Regular Posts Tagged : ‘Massage’
Happy Birthday Mamaheaven
2 years, 6 months ago 0
Posted in: Blog

It will be hard to narrow down the most important things that I have learnt in the ten glorious years of caring, guiding and listening to new mums at our Mamaheaven Retreats. As founder of Mamaheaven, the most extraordinary element that has stood out and made Mamaheaven such a unique and wonderful experience for both the mothers and ourselves has been the Mamaheaven team. A wonderful group of women that magically came together to create little moments of bliss, care, [...]

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3 years, 10 months ago 0
Posted in: Blog

  Reclaiming the nurse in you and your family health.   In lieu of last winters cases of measles and the renewed debate on the MMR I thought it might be an idea to highlight some of the things that they are NOT saying in the press about measles and other childhood illnesses.   This is not a discussion on the politics of immunisations or who’s fault it is that children are getting measles (which I find as futile as [...]

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Sparkford Hall, Somerset
4 years, 6 months ago 0
Posted in: Locations

The beautiful Georgian country mansion of Sparkford Hall is located in Somerset surrounded by 23 acres of peaceful park, orchard, sweeping lawns and gardens. The interiors are stunning and newly refurbished in-keeping with the original period style of the house but with modern twists – stunning wallpaper, colourful fabrics, comfy sofas and modern art. The spacious yoga room is a soothing space filled with light from the French windows and the creche is located in the cosy library which also [...]

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Childcare
5 years, 11 months ago 11

One of the most important aspects of Mamaheaven is the childcare and it is one that we are most proud of. We run a gorgeous womblike crèche kitted out with cosy sheepskins, bright mobiles, wooden toys, books, calming music and natural objects. Alice Maclaine is Montessori trained and is affectionately known as the baby-whisperer, such is her affinity with babies and their unspoken needs. It’s an inviting and homely place that the majority of babies, whatever their age enjoy spending [...]

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Baby Massage
5 years, 11 months ago 1
Posted in: Services

At Mamaheaven we offer baby massage workshops. These lovely sessions are done in a beautiful warm room using fragrant and calming organic baby-massage oils from our goody bag. Our experienced masseurs show mamas gentle and fun techniques to sooth, nurture, exercise and strengthen their babies. The massage strokes not only help to calm babies but also help to connect their right and left-brain and increase mother-baby bonding. Baby massage has been known to help with many childhood issues such as [...]

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Tania Smith, Coordinator
6 years, 1 month ago 0

Co-founder of Mamaheaven and the first port of call for mothers enquiring about the retreat, Tania Smith lives in Brighton with her two daughters. She is also the creator of the Mamaheaven goodie bag and has a passion for all things organic. She works for Youtous www.youtous.co.uk – alternative ante-natal classes for expectant parents. She specializes in post-natal advice – care of mother and baby, successful recovery during the babymoon, baby’s health, nappy choices and issues surrounding vaccinations. As well [...]

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Erika Tourell, Yoga Teacher
6 years, 1 month ago 1

Mother of two, Erika Tourell has been teaching yoga for over 15 years and working as a holistic massage therapist for over 20 years. She is presently studying cranio-sacral therapy and chi nei tsang – a deep abdominal massage which is a form of Taoist healing.  She also holds a passion for singing/chanting/voice-healing and has been studying Hindustani vocal training with a senior Indian teacher for the last year. From 1992-95 she lived in Thailand and India studying meditation, Buddhism, [...]

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Deborah Hayes, Masseur
6 years, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Practitioners

Deborah Hayes has been a masseur and body worker for ten years she has studied many form of body work including Swedish massage Indian head massage Reiki The journey work and pregnancy massage. She has created a fusion of theses therapies intuitively seeing what her clients need.She is available for al the following holistic therapies and finds that a combination of these are extremely helpful for mothers ante-natal , labour and  post-natal birth : Pregnancy Massage Swedish Massage The Journey [...]

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