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Janet Long of Rainbow Healing Therapies is a Cheshire based, fully qualified Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master & Forever Living Distriburtor. She also gives Reflexology & Hopi Ear Candling treatments.

Janet teaches private yoga classes in Timperley, Cheshire as well as in gyms in Altrincham, Sale & Timperley. Her private classes are kept small to enable one to one attention to her students and are therefore, particularly suitable to beginners. She also holds 2 hour yoga workshops throughout the year on Sunday afternoons on various topics including relaxation & balancing the body, mind & spirit. For more details of classes or workshops please scroll down & click on relevant links.

As a Reiki Master/Teacher, Janet runs 2 day weekend courses in the North West throughout the year for indivduals or small groups to attune students for life to this wonderful, easy to use energy healing system. To find out dates for courses and further details please scroll down & click on relevant links.

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Contact NameJanet Long
Altrincham WA15 6AQ
Phone0161 976 2926
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Are you looking to bring balance back to your life? Tired of living in a constant state of stress? Want to have access to unlimited supply of energy? Do you or a loved one have health issues you would like to influence in a positive way?

If the answer to any of the above is YES then Reiki may be just what you are looking for.

Reiki 1st Degree is suitable for anyone regardless of age or background who wishes to be empowered by an energy healing system which works to bring mind, body and soul back into alignment.


Click on Reiki Courses for more details.

Did you know that at least 75% of illness and disease is caused by stress? Are you worried how being off work sick for any length of time would affect you and your family? Do you have a current issue that is causing you to feel out of balance? Does time seem to fly by without you feeling in control?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes then the holistic therapies or yoga classes I offer could really help you. They are all ways of aiding relaxation and creating balance in your life. Click next to the therapies listed below to find out more:

Reflexology click here
Reiki click here
Reiki Courses click here
Hopi Ear Candling
click here
Yoga click here
Yoga Workshops click here

Also available are Gift Vouchers in £10 & £20 values, an ideal present for your loved ones at any time of year.

For feedback from clients click on Testimonials below:

Testimonials click here

I also gives talks and demonstrations at various venues, why not email to be added to my mailing list to receive details of any offers or new services and my quarterly newsletter? Also check out and like the Rainbow Healing Therapies facebook page or follow me on Twitter @serenetigress.

What is Reflexology?

Reflexology is a holistic healing technique (holistic deriving from the Greek word holos which means whole). This means that it aims to treat the individual wholly I.e. not just the physical body but the mind and spirit too. It does this based on the discovery that there are points on the hands and feet which correspond to the organs, systems and structures of the body.

Reflexology does not aim to diagnose or specifically treat a symptom. Instead it looks to induce a state of harmony and balance thereby allowing the individual to effect their own healing.

How does Reflexology work?

Reflexology stimulates the nerves which improves the flow of nerve energy throughout the body. This is also the case with blood flow and lymph supply to and from the cells. This improvement to overall circulation should not be underestimated as it nourishes the cells and eliminates waste more effectively.

Reflexology also has a deeply relaxing effect and given that the it is estimated that at least 75% of disease is caused by some form of stress, then being able to have time to relax will be a major contribution to improving overall health and wellbeing.

How can Reflexology help me?

Whilst Reflexology does not claim to diagnose or cure conditions, many health issues have been helped by a course of sessions. These include:

Back Pain
Digestive disorders (e.g. IBS & constipation)
Excema, Psoriasis & other skin disorders
Headaches (including migraines)
Hormonal Imbalances
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E)
Menstrual issues
Nervous disorders (e.g. M.S. & sciatica)
Stress & tension

What does a Reflexology treatment involve & how much does it cost?

The initial treatment includes completion of a full medical questionnaire and takes about 1hr 15mins (subsequent treatments last 1hr).

You will be asked only to remove your shoes and socks before lying propped up on the treatment couch. I will then work on the reflex points on each foot in turn.

The cost of a reflexology session is £30.

