Any of our treatments from our wide range of therapies can be tailored around your individual needs. The style of treatment you select indicates the approach the therapist will take to your consultation and treatment. Our 3 most popular treatments are:
Holistic Massage will combine all therapies to balance, often firm but slower and more relaxing than deep tissue, includes Aromatherapy
Deep Tissue Massage targets deep layers to muscle to release tension, sometimes a little uncomfortable as the therapist breaks tension down
Sports Massage is more targeted for injury and chronic (long term) conditions and is a bit more active than Deep Tissue
If it is your first visit to us, yes, we are required by law and by our own code of practice to always carry out a full consultation with every new client.
You will appreciate why once our warm therapists sit down with you and ask you to let them know about you, your health and well-being and the treatment has already began, as they suggest ways of tailoring your time exactly for you.
You can book a discounted treatment on presentation of your Student/NHS card. You can also ask us about our Block booking offers such as the "Buy 5 get 1 Free", or check our social medias or our online booking - Special offers section - to know what we are currently offering!
No!!! We only offer professional Massage and Therapies for the benefit of healing and relaxation so please please do not ask for 'anything else' because it upsets us greatly. We are fully aware that other establishments may offer an 'extra' service, so please, be sure you do your research and if that's what you are looking for, you will find it somewhere else, NOT here, where our therapists have spent years training and refining their practice. Do not insult us by asking for anything else. Thank you! Glad we cleared that up!
The Therapists working with YOU Massage have a wide variety of qualifications. Many are as highly qualified as they come, so the chances are, if you have a suitable cover for Massage, Osteopathy, Acupuncture etc that, yes, we can match you with a Therapist so you can claim.
Please be sure to inform us on booking that you are doing so as part of an insurance claim and forward us your insurer's details so we can be sure you have a treatment with a therapist with the right level of qualification and/or accreditation. You can read more on Health Insurance Here >
We know, people often say a 'Massage has to hurt to do you good' but that isn't always the case, when seeing an experienced therapist, the goal really is NOT to hurt you! That being said, the level of discomfort you will feel depends on several things.
Discomfort during massage is normally associated with firm pressure, your therapist will discuss pressure with you and ask you to please let them know if you are uncomfortable at any time.
Pain during a massage is like pain in exercise, it occurs when he muscles are not used to it and depends on your own individual pain levels and condition
If you have never had a Deep Tissue massage, or you have not had one in over a year, then this often is a little painful as the therapist will need to break the tension apart which in turn causes a rush of fluids to the areas which can cause a little inflammation = healing. The first deep tissue massage is always alittle more uncomfortable than the rest. If you feel discomfort after a massage, please ice the area (something cold wrapped in a tea towel) for ten min at a time for 24 hours after the treatment.
If you are worried about pain or discomfort, or really just want to relax, may we suggest a Holistic Massage and let your therapist know you would like a light - medium pressure
If you are having a Sports Massage or Osteopathy appointment, it is wise to wear 'sensible' underwear or gym clothes so the therapist can assess your posture if required, which is difficult to do in everyday clothes.
During your massage, you will be asked to undress down to your underwear. Ladies, bra is optional, but we ask the straps to be underams please so we can freely work shoulders, you will be more comfortable with it off but that is personal preference. You will bo offered 1-2 large towels to cover yourself over with. We prefer all our clients keep their underwear on for hygene reasons please.
If you are coming in for a Thai Massage or Facial, we suggest soft and comfy clothes, as there will be no need to take these off
If you have any trouble finding what you need, please call on 02380 639747 and we will be able to help you.
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Bedford Place Studio
We are a small but perfectly formed 4 room therapy Centre in Bedford Place, which is just North of Southampton City Centre, less than 10 minutes walk from the train station. Our Reception desk opens at 10am daily until 7.45pm weekdays. We are opposite Sainsbury's, beneath the Photorooms about halfway down Bedford place, you need to come down a few steps to access our premises. More >
Vouchers & Deposits
We're continuoulsy developing our online services to be as fluid as possible to make it even easier for you to book and pay for treatments and classes. All treatmetns are available to book online. £15 deposits are payable for new clients and can be paid via our online booking system, paypal or over the phone. Gift Vouchers available online and will be emailed out within 24hrs. More >
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Our excellence in reputation is no secret, with over 200 5 star reviews online to date! Find reviews all over the web, on Google, Facebook, Trip Advisor and many more. A selection of reviews is viewable on our site. Got some feedback for us? Contact Us today, we love to hear from you. Acting on our feedback is just one of the things that makes us an excellent service provider. More >
What we can do for you
With a wealth of experience between us in dealing with a range of ailments including: Muscular Tension, Muscle Knots, Muscle Spasm, Short Muscles, Scar Tissue, Skeletal Alignment, Fatigue, Swelling and Oedema, Stress, Depression, Anxiety, IBS, PMS, Sciatica, Endometriosis, Pregnancy related problems, Hyper-mobility, Chronic and Acute Injury, Neuralgia, Postural Problems, Migraines, Low Immunity, Skin Complaints and more....YOU can be assured you are in expert hands when you visit us.
We aim to offer services for all of your well-being needs and we continually grow and develop our practice. Our friendly reception team can guide you to the right therapy for you. We specialise in massage but we offer so much more than that, expert Osteopathy, Physio-taping, Acupuncture, Reflexology and Lymphatic Drainage will go a step further with your treatment; Pilates and Yoga Classes will encourage a better control of your health and well-being and our Couple's and Group Workshops and private Nutrition or Postural consults will teach you all you need to know. Not to mention our custom facials and Aromatherapy oils to enhance your treatments to absolute perfection.
Providing exceptional Quality is at our foremost interest. We have mystery shoppers drop in for treatments and many of them become regular customers! If you're not 110% happy with your visit, we will match you with another Therapist to ensure you get the perfect treatment for you. We get to know you and suggest and tailor treatments to help with any number of health and stress related concerns.
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