Lymphatic drainage massage with Flavia Morellato

by Olivia Cartwright,

                                BEFORE                                                                       AFTER


Lymphatic drainage has long been a treatment we recommend on a cleanse for it’s incredible detoxing benefits but this is just one of the advantages! Lymphatic drainage aids circulation, weight loss, increases metabolism, reduces bloating and inflammation, supports the immune system and so much more. We have long been looking for a particular practitioner that we can direct our clients to and we think we’ve found just the person. 

Flavia Morellato's reputation precedes her and for very good reason. With a quick glance of her Instagram you will immediately see she has an a-list celebrity following and I completely understand why. Flavia’s warm energy is contagious and she was so inviting from the offset, making you feel incredibly comfortable even in a state of undress! Her passion for what she does is immediately apparent, it’s so obvious she truly loves caring for people. 

I have had a few lymphatic drainage massages in the past, typically whilst on a cleanse but it hasn’t always been the comfortable experience but this was quite the contrary, it felt great and you could feel the changes in your body instantly. Mid way through the massage she asked me to elevate the leg she had just finished and in comparison, my other side felt like it was filled with lead. I couldn’t believe the difference. 

Flavia told me that lymphatic drainage massage is considered commonplace in Brazil, it is even prescribed as mandatory for those after surgery due to it’s anti-inflammatory and detoxification benefits. Flavia initially trained as a physiotherapist and her knowledge of the body and it’s anatomy is second to none. Since lymphatic drainage transformed her own life, helping her get her body back post partum, she then wanted to help others get the same results she did.  She set out to do her own training and even secured a masters in lymphatic drainage, today she has developed her own unique method.  The Flavia Morellato method is totally unique and she has become so busy that she has personally trained some trusted physiotherapists she cherry-picked from her home in Brazil in this incredible technique. 

I have mentioned before that I have struggled with IBS and bloating and I never imagined I would see such instantaneous results. I honestly didn’t recognise my own body after the treatment. Everything felt tighter, lighter and more contoured than ever, like a new person. The before and after photos speak for themselves, I would go every day if I could, I walked out of the room feeling lighter than air and floated my way through the rest of my day. I cannot recommend Flavia and her services enough! 

Passion Fruit Chia Pudding

by Olivia Cartwright, , link


  • 30 grams chia seeds
  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • 150 ml coconut water
  • drop of vanilla extract
  • 1 mango
  • 1 lime
  • 1 passion fruit
  • toasted coconut flakes


  1. Place chia seeds in a container and add coconut milk, coconut water and a drop of vanilla extract. With a spoon stir until well combined. Close the jar with a lid or with cling film and leave to soak for about 2 hours. You can also refrigerate overnight, but keep in mind if using canned your coconut milk will thicken to almost solid and you may need to warm it up to loosen again in the morning.
  2. Peel and cut mango into chunks and put into a blender. Save a couple of smaller chunks for topping. Add juice of 1 lime to blender. Blend until smooth and thick.
  3. Assemble your pudding: place a couple of spoons of mango puree, then add a layer of chia pudding and repeat. Top your pudding with the saved mango chunks, passion fruit and toasted coconut. Serve.

Radiance Reviews - Floatworks

by Olivia Cartwright, , link

It's a funny time and life feels like it is in a state of limbo right now. Things are slowly starting to open up and people are tentatively beginning to resume a normal life. 

From 1st August all beauty salons and gyms are reopening again and we are rushing to book in for the regular appointments that we have been desperately missing during lockdown. Covid 19 has been a stressful time for everyone and taking care of our health and managing our stress levels is of the utmost importance right now. Life returning to normal can be an anxiety-inducing situation for the best of us. 

We tried float therapy before lockdown and with Floatworks reopening on 1st August and the special offers they are now running to celebrate it seemed like the perfect time to talk about it. 

Float therapy is an amazing experience with huge benefits ranging from aiding sleep, lowering cortisol levels, reducing depression and anxiety, increases endorphins and promoting healing. You are basically immersed in water in a sensory deprivation pod. The pod itself looks like something from avatar, that or the toilets at Sketch. To make you float they use an Epsom salt (magnesium) solution to make the water extremely saturated. With almost a thousand pounds of Epsom salt is dissolved in a few hundred gallons of water, it’s literally impossible not to float. 

I visited Floatworks in Vauxhall and it was really incredible. The place itself was such a beautiful sanctuary of calm and the staff were all so peaceful, helpful, and kind. I was slightly nervous I may feel claustrophobic or trapped but all of my concerns were alleviated and they ran through everything beforehand and made sure I knew how to experience the float tank and pointed out everything I needed to be aware of. Time went by so fast, I didn't even realise I was in there for an hour. I actually fell asleep which is totally safe because of the high level of salt, I was even told one hour of floating (even when awake) is equivalent to two or three hours of deep sleep. 

All in all, it was a truly unique experience that I would recommend to anyone. You get a really special bit of me time and the benefits were really long-lasting, it's a wonderful oasis in such a frantic world. Floatworks are currently doing a very special offer to celebrate their reopening so make the most of it and zen out! 



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