Friday, 23 October 2020

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Saturday, 3 October 2020

Appointments now available for all previous clients

Holistyx is open again, and bookings are now available for all previous clients of Holistyx, for Swedish / Holistic Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Pregnancy and Post-Natal Massage and Aromatherapy, and Reflexology. Would you like to book in for some time out to relieve tension, balance and restore your energies and gain a real sense of relaxation and wellbeing?

I initially contacted those whose appointments were cancelled at lockdown, to give them priority to re-book, and then I contacted those who had told me they were wanting to have an appointment when I reopened. I have now contacted everyone who has been to me previously who is on my emailing list. This will miss some people. If you have ever been to me before, you can book again - but you will need to contact me in order for me to send you a link to my online scheduling page and additional intake forms.

If you have never been to me before, I am sorry I am not sure when I will be open to new clients. 

In order to re-open while Covid-19 is still with us, it has been necessary to put in place a lot of changes in order for Holistyx to be compliant with Government and Professional Association guidance, and to make things as safe as possible for myself and my clients.

Please read Covid-19 Infection Control Measures carefully before contacting me about booking.




Thursday, 3 September 2020

Re-opening

Holistyx will shortly be contacting *only* those clients whose appointments were cancelled in March, April, and May due to the Pandemic, offering them appointments through a new online booking system, and slowly starting to work again with many new safety measures and procedures in place.

When those clients have had some time to get first priority for appointments, booking will then become available for all former clients who had requested appointments during closure, then all that have been previously to Holistyx.

There is no estimate at present of when appointments will be available to new clients.

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Closed Until Further Notice #stayhomesavelives

The sharper rise in coronavirus / Covid-19 cases and death rate than the government and its advisors expected; the bringing in of further measures, ie the closure of schools; and the advice of a trusted friend and colleague who used to work in Public Health, brought me to the point this week where I could no longer in good conscience stay open and make any contribution at this crucial time to people being in contact with others more than absolutely necessary. 

No matter how good my hygiene measures, I cannot do my therapies from the 2 metre / 6 1/2 foot distance that avoids this extremely infectious virus being passed on - and we now know it is at its most infectious before people develop symptoms and some people do not develop any symptoms at all. 

I am sure you have been following this on the news and seeing the governments announcements, but just to reiterate - please restrict physical contact with others as much as you can, keep washing your hands, and avoiding touching your face, in order to slow down the spread of this disease, which has crippled the capacity of health services in Italy and Spain. The slower it spreads, the less people will die due to lack of ventilators for post-viral pneumonia. 

Find ways to look after your physical and mental health, to deal with stress and anxiety and keep your immune system strong. I am sorry my services won't be available to support you in that. As difficult as it is, I feel this is the best thing I can do for the health and safety of my clients, our whole community, and all the people our community is connected to all over the world.

PS On Friday 20th March, 2 days after my decision to close on Wednesday 18th March,  the government asked all 'spas, wellbeing centres and massage parlours' to close. Not the clearest wording but my professional association the FHT confirmed that meant all of us, sports, complementary and beauty therapists. 

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Availability 2020 and how to contact me

Having been so booked up last year that I had to close to new clients for a few months, things have now settled down so my availability is much better - I usually have a weekday daytime appointment available within 3 weeks, occasionally within 2. However, if you need an evening or Saturday appointment it is likely to be a month or more.

The best ways to contact me are by text or by email (including using my contact form) - you will get a quicker reply.

However I have now sorted out the phone signal issues at my premises, (by buying a Mobile Wi-Fi router that can pick up network data by my door, and send Wi-Fi to my phone, which I can use via Wi-Fi calling which is enabled on my new phone!!) so if you leave me a message, I will call you back.  

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Price Increase of £2

Due to increased costs at my new premises, from today my prices have gone up by £2. My prices now are:

45 mins = £34
Hour = £42
Hour 1/4 = £50
Hour 1/2 = £58

Prices are for the length of session - so whatever you have in that time, the price is the same. Keeps it simple.

