2019 Price Increase: £2 an hour on 06.04.2019

Dear valued clients,

Our massage prices will be increasing by £2 per hour for most treatments on 5th April 2019.

We welcome our clients to purchase a course of 4-6 treatments which will not only benefit from the concession, but the current pricing, saving you £6 an hour on all of our wonderful treatments.

We are also very excited to be developing the following areas of our practice over the coming months:

– More competitive pay for our hard working therapists

– Regular workshops in posture, movement, self-massage, yoga, meditation and self-care

– Improved, private customer lounge with complimentary tea and comfort

– A new range of bespoke oils and room sprays

– A new, well stocked, developing retail area

– A Sports therapy Suite

– A dedicated Beauty Therapy suite

– A dedicated Spiritual Healing suite

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Introducing: Lava Shells Massage in Southampton

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Smooth, heated and great for the skin

YOU Massage Southampton Lava Shells

Have you heard of this absolutely beautiful style of massage therapy?

No? Shell-shocked! 🙂

Most cultures have their own unique style of massage but none quite like this divine combination therapy, Lava Shells Massage from the Philippines.

For 100s of years, the Philippino people have harvested tiger clam shells from the beach in order to provide an authentic, soothing, relaxing treatment.

Now, in the UK we may not have large stretches of white sandy beaches surrounding us, like there are in Philippines, but we have adapted this treatment to bring Lava Shell Massage to our world of health and beauty, and now, to YOU Massage, Bedford Place, Southampton by therapist William.

Book Lava Shells Massage in Southampton Online by clicking here >

Look our for it in the Special Offers section, as well as under ‘Indulgent Massage’

Combination Full Body or Lava Facial Treatments – divine!

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MALE INTIMATE LASER HAIR REMOVAL

Julia at YOU Massage & Therapy Centre, Southampton, is able to offer Men’s Intimate Laser Hair Removal from the discreet space of our Bedford Place Studio

Laser hair removal is safe on any area of the body because the laser does not pass beyond the second layer of skin where the hair follicles are.

BENEFITS OF LASER HAIR REMOVAL

Male intimate laser hair removal helps increase comfort and reduce chafing. Also a reduced likelihood of transmission of some form of STD’s and pubic lice. This is worth considering even though it may not concern you. The greater comfort and hygiene are the main reasons men opt for permanent hair removal.

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Introducing William – Experienced Sports Massage and Spa Therapist

Hi there!

My name is William and I am happy to introduce myself as a new associate massage therapist at the You Massage & Therapy Centre, Southampton. This article is here to welcome you to my world of therapy and how i can help you!

 

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Introducing Intuitive Deep Tissue Massage Therapist – Daisy

Hi!  I am Daisy – massage therapist from Eastern Europe.

I graduated as a massage therapist in 1997 and immediately I had started work as a masseur at my home city in a big leisure centre.

There I practised classical, holistic and deep tissue massage. Also I carried out sports massage to the clients of the fitness hall and the sports centre.

My interest in massage and learning of new techniques lead me on to Japan,  where I’ve stayed for 6 years. That time I had the chance to study about zen as a philosophy, as a lifestyle, as a massage therapist also I learnt a lot about Reiki healing and Japanese culture and language.

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Meet Ed – Osteopath and Sports Massage Therapist

We would like to welcome Ed to the team of YOU Massage and Therapy Centre.

Whether you’re an office worker or a sports person, Ed’s treatment can help you! Working across London and the South, he has gained valuable experience in treating treating a wide variety of patients, such as the homeless, chronically ill, pregnant women, the elderly and children. Furthermore he is also a fully qualified personal trainer, dry needling therapist and sports massage therapist to complement and enhance his treatment approach.
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Introducing Sally: Massage Therapist, Yoga Teacher and trainee Physiotherapist

Hello my name is Sally and I have just started working at the You Massage & Therapy Centre, Southampton. I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself and my journey as well as giving you an insight into what I can offer here.

I have worked in the healthcare industry since 2005 and have always had a passion for maintenance of health from a holistic perspective. I qualified as an Occupational Therapist (BSc Hons) in 2010 and have since worked with a huge variety of patients in the NHS and private rehabilitation settings, predominantly with clients with neurological conditions.

Away from healthcare my passion for fitness and holistic health led me to gain qualifications as a level 2 exercise instructor (2010) and to complete two Yoga teaching qualifications; one in India in 2011 (Yoga Alliance accredited), followed by a further 200-hour British Wheel of Yoga accredited teacher training completed in 2014…. Continue reading

Waxing vs Shaving benefits

YOU Massage Southampton Waxing with Ashmira Botanica

Waxing removes  the hair from the follicle (root), which will result in finer, sparser hair growth if done regularly.

It will take around 3 – 6 weeks for hair to grow back, though for some people, this can vary due to the different stages of growth.

