Self-Care Tips for the British Summer

Everyone loves a sunny summers day. However long days outdoors, sun exposure and high temperatures can be tough on the body. Read on for our top tips to look after your body inside and out in these summer months. Be sun safe We all know the damage the sun can cause to our skin: uncomfortable and unsightly redness and burning, as well as the risk of long-term damage and cancer. To minimise these risks, the NHS advises the following:  Wearing...

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Therapist Spotlight: Laura Dalby

Laura Dalby has a degree in Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention, and is a Level 5 trained sports massage therapist who is also fully qualified in pregnancy massage. Here she talks about her inspiration in becoming a massage therapist, the clients she most loves working with, and how she looks after her own self-care... What inspired you to pursue a career in massage therapy? I still remember my University application statement asking why I want to do my sports injury course....

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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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