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Treatment Menu

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Summer 2014


Specialising in Massage and Spa Therapies for over 18 years, Karen has a deep understanding of the health benefits for both body and mind. Karen is passionate about the spa industry and has spent many years experiencing and researching treatments in some of the world’s finest spas. Working from her peaceful Spa Therapy Studio in the scenic Perthshire countryside, the Studio and the bespoke Treatment Menu are inspired by her travels, connection to nature and love of the rugged Scottish landscape.

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Massage Back, Neck & Shoulders 30 minutes £30 45 minutes £40

Your choice of warmed Organic Weleda Massage Oils are used in this bespoke treatment focusing on areas of tension, with pressure tailored to your individual requirements.

Back, Neck, Shoulders, Face & Scalp 45 minutes £40

A gentle and relaxing massage of the bodies key stress zones - the back, neck, shoulders and face. Warmed organic oils are softly brushed over the face in preparation for a pressure point massage and de-stress scalp treatment.

Deep Tissue

30 minutes £30 45 minutes £40 1 hour £50 1 hour 15 minutes £60 A bespoke massage tailored to suit your individual requirements and that focuses on specific problem areas. Perfect for sufferers of tension, this massage is very effective in relieving stress, tiredness and even chronic pain. The techniques used stimulate and invigorate the body’s deep muscle tissues helping to iron out stress.

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Traditional Swedish 30 minutes £30 1 hour £50

For those in need of a deeply relaxing massage, this gentle flowing treatment is designed to improve circulation, encourage the removal of toxins and promote a profound sense of well-being.

Weleda Well-Being 1 hour 15 minutes £60

A soothing total body treatment that uses a blend of massage techniques from around the world. Your body is lightly brushed, before warmed organic oils are used to massage the entire body. This treatment also includes a facial pressure point massage and relaxing scalp treatment. Choose between: Stress-a-way Promote inner balance and relaxation with Weleda Wild Rosehip Body Oil.

Muscle Melt Ease away muscle aches and tension with warming Weleda Arnica Massage Oil.

Spirit Lift Revive, improve mood and renew zest for life with Weleda Citrus Refreshing Body Oil.

Detox Improve the skins texture, appearance and tone with Weleda Birch Cellulite Oil.

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Specialist Massage Target Back Pain 30 minutes £30 45 minutes £40 1 hour £50

This deep tissue massage is specifically designed for releasing pain and tension in tight, stressed and aching muscles. Using forearms and when necessary elbows, stretching, draining and cross muscle fibre techniques are combined with warmed Weleda Arnica Massage Oil and steamed compresses to leave your muscles feeling warm and flexible.

Thai Herbal

1 hour 15 minutes £70 Thai Herbal Massage combines the healing effects of traditional Eastern massage techniques with steamed herbal compresses. The compresses contain a blend of over 14 traditional aromatic Thai herbs to simultaneously relax and invigorate the mind and body. This treatment purifies, relaxes, warms, relieves aches and pains and improves the skin’s condition whilst stimulating the senses.

LaStone

1 hour 15 minutes £70 LaStone is the original hot and cold stone massage based on the traditional healing practices of the Native American Indians. Warmed volcanic rocks and cooled marble stones are used to massage away life’s tensions, creating a state of balance within the body. A wonderfully therapeutic treatment incorporating body, face and scalp.

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Cancer Care Massage 30 minutes £30 45 minutes £40 1 hour £50

For those living with cancer and its associated treatments, a massage provides a much needed retreat from a very invasive illness. People with cancer or those recovering from its treatment can benefit greatly from a specially adapted massage from a specially trained Massage Therapist. Multiple studies now link specialised massage for people affected by cancer with significant reduction in pain, fatigue, nausea, depression and anxiety. Massage can help lift mood, restore energy and improve ability to sleep. It can also help re-establish a positive body image by restoring the client’s faith in and acceptance of their body in its new state. Karen trained and is registered with the Iris Cancer Partnership and continues to attend their courses to further her knowledge and skills. She has the privilege of being taught by US expert Gayle MacDonald MS, LMT. Gayle is a renowned specialist in oncology massage, a regular contributor to well respected massage journals in the US and author of Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client and Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer.

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Go home feeling recharged, revived and ready to face the world —


Scottish Seaweed & Hebridean Sea Salt Seaweed Organics Taster Facial 45 minutes £40

A Taster Facial is the perfect introduction to Seaweed Organics natural and holistic approach to skincare. Harnessing the properties of native seaweeds growing in our pure coastal waters around Scotland, with selected organic oils has created a simple powerful synergy. The result is an effective, ethically produced quality product range free from petrochemicals, parabens and sodium sulphates. Perfect for anyone with sensitive, reactive or problem skin.

