Ascent Therapies

Ascent Therapies

Knead For Sport
137 Anchor Road

8 Westbury Park Centre
Westbury Park
Newcastle Under Lyme

01782 660426 / 07958176421

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Knead For Sport
137 Anchor Road

8 Westbury Park Centre
Westbury Park
Newcastle Under Lyme

01782 660426 / 07958176421

About us

We are team of highly qualified experienced therapists who work together to provide you with the highest standard of treatments and training in Complementary medicine.

We are team of highly experienced therapists who work together to provide bespoke treatments. We have unique Complementary therapy business established 25 years ago and we also provide treatments and training in a range of therapies.

Our new training courses are available form October FHT 6 CPD points venues at Shirley Price or Ascent Therapies see events for details.

About our team:-

Penny Howell is the founder of Ascent and having worked for many years building her skills to a high level, she uses Low Level Laser therapy to help people with conditions such as Arthritis, Alopecia, Injuries, tendinopathies, and fibromyalgia.

We are all qualified to treat oncology patients - to relieve the effects of cheomtherapy and the anxiety

Brogan Griffiths has a degree in sports Therapy and is a professional netball player and works to help clients with specific sporting injuries

Poul Morgan is our business development manager and teaches Pharmacology and Chemistry of Essnential Oils - see training dates

Simon Tansley Has worked for 25 years in association with penny and is a renowned Reiki Master and house healer practising the ancient art of Feng Shui.

We provide training courses and workshops throughout the year advertised on our website.

We sell a wide range of Complementary products to promote healthy living. Ascent Aromatics - creams, lotions and personally made blends. Tropic skincare. Eden Holistic Cat and Dog Food. Essential oils. Gifts, vouchers. Biofreeze. Supplements and more.

Code of Ethics

We are covered by Balens block insurance and adhere to the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists Codes of Ethics and Standards. We pride ourselves in providing a professional and confidential therapy centre, and treat people of all ages including babies.

Training, qualifications & experience

At ascent therapies we are team of highly experienced therapists who work together to provide bespoke treatments.

Prinicipal Therapist and Tutor is Penelope Howell
Penny has worked in complementary medicine for 24 years starting as an Aromatherapist and Reflexologist, she has continued to develop her skills over many years and holds the following qualifications:

Now the FHT co-coordinator for North Staffs

  • Diploma in Aromatherapy Level 5
  • Assessors award
  • DTLLS teacher training
  • CPD courses  - Aromatherapy in Pregnancy
  • Aromatherapy for children and babies
  • Aromatherapy and healing
  • Diploma in Reflexology & Indian Head Massage,
  • Reiki Master
  • Diploma in Sports Massage Level 3
  • Diploma in Sports Injuries  Level 3 + many John Gibbons CPD courses
  • Electrotherapy
  • Low level laser therapy
  • Level 3 assessors award
  • Oncology Massage cert

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

* We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other available therapies

We are constantly developing our training school - with new courses every year..

Keep a look out and gain hands on your CPD points with us

Photos & videos

  • Sports Massage
  • Low Level Laser Therapy
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Childrens massage


Therapeutic treatments are from £15.00 - £45.00

Full Aromatherapy Massage:                             £45.00                 
‘Back to Work’ Back Massage:                           £35.00         

Full Sports Body Massage:                                £45.00             

Detox Massage:                                               £45.00             

Reflexology:                                                     £38.00           

Indian Head Massage:                                      £35.00             

Reiki:                                                              £40.00           

Injury Treatments:                                           £40.00                 
Spinal and Join Realignment:                                                 

Hopi Ear Candling:                                           £30.00             

Hot Stone Massage:                                         £45.00           

Hot Stone Exfoliating Body Scrub:                     £50.00         

Coaching & Training, from                                £45.00

Oncology Massage from                                    £40.00           

Facials from                                                     £20.00               

Laser therapy from                                          £30.00

Our shop sells a full range of Aromatherapy essential oils, blends and other related products We are suppliers of the Tropic skincare range as well as personalised gifts and vouchers.

Please see website for further details including training courses available or ascent therapies Facebook page

Join our ATTA students support group on facebook or see upcoming course at Ascent Therapies and Shirley Price Aromatherapy.

Further information


Important information

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

Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 1JY
Clayton, ST5 4LY

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes


We are open 6 days a week by arrangement. 9.30 -7pm Mon to Friday. Sat 10 -1pm