Remedial/Deep Tissue Massage/Holistic Massage


Laura Hart, Massage Therapist ITEC Dip. GW Dip. LSM Dip. CthA

Laura gained an ITEC diploma in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Body Massage at Brooklands College, Ashford and is a member of the CthA. She furthered her training and skills by gaining diplomas in Indian Head Massage, Seated Acupressure and Thai Massage and more recently Manual Lymphatic Drainage. Laura is happy to combine various bodywork techniques according to the clients needs.

 

Beckie Shaw

Beckie Shaw MCThA - ITEC

Beckie is a member of the Complementary Therapist Association and qualified with ITEC in Holistic Massage in 2005. She specialises in trigger point and Myofascial release techniques to alleviate muscle problems in the neck, back shoulders and arms.
This treatment can assist in relieving the symptoms of numbness, RSI and the difficulties of (or painful) movement in some areas of the body. In addition, Beckie can provide a very relaxing and therapeutic massage and is also qualified to provide Massage in Pregnancy and Indian Head Massage.

Gay Lancaster

Gay Lancaster - Holistic and Clinical Massage Therapist - BTEC Level 4

Gay Qualified as a Holistic Massage Therapist in 2011 and has achieved qualifications in Deep Tissue Massage, Pregnancy massage, Myofacial Release, Hot stone massage, Indian Head massage, Clinical massage for Chronic low back pain, Frozen shoulder, RSI, Knee pain, Strains and Sprains, Osteoarthritis, Migraines, Whiplash and many more conditions. Gay is a registered member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists' and the 'Complementary Therapists Association'.

 

How massage works

Skilled hands work intuitively on muscles, tendons, facia and other soft tissues to promote healing. Using various techniques and pressures, The treatment will stimulate circulation of blood and lymph, break down fibrosis that binds or glues one muscle to another and relax muscle spasm and relieve pain.
By reducing tension in the muscles, soreness and fatigue will be reduced, muscles will be more supple and resilient, flexibility can be increased, body awareness enhanced and overall metabolism and nutrition for repair and growth improved.

Who can it help?

Almost everybody would benefit from massage. Whether you are a busy executive with work stress that creates tension in the neck, shoulders and perhaps headaches, or even if you are sitting or driving all day, and postural tension is making your low back ache. If you are an active sports person who wants to improve performance, fine tune skilled movements, treat a strain injury or even prevent injuries - everyone could benefit and enjoy the feeling of well-being that a professional massage can bring.