Muscle energy technique

More and more I am finding muscle energy technique a really helpful tool in my work with my clients. This is helpful not only to the keen sportsperson who needs their muscles and tendons stretched out for free movement, but also for countless people who discover that...

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Massage and stress

Stress at work, Stress at home, Stress in relationships, Stressed financially, Stressed. Full stop? Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms of a stressful life ? Headache Anxiety Depression Angry outbursts Tiredness Fatigue Irritability Tightness in the...

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There is a voice that doesn’t use words, listen? Rumi.

Have you ever had the experience of being deeply listened to by a friend. Someone who remained attentive and present throughout your conversation. Instead of interrupting or offering you tailor made solutions, they left pauses for you to think, and then listened some...

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How often ‘should’ I have a massage?

This question pops up often in conversations with my clients, either during their initial consultation for their first massage therapy treatment or on their second or third visit. The question pertains to Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, remedial...

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Sports massage in the chair

Stress, Trigger points scar tissue, adhesions and range of movement, are as much concern concern to the desk worker, car driver, lorry driver, wheel chair users, postman, white collar worker school teacher, Mum, Dad or single person. Recently I have been taking my...

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Breath Work in clinical practice

Working with the breath during massage therapy brings the most amazing results. Oftentimes our focus for both therapist and client can be placed on the particular massage technique, attending to the nature of the pressure being used or the relationship with the ‘knot’...

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Therapeutic clinical massage

"The first masseur I’ve been to who treats the cause as well as the symptoms!" ( recent Google review from Mark) It is encouraging to receive reviews from people who see how much we can benefit from remedial, clinical massage treatments which is therapeutic in nature....

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Who or what is a healer?

Throughout history there have been many people who have been gifted the title of healer. Some have assumed this role having noticed that when they meet with other human beings, especially those who are suffering from disease, discomfort, or illness in mind body or...

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Finding yourself

To find yourself at the kitchen sink can be a transformational experience. For centuries women and men have been sold the idea that to undergo enlightenment, to really find life's true meaning, a journey to the Himalayas was the least one could do. Even then daily...

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The creative power of thought

Noticing that we have choices with respect to the gift of thought is a potential life changer. Remaining unaware that free will is an option is tantamount to self destruction for us humans. Just think of a time when an unconscious action made for a miserable period...

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Human Kindness

Acts of kindness and love are expressions of our true nature. Such loving expressions towards others seem to acknowledge that we know, deep within, that we are not separate but are inextricably linked; at one. (This oneness is often spoken about with respect to...

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Creating Space for the New

As the new year unfolds you might well be busy taking down the Christmas decorations and putting away the gifts and leftover cards and thinking about what might come in handy for next year. It often  feels good to clear a space and create room for new. It seemed...

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I Can See

This wonderful statement brings joy to my ears, whenever I hear it from my clients, and a great feeling of warmth throughout my body. It is one of the great privileges of being a ‘listener/therapist/coach’. (These are all words used to try and describe the role of...

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Letting Off Steam

Observing human beings is a wonderful occupation. Delighting in how the drama of life is played out on the stage we call living, by each one of us as we continually create a script in our heads and then act it out to both entertain others but primarily to express for...

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I Just Did It – Results Without Thinking

Its a beautiful thing when my clients bring me examples of how they overcome hurdles when their minds quieten. As soon as people learn about how the mind works; it's true nature, then some of the things which seemed like ‘mountains’ in the past look more like...

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The Benefits of Sports Massage

Sports massage can alleviate pain in certain parts of the body caused by physical activity. Originally used for athletes to prevent and relieve injuries, non-athletes can also benefit physically and psychologically from sports massage therapy. Sports massage can help...

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Counselling & Life Coaching

Counselling and life coaching are both ways of enjoying a compassionate conversation, designed to help you lead a happier and more fulfilled life. We offer both counselling and life coaching at our Plymouth clinic. They are both designed to help you shine as a human...

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Holistic & Sports Massage

Holistic massage is unique and totally geared to serve you and your particular needs. Here at Unwind Muscle & Mind in Plymouth, we love to work with each individual and listen carefully to your specific requirements so that we can work towards your optimum health...

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