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Here are some testimonials from our happy customers both holistic and beauty
Katy Smith recommends Ananda Healing.
I have had many treatments, including massage, eyebrow wax and tint, eyelash lift and tint, gelish nails & spray tan. Amanda has great attention to detail and is fantastic at what she does, she is very welcoming and is very efficient. I would highly recommend her.
Amanda did a great job of my first spray tan in 12 years! Lovely natural looking colour that gave me a post holiday tan in an instant. Dried quickly and was able to do the school run without looking like I was covered in creosote 😉 My skin felt great afterwards too which is probably down to the quality of the products she used. Next one booked in already. Would definitely recommend - Thanks
For anyone who is thinking about quitting smoking please consider hypnotherapy like me I was very unsure that this works but wow I can safely say it does I've now not smoked for 26 hours and the usual routine of getting up in the morning having a cigarette before I did anything didn't happen this morning. I'm not saying that I won't have a relapse as it early days but hope I don't. Thank you Duncan Batchelor for yesterday. Xx
Amanda is unique. I have been a client of Amanda's for over 4years. I began with her hot shell back massages, which are second to none and now go monthly for a spa pedi, Gelish Manicure, massage and Enhanced Brows. The results are amazing! People stop me in the streets commenting on my brows. My back, which frequently went, hasn't for quite a while now. She is professional and caring.
Had an amazing bridal make-up and hair trial. Then on the day of the wedding, both the hair and makeup were even better than I remembered! Amanda made the morning of my wedding feel so special. She did an amazing job and I have recommended her to other brides to be. Amanda is always so friendly and cheerful and makes any appointment an enjoyable experience. I wouldn’t go anywhere else! - Zoe G – Smallfield
I visited Amanda early this year and she gave me a hot shell massage,which did wonders for my painful neck and shoulder.She explained everything thoroughly before beginning and throughout whilst she worked. I found the experience so calming and relaxing that,I nearly fell asleep. She is a lovely person and genuinely cares for her clients. I will definitely be returning soon, to try out her other beauty treatments.
Thank you again Amanda you’re amazing!
Elizabeth T - Smallfield
I wanted to look really special for our first time attendance at the Captain's Dinner Dance at my husband's golf club. It was a black tie affair and I was wearing a lovely long black dress for the first time in years and wanted a special makeup look to live up to our outfits. I had used Amanda for other beauty treatments and knew she also did makeup and so booked an appointment for that day. Amanda is truly professional, creative, talented and friendly. It was not rushed and every step was discussed and explained, and I was totally involved in every application. I was ecstatic with the result and felt like a million dollars on the night. My husband loved it too!
I have no hesitation in recommending Amanda to prospective clients
Dear Amanda and team,
I just wanted to say, thank you so much for everything you did to help me get ready for my wedding.
I loved my make-up. You got it just perfect! Not too much and not too little! I felt comfortable all day and still felt like myself (just enhanced!).
The make up also looks good in all my weddng photos, in all the different lighting - from the ceremony, to the photos in the garden and then later at the dinner table, in the evening.
You also did a great job on my finger and toe nails, which made all the difference - the finishing touches! You are so good at paying attention to even the smallest of details.
(Your hair stylist) (Jo) from the Ananda team was also wonderful. She did a perfect job with my hair, interpreting exactly how I wanted it and getting it done with beautiful style.
Everyone at the wedding said how amazing both my hair and my make-up looked -even the registrar!
I thank both you and your team for your caring and warmth and your excellent work. Not only did you provide great skill in bridal make-up and bridal hair styling, but you were able to help me feel relaxed and at ease. You also made it much easier to arrange everything. You definitely offer the complete service!
Thank you so much, once again.
I have struggled with poor sleep for some years. More recently this has worsened and there was always something stopping me 'switching off'.. be it worrying about work, health, friends and family etc...3-4 hours sleep a night was the norm for me and I was exhausted. I saw Amanda for my regular ear candling (fab by the way for sinus, headaches etc..) and mentioned I was struggling. Amanda asked if I had tried guided meditation and I got a copy of her CD. I have never slept so well, even after the first try, I woke up feeling invigorated and calm.. something I hadn't experienced for a long time. I can honestly say Amanda's guided meditation has helped me in many ways.. Thank you Amanda x x
"Thank you for the wonderful eyelash lift and tint treatment you gave me last week! I absolutely love the appearance of my eyelashes and I have not had to touch them at all! The effect is amazing as it looks natural but beautiful without any time or effort spent after the treatment. When you are a busy working Mum like me, constantly tearing around and in a rush, it's a god send! I much prefer this treatment to having actual eyelash extensions and I'm sure they will last longer without the tired , uneven look that can be the result of eyelash extensions falling out. They will look great whilst I'm on holiday and not having to bother with mascara with the possible result of panda eyes by the pool will be great!"
