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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),Pregnancy massage, 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

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.

Margaret Conway

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There are times in our lives when we can’t seem to deal with certain events, or life catches up with us and we need someone safe to talk to.

I am a caring and experienced professional who can offer you a confidential counselling service based at the Banyan Tree.

I am an Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society

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.

Danielle Bohne

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Danielle qualified in Reflexology, VTCT level 3 Diploma in January 2018 at the Manchester school of massage and is a member of the federation of holistic therapists. Danielle is very passionate about helping others heal through touch and talking therapies, taking a holistic approach.

For the past 10 years she has worked as a child and adolescent therapist in Manchester and is qualified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Danielle loves reflexology and has seen clients experience such positive benefits.

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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.

 Zoe GreenwoodZOE  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.