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! […]

Emotions and muscle tension

By |October 2nd, 2015|

This morning I met with the wonderful Lindy Medway from Counselling Time based in Finchley and we got onto the discussion of emotions and muscle tension.

We had a great meeting about how our professions link into each other and how we help our clients and gave me some food for thought and wanting to write […]

Shoulder Pain Recovery Case Study

By |September 24th, 2015|

Are female sports massage therapists strong enough to give a good sports massage?

By |September 14th, 2015|

Over the last few weeks in North Finchley I have been questioned about my strength as a female sports massage therapist and whether I would be able to perform a ‘deep’ sports massage due to being quite small (5ft 4″ and 53kg) which inspired me to write this short blog.

When I greet a client for […]