Amanda has been giving me the Gelish Manicure and Pedicure now for the last 5 months. Having always had Shellac before I was thrilled at how amazing the Gelish is! I only have to go every 3 weeks and the finish is brilliant. Amanda is always professional and always has a smile so its a pleasure to go a see her!
Amanda is just fab! Her hot lava shell massages have saved my back for the last two years, its the best. She is very professional and always wants the best for her clients. I recently had my nails and definition brows done by Amanda and the results were fantastic. Duncan also helped me out with some hypnotherapy when very stressed with the last assignment of my MBA. His technique was great and I calmed down and got 70% when I was convinced I had failed!!! Both are so professional and caring. You need to give them a try!
A lovely experience and made me feel completely at ease through all three of my different treatments. I have had a Hot Lava Shell Massages, which are so relaxing and really works on the muscles that have knotted up. The Gelish Manicure so I looked presentable for an interview and a fabulous job was done. And last but not least a fantastic job on a leg wax, pain free and quick! I thoroughly recommend the services that Ananda Healing provide
I had heard a lot about Hopi Ear Candle Treatments and decided to have this done at Ananda Healing as Amanda had described it's full benefits to me so well.
I find Amanda not only very knowledgeable but very personable in dealing with people. She has a genuine desire to help people recover from whatever is ailing them and now also on the beauty side
I have been to Ananda Healing for both a Hot Lava Shell full body massage and Eara candling. My massage was after doing the London to Brighton bike ride and Amanda elivatated all my aches and pains. The ear candling has also helped with the tinnitus I suffer. I would definitely recommend Ananda Healing
"Hi guys, I just had the best experience with Amanda. She done my eyelashes lovely and they're looking better every hour. She extended my lashes and she does the best nails and massages, not just saying it. So instead of chocolate this Easter why don' you treat yourselves to some relaxation with Amanda. Thanks xxxx"
"Our son Jack saw Duncan regarding his anxiety. He was struggling with his AS levels, even after studying the same level for 2 years. At the beginning of his 3rd year, as my daughter Katie sees Amanda who helps her with her ME/CFS symptoms, Amanda suggested I put Jack in Duncan's capable hands. We did this with an open mind. I wasn't with Jack, but from seeing Duncan, Jack turned round his results, stayed off anxiety drugs, and achieved high enough A level grades to obtain a place at university to study for a marine environmental science degree - where he is doing extremely well, and still not gone back to taking any prescribed drugs in order to sit his exams.
We as parents are extremely happy with this outcome and the fact that he doesn't have to rely on prescription drugs, just on focussing on what Duncan taught him to achieve in his life."
"I had the French Gelish manicure. This was my first time as I have had acrylics in the past. I couldn't believe the finish Amanda achieved with my natural nails! Even better, they still looked amazing weeks later. I would recommend Amanda's Gelish nails to anyone, even someone like me, in the catering industry, who is tough on their hands."
"Since birth Sophia has had problems with constipation which is something we manage with diet. After a week away Sophia came home severely 'blocked' and under a lot of distress. After 4 days of no movement which was leading to lethargy and lack of appetite I decided to call Amanda and book her in for a hot shell massage as couldn't think of anything else as prunes and laxatives weren't working. Within half an hour we were hearing blasts of wind and as soon as we got home we had movement. Took two days to clear the back up, but can honestly say the massage helped things along smoothly and with no additional pain. Sophia now convinced Amanda has magic shells. It is worth mentioning that Sophia is 8 years old and the treatment was gentle enough for her and highly effective."
"I have just returned from Ananda Healing having undergone the September Special, and, as with all my treatments over the past 4yrs, Amanda was professional, kind & welcoming. The new, relaxing treatment room and the treatment itself left me feeling much better than when I arrived. I would recommend Amanda to anyone who wishes to regain balance and feel good."
"I recently had a facial massage; what an absolute treat! Amanda always uses only the most sumptuous, luxurious oils but this blend was gorgeous, leaving my skin feeling revitalised and fresh; it even "ironed out" my forehead lines! As ever, I came away from my session feeling both relaxed and invigorated as the treatments Amanda gives work positively on my entrire being, not just the areas she concentrates on. I shall be having another facial soon and this time I've asked for an arm/hand massage to be added on - just so that I can feel pampered for even longer!"
