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I am a massage therapist based in Bristol. I studied at the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork in Clifton and qualified with a Level 4 Diploma in Holistic Massage. I have trained in many styles of massage and continue to improve my skills and learn new techniques to benefit my clients in many ways. Massage can benefit all of us physically, mentally and energetically.
A massage session with me
A massage session with me will be tailored to your needs and we will work together in the inital consultation, and throughout the massage to find out what techniques will best suit you and your needs. My skills are always evolving as I work with new clients, allowing me to grow my understanding and experience.
My massage style includes:
- Detailed massage techniques for the whole body
- Techniques include Swedish and Deep Tissue/Sports massage
- Stretches and mobilisations
- Side lying massage suitable for pregnancy
- Body image and body reading
- Subtle energy, including the Aura and Chakras
Vegan massage oils
I believe we have a responsibility to preserve and respect the our Earth and all beings. The massage oils I use are by Naissance - organic, ethically sourced, cruelty free and certified vegan.
What is holistic massage therapy?
The giving and receiving of nurturing touch is a fundamental human need. Holistic massage draws techniques from many traditions, combining them with natural sensitivity to meet the needs of each individual as a whole.
Physically, this can relax tight muscles and improve circulation, nervous function and joint mobility. This increases the body’s fluidity and can ease many short and long term ailments such as back, neck & shoulder tension, chronic pain, arthritis and insomnia.
At an emotional level, massage can provide the caring, non-intrusive touch we have longed for. This soothes the busy mind, reduces stress and makes us feel loved again. At a deeper level, massage can release the personal history we have stored in our body tissues. This can lead to powerful changes in our energy and provide a vital boost in each person’s process of growth.
BCMB Graduate Clinic, 109 Pembroke Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3EU
Catherine Daw: I had a fantastic massage from Saffa this week. She uses various massage techniques so you feel like you are getting a real range of relaxing sensations and she covers all areas of the body. She is very tentative to your needs checking in if the pressure is right and that you feel comfortable. She has a lovely calming and friendly presence that makes you feel at ease. I will be booking Saffa again! August 14, 2019