Lockdown

Lockdown 2: Covid Update

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Working During the Second National Lockdown I spent the weeks after the announcement of the second national lockdown in various meetings with my Massage School (Jing Advanced Massage & Training), representatives of various Professional Associations, the CNHC (Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council) and my Insurance Company (Balens Ltd) to clarify my position as a massage therapist. Under the first lockdown …

Covid Update: Hands-On Treatments & Jing Method ACMT

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Covid Update: Hands-On Treatments & Advanced Clinical Massage Hands-On Treatments: Booking in from 28th September Covid has made me reassess everything about my practice and I have had to do some hard and difficult thinking about whether I can continue as a business under the current circumstances. However, I love what I do and helping others – and I am determined to give it …

Covid Update: Hands-on and Online Treatments

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Covid Update: Nature To Nurture Treatments I hope that you, your family and friends are all safe and well. Everyone has been affected by the Covid pandemic to some degree and in many different ways. I really do care about my clients, it’s why I do what I do. Many of my regular clients I have been treating for years so feel I …

Self Care Online Treatments Available

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Self Care Online Treatments Available – An Alternative Choice To Hands-On Massage A self-management approach to persistent musculoskeletal pain can improve peoples’ quality of life, pain levels and the way they use health care resources (DeSilva 2011) Massage, Covid and Lockdown I am a positive person and I count my blessings as part of my daily meditation practice. So with …

Light: Sleep Advice During Covid-19

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Sleep – Things You Can Do To Improve It Sleep Zzzzz   We all want to be like this….         but often clients tell me that they’re more like this….   If you know why things work the way they do, you can see if your habits might be making things worse Amongst both clients and in …

Covid Update

Coronavirus Covid-19 – Suspending Massage Treatments

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Nature To Nurture – Hope To Be Back Soon! I do hope that you & your loved ones are safe & well. I am very much thinking about all those affected by the current pandemic every day. As with so many who work face-to-face & have prolonged contact with people, under the current Covid-19 Government legislation it is currently illegal …

Covid-19 Update

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Covid-19: Update & Advice Hello everyone, In these difficult times I realise that you may well be worried about Covid-19. This is commonly being called Coronavirus, but as this actually refers to a group of viruses, I will use the specific name of Covid-19, you may also hear it called SARS-CoV-2. We find ourselves in a challenging situation that is changing ...

Scar Tissue Release – Effective New Technique

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Scar Tissue Release: MSTR® – relief for scars & muscles   “Scar Tissue: The effects of post-surgical scars on the human body cannot be underestimated. According to researchers Karel Lewit MD and Sarka Olsanka: ‘If the scar is…untreated, it may be the cause of therapeutic failure and recurrence.”  Source: “Clinical Importance of Active Scars: Abnormal Scars as a Cause of …

Fertility

Fertility, Pregnancy, Birth & Aromatherapy

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Collaboration with Dr. Lily Lai – Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Meeting at Liberty Tea Rooms Fertility is not a subject that I have written much about, tending to focus on aromatherapy & massage for pregnancy & birth. However, a recent meeting with my friend & colleague Dr. Lily Lai, a traditional Chinese Medical herbalist & Acupuncturist made me consider all …

Antenatal Massage: Birth & Natural Therapies

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Antenatal Therapist Collaboration – The Benefits for Clients Helping Each Other To Help Our Clients Antenatal Massage & Aromatherapy is a large part of my practice as fertility, birth & pregnancy have many aspects that can affect clients. At a time when many conventional medications can’t be used, they often consult me & my fellow complementary therapists for natural solutions for …