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Snapping Hip

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Massage Wold MagazineSnapping Hip Syndrome is more commonly also known as Dancers Hip or iliopsoas tendonitis and coxa saltans.   The condition is associated with a popping, clicking or snapping sensations on hip flexion and...

Weak At The Knees

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in International Therapist MagazineAn introduction to Runners Knee otherwise known as Iliotibial band syndrome and some techniques to help address the condition: The good weather of the summer months and T.V coverage of the London...

​​​​​​​Manual Therapy within Sports Massage

Guest Blog by Donna Tofield BSc What is Manual Therapy?Manual therapy is a physical treatment used by practitioners from many disciplines and backgrounds, including massage therapists, physiotherapists, sports practitioners, osteopaths and chiropractors. It offers a...

What is Dry Cupping Therapy?

Cupping therapy is an ancient form alternative therapy which dates back to ancient Egyptian, Chinese and middle Eastern cultures. During cupping therapy therapists apply glass, bamboo or silicone cups to the skin for a few minutes to create suction.The application of...

Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy

By Dawn Morse MSc What is Sports Massage? Sports Massage is a type of massage therapy which utilises deep tissue techniques, with the aim of reducing muscular tension, discomfort and pain.Although sports participants benefit from sports massage, this method of massage...

Changing Direction

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Om Yoga and Lifestyle MagazineEnrolling onto an adult training course can be both an exciting and challenging time in your life.Many people enroll onto a training course in order to start a new chapter in their life and are keen to...

Yoga practice and the prenatal mother

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Om Yoga and Lifestyle MagazinePregnancy can be a challenging time for a mother as many physiological and psychological changes occur over the weeks. Many of these changes occur due to fluctuations in hormone levels. However the...

Back To School

By Dawn Morse MSc As featured in Om Yoga and Lifestyle Magazine Starting a Yoga Teacher Training course or a Sports Massage Training Course can be an exciting time, which signals a new chapter in your life and career. As a result many students look forward to meeting...

The Benefits of Hot Yoga

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Om Yoga and Lifestyle MagazineThe practise of yoga has been around for thousands of years, but has become increasingly popular in the Western word in the last twenty years. There are many styles of yoga, which are practised in many...

Quiet Eye and Dristi within Yoga Practice

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Om Yoga and Lifestyle MagazineDristi is a gazing technique used within yoga practise to help develop a concentration of mind. As this technique is developed it can help to turn your yoga practice into a moving meditation and deepen...

Overcoming Fear & Self Doubt with Imagery

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Om Yoga and Lifestyle MagazineAt the start of a Yoga journey many adults look forward to the possibility of being able to complete inversion postures such as the headstand (Sirsasana) or handstand (ahdoh mookah vrksasana). The thought...

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