Fully Qualified Massage Therapist & Reflexologist in Leeds & Wetherby

Fully Qualified Sports Massage and Holistic Therapist

My name is Zoe. I am a fully qualified Massage Therapist and Reflexologist practicing from both North Studio on Street Lane in Roundhay, Leeds, and Bardsey near Wetherby.  I offer a wide range of treatments including Sports MassageReflexology Aromatherapy Massage, and Therapeutic Massage.  I am registered and comprehensively insured with “The Federation of Holistic therapists” (FHT). I am a registered therapist with and hold “full member” status’ of both “The Association for Soft Tissue Therapists” (SMA) and “The Association of Reflexologists” (AOR). To ensure that I constantly deliver high-quality safe treatments to my clients I regularly participate in Continuous Professional Development opportunities to keep myself updated with the latest research, techniques, and best practices associated with the therapies that I offer.


The two locations from which I practice are readily accessible from much of North Leeds, Wetherby, Tadcaster, and the villages between Leeds, Harrogate, and York. My home practice is accessed off the A58 Wetherby Road by passing through a CCTV monitored automated gate providing private, safe secure parking directly outside my property. There are a number of steps leading to my entrance door which although are the modern easy-going type and fine for most individuals, it is fair to say they are not wheelchair friendly.


North Studio is a boutique wellness hub offering immersive class-based workouts, holistic therapies, workshops, and space for like-minded individuals to socialise in the heart of North Leeds on just off vibrant Street Lane, Roundhay. The treatment room is readily accessible on the ground floor. There is plenty of free on-site and on-street car parking available. There is also a bike parking facility on site.

Therapies

Not just for elite athletes, sports massage can provide significant benefits for those that participate in any sport at all levels reducing the chance of injury, enhancing performance, comfort and enjoyment, enabling individuals to be the best possible version of themselves. Each treatment is tailored to a client’s current circumstances, addressing issues associated their sport activities current phase which may include treatments that focus on maintenance, pre event, post event or rehabilitation. Sports Massage can also be ideal for those involved in numerous other physical activities or those that may have over done it or picked up an injury whist gardening, DIYing, interacting with children / grandchildren or other pursuits.

A range of differing pressures, stroke speeds, special techniques, and trigger points are applied relevant to the client's specific needs. Regular treatments may prevent injury and will deliver many benefits including improving the lymphatic and circulatory systems, delivery of oxygen, easing tension and swelling, increased mobility and helps the body repair and recovery processes.

Fees

  • 60 minutes - £50.00
  • 75 minutes - £60.00
  • 90 minutes - £70.00

Back, neck and shoulders or add legs for a full body treatment. Invigorating and relaxing, frequently booked by some as a regular self-indulgent luxurious treat. Therapeutic massages are an excellent therapy to address mechanical pain or discomfort caused by poor posture derived from substandard workstation ergonomics, repetitive or incorrect bending or lifting motions, slouching viewing television, poor sleeping position and so on. Positive outcomes post treatment can include betterment to both physical and mental wellbeing, ideal for relieving tension to improve flexibility. Can boost the immune system, improve circulation, skin tone and revive muscle groups.

Following a pre-treatment consultation objectives are discussed enabling the massage to be customised to clients specific needs which may include relaxation or reducing muscle tension to ease mechanical pain or discomfort. The treatment is delivered focusing on the relevant areas highlighted during the consultation using five styles of long, flowing techniques utilising five strokes, effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fibre) and vibration/shaking.

Fees

  • Half Body (eg Back, neck and shoulders) 60 minutes - £50.00
  • Full body 75 minutes - £60.00

Reflexology is a massage technique that involves applying different pressure to certain areas of the feet and hands. It is based on a theory that the feet are connected to certain organs and body systems, a road map of the body. Reflexology improves circulation by stimulating reflexes and pacifying overactive ones, helping the body to achieve homeostasis (body’s natural balance). Benefits include reports of relief from stress, anxiety, insomnia, digestive problems, general aches and pains and improve mood and general wellbeing. Reflexology is suitable for all ages.

Fees

  • 60 minutes - £50.00

Aromatherapy massage is a bespoke specialist form of wellbeing theraputic massage therapy involving a technique that utilises massage oil or lotion that contains premium highly concentrated plant-derived essential oils. During aromatherapy massage, essential oil molecules are inhaled or absorbed through your skin. It is believed to promote beneficial changes in your mind and body by affecting the limbic system, a region of the brain known to be involved in emotion. Aromatherapy can be tailored help with a vast number of conditions including anxiety, menstrual issues, depression, insomnia, dementia symptoms and can offer an additional or alternative avenue of supportive care for individuals with conditions such as some cancers.

Purported properties of the essential oils used include - To promote calm, chamomile, lavender, and geranium oil may be used. An uplifting effect is expected of ylang-ylang, clary sage, rose, and neroli oil. Rosemary oil can deliver an energizing effect. Decongesting properties can be experienced with the use of eucalyptus, pine, and tea tree oil. Following a consultation, the aromatherapy treatments I offer are tailored to each individual's specific needs using premium selected products from the Neal’s Yard Remedies or Neom Organics ranges.

Fees

  • 60 mins - £50
  • 75 mins - £60
  • 90 mins - £70

Working Hours and Locations

Monday at Bardsey: 18:00 – 21:00
Tuesday at Bardsey: 18:00 – 21:00
Wednesday at Bardsey: 09:00 – 21:00
Thursday at Roundhay: 09:00 – 21:00
Friday at Bardsey: 09:00 – 21:00
Saturday at Bardsey: 09:00 – 15:00
Sunday: Closed

Cancellation policy

Please be advised that a payment of 50% of the treatment price becomes due upon all “did not attend” appointments and for all appointments that are cancelled within 24 hours of their allocated time slot if they are unable to be reappointed. Rest assured that reasonable efforts will be made to fill cancelled slots and cancellation fees will only be invoiced if necessary. Repeat offenders will be invoiced 100% of the treatment price in both instances described above. Sorry for this tough stance but a growing number of cancellation instances have meant that it is necessary. Thank you for your understanding in this matter.

Gift Vouchers

Relax, renew, revive family and friends by treating them to an individual treatment or monetary value towards a partial or series of treatments. Not just for personal gifts to friends and family, gift vouchers can be great solution in so many other circumstances too.  Examples of previous recipients include students and employees rewarded for good work or meeting targets, individuals and organisations purchasing gift vouchers to use as prizes or gifts for competitions, fundraisers and raffles and as thank you gifts to community volunteers for their service.  To discuss options or order a gift voucher please get in touch.

 

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Massage and Reflexology in Leeds, LS8 and Bardsey, LS17