Resources

We have provided links below to external resources that you may find useful.

Educational resources

Beneficial effects of Massage on Wikipedia

Peer-reviewed medical research has shown that the benefits of massage include pain relief, reduced trait anxiety and depression, and temporarily reduced blood pressure, heart rate, and state of anxiety. Theories behind what massage might do include blocking nociception (gate control theory), activating the parasympathetic nervous system, which may stimulate the release of endorphins and serotonin, preventing fibrosis or scar tissue, increasing the flow of lymph, and improving sleep…[extract]

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The Federation of Holistic Therapists

The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) is the largest and leading professional association for therapists in the UK and Ireland. With thousands of members offering a broad range of specialisms – from sports and remedial therapies, to complementary healthcare and holistic beauty treatments – the FHT is the association of choice for professional therapists.

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Client resources

You may find the services offered by our clients could also be beneficial to you:

Sue Parsons, Edible Elegance
Bakes and catering for all occasions ~ www.edible-elegance.co.uk

Evan & Sue Parsons, Parson's Choice
Letting and Property Management Services ~ www.parsonschoice.co.uk

Stefan Pearce, MJS Racing
MJS Racing is a cycle racing team focusing mainly on road racing, track racing time trials and cyclo cross ~ www.mjsracing.net

Derek Norval, Soothe Your Mind
Derek has over a decade of experience in hypnotherapy, NLP and personal development. Derek's hypnotherapy centre is in Bromsgrove ~ www.sootheyourmind.com

Andrea Bradley, Giraffical Limited
A passionate website designer and developer in Bromsgrove ~ www.giraffical.co.uk

Other useful resources

Personal Best Fitness
Personal Best Fitness provide qualified personal trainers to train you in your home, workplace or gym ~ www.personalbestfitness.co.uk

Diane Lay, Lay Therapies
Reiki Master and Advanced Reflexologist ~ www.laytherapies.webs.com

2nd Skin Lingerie
Bra recycling for the Worcestershire Breast Unit Campaign ~ www.2ndskinlingerie.com

Nicole Hynek, Own Definition Photography
Own Definition Photography are based in Kidderminster and specialise in professional commercial photography including sports photography ~ www.owndefinition.co.uk

Susan Stead, Virtual Instead
Virtual Instead specialise in professional virtual administration services and are based just outside of Birmingham ~ www.virtualinstead.co.uk