When Can I Have a Pregnancy Massage?

By |November 2nd, 2017|

This is a question I often get asked not only by clients, but also by students when I teach the pregnancy massage and postnatal remedial therapy course for Burrell Education.  I’ll answer this important question below.

 

When is massage advised in pregnancy?

There have been lots of controversies around when pregnancy massage is advised and there are lots of […]

What is Closing the Bones?

By |June 28th, 2017|

I recently spent the day on a very special workshop with a group of birth workers and doulas learning and receiving this heart beautiful experience.

A deeply nurturing and relaxing postpartum ceremony, or Closing the Bones, also known as ‘Mother Wrapping’, and to me a gorgeous restorative and loving feeling that every woman should experience.

Let’s bring back this forgotten tradition!

Closing the Bones is […]

Benefits of reflexology in pregnancy

By |September 28th, 2016|

Sometimes people are unsure when it comes having reflexology in pregnancy. Here are some of the benefits why mums to be should have reflexology.

Reflexology is a safe, effective and deeply relaxing treatment that uses various manual techniques to access and affect the whole body through the feet.

Regular treatment provides valuable mental, physical and emotional support […]

Helping your body recover in the post natal period

By |March 3rd, 2015|

One of my mums said so something to be which really resonated with my focus on improving movement and providing support for new mums. She said:

“I had so much support, if not too much during pregnancy but I felt like I was pushed off a cliff once baby was born”.

 

Do all new mums feel like […]

Pregnancy Massage and Prenatal Exercise

By |March 6th, 2014|

I realised that there are lots of expectant Mums who have muscle tension, stress and fatigue as their bodies go through changes during pregnancy. With my knowledge of sports massage I took it further and trained in pregnancy massage at the London School of Massage. With our skills we decided to work together to help Mum’s […]