Fiona Scope is a Senior Level 1 Remedial Massage Therapist, Zen Shiatsu Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Artist. Her qualifications include a Diploma in Remedial Massage, Diploma in Hatha Yoga, and a Bachelor of Arts (Creative Arts) including units in Foundation Psychology, Practical Human Movement and Health and Wellbeing. Fiona provides a relaxing positive healing space for your body, mind and spirit to recover.
Remedial Massage (Sports Deep Tissue):
Remedial Massage involves deep tissue kneading, knuckling, elbowing, tuina and acupressure to relieve muscular pain. It is ideal for sport injury, neck and shoulder pain.
Common treatments include whiplash, carpal tunnel syndrome, ITB syndrome, RSI and sciatica.
• Stimulation of circulation allowing toxins in the muscles to be removed
• Calming the nervous system to ease pain and discomfort
• Toning and relaxing of muscle tissue to improve joint mobility
• An improvement cell health and restoration, repairing muscle tissue
A relaxing, nurturing treatment through mid and post pregnancy to help improve circulation, lymphatic movement, balances hormones and assists in overall feeling of wellbeing. Connect with baby and your maternal instincts. Soothe sore back, feet and legs.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a gentle, light treatment, with powerful healing effects. The manual therapy consists of light, rhythmical hand movements to promote lymph flow and to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph away from the tissues and back towards the heart. Commonly used for general wellbeing to detox and cleanse the body it also enhances the body’s immune system.
Suitable for post-surgery; lymph node removal ongoing management of oedema; post-pregnancy.
Zen Shiatsu is an acupressure point technique addressing physical and emotional imbalances within the body. Energy and Qi can be moved along the meridians of the body, strengthening your immune system and enhancing wellbeing. Ideal for sore back, neck and shoulders, headaches or digestive issues.
What to expect:
• wear yoga style clothing
• pressure applied to your limbs using thumb pressure or palming
• some stretching Specialising in Women's Health.
Hot Stone Therapy
A relaxing deep tissue treatment. Heat penetrates muscle tissue increasing circulation, reducing muscle contraction and soothes the parasympathetic nervous system. A therapy originally by Native American Indians to soothe tired, aching muscles. Hot Stones are used during massage treatment and placed on points on the back. Once the stones are removed the therapist applies deep tissue techniques to restore muscle tissue and relaxation. Hot Stone massage is not appropriate if you have diabetes or high blood pressure. (Only available in winter).