Nicola has been involved in sports from an early age competing in swimming and gymnastics before representing the area and county in Cross Country, Athletics and Hockey. After a gap year teachingSport in a Private School Nicola went on to study Sport and Exercise Science at Worcester University. This led her to study in New Zealand and work with Auckland Junior Hockey club.
Established in 2004, the team of osteopaths and sport therapists at Castle Clinic have developed a reputation in Knaresborough and Harrogate for excellence and effectiveness in providing advice about,and relieving pain caused by, problems of the musculoskeletal system. The majority of our new patients are personally recommended or referred directly from their GP or consultant.
Vicky set up her private practice to meet the demands of the injured sports player, the mum who has given birth and is struggling to meet the constant demands of modern day parenting, for thoes whohave sedentary desk based jobs and suffer postural pain/discomfort, and for everyone wishing to restore normal movement and function enabling the rapid return to work, sport and activities of daily living.
Our sole aim is to make you feel awesome and ‘give you back your spark‘. Whether it's a sporting injury, tight muscles, range of movement problems, general aches and pains, a soreback, or if you're just really stressed and need to relax, we can't wait to get our hands on you and get you back to feeling on top of the world again.
Indian Head Massage is the ultimate therapeutic and popular massage of the head, neck, shoulders and face. This traditional and effective massage is excellent for relieving stress, and also promotesrelaxation. Encompassing many benefits, it is also fantastic for a feeling of general well being. The intention is to clear blocks in the body's energy channels that cause a build-up of negative energy that are purported to cause ailments.
Jon Procter has been working in the fitness industry in the Harrogate area for over 10 years. During that time he has worked with Harrogate Borough Council running playschemes, coaching both adultsand kids and taking numerous weekly fitness classes; engineered and delivered an award-winning sports development programme for children at RAF Menwith Hill; and taught Health, Nutrition and Sports Massage at Harrogate College.
Chinese Tui Na was called 'An Mo' or massage in ancient times. The term Tui Na was first seen during the Ming Dynasty. Chinese Tui Na is a therapeutic approach guided by Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM) and was first used to treat paediatric disease through massage manipulations. Tui Na is a very important component of Chinese Medicine alongside acupuncture and herbal prescription. Today Tui Na has become very advanced in its treatment for many diseases.
Traditional Thai massage and reflexology has come to Harrogate to help you refresh, de-stress and take the weight off your shoulders. Kanchana is a masseuse from Thailand and studied massage at thefamous Buddhist Wat Po Temple. She offers the most traditional form of Thai massage and reflexology which is over 2500 years old and can be traced back to India during Buddha's lifetime.
Vivify is located in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. We provide a superb home for practitioners offering treatments in wellbeing, massage and reflexology. Vivify means 'to givenew life or energy' and, as such, is a base in Harrogate to offer treatments to help clients attain renewed vitality. Vivify is currently offering a broad range of massage and reflexology treatments to help clients relax and de-stress.
Over the years, training for events has seen me suffer from many niggles and injuries. This triggered an interest in how the body works, the cause of injuries and their prevention. I experienced thebenefits of Sports Massage and such was my enthusiasm, I wanted to help others reach their goals. I signed up to train as a Sports Massage Therapist and upon qualifying founded Mandy Frost Sports Massage Therapy.