About Me – Introduction

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About Me – Introduction



I see the amazing benefits of giving massage

I feel the amazing benefits of receiving massage


Previous to being a massage therapist, I worked in customer service and medical administration for the NHS.

I had always enjoyed being in a medical environment but it wasn’t without its stresses and strains. While taking a much-needed holiday, I had my very first massage experience with a Balinese lady which ultimately changed my life.

I was intrigued as to how this lady, who I had never met before, knew so much about my health and wellbeing simply by manipulating her hands around my body, pinpointing the problem, and relieving my pain.

I set about researching the benefits of complementary medicine for health and wellbeing. I decided to train in sports massage therapy learning everything I could about anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology of the body. I gained work experience at the college I was taught and was offered a job at Manchester Therapy Centre. During this time my focus developed more towards stress relief and relaxation through massage for improving the health and wellbeing of my clients and I trained in other massage therapies building on this ethos. I will be forever grateful for the encounter I had with the Balinese lady. It is very rewarding to be able to give my clients the same amazing care and it is with this commitment I have opened my own massage therapy business which I am proud of today.


‘The Massage Barn’ is an independent small business operating solely by myself. I am a fully qualified massage therapist and a professional member of the ‘Federation of Holistic Therapists’ taking care of insurance for all my therapies and business needs. I provide quality massage therapies to both adult men and women in a relaxing and caring setting. I cater for a diverse clientele specialising purely in massage. A daily appointment schedule might include a client with pregnancy discomfort, a client with occupational aches and pains, an elderly client with mobility issues, a client wanting to enhance their physical fitness and performance or simply a client needing stress relief and a nice pamper.

The massage industry has grown rapidly over the last ten years with increasing respect and understanding of the benefits of massage from other professionals integrating massage into their treatment plans, such as GP’s, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, and Osteopaths. Good health and wellbeing are important to prevent an accumulation of stresses on the body which are known to cause illness. I am proud to be able to help my clients with all sorts of physical, physiological, psychological, and emotional problems through massage.


  • Promote the benefits of massage for health and wellbeing
  • Provide a diverse range of massage therapies accessible and appealing to all
  • Give excellent customer service and the highest professional treatments
  • Give outstanding individual care and attention with mutual respect and trust to openly address needs and expectations of treatment
  • Gain the best results and outcomes possible
  • Guarantee a massage experience that will want to be repeated again and again


It is more apparent than ever that the modern world can be a challenging place. Dedicating quality time for yourself is so important for your health and wellbeing. Therapies can be specifically tailored to your individual needs and whatever you wish to gain personally from your massage, your goals are always met.

Treatments will give you many benefits and improvements to your body, mind and soul. Massage can relieve muscle tensions and discomforts, aches and pains, repetitive strains, stiff joints, stress, anxiety, depression, headaches, migraines and nerve irritations. Massage can improve muscle and skin tone, posture, blood circulation and blood pressure, lymph flow, sleep quality, concentration, immunity, energy levels, injuries, exercise performance, range of motion, mobility and chronic conditions.

The Massage Barn is within Glebe Farm set in the sleepy little village of Astbury in Cheshire, next to a steeple church and country pub and it is easy and free to park. The barn is amongst a lovely community of shops and other small businesses selling local produce, products and services.

The peaceful setting of The Massage Barn allows for perfect relaxation. The barn has two cosy and comfortable treatment rooms, a changing area, toilet and wash facilities. Complimentary herbal teas, mineral waters and juices can be enjoyed in the seating area before and after treatment.

the massage barn

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