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Sarah Farrell-Roberts and her husband created Unit 6 Art Studios a place that bursts with creativity and well-being. Along with offering spaces for artists to create upstairs, there are art workshops and exhibitions held in the large downstairs area.
Having qualified with a C&G Level 3 in Body & Spa Therapy, it was a natural progression to add a selection of well-being practices.
She offers a range of holistic therapies including: Swedish, Aromatherapy and Indian Head massage and Hot Stone/Shea Butter treatments. Teaming up with Elysha Carter who adds yoga classes to the mix goes on to enhance the feel-good factor they have built here.
Elysha has a dedicated daily yoga practice and has been practising yoga for 6 years. She has completed 250hrs of yoga teacher training and has done many workshops with experienced teachers over the years like Kino Macgregor. Yoga for Elysha is not just about the asanas but about the whole philosophy of the practice, she became a teacher to share her experience of yoga with others and to help them find their own journey on the mat.
Sharon has been a qualified and practising massage therapist since 2011 and an osteopath for over 5 years working from her home based practice in Combe Martin (Combe Martin Osteopathy), the Body Aware Pilates Studio in Ilfracombe and since March 2019 at the Tarka Clinic in Barnstaple. Working from home has allowed Sharon a certain amount of independence and flexiblity to combine work with family life and she is delighted that she has become established as an asset to her local community. However she is now enthusiastically embrassing all the benefits and opportunities of working increasing with other healthcare professionals to reach a wider population in North Devon.
Sharon trained in Osteopathy for four years at what is now the International College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) and is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), a member of the Institute of Osteopathy, and bound by their code of ethics and practice standards. In addition, Sharon is also qualified with the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) in Western Medical Acupuncture and electro-acupuncture and to level 3 in Sports and Holistic Massage.
Appointments with Sharon at the Tarka Clinic in Barnstaple are currenlty availalbe on Tuesdays 1pm to 7pm and Saturdays 9am to 1pm, at the Body Aware Pilates Studio in Ilfracombe Wednesdays from 1pm to 7pm and Fridays 9am to 1pm and at home at Combe Martin Osteopathy on Mondays 9am to 7pm, Tuedays and Wednesdays from 9am to 12pm and Thursdays and Fridays from 1pm to 7pm. Occasionally, Saturday afternoon slots may be available in Combe Martin. All appointments can be booked online at http://wholesome-seeds.com/book.html or contact Sharon on 07828 137 400 or by email at email@example.com or on facebook @OsteoSharonDevon.
Claire Bracher is a qualified and experienced Beauty Therapist who lives and works in South Molton. She has recently rebranded as Enhance Non-surgical Face Lifts and Rejuveination, and operates from her private studio located behind her home.
Appointments can be arranged on Mondays through to Saturday's.
Amtheyst Wave Therapies is owned and run by Tabitha Saunders a fully qualified therapist, who has trained in Reiki 2, Massage, Indian Head Massage, Crystal Therapy, Beauty Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Card Readings and is a Meditation Practitioner im addition to a Nail Technician. . She offers inner balance and rest from life's challenges with positive therapies and readings to support the mind and encourage healing. Tabitha has day time, weekend and evening appointments available (subject to availability). She is able to also provide treatments online and in your home as a mobile practitioner.
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 with and array of certificates to testify to her experience and training.
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.
Jacqui started her healing practice in 1983 and has been a member of the National Federation of Spiritual Healers for 22 years. She is part of the West Country Natural Healing Fellowship and Instow Healers. She is also a qualified and gifted reflexologist which she has practiced since 1982 and was trained in Bowen Technique in 2000. In the past 4 years she has undertaken significant further development work to enhance her healing practice. Jacqui combines elements from all of her areas of practice to provide a unique treatment experience in her home based treatment room in Northam. For more information go to www.jacqui-james.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