A "Whole-istic" approach to your physical and mental wellbeing through a mixture of NO HANDS® Massage, Somatic Exercise Movements and Aromatherapy.
Massage Therapists and Somatic Exercise Coaches & Educators work very differently to physiotherapists etc; we work on relaxing the muscles over a much bigger area and not just the area the client thinks is causing the problem. Generally speaking by the time the client acts on an ache or pain, the body has taken action long before then. Using its own in-built protection mechanism the body starts to hold itself in a way to save it from further injury, which in turn causes other muscles to become tight and tense. Therefore, to tackle this, we work with movement patterns; relaxing more muscles and encouraging the body to let go in general.
Life happens on a daily basis and all of our actions, thoughts and feelings are reflected in our physical bodies. It's not an age thing - it's our natural reactions to daily life. To be able to cope and enjoy life, all throughout our lives, we need to release our daily tensions and habituated body postures regularly, before they build up and cause us further issues.
There are many reasons to seek treatment, including:
looking for help to free up tight muscles and/or constrictive muscle patterns
to release stress and tension which may be current or has built up over time - days, weeks, months or even years!
to help you cope or deal with a mental/emotional situation causing you stress
wanting to kick start a detox programme or have a better functioning system
seeking help and support in making profound Transformational changes in your life.
Whatever your reasons, I will adapt your treatments to suit your ever changing needs, meaning that no two treatments will ever be the same. I encourage my clients to think of my treatments as a support tool, not as a quick one-time-fix. The treatments will help you to maintain health and well-being throughout your life. My aim is to encourage people to look after themselves more, to learn that looking after yourself is not selfish, but the best investment you can make; an investment in "yourself.”
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Introductory Offer for New Clients
Initial Consultation AND treatment just £30.00
Give me a call to book in and discuss your issues and how I can help. What have you got to lose? What have you got to gain?
Trauma Release & Vagus Nerve work
Really excited about bringing more Trauma Release work to my Therapy Practice and also work that accesses the Vagus Nerve - just booked on the final steps of the Trauma Release massage work that I've been doing this last year or so.... actually incorporates work that I have been doing for the past 12 years. It works on a much more subtle level with some incredibly powerful results, which is where my work had been naturally progressing to over the years - and for me feels like "true bodywork" not just a massage......and I absolutely love working in this way.
Somatic Exercise Movement Workshops
I run Somatic Exercise Movement workshops in Pickmere, near Knutsford (3 miles from Junction 19 of M6), and also at The Monastery Manchester.
Next Workshops running:
September 21st (Pickmere 10 til 1pm) & 22nd (The Monastery Manchester 11 til 2pm) - An Introduction to Somatic Exercise Movements: Presentation about how our bodies do what they do, and how we habituate our historical limitations, Body Posture Assessments and experiencing some Somatic Exercise Movements for yourself so you can feel what you might gain from them. Exchange: £20
October & November 2019 - A 2 part series "The 7 Daily Cat Stretch Somatic Exercise Movements" - A series of Movements which, when done regularly will help to release most of the general body - and maintain your freedom to move well and with ease.
Pickmere Oct 26th & Nov 16th (10 til 4pm) exchange £40 p workshop or £35.00 if both booked and paid for at same time.
The Monastery Manchester Oct 27th & Nov 24th (11 til 4pm) Exchange £35 per workshop or £30 if both booked and paid for at the same time.
Numbers are limited so I can give individual attention within a workshop setting - please contact me to reserve your place.