Luxury Seaweed Organics Facial 1 hour 15 minutes £60

This enriching treatment begins with a deep cleanse and exfoliation using Seaweed Organics Facial Polish with warmed muslin cloths. A relaxing and uplifting facial massage with rejuvenating facial oils helps to heal and improve suppleness, whilst releasing tension in the face, scalp, neck and shoulders. Enjoy a hand, arm and foot massage while the mask works its magic leaving your skin looking refreshed, calm and youthful.

Seaweed Organics Massage 45 minutes £40

A gentle and relaxing massage of the bodies key stress zones including the back, neck, shoulders and face. Warmed Seaweed Organics restorative oils are softly brushed over the face in preparation for a relaxing back massage, a pressure point facial massage and de-stress scalp treatment.

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Seaweed Organics Full Body Massage 1 hour 15 minutes £60

Your body is lightly brushed before warmed Seaweed Organic restorative oils are used to massage the whole body. The oils feature a unique blend of Seaweeds containing Vitamins A, B, C and E, a wide range of minerals and trace elements that are vital to our health. Perfect for those in need of some real luxury and relaxation, this treatment includes a facial and scalp pressure point massage and an indulgent hand and foot massage.

Hebridean Sea Salt Scrub 1 hour 15 minutes £70

Way up in the wilds of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides and nestled on the banks of the remote and stunning Loch Erisort, you’ll find the home of Scotland’s only sea salt company. Hebridean Sea Salt is hand harvested using the simplest of recipes: Hebridean sea water, heat and time. Nothing added, nothing removed, creating pure white crunchy sea salt flakes that not only melt in the mouth but make the perfect ingredient in this exfoliation treatment. This Scrub derived from the crystal clear seawater surrounding one of the most unspoilt coastlines in the world will leave your skin feeling fresh, smooth, soft and ready to absorb the organic massage oils used in the therapeutic full body massage that follows.

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Scottish Seaweed Body Wrap 2 hours £100

Our hand cut fresh seaweed is collected from pure coastal waters around the Isle of Bute. Long believed to have healing properties, seaweed is renowned for improving blood circulation, supporting the removal of toxins from the body and aiding weight loss. It is believed to strengthen immunity, soothe tired and aching muscles and naturally exfoliate and hydrate the skin. The body is lightly brushed before Hebridean Sea Salt, dried and raw seaweeds are applied to the body before being cocooned in a comforting foil wrap. Enjoy a luxury Seaweed Facial while the Seaweed Body Wrap releases its goodness.

Scottish Seaweed Face & Body Spa Ritual 2 hours £100

This is the perfect choice for those who can’t decide which Seaweed treatment to choose. This is an extremely relaxing treatment that starts with a Luxury Seaweed Organics Facial and moves seamlessly into a Seaweed Organics Full Body Massage.

Fresh Scottish Seaweed Bathing Experience 2 hours £110

A rare opportunity to recline in a remineralising, thalassotherapy bath of fresh hand cut seaweed and Hebridean Sea Salt. Watch the water turn a rich colour of brown and green as the seaweed releases minerals and trace elements in the hot water. Use the seaweed to gently exfoliate the skin and in doing so encourage the release of gel from the seaweed leaving skin feeling soft and hydrated. Choose between Seaweed Skinfood Lotion or Seaweed Restoring Body Oil to continue this Seaweed Experience with a restorative full body massage and facial.

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Face Treatments Organic Taster Facial 30 minutes £30

A Taster Facial is the perfect way to experience a taste of Weleda’s natural and holistic approach to skincare. Weleda Organic Skin Care has been developed for all ages and skin conditions to support the skin through the changing seasons of life.

Luxury Organic Facial 1 hour 15 minutes £60

Relax, indulge and rejuvenate. This hugely popular facial begins with a deep cleanse and exfoliation using warm muslin cloths. Eastern massage movements with warmed oils help to stimulate and oxygenate the skin whilst releasing tension in the face, neck and shoulders. Enjoy a hand, arm and scalp massage whilst relaxing with a face mask prescribed to your needs.

CACI Non-Surgical Face Lift 1 hour £50

CACI is the first treatment system to offer a serious alternative to cosmetic surgery and the results are often dramatic. The treatment works to lift and redefine facial muscles, restoring the contours of the face and as a result minimising fine lines and wrinkles. An initial course of 10 treatments is required over the course of one month. Thereafter, one CACI monthly is required to maintain the results giving you a fresh faced youthful look.

