Welcome to Essential.
Our philosophy is all about going back to basics: good quality massage and soft tissue therapy, affordable pricing and treatments centred around you. This means you get a treatment that focuses on what you want to get from it. No routines, no one-size-fits-all, no mucking around.
WELCOME TO ESSENTIAL
The philosophy here is all about going back to basics: good quality massage and soft tissue therapy, affordable pricing and treatments centred around you. This means you get a treatment that focuses on what you want to get from it.
No routines, no one-size-fits-all, no mucking around.
07787 541 619
I qualified from NLSSM: The School of Sports Massage in 2011 with a BTEC Level 5 in Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy, a qualification which is widely recognised as being amongst the best in the industry. I have worked in all sorts of environments since, from professional football to major sporting championships to private practice with individuals from all walks of life. I balance an approach to treatment that puts the whole person at the centre with clinical assessment (where necessary) and hands which listen. I am passionate about the difference soft tissue therapy can make to people's lives and believe that it should be more widely available.
I have been a Director of the SMA: The Association for Soft Tissue Therapists since 2015 and have been working to create more of a community within the membership since being appointed. I have been working for the SMA since 2012, managing their membership administration and improving the efficiency of our operation.
I have been a lead tutor for NLSSM since they launched courses in Manchester in 2015. It is an absolute privilege to be passing on this skill to the fabulous students up here. Not only that, having to teach what once I learned has enhanced my own knowledge and treatment style.
I have played various sports in my time - rugby (which broke my ankle), horse riding, running, road cycling and triathlon but now mainly focus on hill-walking in my beloved Peak District, road biking and a whole lot of dog-walking. I seem to spend a lot of time supporting my husband at various long-distance running events (always on the job...!) and organising the social life of my now-ten-year-old son.
HOW I WORK
My philosophy is that soft tissue therapy should be not just of high quality but also affordable. Too many people suffer with bad backs, little muscle tweaks and aches and pains for too long without doing something about it because it seems out of reach financially. I've been one of them and so, for all the high level of training I've undertaken and all the experience I have (and knowing exactly what I'm worth), I want what I do to be accessible to all.
Back to basics.
General relaxation massage
Deep tissue massage
Pre- and post-natal massage
WHAT'S THE COST?
1 hour - £40 (this breaks down into £35 for the treatment, plus £5 set-up/travel time)
30 minutes - £30 (this breaks down into £25 for the treatment, plus £5 set-up/travel time)
Pick a Package
Not sure you want to commit to monthly payments? Or you'd prefer to come back more than once a month because you've something needing working on? How about paying for 5 treatments in one block? There's no set-up/travel charge so you'd pay £170 for 5 hour-long treatments and £120 for 5 half-hour treatments**.
**All treatments must be booked within twelve months of purchase. I will not offer refunds after twelve months has passed if you have not used all the treatments in the offer. If you decide not to return before this time period has passed I will charge treatments already taken at the full rate and refund you the difference (so, if you've used 2 out of 5 hours, the 2 hours used will be charged at £40 each and you will be refunded £90 less deductions for banking commission)**
I am based in Stockport, South Manchester, and can easily reach anywhere in the Stockport area (or within a half-hour drive of where I live). Please contact me for pricing and availability if you live further afield.