About me

I am a Japanese Alexander Technique teacher and Massage therapist.

I have a private practice at Sakura Studio in Ashdon, Essex and The Therapy Room Cambridge and offering Alexander Technique lessons to help with back pain and re-balancing.

My practice includes oriental hot stone massage, combining aromatherapy, Indian head and Swedish body massage.
I also offer a calming pregnancy and baby massage.
I am fully insured and hold an Enhanced Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service to work with children and vulnerable adults.

I have been resident in the UK for more than 20 years, having worked also as an actress in Japan, UK and Europe.
I also teach Alexander Technique in Japan and China.
Find out more at: www.sakura.uk.com

Training, qualifications & experience

Alexander Technique: 3 year teacher training diploma at East Anglia Centre for Alexander Technique (July 2014)
Continuous Professional Development workshops (2014 onwards)
Member of Alexander Technique Education
Member of Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique
Member of Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council professional standards authority
Swedish body massage: VTCT Level 3 qualification at London School of Beauty (May 2011)
Indian head massage: VTCT Level 3 qualification at London School of Beauty (May 2011)
Hot/cold stone massage: Practitioners diploma at Gateway Workshops (July 2011)
Aromatherapy massage: VTCT Level 3 qualification at London School of Beauty (August 2012)
Pregnancy massage: Practitioners diploma at Gateway Workshops (July 2016)                  Baby massage: Instructor Training Course diploma at Gateway Workshops (July 2017)

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Member organisations

STAT

The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique

Teaching members of STAT are registered (MSTAT) to teach the Technique after completing an approved three-year training course or having reached a standard approved by STAT.

They are also required to adhere to the Society's published Code of Professional Conduct and Competence, and are covered by professional indemnity insurance.

Other available therapies

Hot stone massage
Indian head massage
Swedish body massage
Pregnancy massage

Baby massage

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Fees

Additional information

Alexander Technique lesson (50 min.)   £50
Back massage (50 min.)                       £50
Full body massage (90 min.)                 £65
Home visit, weekend & evening             additional fees (please request details)

Availability

Due to this lock down, I only offer online Alexander Technique sessions.

Sakura Studio in Ashdon, Essex : weekday & weekend / The Therapy Room Cambridge : 10am-2pm Mondays

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.

Sakura Studio
Bartlow Road
Ashdon
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB10 2HR

The Therapy Room
25 Oxford Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB4 3PH

Type of session

In person
Online

Additional languages

Japanese

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Noriko Sakura

Noriko Sakura