holistic massage & BodyworkSarah Cohen, Sue Johnson, Simon Vivian and Anne Bradshaw
about holistic massage & Bodywork
People have massaged each other since time immemorial.
Massage is a natural way to encourage the mind and body to rest, restore and refresh.
Massage reconnects you to your body and can be:
- Relaxing to relieve stress
- Deep work to release muscles and mobilise joints
- Sensitive – addressing emotional needs
- A new way to explore your body’s story
MEET OUR MASSAGE THERAPISTS…
I work both as a massage therapist and teach massage to a professional level at the Fold as part of the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork
I qualified with BCMB with a level 4 qualification awarded by the Massage Training Institute and am on the CNHC register.
HOW I WORK
I have effectively treated many many conditions over many years. I am interested in the relationship of each client with the condition they have.
It is this relationship and helping each client find their own body again which enables change to happen whether dealing with acute or chronic conditions.
I also massage people wishing to celebrate their life.
GET IN TOUCH
One hour session £50
Concessions of £40 and £30 available on request
I work both at the Fold and also from my practice rooms in Lower Moor between Pershore and Evesham
How I work
Fundamentally the approach with Holistic Massage is based around oil-based Swedish massage (
We each hold and manifest tension in different ways, physically and emotionally. All sessions will invite the mind and body to relax, this will enable one to think more clearly, to face the challenges and to share joys of life. There is no set routine, just careful attention to your individual treatment; releasing the tension and working with the whole of you to invite restoration of your inner balance.
GET IN TOUCH
£25.00 – 30 minutes
£45.00 – 60 minutes
£60.00 – 90 minutes
Chair massage: £15.00 -20 minutes
I qualified with and I am a member of the Massage Training Institute and I am on the register of the CNHC (Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council).
I work as a massage and bodywork therapist here at the Fold and in my private practice in Malvern.
How I work
The Massage and Bodywork that I offer can be defined as nurturing touch involving the whole person. It influences both the person being massaged and the one giving, affecting all levels, including physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. It’s about ‘holding’ the body in
My emphasis is on working with clients to provide tailored treatments to meet their needs on the day. A
I treat the whole person with whatever they bring. Sometimes this can be as simple as laying a single hand on someone as that is all they need at that time. I have successfully treated clients with a very wide range of conditions.
GET IN TOUCH
Concessions available for the low and unwaged
I am a mother, a wife and a grandmother and I care passionately about the benefits of massage. When I retired from my previous job, I decided to train with BCMB as a massage therapist and have never regretted this. I get a huge amount of joy from seeing tired and stressed people leave their treatment looking so much more relaxed and happy! I have a Massage Training Institute Practitioner Diploma in Holistic Massage & Bodywork, Anatomy,
I am also a Childbirth & Parenting Consultant, and an Associate Midwifery lecturer – I love cooking, reading, running and singing!
Holistic Massage is a “mindful” massage treatment encompassing varied methods of touch; a fusion of different massage techniques used intuitively with each client – responding to the client’s needs at that moment in time. Holistic massage relaxes, soothes, reduces stress and eases tired aching muscles. It switches on the body’s parasympathetic nervous system, reducing blood pressure, slowing the heart rate and digestive system, and reducing stress hormones. Clients say that they feel relaxed and happier, less stressed and less “tight” after a treatment.
CONDITIONS I HAVE TREATED
- Pregnancy aches and pains
- ME & Chronic fatigue
- Shoulder & Neck Problems
- Tight Facial muscles
- Stress and Anxiety
- Runners – leg and hip muscle tightness
- Calming babies with massage
- Arthritic hands
- Painful arm muscles
- Headaches and Migraines
- Childbirth – massage for labour
Initial consultation + treatment 1 hr
Follow up treatments 45 minutes
Holistic Massage (45 mins) £40.00
Facial Massage (30 mins) £25.00
Pregnancy Massage (45 mins) £40.00
Baby Massage & Baby Yoga sessions by request
I practice from the Natural Therapy Centre at The Fold on Mondays and Saturdays. (Other days may be available by request)
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