No Pain – No Gain?

A potential client called me the other day and said she wanted to book a sports massage with me but was worried it might be very painful as she had had one previously, with another therapist, and she was “black and blue” afterwards. This got me thinking again about the concept of “no pain no […]

Women’s Wellbeing

I work with women of all ages to address specific health issues during the various stages of life. I use a combination of massage, herbal medicine, visualisation techniques and offer practical advice on diet and lifestyle. So whether you are trying to conceive, are pregnant, going through the menopause or have general health concerns I […]

Sports and Remedial Massage Free Taster Sessions!

Do you have a sports injury or a long standing health condition? You may benefit from a sports and remedial massage. If you live in or around the Sheffield area then come and see me for a free fifteen minute taster session and see how I can help you. Sports Massage Flyer


Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) loves to grow in damp places, beside ditches, canals and rivers. It is a member of the rose family and produces pretty, foamy white flowers held high on red stems and corrugated dark green leaves. It contains salycylic acid and is a precursor to our modern day aspirin. Unlike aspirin though it […]


Elderflower (Sambucus nigra) is abundantly in flower at the moment. It is traditionally used to treat hayfever as it has anti allergenic properties. Elderflower is a useful remedy for colds and is often combined with peppermint and yarrow in a tea. As well as being a potent antiviral it has a diaphoretic action, that is […]