Qualifications: New Zealand College of Massage Diploma in Body Therapies (2yr full time) incl, anatomy and physiology, pathology, clinical therapeutic, sports, remedial massage,stress management, neuromuscular therapy and trigger points,assessmennt & treatment planning, postural analysis, facillitated stretching, lymphphatic drainage.
UK training, joint assessment, phytobiophysics, muscle energy technique,soft tissue relase, deep tissue.
Heather has been working as a full time massage therapist in integrated health clinics since 2002 in both NZ and the UK. She has a great deal of experience dealing with stress and related musckuloskelatal conditions and also back, neck, hip pain,postural pain and alignment, R.S.I and oedema.
Her work is clinical but also very holistic in its approach and application. Heather gives attention to detail in assessment and treatment planning, listening to the needs of the client both mentally and physically. She applies a listening touch, letting the body be present, feeling the tissue response and working with it and adjusting treatment accordingly to work with the body.