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About me

I am a fully qualified massage therapist who has trained and is registered with the Scottish Massage Therapists organisation. I offer Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage/Trigger Point Therapy, Sports and Remedial Massage, Pregnancy and Postnatal Massage, Indian Head Massage and Seated Acupressure Massage all of which are great for relaxation and/or pain relief. Many clients come to me to de-stress and others for more targeted pain relief such as relief from a sore back/neck and shoulders etc.

I am also a member of Athlete's angels providing massage at outdoor sporting events throughout Scotland. I have two clinics at present; One in Corstorphine and one at KnotStressed Therapies in the City Centre. I also provide a mobile massage service within the Edinburgh area. Please look to my website for more details.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Swedish Massage (Scottish Massage Schools)
Diploma in Advanced Deep Tissue Massage (Gateway workshops)
Post Graduate Workshop in Pregnancy Massage (KnotStressed Therapies)
Diploma in Indian Head Massage (Gateway workshops)

Post Graduate Worksop in Postnatal Massage (KnotStressed Therapies)

Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage (Scottish Massage Schools)

Diploma in Seated Acupressure Massage (Gateway Workshops)

Therapies offered

Other available therapies

Pregnancy Massage Therapy


Additional information

All clinics including mobile massage service:
£65 for 90 minutes
£50 for 60 minutes
£30 for 30 mins massage


Mon - Thurs 9.30am - 2.30pm and Sat 9am - 2pm

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.

Essential Health Massage Therapy
44 Hillview Crescent
EH12 8QG

KnotStressed Therapies
40-42 Montrose Terrace

Type of session

In person
Claire Black DRSM SMTO

Claire Black DRSM SMTO