Healing from within at the new Solace Holistic Centre in Clonakilty
Being healthy isn’t just about the physical aspects, like eating better and
getting more exercise – it’s about all aspects of your health; physically,
emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This is the mantra of Clonakilty based
massage therapist and reflexologist Joyce O’Sullivan who has opened Solace
Holistic Centre to provide a wide range of therapies that “support healing from
Having worked as a holistic therapist for a number of years now, and based in
Clonakilty 6years, Joyce has found that some clients, at times, have needed the
support of several therapies together. “There are times when we all need support
for different reasons,” she says, “to ease emotional stress, anxiety, digestive issues,
muscular tension or to resolve general feelings of imbalance. To meet this need, I
decided to open Solace Holistic Centre.”
The centre is in the beautifully restored Old Grainstore at Sand Quay Mill (opposite
Clona Dairy) and provides a safe space for anyone who feels they need extra
support in their life. “Our lives, ourselves, and therefore our needs, are always
changing,” Joyce explains. “To move forward it is important to realise that there
are many therapies that can support you through these sometimes difficult life
A diverse mix of therapies is available on a daily or weekly basis in Solace Holistic
Centre; to support the work that she does, Joyce has brought in number of very
carefully selected therapists. Each therapy is effective individually, but they also
work well in combination.
At the centre’s core is Joyce who is available full-time from Monday to Saturday for
holistic massage and reflexology sessions, whilst Tracy McCarthy is available on
reception to answer any queries.
Tracy also provides pre- and post-natal holistic massage and reflexology and will
be starting her baby massage classes in the Autumn. The benefits of pre-natal
massage include hormone regulation, reduction of swelling, nerve and back pain
as well as reduced stress and better sleep so this therapy is proving a god-send for
her mum-to-be clients!
Also available is: Crystal Therapy every Monday; Homeopathy every Tuesday and
Saturday; Lomi Lomi Massage and an Acupuncturist every Tuesday; a nutritionist,
and Rahanni, IET (Integrated Energy) therapist and a Microblading specialist every
Wednesday, and Reiki is available on Thursdays. Friday’s provide support through
counselling and psychotherapy.
Also on Wednesday from 12pm-1pm and 1pm-2pm is a meditation group, this is a
drop-in group so no booking is required – €10 per person.
More details about the therapists and therapies available is available at
www.solaceholisticcentre.com. For all appointments please contact the individual
therapists – if you don't have their details feel free to call Solace Holistic Centre on
087 9510554 or 0238859701.
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