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a non-intrusive hands on energy healing technique which is perfectly safe and gentle. It is a holistic therapy meaning that it improves health and wellbeing of not only the physical body but also the mind and soul.

How does Reiki work?

Reiki is usually translated as “Universal Life-force Energy” and this goes some way to explaining how it works. It is acknowledged that all around us is energy in one form or another although we use the word to mean many different things. Quantum physics has established that everything at an atomic level is vibrating at different rates and it is the speed which dictates how the energy appears I.e. as physical matter or as unseen but never the less existing energy e.g. microwaves and X-rays.

The human body is comprised of electromagnetic energy with every cell and atom vibrating at different rates depending on their purpose e.g. the human heart can be measured by an electro-cardiogram (ECG) machine.

When the energy in the human body (known as Ki in Japan, Chi in China or Prana in India) becomes blocked and unable to flow as it normally would, it eventually leads to illness in some form. As the Reiki energy flows through the body, it helps break down energetic blockages allowing life force to flow naturally throughout the mind, body and soul.

How can Reiki help me?

As Reiki works on many different levels, it is a simple yet powerful process. The universal energy will go where it is required on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. Reiki does not diagnose or cure conditions but works for the individual’s highest good to allow self healing.

Benefits from a Reiki treatment include:

Balancing of bodily functions
Enhanced personal awareness
Natural self healing
Pain relief
Relaxation and stress relief

What does a Reiki treatment involve and how much does it cost?

A Reiki treatment lasts 1hr with a short medical questionnaire at the start.

You will be asked to remove your shoes and then lie on the treatment couch fully clothed. Starting with the head, I will move down the body either lightly touching or holding my hands slightly above the areas being treated.

A Reiki treatment costs £30

What does a Reiki course involve and how much does it cost?

There are 3 levels of Reiki starting with Level 1 or "1st Degree". All 3 levels run over 2 days from 10am - 4pm approx.

At the 1st Degree level you will become attuned to the Reiki energy which will allow you to treat yourself, your family, friends, pets and plants. You will also learn about the history of Reiki. Once you have been attuned the Reiki energy will be available to you for life. The cost is £195 (deposit £50 payable on booking)*.

At the 2nd Degree level you will become attuned to send Distant Healing and discover a number of other ways of working with the Reiki energy. The cost is £255 (deposit £50 payable on booking)*.

At the 3rd Degree level (also known as Master Practitioner) you will learn how to use the Reiki energy to aid in self mastery and development. The cost is £325 (deposit £50 payable on booking)*.

At all levels, cost includes certificate, handouts, refreshments and on-going support via email or phone. All you need to bring is a packed lunch and a cushion.

*Early Bird discount available for those booking & paying deposit at least 6 weeks in advance of £20 per person (not applicable with any other offer)

NB - Members of the Federation of Holistic Therapists will be able to earn 10 CPD points on completion of the Reiki 1 course

When & where are Reiki courses being held?

Reiki 1 - Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd Feb 2014

Reiki 2 - Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th Mar 2014

10am-4pm venue in Timperley, Cheshire. WA15 (near to M60, M56 & M6 with plenty of on street parking) full details given when booking

What is Hopi Ear Candling?

Hopi Ear Candling, also known as Thermal Auricular Therapy is a pleasant, non-invasive treatment of the ears.

The candles are made from untreated cotton coated in pure beeswax, honey extract, sage, St John’s wort and camomile. Each ear is treated in turn and the candle which is 22 cm is inserted gently into the ear where it usually takes about 10 minutes to burn to the marker.

How does Hopi Ear Candling work?

The Hopi Ear Candling works on the chimney effect. The movement of the flame, creates a vibration of air which draws up any impurities to the surface and equalises the pressure within the head and ears.

Most of the secretions will be carried away through the chimney but some can be found as waxy residue in the remaining part of the candle.

How can Hopi Ear Candling help me?

Hopi Ear Candling has been found to benefit a number of conditions. These include:

Allergic rhinitis
Cleaning out excessive or compacted earwax
Glue Ear
Headache (including migraine)
Improved sense of hearing or smell & taste

It can also help as a preventative measure prior to flying or diving if the change in pressure causes earache.

