Therapist Spotlight: Natalie Heng

Natalie Heng is a journalist-turned-massage-therapist in her third and final year of a degree level qualification in advanced clinical massage. Here she talks about how her passion for massage therapy developed, how she looks after her own well-being, and her most rewarding clinical experience so far... What inspired you to pursue a career in massage therapy? There wasn’t a clear-cut pathway to how I became a massage therapist - I stumbled on the idea when I was going through a...

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Therapist Spotlight – Ann Trybowska

Ann has always been involved in health and wellness, having originally pursued a career in personal training before turning her attention to manual therapy. Her warm and empathetic nature combines with her passion for anatomy and helping clients recover from injury, and she draws on her wide-ranging experience to offer detailed assessments and aftercare to those who need it. She is currently pursuing her dream of competing in Strongwoman events, and is in her final year of her degree-level course...

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The Soma Room vs. Coronavirus

With the threat of a global pandemic having been realised, worries and concerns about COVID-19 are understandably at the forefront of most people's minds. While we don’t know what the next few weeks and months have in store for the UK and the world, The Soma Room is committed to doing everything possible to keep our clients safe and healthy. With this in mind, we wanted to let all of our clients know the steps we are taking to ensure...

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5 Easy Ways to get a Better Night’s Sleep

There is nothing worse than feeling absolutely exhausted and yet unable to fall asleep - even more so when someone is sleeping soundly next to you! For some people, this becomes chronic insomnia - a condition whereby sleep is affected for at least three days a week during a three month period. For others it is acute insomnia - more infrequent, but still very frustrating. Below are some tips we have put together, to help you float off into slumber...

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Natalie Heng – What I love about massage

Natalie Heng is a clinical massage therapist, writer and general life enthusiast. In her spare time she loves running along towpaths, making friends with strangers and narrating audiobooks. She believes if there’s one thing better than a rich chocolate cake, it’s having your joints mobilised by a good shiatsu-style squash on the massage table! What I love most about being a massage therapist is that I get to affect change in someone else’s body - someone else’s problems - through...

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