OUR THERAPISTS

Jessica Coleman

Massage Therapy | Beauty | ila Organic Therapies

Jessica is a beauty and massage therapist who began her journey to wellness in 1997, when she completed a therapeutic massage ITEC qualification. Immediately upon the completion of her course, Jessica got an opportunity to work for at the prestigious Porchester Spa as a Massage Therapist. This opened the door to more work opportunities and Jessica has since worked at a range of other health centers, spas and beauty salons.

 

Jessica is continuing to develop her skills, and she has since trained in many holistic treatments, including beauty therapy, Indian head massage, Reiki, Hot stone massage and more. She excels in all areas of beauty and spa treatments, from waxing to holistic treatments. 

 

Jessica is a good listener, pays attention to detail, is passionate about skincare and aims to help her clients feel really looked after and peaceful during their treatments.

Jessica works on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturday mornings.

 

Snjezana Skoric

Massage Therapy 

Snjezana’s fascination with the human body and anatomy started in her youth, when she chose to study medicine. Even as a young girl, she was intrigued by the movement and function of the human body, realising the importance of being in touch with one’s body.  She soon realised the importance of studying and observing ‘the live body’, which inspired her to train as a physiotherapist.

 

As she became more experienced and knowledgeable, she started delving into more holistic aspects observing how emotions and stress affect the human body.

She has a unique and highly intuitive approach, with the complete focus on healing the person. She often combines the different techniques of Deep tissue massage, Cranio-sacral therapy and Yumeiho, an oriental massage therapy that aims to re-establish the symmetry of the body and to maintain or restore its harmonious functioning through joint manipulations, stretching and acupressure.

Besides human body, Snjezana has a strong passion for dancing, horse riding and swimming.

‘Touch is a sense that helped me speak all the languages of the world and understand every human being in its wonderful uniqueness’.

 

Linda Voinova

Ayurveda | Massage Therapy | ila Organic Therapies

Linda is a qualified Ayurvedic therapist and a member of Ayurvedic Professionals Association (APA). She graduated from Middlesex University in London in 2015 with BSc (Hons) Complementary Health Sciences – Ayurvedic Therapies that included 500 hours of clinical practice under guidance of highly qualified Ayurvedic practitioners.

 

Linda constantly keeps her knowledge up to date by attending various Ayurvedic seminars, learning new treatment technics and reading evidence based   literature. At the moment Linda is still continuing her study at Ayurveda Pura Academy and is keen on becoming an Ayurvedic practitioner.

 

Linda is a passionate and caring therapist who tries to really understand  person’s needs as every individual is unique. What she likes the most about her job is turning stress into a smile and happiness, what she believes is the first step towards wellbeing.

 

Linda is available for Ayurvedic treatments, Swedish massage and Hot stone massage on Fridays and Saturdays.

Pedro Morrell

Sport Massage Therapy | Reflexology | ila Organic Therapies

Pedro is a highly experienced therapist and someone who strongly believes in healing from within to properly maintain the body. 

 After years of training with other similarly-minded specialists and having worked abroad in Portugal, Costa Rica and North America, Pedro has learned to share his experience through a combination of service and education.

As a passionate alternative medicine practitioner, Pedro takes a unique approach to bodywork, helping his clients go through a broad range of physical, emotional, and spiritual transitions in the most efficient and transformative way possible.

​With experience in many different methods of massage from sports and remedial work to more energetic, hands-on-healing, he offers a series of complementary services designed to fit each client's specific needs -  supporting them in their own self-healing journey. 

Pedro is available for appointments every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

June James

June wholeheartedly believes in taking a holistic approach with her practice. She believes that the body and mind has the ability to heal itself through self-care and therapy restoring health and balance in the body - healing from the inside out.

June is a fully qualified and experienced holistic massage therapist, and a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT). She obtained an ITEC Level 3 in Massage Therapy and has been practicing in the complementary health field for several years. Thereby building on her experience and expertise in various therapy modalities including Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Deep Tissue Massage and Pregnancy Massage.

She is an intuitive, mindful and knowledgeable therapist, that offers a personalised and attentive treatment therapy for your own healthcare needs. From those experiencing the stresses of a demanding life to expectant mums seeking relief from the physical strains of pregnancy, she assists in the process of healing, bringing peace, relaxation and balance to her clients. 

June is available for appointments every Wednesday and Sunday.

 

Massage Therapy | ila Organic Therapies

Emma Watson

Emma has been practicing holistic therapies internationally for 16 years. Her work is unique in approach and guided as much by the subtlety of intuition as the science behind her extensive training and work placements both in London and overseas. Embracing personal development with ongoing courses increases her knowledge of the physical and energetic body. As a dedicated yogi and teacher with a background in dance; movement and fluidity is very much part of the passion and spirit of life which fuels her consistency in self progression ultimately encouraging others to optimise their health, wellbeing, and sense of self by empowering. 

