My Aim is to help you to Feel Great!
I am serious about massage and have been a Complimentary Therapist since 1997 .Recently I enhanced my skills by qualifying as an Advanced Clinical Massage Therapist.
Welcome to Feel Great TherapiesDo you feel stressed? Do you have aches and pains? Do you feel tired and lack lustre? You need some valuable ‘me time’ to relax and be pampered. Let me sooth away the stresses and strains of everyday life and help you to Feel Great again!
Therapies Available Include
- Therapeutic/Relaxing Massage
- Advanced Clinical Massage (For chronic pain conditions)
- Hot Stone Massage
- Natural Facelift Massage
- Head Massage
I offer massage therapy , which can be a gentle relaxing aromatherapy type massage to a deep tissue style of massage. With sessions ranging from 45 minutes to 2 hours, I have been told by most clients that my massage is one of the best, if not THE best massage they have ever had!
I am also an Advanced Clinical Massage Therapist. This involves taking a detailed consultation with the client on the first visit (for free) and then designing a session to suit them. This can include Table Shiatsu, Hot Stones, Fascial Release such as Rolfing, MFR etc, Trigger Point Therapy and Deep Tissue Massage as well as manually stretching the client in the same way that Physiotherapists and Sports therapists do.
I have been interested in massage and holistic therapies for many years. I qualified as an Holistic Therapist in 1998 after studying in Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, Reflexology and Aromatherapy. Over the years I have added Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head Massage, Reiki and Natural Facelift Massage._
In 2014, my first hand experience of chronic pain, made me seek out effective ways to help myself and others, and to enhance my massage skills by qualifying in Advanced Clinical Massage.
I enjoy my work and being able to make a positive difference to other people’s wellbeing. I also enjoy travelling to other countries, experiencing different cultures and trying different therapies. If you have any stories about therapies you have tried, I would love to hear them!
Advanced Clinical Massage
Hot Stone Therapy
Natural Facelift Massage
Advanced Clinical MassageAdvanced Clinical massage is an outcome based massage therapy, which can decrease pain and improve mobility. It is a mixture of eastern and western techniques that treat the individual not just the disease. Each treatment is tailor made and the techniques used have been provento be helpful for both chronic and acute conditions. Being particularly effective for people who have been living with chronic pain. Being in pain can have a negative impact on all aspects of your life. Making it difficult to concentrate or physically do your job, as well as the things you enjoy doing in your free time. Insomnia can be a major problem, leading to tiredness and irritability, putting a strain on your relationships and your ability to cope with every day stresses. Painkillers are a great quick fix but not a good long term solution. Within 1-6 massage sessions I can dramatically reduce your pain and improve your range of motion, helping you to enjoy life again. Each session can include : Fascial Work – I will be working with the Fascia directly using Rolfing techniques and/or indirectly using MFR-Myofascial Release to stretch and soften these important connective tissues. Deep Tissue Massage and Trigger Point Therapy – I will use deep tissue massage techniques to work down through the muscles and tissues,searching for problem areas, trigger points and releasing tension Stretching – I use three different types of stretching, these styles are popular with physiotherapists and sports therapists. Passive stretching / Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation stretching / Active Isolated Stretching We will work with whichever stretches are most suitable and beneficial to you Table Shiatsu – This is an eastern technique that involves gentle rocking of the body and compression applied over the towel to the main muscle groups and acupressure points. Self help/Eduaction- I will give you some stretches you can do at home/work as well as some ideas on pain control you could try, helping to put you in control of the pain. WHAT CONDITIONS CAN IT HELP? Back /Neck Pain, Sciatica, Hip Pain and SI Joint Dysfunction, Herniated Disc, Arthritis / Joint Pain, Frozen Shoulder, Migraines and Headaches, Fibromyalgia ,Carpal Tunnel syndrome and RSI, Strains and Sprains, Surgical Rehabilitation, And much more…
ReflexologyReflexology (also known as reflex zone therapy) is an holistic therapy, using pressure to certain points on the feet .The therapeutic benefit of reflexology has been known in China, India and Egypt for over 5,000 years. It is believed that the body and all its systems and organs are reflected on the feet. Pressure to specific points has a positive effect on the bod,y promoting relaxation, helping to relieve pain and encouraging the body to naturally restore balance. The main theory as to how it works, is via the many nerve endings in the feet, which on focused compression send signals to the spinal cord and on to the rest of the body. Being an holistic therapy and I will work through the whole body on one foot and then the other. If you are having the full reflexology session,I will then go back over areas where you have concerns or I have felt tension/congestion. It is a calming and very relaxing therapy and most people can benefit from Reflexology. It can bring relief to a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions, as well as acting as a general tonic for the body and mind. Some clients have described it as ‘ a massage from the inside out’!
Hot Stone TherapyThis is the Rolls Royce of massage therapy. A beautifully warming and deeply relaxing massage using smooth heated volcanic basalt stones as an extension of my own hands. I will start with a back massage to warm and soothe those tight muscles in the shoulders and back, specific areas can be targeted. After the back of the legs you will turn over and I will place warm stones under your back and along the chakras on the front of the body, continuing with massage to the legs, feet, arms and neck. Finishing with a face and scalp massage including pressure points The use of heated stones for healing and relaxation and been used for centuries in parts of North American, South American, China, Africa, Europe, Egypt and India Most people can enjoy the hot stones and they are particularly good for people with arthritis, fibromyalgia and stress related conditions. Let the warmth of the stones melt away the stress…
Natural Facelift MassageMy Natural Face Lift Massage is non invasive and gives immediate visible results. The stress and strain of everyday life can show in our whole body, especially the face, causing the connective tissues to become restricted and less supple. This Natural Face Lift Massage uses repetitive massage movements to lift and manipulate the muscles and connective tissues of the face and neck, promoting good circulation of blood, oxygen and nutrients, aiding lymphatic drainage. This can encourage improvement of the overall appearance of the skin. Helping to redefine the contours of the face, jaw and neck, decrease dark circles around the eyes, reduce puffiness and soften lines. Giving you a fresher, healthier, glowing look with sparkling eyes. The use of Acupressure points and other techniques make this an holistic therapy. Beneficial for the body and mind. Jaw ache, headaches and sinus congestion could also be eased. Not only will you look great but you will also feel great! One session is perfect for a good boost and for special occasions, the effects can last for a few days or more. However for a longer lasting effect, a course of 6 regular sessions are recommended with a booster every 4-8 weeks.
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