We're Open!We are so excited to be open at long last. We know lots of you have been in a lot of pain through lockdown and have been patiently (or maybe not so patiently? ) waiting to be able to book in and get that so needed massage treatment - so we are really looking forward to being able to help you.
Online booking is up and running but as always we have other appointment times available too so give us a ring or email if you can't find a time to suit.
We've all been working hard to make sure we can keep you safe when you come for an appointment:
We are asking everyone who enters the building to clean their hands using the sanitiser which is now just inside the front door or wash their hands in the cloakroom on the way up to the reception area and to bring a mask with them.
We are limiting the number of people in reception at any one time. Please aim to arrive no more than a few minutes before your appointment time and come on your own.
We are airing the rooms and cleaning and disinfecting even more carefully between clients plus using extra wide and strong couch roll and wipeable surfaces.
We are asking you to re-schedule if you develop symptoms which could be COVID 19 or have been in contact with anyone who has - and we won't charge for last minute re-scheduling for this reason. We have an infra red thermometer so we can check your temperature from a distance when you arrive.
Our therapists have been busy studying and increasing their knowledge all through lockdown and are really enjoying being back. So now's the time to get yourself sorted - de-stressed, re-balanced, out of pain.
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Welcome to Sharon Reed, massage therapist, who has moved her busy practice to Massage and Wellbeing Centre. Sharon has twelve years of experience and uses her own unique fusion of Sport/Soft tissue Massage techniques with Myofascial Release alongside some of the latest technology - Deep Oscillation therapy, to get you well and out of pain as quickly as possible. Living on Exmoor she loves walking, horse riding and riding her motorbike.
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The specialist centre for expert professional massage therapy in Exeter, Devon - advanced Remedial techniques, Sport, Myofascial Release, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy, Indian Head massage, full or part body massage, hot stone, aromatherapy, Shiatsu.
The place to come with confidence when you hurt.
Pregnant? Book a massage to help your body adjust to the growing baby and receive a voucher for 10% off in store or online at JoJo Maman Bebe - just up the road from us! We also run a full ante-natal course - The Good Birth Class with KG Hypnobirthing.
Experiencing pain and discomfort? We have experienced massage therapists trained to advanced sport/remedial level ready to help you.
Wanting some TLC ? Treat yourself or a loved one to a relaxing and restoring Swedish or Holistic massage.
Preparing for that special party? Have a rejuvenating facial massage to help you look your best!
Looking for a general de-stress to relieve stiffness and tension held in your body from day to day living?
Suffering with a specific muscular injury, such as strains, sprains, back problems, frozen shoulder or sciatica?
If you have a sport related injury or would like help with preparation for and recovery from sporting activities or events or if you have chronic pain, complex muscular injury (- it doesn't have to be sport related!)
Are you pregnant and looking for relief from the specific aches and pains that come with having a baby?
Do you want to look your best for the big party, event or wedding?
Whatever the problem we probably have the massage therapy to help.
To find out more about the different forms of massage and frequently asked questions click here
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As you can see Massage and Wellbeing has a lot to offer. We are a small, friendly and flexible centre right in the middle of Exeter and close to the railway station and car parks, a place where you can come with confidence for really good, expert massage therapy. People from all over Devon come to see our therapists. Whether you are looking for a full body massage or work on a specific area of your body, between them all, our team of massage therapists have a wealth of experience and massage therapy techniques to help you overcome muscular pain and injury, ease stress and strain and promote relaxation and that "feel good factor" which helps you survive the pressures and strains of modern life. Our dream is to be an acknowledged centre of excellence for massage therapy in Exeter.
Need some help with emotional issues, trauma, phobias, performance, concentration etc?
We have experienced and fully qualified therapists in counselling and psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, NLP and Emotional Freedom Technique.
Looking for other complementary therapies?
We can offer Homeopathy, Crystal therapy, Wellness Coaching and Reiki.
Our Homeopath specialises in pregnancy and birth as well as general health.
Regular antenatal classes held here - The Good Birth Class with KG Hypnobirthing techniques - the full hypnobirthing preparation.
Unsure which therapy is most appropriate? Ask to speak to a qualified therapist who will be able to advise you.
Call for more information and a no obligation chat.
