008 I have forged close links and with statutory health services including health visitors, midwives, Sure Start and Children’s Services. I also work with corporate clients to provide therapies to help combat stress in the workplace
Indian Head Massage – ideal for stress and relaxation.
Reflexology – a non-invasive holistic therapy used to promote health and well-being and treat a variety of conditions
Baby Massage – fantastic for colic, sleep, bonding and special time with your new baby
Baby Yoga – relaxing postures for parent and baby to promote health and bonding
Baby Reflexology – learn techniques to soothe your baby
Top to Toe Massage is based in the Norfolk market town of Dereham where treatments and classes are given in my own purpose built treatment room that provides a calm and relaxing environment. Home visits can also be arranged by special request.
To find out more about my classes or treatments please get in touch by phone or email.