Non-strip/peelable wax (as opposed to strip wax- some call it hot wax –  is used on sensitive areas, as this wax encapsulates the hair, and does not adhere to the skin, thus making it a good option for these areas.

Benefits of waxing vs shaving:

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What Therapy should I book?

Plenty of people feel confused about where to turn to when they have pain. With so many choices available it’s important to know who’s who and what they can do.  Health and safety Executive (2016/17) states that 507,000 workers suffered from work-related musculoskeletal disorders and 45% of the disorders were from upper limbs or neck. Millions of work days are lost per year due to injuries.

Each therapist is unique, and the education varies between different practitioners. But most importantly their main goal is to ensure you are living your life to the fullest pain free. Different types of treatments suit different people and depending on your condition it’s important to find the most suited professional for your needs.

Chiropractic

Chiropractic care – you either love or hate it. In history they’ve been known as bone crackers and this can create some unease for people who haven’t tried it before.

Although they are defined as Neuromuscular specialists the scope of practice is classified as an ‘alternative medicine’. To become a chiropractor in the UK, 5 years of training is required before practising. There is emphasis on treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders, manual therapy and adjustments are used. There is a large focus on the function of the spine and the neuromuscular system of the body.

Types of treatment:

Rehab, massage, X-rays, ultrasound, and different manual techniques.

Common conditions that are treated:

Sciatica, migraines, herniated disk, chronic pain, neck and back pain.

Osteopathy

Osteopathy was introduced in America before Chiropractic, there have been stories that the inventor of Chiropractic stole his theory. Now there is still some questions about the differences.

Osteopathy is also classed as an ‘alternative medicine’ and 4 years of education is needed before practising. Osteopathy treatment aims at preventing mechanical disorders by moving, stretching, and massaging a patient’s muscles and joints. A person’s wellbeing depends on the health of the individual’s bones, muscles, ligaments and connective tissue functioning smoothly together.

Types of treatment:

Dry needling, soft tissue and articulation techniques.

Common conditions that are treated:

Arthritis, digestive problems, tennis elbow, neck and back pain.

Osteopathy is offered at our studio in Bedford Place, Southampton.

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy aims at treating disease, injury, or deformity by using massage, exercise, and heat treatment without using drugs or surgery. There is a large emphasis on movement and increasing mobility in the joints to prevent further injury.

It’s most commonly practised within the NHS but also in private care. Minimal training required is 3 years, but some may extend their education further within a specific field. It’s a science-based therapy which treats neurological, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, and respiratory conditions.

Types of treatment: Movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice.

Common conditions that are treated: Sport injuries, stroke, Parkinson’s, chronic heart disease, and asthma.

We welcome Philip to the team of YOU Massage Therapy offering Physiotherapy, appointments available for Physiotherapy in Southampton NOW. Book online or call 02380 639747

Massage therapy

Massage therapy aims at enhancing a person’s wellbeing with manual manipulation of soft tissues of the body, including muscles, tendons, ligaments, and connective tissue. There are several different types of massage treatments available, but the two main groups are:

Rehabilitative massage: Sports massage, Deep tissue, medical, therapeutic or clinical massage.

Relaxation massage: Swedish massage, holistic massage, and reflexology.

The main purpose of massage is to relieve stress and tension from the body and mind. There are a lot of choices of massage, it’s important to find the type that suites you. Trigger points and soft tissue techniques are used to relieve pain and stress within the muscles.

Types of treatment:

Lymphatic drainage, Reiki, Myo-fascial, aromatherapy, and Thai massage.

Common conditions treated:

Headaches, frozen shoulder, strains and sprains, muscular pain, and tendinitis.

Southampton’s newest Physiotherapist – Phil

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YOU Massage are exceptionally excited to be now offering expert Physiotherapy to the

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Philip is a life-long running enthusiast, with a specialist interest in Physio for athletes

people of Southampton from our Bedford

Meet Philip, and receive a complementary Southampton Physio consultation * this September 2018.

Book online or call 02380 639747

As written by Philip Coleman BSc (Hons) MCSP for YOU Massage Therapy

Chartered Physiotherapist

Philip is a chartered and HCPC registered physiotherapist.

After gaining a BSc (Hons) degree in physiotherapy in 2008 from UWE, Bristol he worked as a rotational physiotherapist in the NHS, covering musculoskeletal outpatients, orthopaedics and elderly rehabilitation.

Since graduation he has been on various post graduate training and courses.

On promotion to senior physiotherapist he worked at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford as a clinical specialist in the musculoskeletal triage service, where he assessed patients to identify their optimal clinical pathway. He also helped run classes for patients with chronic back pain.  More recently he has specialised in musculoskeletal conditions in private practice and has also had experience in community physiotherapy in the NHS where he helped patients with complex medical conditions.  Philip is qualified in the Otago exercise programme for the prevention of falls, a major cause of disability in an ageing population….

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