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.
Ebb and Flow was set up by Linda Moore 8 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. She operates from her home based treatment room in Appledore and her new venue at the Bude Wellness Centre. For more information about Ebb and Flow go to www.ebbandflowmassage.co.uk
Hands On is a Floatation and Treatment Clinic in Braunton, owned by Phil Steward,expert multi disciplined bodyworker who specialises in Bowen technique and Healing Massage and his wife Elli. First opened in 2011, and then extended in 2012 to include more treatment space, Hands On has the only float room in North Devon as well as a number of treatment rooms from which specialist qualified therapists give a wide range of treatments including Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Massage, sports massage, Chavutti, Healing Massage, Hot Stone therapy, Indian Head and Face Massage, Osteopathy, Pregnancy massage, Reiki, Sports Injury Therapy and Relaxation therapy and Bowen Technique among others. Parking is easy ( paying carpark across the road at Caen Fields) and you can browse the shops and cafes of Braunton which are within easy walking distance. It's a soothing, calming environment; a cool and contemporary clinic you'll want to go back to again and again. For more information go to www.handsonclinic.co.uk
Kenton Baker lives in Northam just outside Bideford and has been working in Will writing and Estate Planning for the last 21 years. He is a member of the Institute of Professional Will Writers (IPW) who keep him fully insured and check and clear all Wills he writes to give double peace of mind. Kenton takes pride in his high standard of service and as a local man, prefers an educational approach in which he gets to know each of his clients so that he can give them the best possible advice on Estate Planning. For more information about Kenton's services go to www.kentonbaker.com
Beauty by Numbers is owned by Sam Luscombe, a qualified beauty therapist who runs her business from a treatment room at Lyndy's Hair Salon. Sam offers a range of beauty treatments including nails, waxing and skincare. Visit Beauty by Numbers on Facebook for more information.
As well as holiding a Diploma in Holistic Massage from the highly acclaimed Meridian School of Massage in the Midlands, she has a degree in music and a Diploma in Sound Therapy obtained from Liz Cooper's school in Bognor Regis. It was initially her desire to use her muscial skills to help people find the therapeutic powers of music that led her into the world of holistic treatments. She has since continued updating her skills and experience. Zara moved from Birmingham to Ilfracombe with her partner to live by the sea where she runs regular sound bath groups as well as giving one to one treatments in sound therapy, mantra and drum therapy as well as full body massage and of course Indian Head Massage. She is available for treatments Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with last appointments around 5.30pm. For more information go to www.zstarasound.co.uk .
The Lash and brow bar is owned and managed by qualified and experienced Tammy Naylor who set up her first salon, Beauty Above, 15 years ago and then moved to a new location on the ground floor of her shop in Boutport Street when it became The Lash and brow Bar. Prior to this she spent 10 years at Saunton Sands Hotel where she was Head Therapist. She has been a therapist for 24 years, is qualified to level 2 and 3 in beauty therapy. She has been a lash technician for over 12 years and was one of the first one to bring it to Barnstable.She has an open, friendly manner and has a confident style and is now ably assisted by a team of beauticians and lash technicians. The salon is bang opposite Joy street in Barnstaple and so easy to find. The lash and brow bar is in a league of its own with its fabulous decor which brings a little bit of sparkle to Barnstable.Offering a wide range of treatments from pedicures and manicures including all kinds of ground treatments from high definition brows to waxing and threading.They also do waxing including Brazilians . You can park in a number of central Barnstaple car parks including Bear Street and Green Lanes car parks with each of them only a short walk away. The salon is open 6 days a week..
Amour Vous Hairdressing is well appointed, newly refurbished, contemporary, spacious hair salon located in the village of Bradworthy about half an hours drive from Bideford and 15 minutes from Holsworthy. It's a Matrix Biolage appointed salon, run by Jessica Hutchings who has 5 years of Matrix experience, for all your top colouring and specialist hair care needs. Ladies , men and children all catered for. Amour Vous is open Tuesday through Saturday with a late night on Thursdays.
Located by the village green in the Lower Village of Bradworthy parking is free by the salon or in the square.
See Amour Vous on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AmourVousHairdressing
Kath McDonnell has worked as a nurse all of her career, and has specialised in Palliative care since 1992. She trained for 2 years as a Craniosacral Therapist at the Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust in London and qualified in 2008 as a Craniosacral therapy practitioner. In 2010 she moved to Cornwall and now lives on the Cornwall/Devon border where she continues to work as a Palliative Care Nurse as well as running her Craniosacral Therapy practice in 3 treatment clinics in Bideford, Pyworthy and Tavistock to bring the benefits of Craniosacral Therapy to as many people in the area as possible. Kath has a gentle personality with a professional and caring approach to her clients who feel safe in her care. Kath is a member of the Cranio Sacral Therapy Association and is bound by its code of ethics.
Face-Lab at Dragon Hall Clinic is owned and operated by Mischa Towell, a fully certified aesthetics practitioner . She has been a dedicated Occupational Therapist for the past 19 years with experience in both industry; private and social medicine both nationally and internationally, working in the USA for 6 years in private rehabilitation facilities. She has a well-recognised record of steadfast commitment to providing high quality services to meet the needs of industry/corporations; employers; employee’s; patients and carers, within corporate; private; hospital and community-based settings – promoting choice and independence at all times. Mischa is a certified Lip Sculpting Masterclass practitioner and a member of the Health Professional Council and British Association of Occupational Therapists and is bound by their code of ethics. For more information go to www.face-lab.co.uk or find Face-Lab on Facebook here
Emma did a degree in Sports Science before undertaking 12 months training at the London School of Sports Massage where she qualified a year ago in Clinical Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy. She then honed her technique treating triathletes and surfers providing mobile treatments whilst working part time as a surf instructor here in North Devon before opening her clinic at Berkeley Fitness earlier this year where she offers evening treatments from 6pm on Monday to Thursday with daytime appointments available on Thursdays only. You can find Emma on Facebook www.facebook.com/emmapickett