Saturday, 28 September 2019

Holistyx 'Housewarming' for move to White Cross

To celebrate the new home for Holistyx, I had a 'Housewarming party' on Saturday with clients and wellwishers, with some drinks and nibbles. It was a lovely gathering. 😁πŸ₯³πŸ€©πŸ’«

I got some cards, some contributions to the buffet, and some lovely gifts: some purple candles, an elephant candle holder and gold shopping bag, some crystals (one green, one blue, in beautiful boxes), a box of chocolates, some flowers from someone's garden, and a large bunch of gladioli. Here are some photo's.





Monday, 8 July 2019

Moving On and Moving In: Goodbye East Road, Hello White Cross!
















Also, check out my new Location page, which includes videos of how to get to my new premises, whether driving or on foot (or bike).

Friday, 21 June 2019

8 Years at Christ Church Vicarage, East Road, and Getting Ready to Go...

Today is the 8 year anniversary of Holistyx moving in to the Christ Church vicarage at 1 East Road with Rvd Phil Hudd and his family.

I have always said I felt so blessed to find such a wonderful place to work from - I couldn't have asked for better. But all good things must come to an end.

Phil is shortly moving on from his position at Christ Church and out of the house. So Holistyx has needed to find a new home.

This week I got the keys to 604 Alston House, White Cross Business Park, Lancaster. Its a large room, with a sink, and big enough for me to divide up with curtains and have a waiting area, a consultation and treatment area, and a back storage and working area for myself.

Its very close to where I am now, right next to the canal between Quarry Road (think White Cross Pub) and South Road (opposite the Hospital).

My last day here with clients is in less than 2 weeks, on Tuesday 2nd July. I will be moving and getting all set up in the new place from Weds 3rd to Monday 8th and then first clients at my new premises are booked from Tuesday 9th July.

I am going through so many feelings, from sadness about so many things I have loved and will miss about this place, to excitement about a new, bigger place and new possibilities there.

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Now Accepting New Clients

Over the last 10 days I have worked my way one at a time down my list of people who contacted me when I was closed to new clients, giving them first chance to book in. Having done that I still have 2 spaces in May and 13 in June. So get in touch if you would like to book in with me. 

A heads up - I am not sure how long I will be open to new clients - if I again start to get so booked up its difficult for my regulars to get appointments I will close again and go back to having a waiting list.  

Friday, 1 February 2019

Closing To New Clients For A While

Apologies for any disappointment. I am fully booked for February and March and have ongoing clients I need to prioritise as I start taking bookings for April.

If you would like me to text or email you when I reopen to new clients, just text me on 07888 692803 or email me at Holistyx@gmail.com saying "Inform when open to new clients please".

Thursday, 29 November 2018

🎁 Gift Vouchers

With Christmas coming up, a few people have been asking me if I do gift vouchers. Yes I do.

However please be aware that appointments will not be available immediately. A 5-8 week wait is usual. However, vouchers are valid for 4 months. Also, if you give me the recipients phone number or email address, if they haven't contacted me after a month I will contact them to remind them to book in.

In order for the person you are sending it to, to receive your gift voucher in the post by Christmas Day, please pay and give me details required (see below) by 3pm on Wednesday 19th December. ✉

They receive a voucher, full info on my services and treatment options, my schedule, and advice and information about what to be aware of before, during and after a massage or Reflexology.



Sessions include consultation and treatment time.

An easy pay option is now available through PayPal Me.

Contact me if you would prefer a different method of payment.

To pay now on PayPal click the appropriate link:

For a 45 min session (eg back massage) £32. PayPal.Me/CeriTurner/32

For an hour (eg Indian head massage or extended back massage) £40. PayPal.Me/CeriTurner/40

For an hour and a 1/4 (eg Reflexology) £48. PayPal.Me/CeriTurner/48

For an hour and a half (eg full body massage) £56. PayPal.Me/CeriTurner/56

Then, email me on Holistyx@gmail.com or Messenger /FB message me please to let me know:

Your full name:

The name of the recipient - the person the gift is for:

The name and address to post the voucher to (whether that be your own or that of the recipient):

Their contact phone number or email address:

Any message you would like to me to include:

If you have not already paid me by PayPal please also let me know what length of session you wish to purchase.

πŸŽ„Thanks! πŸŽ…