I have been working as a massage therapist for fifteen years. I trained in Holistic massage in Edinburgh in 2003 and completed an advanced massage course in 2005. I hold full insurance and an ITEC diploma in Holistic massage. I attained my reiki attunments in South Wales and in Edinburgh and am qualified to the highest level, a ‘Reiki Master’.
I am a mother of three and since having my own children I have become interested in focusing my work around pregnancy and childbirth. I have a diploma with the ANPT in pregnancy, labour and postnatal massage. I have completed a two year training as a birth educator and yoga for pregnancy teacher in Edinburgh at the Pregnancy and Parents Centre.
I run weekly yoga for pregnancy classes which include birth preparation discussions.
I work as a doula (an emotional, practical and informational birth supporter) and have been honoured to attend births both in hospital, birthing units and at home.
I offer massage for labour, birth and the postnatal period.
I have a lot of experience breastfeeding my own children and supporting mothers to breastfeed. I have done the NHS breastfeeding peer support training. I have also worked with refugee families in Greece around pregnancy, birth infant feeding advise and have completed the Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) training.
I also work as a massage and reiki therapist for people at the end of life or with serious life-threatening illnesses and their carers. I am committed to keeping myself informed, updated and to continuous professional development.
ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage and Advanced Massage Training Reiki Therapy (to the highest ‘Master’ level) A.N.P.T Massage and Pregnancy Diploma (distinction) Birth educators course/ yoga for pregnancy (A two year training from highly accredited teachers: PPC, Edinburgh)
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