Nichola Smith BSc.(Hons.)MFHT MSTA
Ainsworth Body Science
Definity Hair Studio
1 Gib Lane
I have worked in hospital and practice settings as a dental hygienist prior to graduating as a Holistic therapist.
I returned to study as a mature student and completed a BSc.(Hons.) Professional Practice in Complementary Health Therapies, incorporating professional qualifications with the Massage Training Institute, the International Federation of Aromatherapists, The Clinical Association of Reflexologists and the Sports Therapy Organisation.
I now divide my working week between providing various therapies to my own private clients and working as a dental hygienist in general practice.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have had some experience working with the Complementary Therapy team at St. Catherine's Hospice and also volunteer work at Branch Court care home providing hand and foot massage to residents.
In addition, I have worked with Pendle Phoenix RUFC; who assisted me with my dissertation project, investigating effects of myofascial release on performance.
I continued to work with the team on a voluntary basis for a couple of years, treating injuries with soft tissue therapy and supporting them pitch-side at home games.
My qualifications include:
- BSc. (Hons.) Professional Practice in Complementary Health Therapies
- Level 5 Sports Therapy Diploma
- Level 4 Holistic Massage Diploma
- Level 3 Sports and Remedial Massage
- Practitioner Diploma in Reflexology
- Diploma in Aromatherapy
- Certificate in Pitchside First Aid with AED
- Level 2 NVQ Work in the Health sector
I am registered with professional bodies such as:
- Federation of Holistic Therapists
- Sports Therapy Association
- Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
Accredited register membership
Other available therapies
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- Reflexology £25/hour
- Massage £25/hour
- Aromatherapy £30/hour
- Sports Therapy £30/hour
30 minute appointments are available.
Payment by cash, cheque, or PayPal at the appointment.
Gift vouchers can be bought in person or on the website via Paypal.
Receipts will be given.
Try a taster back and shoulder massage!
Clothed massage: 15 mins for £5
Walk-in appointments sometimes available!
Promotions are available from time to time, look at the website for more details.
Home visits are available, see the website for more information.
I am now an independent consultant for Neals Yard Organic Health and Beauty products. Free samples are available for clients.
If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.
Maps & Directions
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Monday 9:30 - 14:30 Tuesday 9:30 - 14:00, Thursday 9:30 - 17:00 Friday 9:30- 14:30 Saturday 9:00 - 12:00 Additional evening appointments can be arranged on request.