What’s it like to train with me?

What’s it like to train with me?

“What’s it like to train with you?”. I get asked this a lot because people want to know my methods. I fell into training Sports Massage when my tutor Bruce Craven thought I’d be good at it and asked me to teach with him. He saw something in me...
Nutrition myths – tips to fuel/feel better

Nutrition myths – tips to fuel/feel better

Nutrition is a contentious topic. There are mixed opinions out there and therefore conflicting advice. But as someone who is and always has been around sport, people either ask my advice or I’ve tried it myself. Mainly because I was a swimmer/athlete in my youth...
TOP 5 TIPS to reduce back pain

TOP 5 TIPS to reduce back pain

I’m often telling people how we are in a weakened position when forward folding and twisting. I was reminded of this when I put my own SI joint out. It’s no joke that when you have abdominal surgery you’re advised to not hoover for weeks! We get...
Trauma: how it manifests in the body

Trauma: how it manifests in the body

Issues in your tissues? When I broke 18 bones people said I’d never be the same…in a good way! The most common question when you’re injured or been through something is “are you back to normal?!”. Trauma can leave you feeling like there is no normal or any...
Chronic pain conditions

Chronic pain conditions

A buddy of mine asked me to post about a chronic pain condition they have called Ankylosing spondylitis. AS is a long term condition in which the spine and other areas of the body become inflamed. Massage and Hydrotherapy can have amazing relief for the chronic pain...
Too flexible? How to protect against hypermobility…

Too flexible? How to protect against hypermobility…

This week I got together with the Yoga teachers I work alongside for a YOGAJAM to discuss hypermobility. I have treated people for injuries sustained due to this condition as my ballet and yoga background can attract the ‘flexible’ and they can get pushed...