Category Archives: Massage

Generations Tour 2015 Massage Information

This time next week, we will all be in a field in Warwickshire, surrounded by West African beats! Mandy Elliott aka Leamington Massage Therapy will be one of the Massage Therapists onsite for the Geneations Tour 2015. By day the Rum Bar will be the place to find therapies. Mandy will be taking appointments between […]

Clinic closed over May bank holiday 2015

There will be no clinic availability from weds 29th April-mon 4th May inclusive. I will be providing massage at a local event, for workshop participants in West African drumming and dance. More information about the festival can be found here: http://www.sasolo.co.uk/booking-for-the-generations-tour-2015/ There are still tickets for a Saturday night performance, more information here: https://www.facebook.com/saskia.bakayoko/posts/10153199814751271?fref=nf

New Rules of Posture

I read a lot of material on ways to enhance body awareness and different forms of exercise to suit the full range of clients that come into my massage therapy clinic. There are few books I would recommend so readily to so many people.The information presented is masterfully accurate and concise, although it can take […]

Functional Neuromuscular Rehabilitation

. I have been studying this book for a while now, written by probably the most controversial voice in the world of bodywork. In a nutshell the theory goes: Posture is irrelevant, forget muscle imbalances, it’s all about motor control. Will be spending this weekend consolidating and asking awkward questions. Will be back March 3rd […]

Save £5 on all Cleansing and Rebalancing Hot Thai Herb Treatments throughout February 2014

Take a break from the cold with this tropical treat. A unique blend of aromatic herbs are heated and applied to the body’s energy lines, stimulating energy flow through the organs and tissues. What a scrumptious way to brush off the winter blues! The Orient Express ~ 30 minute tropical treatments ~ now £25 2 small herbal […]

Clinic Rebranding

Thanks to all my regular clients for your patience while the clinic has been refurbished. The work is very nearly done now and Therapy to Take Away has become Elixir. The clinic and shop are looking lovely, inside and out and the new double glazed windows will make for a warmer, quieter clinic experience. As […]

Sore Muscles after Exercise? 2

When is the best time for a post event massage? It’s frustrating that even though millions of professional and amateur athletes attest to training, performing and recovering better with massage as part of their training regime, any medical research that supports the theory still comes with the “may help” tag. It is difficult to assess […]

Sore muscles after exercise?

A recent article published on WebMD gives a basic introduction to some recent research which maps how exactly massage affects muscles. http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/news/20120201/massage-may-help-sore-muscles-recover?goback=%2Egde_108944_member_250025303 As a massage therapist I am often asked, why? Most people assume that science has all the answers already; but more is being discovered about the human body all the time. Studies are […]

£5 off all Hot Thai Herb treatments and gift vouchers ~ throughout June 2013

The Orient Express ~ 30 minute tropical treatments ~ now £25 2 small herbal compresses treat the Face, Hands and Feet or 2 large herbal compresses treat the Back Orchid Hours ~ 60 minute tropical treatments ~ now £45 2 large herbal compresses treat the Back, Arms and Legs or 1 large herbal compress treats […]

Save £10 on Deep Tissue Massage with MET ~ May 2013

Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) are a set of skills which use muscle contractions followed by a period of relaxation/stretch, which can turn a rock hard muscle into marshmallow within a couple of minutes. There are many different interpretations of MET, Mandy prefers to use the most gentle form, as her experience is that these provide […]