Massage Clinic

The Holistic and Sports Therapy Clinic at HCD is a massage clinic specialising in relaxation and therapeutic treatments. The clinic has been developed by Alison Kavanagh and Aubrey Gowing, borne out of a life long involvement in therapies and body work. They have combined their talents and experience to produce a clinic that delivers exceptionally high quality treatments.

Holistic Massage   – 1 hour appointment €65.00

Holistic Massage is based on Swedish style techniques with an emphasis on relaxation to allow the mind to unwind. This treatment offers an excellent opportunity to take time out and reach a level of ease that is equivalent to 3-4 hours of deep sleep.

A full body and facial massage for total mind and body relaxation. This is an ideal treatment to de-stress and experience the benefits of the Holistic approach.

1 hour appointment €65.00

Make an appointment
To book an appointment with Alison Kavanagh, contact her directly on:

083 848 1608.

Appointments available:
    Mondays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.
    Thursdays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Hot Stone Massage   – 1 hour 15 minute appointment €95.00

Hot stone massage uses water-heated volcanic basalt stones to give an incredibly effective body massage. The heated stones provide comfort and warmth while allowing greater manipulation of muscles and other soft tissues. This is a deeply relaxing massage, providing a firm pressure to release tight, knotted muscles.

1 hour 15 minute appointment €95.00

Make an appointment
To book an appointment with Alison Kavanagh, contact her directly on:

083 848 1608.

Appointments available:
    Mondays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.
    Thursdays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Reflexology   – 1 hour appointment €65.00

Reflexology is a treatment applied to the feet that effects the entire body. The therapist works on reflex points to break down crystals and congestion.

Developed by Eunice Ingham, this therapy is excellent for treating conditions effecting the internal systems of the body, in particular digestive, respiratory, urinary and reproductive ailments. Reflexology is profoundly relaxing physically and mentally.

1 hour appointment €65.00

Make an appointment
To book an appointment with Alison Kavanagh, contact her directly on:

083 848 1608.

Appointments available:
    Mondays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.
    Thursdays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Indian Head Massage   – 45 minute appointment €55.00

Indian Head Massage is based on the traditional ayurvedic healing system which is designed to bring about harmony between the mind and body which will ultimately bring about good health and well-being. Indian Head Masage has had a place in daily life in India for thousands of years and is now gaining popularity in the west.

A seated non-oil treatment using techniques to soothe away tension from the shoulders and scalp. Particularly beneficial for tension headaches and eyestrain.

45 minute appointment €55.00

Make an appointment
To book an appointment with Alison Kavanagh, contact her directly on:

083 848 1608.

Appointments available:
    Mondays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.
    Thursdays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Deep Tissue Back Massage   – 45 minute appointments €55.00

Designed to assess and treat restrictions in the neck and back. Deep friction techniques are used to target knots and adhesions in tired aching muscles. The skillful application of these techniques has proven very successful in reducing tension while maintaining the relaxation effects of massage.

45 minute appointments €55.00

Make an appointment
To book an appointment with Alison Kavanagh, contact her directly on:

083 848 1608.

Appointments available:
    Mondays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.
    Thursdays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Deep Tissue Neck & Shoulder Massage   – 45 minute appointments €55.00

Ideal for treating specific areas of tension in the upper back and neck. Cross fibre friction and muscle stripping are used to release fibrosis, adhesions and taut fibres that cause muscular aches and pain. These techniques have proven very successful in reducing shoulder tension.

45 minute appointments €55.00

Make an appointment
To book an appointment with Alison Kavanagh, contact her directly on:

083 848 1608.

Appointments available:
    Mondays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.
    Thursdays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Pregnancy Massage   – 1 hour appointment €65.00

During pregnancy postural changes occur which can cause temporary ailments such as low back pain, leg cramps, shoulder tension, headaches and swollen ankles.

Regular treatments in Pre-Natal or Pregnancy Massage can significantly reduce these ailments. Treatment involves side lying and semi-reclined positioning with maximum support and comfort while facilitating work on these problemetic areas. This is a full body treatment which includes the feet, face and scalp.

Please note that treatment is not recommended in the first trimester (weeks 1-13)

1 hour appointment €65.00

Make an Appointment
To book an appointment with Alison Kavanagh, contact her directly on:

083 848 1608.

Appointments available:
    Mondays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.
    Thursdays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Runners Massage   – 1 hour appointment €65.00

This deep tissue leg and foot massage uses specific sports massage techniques like STR, MET streches and NMT to prevent repetitive strain injuries, to clear lactic acid and reduce muscle soreness.

1 hour appointment €65.00

Make an appointment
To book an appointment with Alison Kavanagh, contact her directly on:

083 848 1608.

Appointments available:
    Mondays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.
    Thursdays: 9:30am – 6:30pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Orthopaedic Massage   – 1 hour appointment €65.00

Orthopaedic Massage involves the assessment and treatment of the structures (tissues) that move the body (locomotor tissues). These include muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, fascia, joints and cartilage. Orthopaedic Massage addresses a range of tissue dysfunctions that cause pain and discomfort, restrict movement, reduce quality of life and affect sports performance.

This treatment uses a variety of deep-tissue techniques to increase joint mobility, to address muscle imbalance, treat musculoskeletal pain conditions, postural dysfunctions, sub-acute and chronic sports injuries, overuse and repetitive strain injuries.

Treatment sessions are typically one hour in duration. If there are symptoms or pain felt in multiple areas e.g. knee, shoulder and neck, longer treatment sessions are advisable.

1 hour appointment €65.00

90 minute appointment €90.00

120 minute appointment €115.00

180 minute appointment €175.00

Make an appointment
To book an appointment with Aubrey Gowing, follow the link below:

Book Online

Appointments available:
    Tuesdays: 12:00pm – 7:30pm.
    Fridays: 12:00pm – 7:00pm.

Holistic College Dublin,
First Floor,
14 Main Street,
Swords,
Co. Dublin.
 
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