Heighten your Iona Experience
Welcome to MITTS on the Isle of Iona. We offer a range of treatments to help you enjoy your holiday to the full.
What better way to ease into, or bring to an end, your vacation than with a gentle Thai Foot Massage?
Or, soothe those aches and pains from a long day’s hiking with a Full Body Massage.
Maybe you are on a course and need to relax your stiff neck, shoulders and back...
With treatments lasting from 30 minutes to an hour and 30 minutes and prices starting from £25, you owe it to yourself to feel good. Phone 01681 700100 or email to book an appointment and make your holiday one to remember.
Heighten your “Iona Experience” by receiving a massage in a quiet and contemplative manner. Unlike the treatment offered in ‘spas’ and salons, the holistic form enables you to relax and be given unconditional care where you are the sole recipient with nothing expected of you in return. A variety of options are offered, while each one brings its own results tailored to your needs. A full discussion always precedes every appointment.
About the Isle of Iona
Situated off the southwest of Mull (itself situated off the west coast of Scotland near Morven) the island of Iona is steeped in many traditions. Geological surveys place rocks at over two million years old. Perhaps better known for the association with St Columba, it has history preceding that by way of druid settlements. Legend also says that there is a link to Arthurian communities, and currently the theory of Atlantean descendants inhabiting the island is being pursued.
Many people are drawn to visit the island for a variety of reasons, not least the fact it is so small and is extremely peaceful. Many visitors return and often speak of finding chakra points in many places as they explore. Indeed, it is said that the island produces it’s own aura, which many find conducive to their meditation.
Which therapy to take?
There is no such thing as a standard massage and therefore there is no “one size fits all”. Every client is assessed by their own needs, and a full consultation is taken before the massage. Allow at least 20 minutes for this to be added. This is not charged for and the massage time commences when you are on the couch. I also give you 15 to 20 minutes after the treatment to lie on the couch before dressing.
Therapeutic massages are designed to ease muscle and tissue tension, and usually take the form of both mild and deep tissue manipulations. As the holistic approach is used, it may be that where a particular pain is experienced the cause is in another part of the body. For this reason, rarely is only a small part of the body treated.
Ayurvedic massage, however, is totally different and involves the client being much more involved in the process (see page on Ayurveda). This is the massage most clients are now requesting and, as it follows Eastern philosophies, the recipient experiences a more heightened feeling of self. Exploring mind, body and spirit in one episode is truly an “holistic” experience. Further insight into a tantric state is also becoming popular.