  

Combining techniques from Eastern and Western philosophies allows Emma’s massage style a fluidity, depth and grace. Breathing techniques assist in stilling and balancing the mind whilst the strength of deep muscular, pressure point and meridian work help loosen, release and harmonise the body physically. 

 

Through bespoke bodywork and nurturing, Emma aims to encourage a deeply reconnecting, healing and transformative experience for her clients. 

Emma is available for appointments every Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Massage Therapy

Gretchen Rusby-Gale

Gretchen is a qualified Sports and Remedial and Swedish Massage Therapist with over 11 years of experience.  Gretchen has had an extensive career in massage since she qualified in Swedish massage in 2004 and Sports and Remedial massage in 2008 at the North London School of Sports Massage. 

 

Gretchen is an active person who enjoys the outdoors and she has taken part in several half marathons and triathlons.  Gretchen's drive to become a massage therapist was due, in part, to her wish to understand more about how the body works and how to aid recovery and treatment.

 

Gretchen finds the art of giving a relaxing and beneficial massage very rewarding.  She also enjoys the challenge of helping her clients on their road to recovery. Gretchen's passion as a sports massage therapist is key to her success in guiding and supporting clients on their journey in health, whether they are elite athletes or more sedentary types. 

 

Gretchen is available for appointments every Monday and every other Sunday. 

Massage Therapy

Milena Skrzek

Massage Therapy

Milena is a skilled professional massage therapist with lots of enthusiasm and energy who strongly believes that the quality of the service given is of outstanding importance.The foundation for all of her treatments is the Physiotherapy diploma she obtained after her studies in Poland. She performs Deep tissue, Sports remedial, classical and therapeutic massage in order to improve flexibility, power, speed and muscle endurance. She also performs Pregnancy massage.

Milena is available on Fridays and Saturdays.

 

Jackie Hylton

Massage Therapy | Beauty | ila Organic Therapies

Jackie is a Qualified Beauty Therapist, offering treatments for both men and women.  Jackie believes it is important to provide a space where clients can express their skin and body care concerns and she supports them in selecting treatments and/or products that best address those concerns.  With experience, Jackie has obtained amazing results helping clients to realize their potential in terms of their beauty needs from a combination of great treatments and a truly holistic approach!

 

Jackie graduated from the London College of Fashion in 1996 with a HND in Beauty Therapy, subsequently going on to work in Health Clubs, Boutique Salons, Department Stores, as well as running her own salon for over 10 years.  She proclaims that her art of Brazilian Waxing was perfected in Australia, where she spent a brief period.  Jackie has worked with many skin care brands and maintains her commitment to ongoing training within the Beauty Industry. Jackie is a Himalayan Hatha Teacher, continuing study under the guidance of Yogi Ashokunanda.  She is also a student of Lacanian Psychoanalysi and part of  The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapist

and Yoga Alliance Professionals.

 

Jackie is available on Thursdays and Fridays.

 

Jenni de Knoop

Movement Psychotherapy

Jenni de Knoop, BA (hons), MA, RDMP, is a registered movement psychotherapist, who offers individual psychotherapy sessions to adults and adolescents.

 

Since 2005 Jenni has been working at the Priory Roehampton Hospital as a sessional therapist primarily specialising in adult and adolescent eating disorders and body image. In private practice she has many years experience of working with depression, anxiety and panic attacks, self-esteem, understanding and communicating feelings, anger, relationship difficulties, identifying values and making goals, adolescent mental health, grief and loss, self harm, abuse and trauma.

 

Jenni is available for appointments on Mondays and Wednesdays.

 

Leo Maria Shearing

Having had some health challenges herself, Leo experienced first hand the life-changing benefits that alternative therapies can bring. This is what inspired her to train to help others to improve their health picture as she had been helped. 

 

Leo now offers Reiki, Natural Nutrition and Reflexology. She studied to become a Reiki Master with Shirley O’Donague at Lucis College, who has a direct lineage to Mikao Usui. She has been practicing Reiki for over 10 years and working professionally for 6.  She has also studied Intuitive Reiki with Torsten Lange at the Reiki Academy London. For the Natural Nutrition, she studied with Barbara Wren at the College of Natural Nutrition and holds DNN and PDNN qualifications.  She has an ITEC Diploma in Reflexology and has been working as a Reflexologist for 10 years.  All the products she uses during the treatment are organic.

 

Leo is available to offer treatments on demand.

 

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