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CATHERINE SHAW – Level 3 A & P – ‘Distinction’ in Full Body Massage, Practitioners Diplomas in; Advanced and Deep Tissue massage, Indian Head Massage, Chair Massage (Seated Acupressure). Thai massage and manual lymphatic drainage qualified. Transforming Touch Course – No Hands Massage Practitioner- qualified in aromatherapy. Catherine also has Level One certificates in Sienna X spray tan and waxing. Catherine holds a BA (Hons) in Cultural Studies. Cathy is insured with and is a full member of The Guild Of Holistic Therapists

Caroline Tiler-Ansell


Intuitive Complimentary and Holistic Therapy Practitioner .

With over 14 years of experience of massage, the blending and applying of aromatherapy oils and their many uses, Caroline is a Reiki Master Practitioner and Teacher; an NLP Practitioner with Counselling Skills and is also qualified in a wide range of therapies, including:

Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Swedish Massage, Remedial and Sports-Style Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Seated Upper Body and Indian Head Massage, Thermal Auricular Therapy, Neuro-Muscular and Audio-Sonic Works, Crystal and Magnetic Therapies.Sessions with Caroline at the Banyan Tree can consist of a single treatment, a combination of therapies or a personalised, unique, bespoke package which is as individual as you are!

Debbie Smith



Debbie qualified in the 5 Point Ear Acupuncture Detox Protocol  at the Acupuncture Consultancy & Training centre in Blackburn. Debbie qualified as a massage therapist in 1998, and practiced amongst friends, as well as volunteering in the HIV / AIDS projects in London at that time.Debbie also does Swedish – full body massage.

Debbie’s main career has been in social work with children and families, but she has always had a strong interest in complimentary therapies including; western herbalism, naturopathy, and aromatherapy.

Iwona Janek



Iwona has been a qualified massage therapist since 2005. She is a member of Federation of Holistic Therapists specialising in the following massages: Full Body Massage, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Natural Lift Facial, Relaxation and Anti-cellulite,
In addition to this, Iwona is also qualified to perform the Dorn Method. This therapy is a gentle and non invasive method of spine alignment, focusing on back and joint pain as well as correcting imbalances within the body. This is used in conjuction with the Breuss Massage.
Apart from that, she has attended a wide range of courses and workshops in order to learn about different massage approaches. She is fascinated with the Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Nui Massage. She qualified in this in 2016 and is still extending her knowledge thanks to a Hawaiian teacher.

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Lisa Moreland

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Reiki Therapist

Just for today…I will let go of anger.I will let go if worry.I will be filled with gratitude.I will work with all my heart.I will be kind to everyone.Reiki  I Principles.

Lisa has studied USUI Reiku in Missouri,U.S.A; A path to which she felt drawn even with her career in primary education.She still teaches part-time in the Calder Valley.Although teaching is close to her heart,she is also very much interested in working with others to facilitate their spiritual and therefore also the physical well-being of those in the community.Lisa is currently studying Indian Head Massage and Nutrition.

Diane Palliser


Holistic Therapist

Qualified in 2010 in the areas of Reflexology, Swedish Body Massage and Aromatherapy, Diane is a member of The Federation of Holistic Therapists.

Before becoming a therapist Diane worked extensively as an English teacher both in the UK and abroad.

She enjoys assisting clients with a wide range of psychological and physical conditions through these gentle healing methods.

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Paul has been practising Thai massage since 2012 in the style developed in Northern Thailand. Initially studying with Kira Balaskas of the School of Thai Yoga Massage and Amy Ku Redler, co-founder of the Metta College of Thai Yoga Massage in London, UK, he subsequently trained in advanced techniques and pregnancy massage with further study in the jungle village of Lahu, North of Chiang Mai in Thailand .

Certified to teach yoga, with a specific interest in Yin and Vinyasa styles. Paul is also qualified to teach yoga nidra and trained in the Classical Indian foot massage, Chavutti Thirummal.

Kim Metcalf

Kim completed her  training with the  European College of Bowen Studies and became certified in 2004. For the past 9 years Kim has run Bowen clinics in Hebden Bridge, Blackshawhead and Halifax.Certified practitioner with the European College of Bowen Studies (ECBS)BSC Honors degree in Technology & Management Science OU diploma in Third World Development studies.Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology.Certified DORN therapist.

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FOUNDER Greenwood Organics
Zoe launched Greenwood Organics in December 2012 and since the then the company has gone from strength to strength. Zoe has always had an interest in natural health and started training in anatomy physiology and massage therapy more as a hobby at first, this developed into a business, and she trained in many complementary therapies. During this time she was working with beautiful oils and essential oils and she started to question the skincare she was using and the ingredients within the products.
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Kellie’s qualifications include Practitioners diplomas in: Natural Face Lift, Thai Foot Massage, Hand, Arm and Leg massage, Hopi Ear Candles, Indian Head Massage and Facialist. Kellie is also a RGN RM Nurse and holds a Bsc Neo-Natal Practice . Kellie has 15 years practical midwifery experience and holds a Diploma in women’s health studies.

 Gavin Melnykgavin


Gavin has worked in many areas of the natural phenomena and truly believes that through hypnosis we can achieve outcomes that otherwise may not be reached. He has studied at Harley Street and enjoys giving talks to students of midwifery and holistic therapies from various colleges. Starting his career specialising with fertility and hypnobirth, he has since worked with many issues and has witnessed the benefits that clients experience when utilising the trance state for healing, both mentally and physically.