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 […]

A unique postnatal recovery course in North Finchley!

By |October 12th, 2017|

A unique postnatal recovery course in North Finchley!

Working in a centre where women’s health is a big focus we knew that there was something missing in the local area. There are lots of courses designed for mums with baby as the main focus (which is amazing), but there wasn’t much at all around for new […]

What Does an Osteopath do?

By |October 5th, 2017|

Many of my patients who come to see me just think that I only treat backs.  Thankfully, after their initial appointment, they realise that Osteopaths can do so much more.

Osteopathy can treat and manage a variety of issues, pain or discomfort where it relates to the soft tissues, including bones, joints, tendons, ligaments and connective […]

No time to take time out?

By |March 1st, 2017|

What have you done for YOU lately?
Janet J was onto something there, but I’d like to bring it back to you for a moment lovely. What have YOU done for yourself lately?

Are you dedicating some time out for you? Yes. There it is again… self care and well-being talk. Why is everyone talking about it? […]

Massage and asthma symptoms

By |January 3rd, 2017|

This post is a personal account of how massage therapy has helped relieve my asthma symptoms. I am not giving any medical advice (we leave that to your GP) or encouragement to replace medicine with massage, but I wanted to share my personal experience of how massage helped my asthma symptoms. Like everything, we always […]

The Difference between a Holistic Massage and our Wellbeing Massage

By |November 1st, 2016|

Most people love a good massage; whether its a deep tissue, holistic, Swedish and even sports massage; generally they make us feel amazing!

This was a question asked by a new client recently. They had heard of all of the above and wanted to know what our wellbeing massage really is and which box does it […]

Sports Massage and Cycling

By |August 30th, 2016|

This weekend we were providing therapy at the Hertfordshire100 event with SportiveUK. Find out how sports massage and cycling are a great combination.

It was a road cycling event with three different distances; 100 miles, 100 kilometres and 32 miles.

This weekend’s event was less windy, and we used our brand new event shelter! At least we […]

Can massage help scars?

By |June 10th, 2016|

We’ve all been there – that cycling accident during your gap year, being pushed off the climbing frame by your mean big brother, or maybe suffering from an illness or medical condition that needed surgical intervention – life gives us many knocks and bumps along the way and can sometimes leave us with scars.

Sometimes, these […]

The importance of breathing correctly

By |April 18th, 2016|

The importance of breathing correctly

Take a moment to focus on your breathing.

Are you breathing from your belly or are you shallow breathing up in your chest?

If you find that you are breathing from your chest whilst resting (not after having just run up the stairs or during exercise) then you are most probably breathing in excess of your […]

A former sceptics response to the benefits of regular massage

By |March 16th, 2016|

“I have to be honest, but I was a bit sceptical at first that this would make any difference….”

This was a comment a client made after she had been to me for six hour long wellbeing massage sessions at the clinic in North Finchley. This comment was followed by…

“but it really has! thankyou so much! […]