Joy Holistic, created by Christina Louise, is a calming and healing sanctuary located in Vouliagmeni, Athens offering a range of holistic treatments to facilitate stress reduction, pain relief, injury rehabilitation, and preventive care in maintaining health and well being. Peace, pampering, comfort, expertise, and professional care combine to create an experience of total relaxation, harmony, balance, and rejuvenation.
Christina is fully qualified and certified with an internationally recognised ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage Therapy which includes Anatomy, Physiology, Theory, Practice, Professionalism and Ethics. She was trained at the highly reputable Essentials for Health at St. ThomasHospital in London, UK. Additionally, she completed an ITEC Diploma in Spa Treatments & Aromatherapy at Mary Reid International Spa & Beauty Academy in Edinburgh, UK and a Thai Massage & Reflexology Diploma at the Shivaga Komarpaj, the Old Medical Hospital in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She is also an energy healing Reiki Master of Usui/Shiki/Ryoho method.
Her treatments are tailored to meet each individual's needs and preferences using a variety of techniques from Eastern and Western modalities such as deep tissue, Swedish, remedial, sports, trigger point, neuromuscular, myofascial release, Thai, Shiatsu, acupressure, cranial sacral, lymphatic drainage, reflexology, rejuvance , and Reiki. Christina has been practising as a holistic therapist for over 15 years and is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
Prior to being a holistic therapist, Christina taught English as a second language at Linguaphone and at the British Council in Athens, Greece for 15 years. Furthermore, she has a BA (Bachelor's of Arts) Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA and is also proficient in Greek, French and Italian languages.