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Establishing ‘Soft Tissue Therapy’ sessions in Rotterdam

It has been an exciting period for me, as 'the Body Engineer', launching myself as a therapist here in Rotterdam, with fantastic support from partners, in particular 'Balanzs', allowing me to offer massage at their space in Mariniersweg. Having treated a lot of wonderful clients, I am excited to be now expanding my practice into [...]

What is ‘Soft Tissue Therapy’

 Soft Tissue Therapy combines many manual therapy techniques  (eg. Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Technique and Muscle Energy Techniques) giving multiple tools to address issues in the soft tissues of the body (muscle, tendon & ligaments).  Rather than simply giving a general massage, Soft Tissue Therapy is focused upon searching for the [...]

New beginnings in the Netherlands

Having now arrived in Rotterdam, completing the process of registering as a Self-employed freelancing Yoga teacher and massage therapist, I feel full of excitement and enthusiasm to begin my new career here, in the Netherlands. It's already been a 'hitting the ground running' situation, with some wonderful meetings with vibrant and entrepreneurial folks, all working [...]

Yogi beginnings in Rotterdam…

It's Sunday morning, a bit of cold one, here in Rotterdam. The floor shines with a thin layer of rain water, filling me with apprehension as I head towards Vroesenpark, in the Blijdorp area of Rotterdam. This morning I will join in with a Ashtanga/ Vinyasa class in the park, led by the Yogi-entrepreneur Malou [...]

Thai massage training completed!

Certification of completing 90hrs of training in 'Traditional Thai Yoga Massage' It is a wonderful feeling to have successfully graduated from the 'Sunshine Massage School' in Chiang Mai, Thailand; having completed 90hrs of training in 'Traditional Thai Massage'. It's safe to say that a whole world of physiological and healing approaches, even within this one [...]

Week 1 at the ‘Sunshine Massage School’ | Chiang Mai (Thailand)

So, following a hefty yet wonderful week of diving deep into the practices of Traditional Thai Yoga massage, my mind is truly blown! "Sunshine Massage School" in Chiang Mai, Thailand Our very experienced tutors, Tiwa and Sicha, have been incredibly caring, detailed and supportive with each of the students on the course, giving lots of [...]

Thailand begins…

Currently sat in the departure lounge at Heathrow Terminal 2, in advance of our venture to Thailand to both enjoy the wonders of this far-eastern wonder; but to also learn the art of Thai Yoga Massage. I've long been interested in learning these skills and I'm very excited to return from these travels, qualified and [...]