Tag Archives: Massage

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

Meet and Treat at Kenilworth Complimentary Health Fair

Come along and say “Hi” at Kenilworth Complementary Health fair this Sunday 16th March. Find out more about techniques with a free mini taster treatment. Special 20% off voucher in goody bags for the first 100 visitors. See you there!

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 […]

Love Massage? Hate Oil?

Leamington Massage Therapy has the answer! If you’re anything like me, the last thing you want at the end of a massage is to slide off the couch looking for something to wipe the grease off with. As a therapist, I find oil far too slippery to work with. Instead I use an organic cream […]

Pinole~Superfuel food for runners

I have previously waxed lyrical about the delights and surprises hidden within the pages of Christopher McDougall’s book Born To Run. http://www.leamingtonmassagetherapy.co.uk/?p=173 I’m re-reading it at the moment to refresh my memory and possibly even get the inspiration to take my wonky body running ….? It really is a fascinating read, even if you don’t run. […]

How Does Sports Massage Help My Running?

Sports massage improves the condition and balance of muscles which can increase your run time, decrease post-exercise stiffness and soreness and eliminate stresses on the joints (knees, hip, ankles and feet). What Makes Muscles Sore? There are a variety of reasons why a muscle, or group of muscles may become stiff or sore. Posture, foot […]

£15 off Sports Massage April 2013

This offer has now expired. Are you registered for the 10k Recency Run? Bring proof of registration for this race and get a pre-event or post-event massage for £30 saving £15. Improve your run with a Pre Event Massage: improve muscle condition and balance, repair microinjuries and adhesions, start your run in the best possible […]