"We came to see Amanda when Ben was at his worst, just being diagnosed with rampant Candida and a very low immune system. Amanda immediately put Ben at ease and workjed her magic, using Reiki and meditation. He felt much better after just one session and we have been back every 5 days since. Ben is making marvellous progress and a lot of that is down to Amanda, the Reiki she provides and the way she approaches any problems or issues. I cannot recommend Amanda enough!"
Lucy & Ben Donavan - Smallfield
Mei-Mei - Crawley, West Sussex
Dr Luke Mulvihill - Crawley
"My experience with Ananda Healing started with My wife Maria. From the age of 17 My wife had always suffered with lower back pain that after several treatments and medications for several years, were only enough to ease the pain. Then one early morning My wife was not able to get up from bed and with an excruciating pain. Hours later and after some enquiries I was given Amanda's contact and booked for an appointment not knowing what to expect from it. When we arrived at her house we were clueless of what to expect, I still remember when she gently helped my wife leaving the car and looked at me and my kids and said don't worry she will be fine, I have to be honest I just stood there hoping that somehow she was right. Well, after 45 mins and with the miraculous shell massage Maria came down the stairs walking and with a smile on her face, I have to say that I just did not expect that. Since then and with only two more treatments her lower back pain has eased and with the shell massage she is doing fine. Personally after seeing her amazing recovery I booked myself for a reiki treatment and have also enjoyed. I will definitely recommend Amanda to anybody as we are extremely grateful."
Carlos - Crawley
"Everything about Amanda and her approach to business and life shows how she cares about people and making sure that her customers get the highest level of service possible. She knows how her clients tick and delivers to their needs. She has huge integrity and professionalism. I would recomend everyone to use Amanda's services from any of her ventures because she brings the same approach of integrity and professionalism to all her life."
Barbs - Horley
Thank you so much for your help with xxxxxx, I know you have worked hard, but it still feels like you were born with a gift. I think it was amazing that you were able to connect with an 11 year old boy in such a short space of time. You related to him on his level to help him find solutions that worked especially for him, you gave him someone to believe in, and you made it all fun! xxxxxx has had to face some very difficult situations this week and was feeling very low. Lost for help I asked him 'what do you think Duncan would say?' he immediately beamed a smile. You make me smile too, thank you!
Petrina - West Sussex
I thought I’d just let you know how I’m getting on, and thank you again for your help with my spider phobia! When I got home after the treatment I was restless, I did not know what to do with my newly found calmness! Whereas imagining big spiders running behind the bed normally would have sent me into panic stage, I can now lie there calmly and see my “vision” through. I have since caught a spider in our spider catcher. A certain amount of doubt is still there, a tiny knot in my tummy and a somewhat watchful eye will remain on duty tonight, but what a difference! You're the best! My gratitude, thanks and love
Nina - Horley
I recently went through some changes both in my personal and professional lives. I discussed my issue with Duncan and he suggested trying NLP, which has been a revelation in my life. I have had several sessions with Duncan and each session has been an eye opener for me and I can say that I have learnt a lot from each session and it has helped me immensely with my personal and professional issues. I would recommend NLP with Duncan to anyone who has issues that may be buried in the past and needs these unlocking to move on. Thank you for your help.
Ian - Proposal Manager - Crawley
I can wholeheartedly recommend a full body massage with Amanda. Firstly time seems to stand still; it felt like the treatment latest for hours. Amanda moves expertly from massage pressure fit for a horse that works excellently to release muscle tension, to soft and flowing movements that calm and sooth. The setting and Amanda’s considerate customer service create an atmosphere of relaxation. I left my first treatment invigorated and supple. I’ll be back for more of this affordable luxury!
Deborah B - Chipstead, Surrey
A phobia of spiders had been putting an edge on the excitement I was feeling about going backpacking around Asia. I'd always been scared of spiders and I knew I was likely to come across some pretty big ones on my travels. We talked about it for one session and then I went off travelling not really thinking it would have helped much. But it did. Of course, I had some encounters with spiders and my reaction was unbelieveably calm. I'm really grateful to Duncan for this.
Recently I received the gift of an Indian Head Massage at Ananda. The experience was quite amazing. Amanda made me feel very comfortable, and explained exactly what she would be doing. I felt completely at ease. I think I drifted off towards the end of the session I was so relaxed. Amanda gave me a leaflet, and also explained the after effects, and the do and dont's for the rest of the day. I felt a total deep tired feeling that evening and went to bed very early and slept well. I will be recommending Ananda, without a doubt.
