From August 2020, I will be offering treatments for pregnancy again, from my treatment room in Oakley, Bedfordshire.
Due to the COVID situation and guidelines, there will be some restrictions and slight differences to the way these work, such as a maximum of 60 minutes appointment time, and no facial massage.
For those who would like to experience some massage but are shielding or unable to come along for a treatment, I am still offering you video calls for guided self or partner massage, including
Self Indian Head Massage
Using a Massage Ball & Rebozo (scarf)
You can also buy a voucher to redeem in person for later in the year (a perfect gift for yourself or a loved one and something to look forward to!)
massage for pregnancy
Indian Head Massage
In a seated position. Fantastic for easing those common upper back, shoulder and head tensions, in pregnancy or anytime.
CURRENTLY £35 for 40 mins (no facial massage)
£45 for 55 mins - combined with reiki or extra massage
Thai Pregnancy or Postnatal Massage
is a wonderful whole body treatment. (Traditional Thai Massage, this is done fully clothed on a comfortable futon)
CURRENTLY £55 for 55 minutes
Pip's Pregnancy Nurture Treatment
This unique treatment for the second and third trimesters includes a wonderful mix of the following to truly feel relaxed as you prepare for birth, body and mind. The ultimate nurturing pregnancy experience that goes way beyond pampering.
Thai massage (clothed)
Oily facial, foot and bump massage (oil is optional)
Rebozo relaxation techniques
Reiki / mini meditation / deep relaxation
£85 for 2 hours - CURRENTLY £55 for 55 minutes (no facial massage)
reiki for pregnancy
Reiki re-balances the body's natural energy.
My hands are placed gently on, or near to, the body , and all that is required of you is to lay relaxing on the massage couch under a cosy blanket throughout! Can also be done whilst seated if necessary or on my comfy pregnancy beanbag!
During pregnancy, Reiki can bring a wonderful sense of relaxation in what can be an emotional, stressful and busy time. Reviving your personal energy flow, and helping with clarity and calm can be helpful at any time, and in the lead up to birthing your baby. It can even help in labour! (subject to availability!)
Reiki can also be combined with other treatments and even yoga - please contact me for details.
£45 for 55 minutes (or book 3 for £120)
rebozo for pregnancy
Using a Rebozo (a traditional kind of scarf from Mexico), as a useful relaxation / birth preparation tool can be very effective.
In these sessions, the Rebozo techniques involve some light wrapping, with comforting, rhythmic rocking and swaying, often like massage, helping to:
loosen tight ligaments around the pelvis, and
relax muscular and fascia tension, therefore
encourage baby into a good position for birth
ease aches and pains in the lower back or pelvis
relieve feelings of pressure and "heaviness" of the bump
promote relaxation & confidence as you approach birth
increase bonding with your baby and partner
Partners are welcome to attend, (and I can show you techniques you can use together).
Typically, a 60-minute session is £45.
I had three treatments with Pippa during my third trimester and all were incredible. Across the three, I had combinations of Indian head massage, shoulders, back and neck massage, facial massage, full body Thai massage and reiki - Pippa is multi-talented! I left her lovely wooden cabin each time feeling nurtured, warm and fuzzy. Her treatments are a proper treat at any time but particularly during pregnancy when rest and relaxation is so needed.
As well as these, my husband and I also had a Rebozo session with Pippa. Learning how to use this scarf to alleviate some of my pregnancy aches and pains was really helpful and it also gave my husband a lovely way to help me carry some of the weight of our little one.
I'd really recommend her :)
Pippa's treatments are incredible!
I have had both the Indian Head Massage and Closing The Bones ceremony, and both were highly therapeutic, beneficial and excellent value for money.
I first had a Reiki treatment with Pippa when I was really stressed at 8 months pregnant.
I found it remarkably relaxing and calming, and felt a soothing warmth in my body. It was lovely, so relaxing. It really helped me to keep calm and focused before the birth.