Kathryn has been a therapist for over 20 years. Initially trained as a Practitioner of Relaxation Massage and Practitioner of Aromatherapy in 1991 she has continued to expand her knowledge base with ongoing study each year including a Certificate in SLM Bodywork —a Deep Tissue Massage aimed at correcting postural imbalances and targeting pain symptoms. Despite being in practice for the past 20 years Kathryn has recently upgraded her qualifications again maintaining industry standards by completing the current Cert Iv in Massage and Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2013. A keen interest in helping people out of pain keeps Kathryn searching for new knowledge and techniques.
Benefits of Massage
Massage is popularly recognised as something that makes the body feel great and there are many reasons for that. It aids circulation and relieves congestion of tissues helping in recovery after trauma or surgery, clears muscles of lactic acid and uric acid after exercise, restores natural length to muscles and helps improve muscle tone, aids the immune system and digestion, helps improve sleep increases alertness and concentration and aids in restoring vitality.
According to AAMT : “peer reviewed medical research has shown that the benefits of massage include pain relief, reduced anxiety and depression, decreases blood pressure and heart rate. The release of endorphins and serotonin can prevent fibrosis and scar tissue, increase lymph flow and improve sleep“
A unique style of massage targeting postural imbalances contributing to pain, dysfunction, lack of flexibility and immobility . Defined as “manipulation of the body’s soft tissue using a unique combination of acupressure and massage techniques that put length and function back into muscles and balance to the body restoring normal function”.
Is the systematic treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body to assist in rehabilitation, pain and injury management.
Helps decrease stress and anxiety, aids with depression, relaxes muscles and is gentle and soothing to the body
60 min $90