CACI Non-Surgical Face Lift with New Jowl Lift 1 hour 15 minutes £60

This new treatment concentrates on improving the appearance of sagging jowls. 12


Body Treatments Ear Candling 30 minutes £30

A soothing and relaxing treatment that helps to balance the pressure in the ears, this ancient therapy originates from the Native American Indians. Candling can reduce ear pain from flying and also help unblock the sinuses. The candle gently warms inside the ear canal and produces a ‘chimney effect’ which vaporises and draws up wax from the ear.

Skin Smoothing Salt Scrub & Massage 1 hour 15 minutes £65

An exfoliation treatment designed to invigorate and revitalise both the body and mind. The body is brushed and warm aromatic oils are luxuriously poured over the skin. An application of re-mineralising salt is then gently massaged into the skin leaving it deeply cleansed, polished and soft. The hydrating organic body oils leave the skin noticeably soft, glowing, replenished and vibrant.

Moor Mud Envelopment 1 hour 15 minutes £65

Moor Mud is formed through the decomposition of plant life in lowland moors in Austria and Hungary. Containing the essence of thousands of herbs, plants, flowers, vitamins, trace elements and minerals it is legendary for its powerful therapeutic properties. This mud is said to improve circulation, strengthen immunity, soothe tired aching muscles and naturally exfoliate and hydrate the skin. The body is lightly brushed and Moor Mud is then applied before you are cocooned in a comforting foil wrap whilst enjoying a head and scalp massage. The nourishing ingredients penetrate all layers of the skin and work their magic.

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Treatment Programmes Back Massage & Organic Taster Facial 1 hour £50

Combine a Swedish or Deep Tissue Massage with an Organic Taster Facial.

Organic Spa Ritual 2 hours £100

The ultimate introduction to Karen McGilvray, Massage & Spa Therapies. This best selling programme begins with a relaxing Thai Foot Ritual, which warmly draws you away from the busy world into a space devoted to your personal care. This treatment includes a bespoke Organic Facial and therapeutic full body hot oil massage.

Time Out for Men 2 hours £100

Enjoy a luxury Organic Facial using Weleda’s skin care range for men, before choosing between an intensive Deep Tissue Massage or a soothing and relaxing Well-Being Massage

Stone Experience

2 hours 15 minutes £110 Using the power of stones to deeply relax mind and body, this full body hot stone massage is combined with a Weleda Luxury Organic Facial. A deeply relaxing and nurturing treatment using warmed basalt stones to help melt away tension.

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Ultimate Spa Experience 3 hours ÂŁ150

Take the time to rest, relax and regenerate. The Ultimate Spa Experience begins with a Thai Foot Ritual, dry body brushing and a Dead Sea Salt Scrub. Recline in a warm bath of aromatic oils and fresh flower petals. A bespoke Organic Facial follows with a pressure point facial massage, de-stress scalp treatment and hot oil full body massage.

Moor Mud Experience 3 hours ÂŁ150

Moor Mud is formed through the decomposition of plant life in lowland moors in Austria and Hungary. Containing the essence of thousands of herbs, plants, flowers, vitamins, trace elements and minerals, it is legendary for its powerful therapeutic properties. This mud is said to improve circulation, strengthen immunity, soothe tired aching muscles and naturally exfoliate and hydrate the skin. The body is lightly brushed and mud is then applied before you are cocooned in a comforting foil wrap whilst enjoying a facial with head and scalp massage. The nourishing ingredients penetrate all layers of the skin and work their magic. A soothing bath and full body massage completes this treatment.

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About Karen Having specialised in Massage and Spa Therapies for over 18 years, Karen has a deep understanding of their health benefits for both body and mind. Dedicated to continuous personal development and furthering her skills, she has a special interest in massage for those living with cancer and other life limiting conditions. Having trained and registered with the Iris Cancer Partnership Karen continues to attend their courses to further her knowledge and expertise in this area. Passionate about the spa industry, Karen has spent many years experiencing and researching treatments in award-winning spas around the world. Working from her peaceful studio in the scenic Perthshire countryside, the environment and the bespoke treatments on offer are inspired by her extensive travels, connection to nature and love of the rugged Scottish landscape. Her attention to detail and holistic approach are reflected in the calm and client focused treatment space she has created. Gently flickering candles, the aroma of essential oils and warmed soft towels enhance your treatment experience and create the perfect relaxation space. Karen is a registered member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists, BABTAC and the Iris Cancer Partnership. She is approved by the Government Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme and is an Approved Provider of Therapies contracted by Perth & Kinross Council to work with Carers.

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Go home feeling recharged, revived and ready to face the world

Karen McGilvray Massage & Spa Therapies Studio 1, Norwell Drive Perth Airport, Scone, PH2 6PL Telephone: 0781 279 1531 Email: relax@karenmcgilvray.co.uk www.karenmcgilvray.co.uk Find me on facebook

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