massage therapy with anna herbert
@ Claire King therapies
"Anna was an amazing therapist. The massage made me feel so relaxed and helped with a few niggles. I felt calm and like I could breathe again!" Sara.
Anna works on a Monday and Thursday, offering a wide variety of skilled massage therapy. You will find Anna's bio on the 'About' page.
Take your pick from:
The perfect introduction to newcomers or those who want a nurturing and relaxing treatment to let go of stress.
This classic relaxation massage uses kneading and stroking techniques to squeeze and rub away tension caused by everyday life. Pressure can be varied to suit your needs.
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE
This massage therapy will ease out tension deep in the muscles. From stiff shoulders to tight calves, the slow but strong techniques can leave you feeling that sense of relief which comes from finally releasing the knots and aches that have built up over time.
If you are looking to address a specific soft tissue injury (muscles, tendons, and ligaments) or release patterns of tension then this is the treatment for you.
Unlike the name suggests, sports massage is NOT just for athletes and it doesn’t have to hurt, more importantly, it can benefit EVERYONE! Treatments are aimed at getting you moving again as pain-free as possible.
Sports Massage/ Soft Tissue Therapy is beneficial before or after a sporting event. It can also be used as part of your regular wellness routine so you can keep doing the activities you enjoy.
Suitable from 2nd trimester - 40 weeks and beyond.
Nurture your changing body and calm your mind with this relaxing massage. Treatments are personalised for every pregnancy and designed to deliver a tailored massage to soothe, lengthen and stretch tight muscles, addressing any painful areas. This full body massage will send you and your baby into a state of blissful relaxation.
A full body pregnancy massage is conducted by lying you on your side with enough supports to make you feel stable and not like you're falling off the massage couch!
Women always comment on how comfortable they are during a pregnancy massage.
POST NATAL MASSAGE
Suitable from 3 weeks after giving birth and is designed to support and nurture new mums.
During the first 3 weeks to 3 months post birth mums go through many emotional and physical changes and may still experience pain, tenderness, soreness and stress as a result of the birthing journey. This early phase is a critical time for recovery, and massage can help with:
- muscular strain from labour,
- reducing neck and shoulder tension from breastfeeding,
- gentle reconnection of the abdominal muscles,
- minimising pelvic girdle pain,
- reducing oedema to legs,
- elevating mood,
- Anna also offers c section scar work.