After qualifying as a massage therapist in 1996 Karen started practicing in Health Farms and independent clinics, renting her first room and starting to build a client base. With a keen interest in sport Karen trained and qualified in Sports Massage in 2006. In order to complete the qualification she worked for two seasons at a local rugby club. Gaining valuable experience of pre and post match massage. At this time Karen joined a Chiropractic Clinic in Devizes and practiced there for ten years, gaining valuable experience and a very loyal client base. Treating men, women and children with sports injuries as well as using her other massage skills for relaxation and remedial work.
Karen is specialised in Sports Massage and rehabilitation techniques including; Dry Needling, Ultrasound, Audio Sonic, Kinesiology Taping. Also relaxation techniques including Bamboo, Swedish, Pressure point, Thai Compress, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Paraffin Wax treatments and Lava Shell.
Karen’s goal – To attain her lymphatic drainage massage qualification. Achieved February 2017.
– To attain her teaching certificate in order to teach the skills that she has learned over the years. Achieved March 2018.
–To build a multi-disciplinary clinic that will cover all aspects of health and wellbeing with practitioners who are equally as experienced and with a passion for their work.
Karen is a fully qualified and insured Fellow of the FHT.
Alice Grosjean (MICHT ITEC)
Sports Massage Therapist
Qualifying in 2016 as a Level 4 Massage Therapist, Alice has since had massage experience in a variety of settings. Working in The Bath Spa treating a wide range of clients and currently working at Shepton Mallett Football Club providing pre and post match massages and pitch side assistance. She continues to provide her excellent service at the club. Alice is also a keen and talented athlete. She has competed in athletics from the age of 9, turning to field at age 15. Discus is her passion and she is ranked 3rd in the South West of England. She recently competed in the England Championships and came 12th.
Alice is available at the clinic full time concentrating on Sports Massage treatments to prevent and treat injuries, whilst also delivering maintenance massage. She specialises in Myofascial Cupping and Kinesiology Taping.
Alice is a fully qualified and insured member of the FHT.
Melanie Steel (MICHT VTCT)
Having attained her Level 3 reflexology qualification in 2009, Melanie has been building substantially her experience in this fantastic treatment. She is already focusing on extending her knowledge and has recently trained in Thai foot massage. Melanie hasn’t always been a Reflexologist; she is a qualified Dispensing Optician. Having spent 27 years helping patients with their visual needs she is well placed to help clients with the stresses and anxieties of modern living.
Melanie’s goal: To attain her Oncology Reflexology qualification. Enabling her to work with and treat cancer patients.
Melanie is fully qualified and insured with the FHT.
Meditation and Wellness Teacher
Although Clive learned to meditate over forty years ago, he knows how hard it can be to keep up the habit: he himself didn’t manage it for a number of years of a busy corporate life. Over the last ten years he has reinvigorated his practice, rediscovering the benefits for everyday life, learning new styles, and taking on multi-day silent retreats. Clive brings a practical approach to this 2,500 year old tradition, helping you find the value of it for yourself, be it relaxation, compassion for yourself and others, or just being more mindful in your everyday life.
Clive is a fully qualified and insured Freelance Teacher.