Helping women reach their natural balance. The importance of touch.

Hi my name is Johanna Cohen otherwise known as 'Jo' and I am a fully qualified and insured reflexologist based in Tottington, Bury, Lancashire.

About Me

I work from the tranquil setting of my garden cabin at The Reflexology Retreat. I am here to support you with an existing health problem, reduce stress levels and help you live a healthier and happy life. I am a full member of the Association of Reflexologists.

I came to reflexology after a suffering a back injury when I was seventeen Complementary therapies really helped me to cope with pain and associated symptoms. This time in my life sparked an interest into this world and I later went on to train as a complementary therapists. However, my passion is reflexology and I am constantly amazed at the magic of this wonderful therapy. I am also a great advocate for the benefit of touch and have observed this throughout my career in health care.

For the last ten years I have worked in palliative care and have used reflexology and Reiki extensively in my practice. As a reflexologist I have helped many clients suffering with a range of symptoms including sleep disorders, digestive issues, neuropathy. My approach is purely holistic and I aim to treat the whole person, spending time to listen and together we can devise a treatment plan which is tailored individually to you. I am a proud member of the Association of Reflexologists. I have gone on to specialize in stress management, cancer and palliative care, RLD Reflexology Lymphatic Drainage. If you are trying Reflexology for the first time or have tried it before and want to reintroduce reflexology as part of your self care, get in touch I would love to hear from you.

Treatments & Pricing

Initial Treatment

On our first meeting your experience will begin with a warm welcome. We will then sit down together and complete a wellbeing consultation. I will take time to get to know you and your needs, from there we can devise a bespoke treatment plan. This will be immediately followed by your first relaxing treatment.

Follow Up Treatments

You may wish to continue on reflexology journey with regular follow up treatments, where your health and wellbeing needs will be regularly reviewed.


Initial treatment - £40/75 minutes.

Follow up treatments - £35/60 minutes.

Reflexology - £35/60 minutes.

Reiki/Reflex a ninety minute combined treatment of reflexology and reiki - £50/90 minutes.

Reiki - £30/60 minutes.

Hopi ear candling - £30/45 minutes

The Benefits of Reflexology


Reflexology is a wonderful way of maintaining your body's healthy balance and general wellbeing, reducing the stresses and tensions that come with busy lifestyles and giving us a space to reflect on the mind as well as the body.


Reflexology can induce a deep state of relaxation, which improves the effectiveness of the treatment. Relaxing helps relieve tension and aids circulation, increasing the flow of nutrients, oxygen and energy to all parts of the body, and helping with the removal of toxins.


While it is not a cure, Reflexology can be particularly helpful in managing many health conditions, especially constant or recurring ones that we might have come to accept over time as being a normal part of life.

What my clients say...

Get in touch

I am open Wednesday and Thursday between 9.00am and 6pm. Other dates and times available on request.

I am based in Tottington, Lancashire, which is easily accessible from Greenmount, Ramsbottom, Holcome Brook, Hawkshaw, and Bury.

If you would like to book an appointment or have any questions about the treatments I offer, please feel free to call me on 07514259908 or send me an email via the contact form.

Frequently asked questions

How many treatments will I need?

Everyone is different and the response to Reflexology can be immediate or sometimes take longer than one appointment, but often benefits can be seen after 4-5 sessions. Regular weekly treatments are best for the body properly beginning the self-healing process, and following an initial consultation I will suggest the number of Reflexology sessions I think we should undertake.

What are your fees and availability?

Reflexology sessions for individuals last 60 minutes and cost £35 per session. I also provide a limited number of appointments for those on low-income; contact me to enquire about availability.

Note that if you want to cancel an appointment I require 48 hours’ notice; otherwise you will still need to pay for any sessions missed. I accept payment in cash, by cheque or by bank transfer.

Can you diagnose my health problems?

Reflexologists cannot claim to diagnose or cure, but during a treatment we get 'feedback' as to which parts of the body are working well and which are not. Sometimes Reflexology will highlight a specific area which is struggling or working hard to maintain your wellbeing; if a particular reflex point shows this kind of reaction I'll discuss it with you at the end of the session.

What happens in a treatment? Do I need to undress?

Reflexology is performed entirely on the feet, ankles or hands, so the most you’ll have to do is take off your socks and roll up your trousers! During the treatment the client lies on their back on a reclining chair, supported by pillows and covered with a soft blanket to keep them warm.

And don’t worry - reflexology doesn't tickle! Many clients come to me with ticklish feet or worried about their feet being touched, but find they can relax and enjoy the benefits of Reflexology.

Does reflexology hurt?

You might find some areas feel sensitive to the touch, but Reflexology does not involve hard pressing in the way something like a sports massage might. As a therapist I will be aware of the status of your feet, noticing how they feel, the temperature and colour. All these things play a part in understanding which areas of your body - as reflected through your feet - require a bit more care and attention.

Should I keep on having Reflexology?

Not necessarily, but after an initial course of treatment many people choose to check in monthly for a top-up, to help maintain their general wellbeing, or as a scheduled 'de-stress'. Other clients will get back in touch if they start feeling aches and pains, arranging treatments as and when they need them.

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