At the Greenway Hotel & Spa we are proud to announce we are now offering spa treatments suitable for those with cancer at any stage of treatment. We have partnered with the Amethyst Trust to bring safe, effective and nurturing treatments for clients in treatment, recovery and remission. The Amethyst Trust is a charity established in 2010 to meet the needs of people who have cancer or experienced cancer and are seeking massage, relaxation and pampering therapies in spas throughout the UK. They teach therapists of all disciplines how to be able to provide professional massage therapy safely, with confidence and competence and ensure that they are fully insured to do so.
As a charity, The Amethyst Trust founders have over 70 years of industry expertise and their experience has shown that regular massage for people with experience of cancer can:
- Lead to improved physical and emotional confidence
- Help people to express their emotions and deal with anger
- Help people experience a new sense of hope and positivity
- Help develop a greater acceptance of their emotional and physical circumstances
- Reduce isolation and reduce fear
- Reduce nausea
- Restore a sense of balance and wellbeing
- Provide a sense of calm
- Reduce symptoms of pain and discomfort
- Improve sleep
- Help people feel special
The spa industry is all about making people feel great, giving a sense of wellbeing, helping to reduce stress and to revitalise. We believe everyone, including people who have experienced cancer, should be able to access the benefits of massage.
The Greenway Hotel are now offering specialised spa therapy treatments for people who have cancer have experienced cancer with fully trained spa therapists. The Amethyst Trust have designed a signature training course to enable individual therapists, salons and spas to welcome people with experience of cancer into their business and to enjoy the amazing benefits of massage therapies. At The Greenway, Charlotte Cameron who is a fully trained Amethyst Trust therapist, talks about Amethyst Trust and the training, “To be able to offer this massage to clients is absolutely wonderful. It’s such a nice thing to be able to do for someone going through cancer treatment or in remission, for them to be able to forget about their worries and feel relaxed for 1 & ½ hours is a special thing to be able to do.”