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Learn Hypnobirthing with the Good Birth ClassYou can learn how to have a confident pregnancy, labour and birth - whatever course it takes - using the full range of hypnobirthing techniques - we're the real thing!
The Good Birth Class is a full ante-natal preparation teaching the KG Hypnobirthing method. You can also do the course alongside other antenatal preparation such as Active Birth, pregnancy yoga, Daisy, NCT etc
During the current lockdown we have fully interactive, live online courses via Zoom platform so you can learn from the comfort of your own home.
Click here to go direct to the page on hypnobirthing.
Find out more - visit www.goodbirthclass.co.uk or phone Libby on 07986 157854 or 01392 412767
Exclusive Special Offers - sign up for our NewsletterSignup for our occasional newsletter to receive 10% off your next appointment and keep up to date with our latest services and special offers - the place to come for expert massage in Devon:
" We measure how we feel by how we have always felt ... we could feel better...."
"Many of us suffer from ‘nagging’ lower back pain that just won’t go away – and the answer isn’t painkillers or anti-inflammatory drugs. Instead, massage is so effective that a third say their pains disappeared or were much improved after 10 weeks of treatment.
Researchers reckon that structural or relaxation massage is as effective as other non-drug therapies, such as acupuncture, exercise and yoga.
In a study of 400 people with chronic lower back pain they had endured for at least three months, researchers from the Group Health Cooperative found that both types of massage were extremely effective compared with a ‘do nothing’ approach. Participants had a weekly massage for 10 weeks, by the end of which one third said the pain had gone completely or had improved. As a result, they were able to function better, and led more active lives, and were able to get to work every day.
(Source: Annals of Internal Medicine, 2011; 155: 1-9)." What Doctors Don't Tell You
Complementary therapy aids people in the process of healing
About UsThe Massage & Wellbeing Centre is situated in the oldest pedestrian, cobbled street in the heart of the city of Exeter; just a few minutes walk from the high street and five minutes on foot from the mainline Central station. Parking is not usually a problem as there are several large car parks very close by!
All therapists practising at Massage and Wellbeing are independent, Devon based, fully qualified and passionate about the therapies they practise. We have therapists skilled in body and mind healing, offering physical therapies, counselling and psychotherapy, acupuncture, homeopathy, allergy therapy and complementary therapies.
The centre is open Monday to Friday 9am-9pm : Saturday 9am-5pm, depending on therapist availability. Most sessions with our team of massage therapists are booked by appointment but we like to accommodate the spontaneous as well - just give us a call on 07887 891218. If you would like to talk or book an appointment with one of our complementary health practitioners or a counsellor you can contact them direct or ring us and we will get them to call you. If you are not sure which is the best therapist for you we can advise you.
DIRECTIONS Massage and Wellbeing Centre, 18 Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS - you will find us at the Museum end of Gandy Street. The entrance is next door to Moko. Walk through into the courtyard and the door is on the right. Press the intercom for entry, come up to the first floor reception area and take a seat. Your therapist will come out to fetch you.
Payment by cheque or cash only please.
Buy a Gift Voucher onlineVouchers make a lovely and unusual gift for friends and family for all sorts of occasions.
Valid for 12 months they can be used in part or full payment against any therapy at Massage and Wellbeing.
The email voucher is nicely presented and can be sent direct to the recipient or to you to either print off or forward online - great if time is short. Posted vouchers are attractively printed on card and come with their own coloured envelope. (Please note that gift vouchers are despatched only during office hours: Monday to Friday 9-5 or Saturday 9-12.)
Pay for a gift voucher online using either your debit or credit card or paypal account, and we will either post it to you by first class mail or send you an email version as you prefer. If there are no instructions from you then we will send it by email. If you want a card posted and miss the place for instructions or want to add a special message - send us an email and we will match up with your order.
Christmas If you are purchasing a gift voucher as a Christmas gift and would like us to date it from Christmas day just let us know by in the special instructions while buying or via email if you miss that bit. We will be despatching gift vouchers via first class post up to 4.00 pm on Monday 23rd December and by email up to 12.00 noon on Christmas Eve.
Gift Vouchers are available in the following values: £10, £20, £37; £47; £62.
Start by selecting the value of the gift voucher you want to purchase by clicking on the drop down menu below, then click on "Buy Now" and follow the instructions. If you can't find the value you want buy several vouchers to equal the amount you want to spend.
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