MA Spa Management, BA (hons) Complementary Therapy, MFHT
Pregnancy can be a time of great emotional and physical shifts. Pregnancy massage can greatly support the natural process of pregnancy and allows the mother time to connect and focus on herself and her baby.
Carried out predominantly in side position with the use of bolsters. It is a very safe, nurturing and relaxing full body massage including face and scalp, that incorporates elements of shiatsu and breathing techniques. It can address common issues in pregnancy such as lower back discomfort and shoulder tension, sciatica, stress and anxiety.
*Suitable from 12 weeks of pregnancy
Laura has been a complementary therapist for over 15 years and has worked in numerous spas and natural health settings. Her qualifications include a masters degree in spa management, a BA (hons) degree in complementary therapy, shiatsu, VCTC level 3 holistic therapies (massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, holistic facials), postgraduate diplomas in pregnancy massage, Indian head massage, skincare & facials, baby massage, baby yoga, yoga teacher (240 hr yoga alliance) and pregnancy yoga (92 hour yoga alliance). She is a member of the federation of holistic therapists.
Laura has a particular interest in supporting women throughout pregnancy, particularly since the birth of her own daughter, and has recently furthered her study in pregnancy massage with the Wellmother advanced pregnancy massage training with Suzanne Yates.