What is involved in a Hopi Ear Candle treatment and how much does it cost?

After an inital short medical questionnaire you will be asked to lie on your back on the treatment couch. Each ear is treated in turn by placing the candle lightly in the outer ear. When this has been completed, I will give a Reiki treatment to the facial area to assist with the process.

Each treatment lasts approximately 1 hr and costs £30.

Beginner's Yoga classes

As a yoga practitioner for over 9 years, I've always been aware of the benefits of exercise and relaxation to our overall health.

However, many people can be put off yoga assuming you have to be very fit & ultra flexible to take part. Also large, established classes can be pretty intimidating for the beginner.

So to help bring the benefits of yoga to you, I run 3 popular weekly classes in Timperley, Cheshire suitable for everyone especially beginners.

Days and times are as follows:

Wednesday 2.00-3.00pm
Thursday 7.00-8.00pm & 8.15-9.15pm

All sessions are @ Timperley Community Centre, 121 Park Rd, Timperley (which has lots of free on-site parking)

Class sizes are kept deliberately small to allow plenty of one to one time. They are suitable for people of all ages and degrees of fitness/flexibility. For more details please email or phone me.

ALSO AVAILABLE : Mixed Ability Classes @ Total Fitness in Altrincham - Monday evenings 7.00pm - 8.00pm & Thursday mornings 10-11.15am (Gym Members only)
Mixed Ability Classes @ Hale Spa & Country Club, Timperley - Monday afternoon 12.45-2.00pm (Members only)
Mixed Ability Classes @ Ashton on Mersey School, Sale - Tuesday evening 6.45-8.15pm (open to everyone pay on the door)

What do I need for th e Yoga classes?

Loose clothing should be worn to a yoga class e.g. jogging bottoms, leggings or shorts (in summer) and a T-shirt. You will also need a warm jumper, cardigan or thin blanket and socks for the relaxation session at the end of the class.

A non-slip exercise mat is also required for the Timperley venue and it would be useful to have a fleece blanket or throw.

What Yoga Workshops are you currently running?

Yoga Nidra Workshop

Take place periodically on Sunday afternoons from 2-4pm. This 2 hour workshop allows you to take time out to really relax and let all your worries and cares float away. By bringing the brain to a state of "yogic sleep" i.e. the feeling you have just before you go to sleep where the body is totally relaxed but the brain is still alert you are able to release any tensions in a gentle non-intrusive way.

Venue - Timperley Community Centre, 121 Park Rd, Timperley, WA15 6QQ
Next Session - Sunday 9th February 2014 2-4pm

Please book early as places are limited. A deposit of £5 is required to secure your place, total cost is £12 (which includes tea/coffee & biscuits after the relaxation session).

Chakra Balancing Workshop

This new 2hr workshop re-balances the flow of energy through the body using yoga asana (postures), relaxation and other techniques to bring back harmony to mind & body as well as reducing stress & tension.

Venue - Timperley Community Centre, 121 Park Rd, Timperley, WA15 6QQ
Next Session - Sunday TBA 2-4pm

Please book early as places are limited. A deposit of £5 is required to secure your place, total cost is £12 (which includes tea/coffee & biscuits after the relaxation session).

Yin/Yang Yoga Workshop

This new 2hr workshop aims to work key muscle groups with strengthening, grounding Yang postures & then release the deep connective tissue by holding soft, relaxing Yin postures. The session also includes meditative & relaxation practices.

Venue - Timperley Community Centre, 121 Park Rd, Timperley, WA15 6QQ
Next Session - Sunday TBA 2-4pm

Please book early as places are limited. A deposit of £5 is required to secure your place, total cost is £12 (which includes tea/coffee & biscuits after the relaxation session).

