Drawing largely from shiatsu massage, focussing on nourishment and support. I can also run a session including your partner, to go through techniques and pressure points useful for labour, for pain relief, empowerment, and specific effects such as aiding dilation and encouraging labour.
I draw from a sound understanding of the physiology of pregnancy, honouring the concoction of physical, emotional, hormonal, psychological and spiritual changes taking place.
deeply relaxing for mind, muscles and nervous system
encourages the body to regenerate and heal itself
eases common discomforts such as low back pain, poor circulation, oedema, poor digestion, insomnia, tight neck and shoulders, sciatica, and achey hips.
time to assimilate the changes taking place in body/mind
acupressure points can be used at particular stages of pregnancy, and even during the birth itself, for example, to help establish labour and to reduce back pain during contractions
I practice in the Practice rooms in central Bath,
26 Upper Borough Walls, Bath, BA1 1RH.