Myofascial Release

I recently attended a Myofascial Release workshop which took place at the Sheffield College of Massage Training and was delivered by Linda Currie from Myofascial Release UK. This two day intensive course covered many of the techniques that can be used to restore the correct functioning of the fascia, bringing the body back into its […]

Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)

This plant is regarded as destructive and a nuisance due to its invasive nature, and it’s true that when it takes hold it has a tendency to push out our native plants and can be difficult to eradicate. It loves to grow in very damp areas, particularly alongside rivers and streams and takes over where […]

Watermint (Mentha aquatica)

We found this little herb growing profusely along my local stream way. Like other members of the mint family is shares the distinctive aroma, square stems and whorls of little flowers. In common with other mints it loves to grow with its feet in the water and its head in the sun and, left to […]

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 […]


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 […]