"The Chakra Balancing workshop was wonderful. I felt totally rejuvinated at the
end of the session and at peace. You deliver all your classes with kindness, consideration and humour. Just fabulous!" SC 55

"Janet is an excellent yoga teacher and has made me feel very welcome at her classes. As a beginner to yoga I have found the classes to be at a pace that I can cope with. Would definitely recommend Janet's classes 100%. Absolutely brilliant" JO aged 52

"I have been attending Janet's Yoga class for over two years now. The benefits of undertaking Yoga have improved several aspects of my life including general fitness, better posture and an increased ability to focus the mind and to relax. Janet's teaching style is enjoyable but also educational so we always learn a lot about the safe practice of Yoga in her classes" SC aged 59

"I have been attending yoga taught by Janet for over three years now.
Not only does it help keep an old injury at bay but it is welcome relaxation time.
Janet is an excellent teacher often adding humour, quotes and always changing the class content to keep it diverse and interesting" VV aged 34

"I've been practising yoga with Janet on a Thursday evening for 3 years and look forward to my "me time" each week. Janet's classes are as challenging as you want them to be but reinforcement of the fundamentals ensures that postures are done correctly to a level that suits the individual. I have experienced the obvious physical benefits of being more flexible and strong but also the mental benefit of being able to relax and take a step back from my busy full time job and role of parent to two young boys" AF aged 39

"The (Yoga Nidra Workshop) session was very clear & easy to follow & offered a window into what yoga was capable of doing to help improve and expand one's life and wellbeing" PP

"This was a really useful (Yoga Nidra) workshop, especially on a Sunday morning - an ideal time. I could do with attending on a monthly basis" AMB

"First experience of meditation and would do again based on this (Yoga Nidra) workshop" SR

"A lovely beginner's (yoga) class, challenging & rewarding" AF aged 61

"A most enjoyable hour in good company! I find the (reflexology) treatment always helps to relieve my lower back problems" JC aged 62

"The most outstanding experience of the yoga session is a feeling of being relaxed, especially at the end and afterwards. I think it helps me to sleep well that night. It is pleasing to see an improvement in ability after attending for 6 months" JJ aged 52

"I’ve been attending Janet’s yoga classes for over 6 months now, and have really seen the benefits of doing regular yoga. The atmosphere in the classes is great – very relaxed and Janet maintains the perfect balance of challenging us but not pushing us past our personal limits. Each time we start a new course we do a new theme, focusing on a different area of the body, which provides variety and exposes us to different yoga postures. A first-class yoga experience!" NJ aged 29

“I find the yoga classes help me both physically and emotionally. My knees which used to be painful now aren't. Also I find the lessons very calming & not too strenuous but challenging enough" JG aged 37

"The treatment I had was specific to the ears. I did not know what to really expect but I found the treatment very relaxing with each stage clearly explained.”
MS aged 56

“Absolutely fabulous. I managed to relax during the session so completely that I was unaware of my surroundings. Now I feel refreshed.”
SC aged 39

“I was unsure what to expect before the treatment as this was my first experience of reflexology, but I found it very relaxing and enjoyable and I would definitely choose this treatment again in the future. Thank You!”
EB aged 35

“Therapist was welcoming and warm. Would recommend to family and friends. Excellent treatment provided. Thank you.”
RT aged 23

“Very pleasant & enjoyable. Interesting to note feedback re: sleeping brain activity.”
TB aged 48

"I had the Reiki treatment and during the treatment I felt very relaxed, calm and peaceful. Afterwards I had the same feeling of relaxation and calmness which lasted for quite some time."
MS-B aged 36

"Found it very relaxing and calming, very convenient being on the premises."
MS aged 55

Level 3 Diplomas in Reflexology & Advanced Reflexology Techniques
Usui Reiki Master Teacher
Hopi Ear Candling Practitioner
British Wheel of Yoga Diploma

I am a fully insured member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) & British Wheel of Yoga (BWY)

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Corporate Massage, Ear Candling, Energy Healing, Mobile Service Massage, Reflexology, Reiki, Spiritual Healing, Yoga

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