For relaxation and good health
MASSAGES ARE ON HOLD...
So sorry not to be able to offer this right now. I will be sharing some movement and massage sessions online soon that you're super welcome to join in for. Sign up for info here and I'll let you know when we're up and running.
Pregnancy & Postnatal massage
- helping the blood flow freely through the body and providing more oxygen to both mum and child. Studies show up to 15% more oxygen after a massage.
Soothes the nervous system
- promoting emotional wellbeing. Serotonin and dopamine are released during massage as well as endorphins that act as natural painkillers and help with stress or depression.
Relief from aches and pains
- eases tense muscles in the body through soothing touch, circulation of blood and the release of endorphins.
- relaxing and feeling more comfortable in your body can help with insomnia.
- gentle massage can help alleviate oedema, uncomfortable swollen feet and ankles.
Immune system boost
- the immune system in pregnancy is complex, massage can increase seratonin levels and decrease T-cells - keeping you well.
- another hormone released in massage is oxytocin, the love hormone that helps you birth and breastfeed your baby.
Time for you
- having space and time to adapt to pregnancy and new motherhood can be vital for peace of mind.
More about massage
Pregnancy massage, postnatal massage and workshops for birth.
Massage for Pregnancy
This nurturing massage takes place lying on either your front or your side, fully supported with pregnancy safe bolsters and pillows. Safety and comfort are important so you are invited to give feedback and get the experience you need. You can chose a seated massage if you prefer, or some close-to or post-dates mums prefer to use a birthing ball to lean on to help aid optimal position for birth.
Suitable for all stages of pregnancy.
Sessions take place in the Keyford area of Frome (free on street parking available)
MONDAY afternoons, TUESDAYS (am / evening) WEEKENDS
Emilie's first training with Relaxed Birth and Parenting included learning from author of 'Shaitsu for Midwives', Suzanne Yates of Well Mother.
She went on to study Indian Head Massage in Brighton and completed the MotherMassage® 3 day professional certification with the New York-based massage therapist and author Elaine Stillerman, who began her pioneering work with pregnancy massage in 1980.
I am pleased to be partnering with Nom Nom and offering their lovely pregnancy massage oil as an option for your treatment. It’s a soothing organic oil with chamomile and frankincense, promoting calm and deep relaxation. If you would like to try any of the rest of their range of pregnancy, postnatal and baby skin care just let me know and you can pop in. It’s all gentle and effective.
Nom Nom is an award winning, Soil Association certified organic skincare range dedicated to pregnancy and baby. The range was developed by Jayne Russell, a pre and postnatal massage and nutritional therapist, using her twenty years experience and with feedback from hundreds of new and expectant mums.
Call 07536049097 or email to test the range.
prices & BOOKING
UPDATE - 16/3/2020
Sadly no massages are available at the moment. Please do get in touch, there are movement and massage options coming very soon to help ease your pregnancy and help you relax.
Book online here or contact Emilie to schedule your appointment.
Pregnancy & Postnatal massage -
90 minutes £55.00
60 minutes £40.00
Please remember that consultation is part of the appointment time.
A longer appointment is recommended for the first session.
Terms and Conditions are at the bottom of this page, you can amend appointments up to 24 hours in advance.
Close to dates? If you're super close to meeting your baby please get in touch - there are some special appointments available for you.
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