Daphne - Haywards Heath
I was suffering from pain in my back, shoulders and neck so I booked in for a Hot Shell Massage and as soon as it was over I felt an improvement and it's been a week and I haven't had a problem with it since. It's worked a lot better then any physio treatment I have ever had for my back problems, and I shall be booking one again soon just to relax, whether my back hurts or not as it's a nice treatment to help you unwind.
Daisy - Crawley
Received a hot shell massage as a result of a reocurring whiplash injury. It was fantastic - the shell seemed to really penetrate the area that I was having particular discomfort. After the treatment I went away feeling so relaxed that I cannot wait to go for another session. Thank You Amanda!
Paula - Smallfield
Working and training with Duncan was a delight as he is attentive, flexible and humorous in his approach to working with others. I would trust him to work with any type of client as his sense of responsibility is second to none. Thoroughly recommended!
Terry Elston, NLP Trainer - NLP World, Brighton
I moved to the area about one year ago and was interested in trying out an Indian Head Massage for the first time. I chose Ananda Healing after reviewing many websites and arranged for my first appointment with Amanda. I have never looked back since and I know I definately made the right choice. I look forward to each visit because after the treatment I go home feeling better and a lot more relaxed. Thanks Amanda.
Ian, Senior Proposal Manager - Ifield
Spiritual Healing and Chakra Balancing with Amanda, has to be on my top 10 list of the most wonderful experiences I’ve had, Amanda’s warm persona enabled me to relax throughout my entire session. Amanda’s professionalism is second to none and she is an exceptionally gifted individual and this come across in her work. I feel completely recharged after my session and I’m always full of positive energy the next day. All in all I would not hesitate to recommend Amanda and I will continue to have these sessions for as long as Ananda Healing is around
Sam - Horley
I decided to go to Ananda Healing after going through some rough waters in my personal/work life. After a lengthy conversation with both Amanda and Duncan I decided that Hypnotherapy and Healing and Chakra Balancing sessions would be the right path for me to take. Hypnotherapy with Duncan has changed my life, how I think and how my mind reacts to situations that I have not been able to deal with in the past. I like the way that my sessions are planned and based on what I need as an individual. Thanks to Duncan and his understanding of what my core issues are, I have finally started to gain back my confidence and self-esteem. I am only two sessions in and I’m sure I have quite a few to go but Duncan has taken me on a journey that has changed my outlook on life and helped me get back to the happy place I was in 10 years ago, and for that I am eternally thankful
Sam - Horley
I have been through a lot of sadness and stress over the past 15 months, and I got intouch with Ananda Healing, and after a few different treatments, with a most delightful young lady, I have started to feel a lot better in myself, more relaxed and starting to rebuild my life. A big thank you and I would strongly recommend anyone using this treatment.
Pauline W - Smallfield
Amanda is really amazing. I've had several healing and massage sessions with her, to unlock a bad neck and shoulder and the results have been brilliant. I now only need one every 6 weeks or so to keep me free from pain - the first time for a long time! I have also more recently completed a meditation course with Amanda - another excellent string she has to her bow. I would have no hesitation in recommending her.
Debbie - Ashurst
Neuro Linguistic Programming with Ananda. I wouldn't say I was addicted to chocolate, more obsessive about it. I have conquered smoking without too much effort but somehow giving up chocolate was beyond me. Duncan just talked to me and in a very subtle way helped me understand where the motivation came from. He gave me a technique to help when I felt I had to have my chocolate "fix". From that one session I have not felt the need and I no longer even enjoy eating chocolate and actually I don't miss it. Brilliant.
Linda - Lewes
After five weeks of misery with a recurring, long-standing lower back pain problem and a healthy scepticism of alternative medicine owing to my training as a practising veterinary surgeon, I can only say that I am amazed by my speedy recovery following a single session of therapy for this condition. I shall not hesitate in the future.
John Cattell BVSc DBR MRCVS - Storrington
What a stress buster! Amanda's Indian head massage was a totally relaxing experience in a very cosy environment. I could feel the tenseness in my neck and shoulders easing and the build up of stress being massaged away. Using the oil to massage my scalp felt particularly soothing and by the end of my visit I was completely chilled out. An extremely satisfying treatment that I would wholly recommend everybody should try.
Bernie Lowes - Horley
As a regular client of Amanda's, I can honestly say that every treatment I have received has left me uplifted, relaxed and with a real feeling of well-being. She has a natural gift, which sets her apart from other therapists I have been to in the past. I would thoroughly recommend her.
Gilly, Company Director - Upper Hartfield