Welcome to the GrooVees Locally Rated online directory. It’s a searchable list of all local independent businesses who have run past GrooVee deals to support local people and help develop a sustainable local community.
It’s simple – the more smiley faces the higher local people rated each business.
Heather has been teaching Scaravelli Inspired Yoga for 20 years in London, Brighton and for the last 5 years in North Devon. Since having discovered CranioSacral Therapy in 2004, she has been a practitioner of CST alongside her Yoga teaching and Reflexology. She recently became Upledger Certified following her Advanced and Paediatric training. Years of training and practice alongside eminent CST therapists, yoga teachers and osteopaths around the country has provided her with a unique insight into the interconnectivity, strengths and weaknesses that manifest in our physical and somato-emotional selves. You can find out more on her website www.holisticrealistic.com. Aside from her commitment to facilitating optimum health and wellbeing in fellow humans she has a great passion for protecting and caring for animals - especially dogs, hedgehogs, ponies and chickens!
Littlebirds Therapy Centre was set up in 2013 by 3 sisters where Becky and Karen Vogelin have continued to work to make it the place to go for a wide range of treatments and workshops. As well as facials and massage, Littlebirds offer pedicures and manicures, aromatherapy, salt scrub aromatherapy, gong baths, indian head and swedish massage, hot stone massage as well as reflexology and other beauty treatments. Littlebirds is easy to find and accessible both from the free parking areas on Highfield Rd and the metered carparks nearby. For more information about Littlebirds go to www.littlebirds-holistics.co.uk
Tina Barbeary is a pet nutritionist and representative for Husse Natural Scandinavian pet food for North Devon, based in Berrynarbor covering the triangle spanning from Clovelly across to Minehead and down to Tiverton but able to reach out slightly beyond if needed. Her love of animals and long-standing interest in nutrition and natural healthcare came together when she discovered Husse 'Super Healthy Swedish Pet Food' and decided to take on the franchise for the area so she could spend more of her time with animals and their humans! She loved the nutritionist training and enjoys the support offered by an international network of professionals (including vets and animal healthcare experts) that Husse has developed over its 30 years of existence. Husse currently offers home delivery of a wide range of quality products for cats and dogs (mainly but not only food) and has recently added a range of supplements and hygiene products for horses. Contact Tina directly on 07904 674755 or email@example.com or see the Husse website for more information.
Jacqui is a gifted and qualified reflexologist and and has been practicing since 1982 . She is also a Spiritual Healer, and was a member of the National Federation of Spiritual Healers for 20 years. She was also part of the West Country Natural Healing Fellowship and Instow Healers. She also trained in Bowen Technique in 2000. Jacqui combines elements from all of her areas of practice to provide a unique and powerful experience in her spotless home in Northam where she has a dedicated treatment room. She has a welcoming, kind and professional manner with the quiet confidence which comes with knowledge and experience of over 35 years.
Jeannette worked in nursing homes for many years before starting her training in foot health. She since went on to train in a range of therapies and is now fully qualified in foot care and pedicure, Manicure and Shellac nails, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Swedish and many other forms of Massage , Hopi Ear Candling,and Bowen Technique and offers all of these treatments in addition to warm wax hair removal. She has a caring, gentle, but competent and professional approach, working in her practice uniform. Her treatment room which is at the front of her home on a residential estate in Northam is impressive and unexpectedly one of the best equipped treatment rooms of its kind I have found in North Devon and is exceptionally private with free parking outside. Jeanette's hours are Tuesday to Friday 9am until 4.30pm with late nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays when she is open until 7.30pm. For more information about Feet First Footcare go to www.feetfirstfootcare.net
Jo Burgess and her husband David set up Raphael Treatment and Therapy Rooms over five years ago in Mill Street, Bideford to provide a care centre for body and mind. Treatments are personalised and customised, and given in a relaxed, respectful manner by a multi disciplinary qualified team. Jo is a qualified level three beauty therapist, nail technician and masseuse and currently study at level 4 beauty skills! Earlier this year Raphael expanded into the building next door to create more therapy rooms. The refurbishment programme is still in progress in part, although that does not effect the quality of the service for the many customers who enjoy their treatments at Raphael. For more information about Raphael go to www.raphael-treatment-and-therapy-rooms.co.uk or visit their Facebook page.
The Plough Arts Centre,Torrington are organisers of the Open Air Theatre Season. The Plough is a beacon for the arts, and has been creating arts opportunities for all since the 1970's. It runs a rich and varied programme comprising music, entertainment, theatre, film and visual arts at its excellent venue in Torrington town centre with it's excellent cafe/restaurant and gallery as well as at other key venues in North Devon. For more information about The Plough Arts Centre and its events go to www.theploughartscentre.org.uk
Kath Floyd qualified as a Style Coach with the Style Coaching Institute in 2010, and has been helping ladies to discover their own personal style ever since. She has worked in the beauty industry for 15 years, and has trained as a professional make up artist with the DFMA make up academy in Bournemouth. Kath created Stylesister in 2013 and has been operating from her premises in Bridge Chambers Business Centre for over a year. To find out more about the wide range of services that Stylesister have to offer, check out www.stylesister.co.uk.
Colorseum is owned and run by hair and beauty qualified Jules Webber who set up the salon in Bideford over 10 years ago after a full career in both salons and cruise ships, determined to build a good quality, down to earth hair and beauty business like no other with an extensive range of services. She leads her staff of 9 at the salon over 3 floors in Mill Street in Bideford from the front,and with energy and drive, as well as teaching hairdressing to the next generation of talent at Bideford College. The range of services in hair and beauty at Colorseum is vast, including hair treatments, cuts and styling of all kinds and beauty treatments including everything from waxing, eyelash and brow care, manicure, pedicure, facials and skin care to IPL, microdermabrasion, bodycare treatments, anti-wrinkle injections and non surgical facelifts. For more information about Colorseum and the range of hair and beauty services go to www.colorseum.co.uk
Ebb and Flow was set up by Linda Moore 7 years ago. She studied in Exeter where she qualified as a masseuse and travelled the world, did a course in Thai Massage in Thailand and then later learned and practiced Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage techniques under the guidance of a Polynesian tutor in Australia and then enhanced her knowledge, passion and understanding of Hawaiian Massage by attending an authentic Hawaiian Lomi Lomi workshop on the island of Maui in Hawaii. She then settled in North Devon to be near the sea and surf and set up Ebb and Flow to specialise in Lomi Lomi. She has since extended her massage treatments to incorporate a range of other massage therapies and natural beauty therapies. Linda believes in natural beauty and in relaxation with beauty as a holistic approach to self care. Bookings Mondays - Thursdays 9am – 5pm, Fridays 9am - 2pm at her home based treatment room in Appledore. For more information about Ebb and Flow go to www.ebbandflowmassage.co.uk