Hydrotherapy/Balneotherapy

Hydrotherapy/Balneotherapy

All Hydrotherapy/Balneotherapy treatments are €35.00 each

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy/Balneotherapy  €35.00 each

Hydrotherapy/Balneotherapy involve the use of water in treatments. The recuperative and healing properties of these therapies are based on their mechanicThe Equinox Bathal and thermal effects. The protracted application of heat, and the pressure exerted by the water carries impulses felt at the skin deeper into the body where they are instrumental in stimulating the immune system, reducing stress, invigorating circulation and digestion, encouraging blood flow and lessening pain sensitivity. In Kachina we used the acclaimed German Trautwein baths.

The Equinox

A bath with specially designed air and water jets massages and soothes your body sequentially from your feet to your head or specific areas only can be selected. It is ideal for muscular aches & pains, circulatory disorders, skin problems, chronic pain & tension.

Treasures from the Earth - Moor Life Mud

Moor Mud is an organic substance, the product of natural decomposition of multitudes of plants under special conditions. This residue which has very little clay is rather a fine paste easily dissolved in water and has concentrations of bio minerals, trace elements, vitamins, amino acids, plant hormones, and fatty acids, easily absorbed by the skin. Pelloids contained in the Moor Mud have a smaller molecular size than the pores in our skin so that they are easily able to penetrate the skin entering the blood stream where they work their magic. Because of this it is very effective on all skin care and also promotes, circulation, stimulates the immune system, promotes muscular relaxation, relieves pain, breaks down fat cells and detoxifies.  The Moor Mud used in Kachina is not chemically altered but taken directly from its source in Europe. 

Rediscover the healing and soothing properties of this 100% natural peat / mud. Let your aches, pains and worries soak into its soothing properties and emerge feeling deeply relaxed. This 100% natural Moor is particularly helpful for stiff & painful joints, muscular & tendon sprains, strains, immobility problems; all skin problems especially eczema, acne. It also helps with nervous conditions, tension, stress & insomnia.

Treasures from the Sea - Sea Salt

A bathing experience that stimulates the body to renew and detox. Emerge from the these waters feeling like a mermaid with glowing skin and renewed life. Contains an abundance of valuable minerals, vitamins & amino acids. It stimulates metabolism, aids in mineralizations & re-hydration and has a moisturising effect on the skin.

Treasures from Nature - Aromatherapy

Calm your mind  and body, and delight the senses with aromas to suit your mood and soothe your soul. Allow nature to nurture you.  

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Hydrotherapy FAQ

What should I wear ?

For Hydrotherapy, swim wear may be worn. We also recommend minimal jewelry as it can easily be lost.
 

What does it do?/What are the benefits of Hydrotherapy?

  • It relaxes the body
  • strengthens the immune system
  • equalises circulation
  • Increases metabolism
  • Improves digestion and elimination
  • Enhances the penetration of additives in water (such as seaweeds etc).
  • Tension is relieved in muscles
  • Deep relaxation is induced and insomnia relieved.
  • Stimulates activity of liver and kidneys
  • Elimination of waste material
  • Cleanses the body of metabolic waste
  • Drains sluggish lymph nodes

Who should use hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy is suitable for almost everyone.

Will hydrotherapy help me to loose weight & cellulite?

Used as part of a package of good diet, exercise, and emotional expression hydrotherapy baths are an excellent aid to weight reduction and cellulite reduction when used as part of a weight management programme. It is also recognised that hydrotherapy accelerates fat metabolism.

Where does the concept of Hydrotherapy come from?

The application of water for therapeutic purposes is an extremely old procedure. Ritual bathing for the purpose of cleansing the mind and body has been part of Christian, African, and Indian cultures since time immemorial.
In Ireland the practice of taking the baths was well known, especially here on the West Coast. Recently there has been a revival of the practice of bathing as an aid to relief from stress and pains etc.

Originally hydrotherapy was only available at seaside resorts or at thermal springs inland, however now we can have all the benefits of sea and thermal waters wherever a hydrotherapy center is established.

What is Hydrotherapy Bath Treatment?

Hydrotherapy baths range from simple baths to specially designed baths with a number of jets to provide pressure and air to give repeated movement of water against the body.

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