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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Self-Care During Lockdown

As Lockdown 2.0 gets underway, we asked a few of our therapists for their tips on keeping happy and healthy in these uncertain times. Clinical massage therapist Joanna Mitura offers some helpful tips for physical and emotional well-being at home.  Enforced confinement has many of us feeling anxious, claustrophobic and stressed, both physically and mentally. All of us have experienced these feelings during this pandemic. Some people feel them more acutely than others. From personal experience, the most important tonic is physical...

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How to Boost Your Happy Hormones Over Lockdown

As Lockdown 2.0 gets underway, we asked a few of our therapists for their tips on keeping happy and healthy in these uncertain times. Clinical massage therapist Donna Elsey offers some great advice on how to stimulate some of those naturally produced 'feel good' chemicals. even when social distancing... After care advice from me is almost always tailored to my clients specific goals and what we found during their treatment session. But I think the best advice encourages a healthy mind...

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How To Keep Active Over Lockdown

As Lockdown 2.0 gets underway, we asked a few of our therapists for their tips on keeping happy and healthy in these uncertain times. Clinical massage therapist Natalie Heng offers some practical tips and advice for how to keep your body active and healthy despite the restrictions...  With the second round of lockdown underway, I have three tips on how to emerge from the next month pain free: ​ Get outside - use this time for thinking, daydreaming, or simply re-connecting with...

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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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Massage Therapy and Immunity

There is no question that having a regular massage is lovely. It’s good for your body and your mind and it’s something to really look forward to. But there is increasing evidence that suggests that it can actually have a significant and measurable impact on your immune system. With everything going on at the moment, making sure your body is fighting fit feels even more important than usual, so we wanted to explore how massage could be a critical part of...

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