Walsall loves massage, and we have the best in the UK
26th February 2015
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Walsall Mind and Body Centre
4a Hawes Close
The Broadway

Walsall Mind and Body Centre is based on the Broadway at Fullbrook, and has been there providing a wide range of Complimentary and natural Health care services for over 5 years. This family Business run by Husband and wife team Andrew Davies and Andrea Bradley have brought together a team of people who bridge the gap between what the NHS can provide and what Patients need to manage their symptoms.

Walsall Mind and Body Centre is part of The Best of Walsall, a local branch of a nationwide organisation which acts "a hub for thebestof everything local where you can find the best businesses as recommended by real local people, get access to the best offers from those businesses" managed locally by entrepreneur Alex Murray and his Daughter Sarah Rhodes. Walsall Mind and Body Centre has been a member of the Best of Walsall since 2009.

This year Walsall Mind and Body have been recognised twice for the exceptional quality of their work. In January they were Recognised for continuous outstanding customer feedback, and awarded the 'Gold Standard'. In addition the Business have now been voted the provider of the best loved massage in the UK by local people as part of the national 'loved and Local' competition. They have been invited to attended a prestigious ceremony at the Mayors Parlour in March to receive the award.

Alex Murray local manager of the Best of says about the national competition "over 20,000 businesses were in the competition from the start and just over 600 got through to the finals in January 2015. So a fantastic achievement to get to the finals and outstanding to win a category".

Andy Davies one of the directors at Walsall Mind and Body Centre Says "we are so pleased and proud to be recognised in this way and would like to say a huge Thank you to all of our customers for their continued support"

Lisa Bates Senior massage therapist at the centre says "it's a great feeling to know that what we do is appreciated by the clients we help, and to win a national award is just amazing!"

The centre provides the following range of massage services:
Sports /remedial Massage
Deep tissue massage
Aromatherapy massage
Holistic massage
Swedish massage
Indian head massage
Mechanical massage

Lisa Bates and Alex Simon 2 members of the massage therapy team at Walsall Mind and Body Centre

"We carefully select the therapists we work with to ensure that they are compatible with our ethos. All of our therapists are fully qualified, insured and are members of professional bodies that regulate their practice."

 Alex Simon

Alex Simon is a fully qualified holistic therapist, who specialises is aromatherapy treatments. She is qualified as an aromatherapist, a reflexologist and holistic beauty, and as a massage therapist integrates various modalities into her treatments. Alex's aim in any treatment is to promote balance in mind and body to support overall health and well being.

Using the art of aromatherapy, either as a stand alone treatment or as an aspect integrated into another treatment Alex is able to achieve a powerful therapeutic benefit for her clients. The essential oils Alex uses are of the highest quality and work to facilitate the bodies own healing and the minds self help. The oils work both through contact with the skin and through our sensory reaction to them, and through their impact on Brain chemistry. The expertise Alex brings to blending the oils is considerable and creative. Alex can prescribe oil blends for various conditions and a skin types and for stress relief and relaxation.

Alex works in a person centred way designing each treatment in accordance with the clients needs and goals. These treatments provide excellent value for money.

Alex works professionally with a wide range of clients and has particular expertise in working with clients with special needs, learning disabilities and mental health problems. she has particular expertise in working with clients who are on the Autistic spectrum.

 Lisa Bates

Senior Massage Therapist

Lisa bates is our most experienced and highly qualified massage therapist. Lisa qualified with the prestigious MassageTraining Institute as a holistic massage therapist, and since then has worked extensively in massage specialising in deeper tissue and remedial styles of massage. Lisa's qualification as a massage therapist is at level 4 the equivalent of undergraduate study, or Higher National Diploma / Certificate of Higher Education.

Since qualification Lisa has continued to study and train as part of her ongoing professional development; she has studied sports massage, baby massage, and a range of specialist treatments. She is currently working towards a further qualification including sports and remedial massage.

Lisa is an active motivated person with a keen interest in sporting and gym related topics, she works out herself and is able to advise on stretches and remedial programmes.

As a mother of young children Lisa has a special interest in massage for pregnant woman and new mothers, she works in a flexible style adapting her routine to ensure a comfortable position and to work on the areas the individual has problems with. She is also qualified to teach Moms and Dads to perform baby and infant massage.

Lisa offers deep tissue, sports and remedial massage, also Indian head massage and pregnancy massage, and prides herself on working in a flexible but intensive style and adapting to the needs of the individual. Clients with sports or work related injuries are advised to see Lisa in the first instance and can be referred onto our physiotherapist if required.



About the Author

Andrea Bradley, Clinical Hypnotherapist

Member since: 8th February 2012

Andrea is a Clinical Hypnotherapist specialising in Holistic Health and Wellbeing, Andrea is the Manager and principal therapist at Walsall Mind and Body Wellbeing; Walsall's Premier Holistic Health provider,...

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