Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

In honour of World Cancer Day, February 4th 2020, Carla, the owner of Shine, will share her personal journey of  going through Breast Cancer, from diagnosis to out the other side, plus the support network she cultivated through Holistic Health Practitioners with us...

Mastectomy and Massage

Mastectomy and Massage

In my last blog I touched on the benefit of massage and how it had helped to calm and support me during the first 10 weeks leading up to surgery...

What happened next…

What happened next…

The things that helped – apart from my bestie coming from Australia to hold my hand...

Where to begin?

Where to begin?

Hearing the words “it’s cancer” was never something I worried about...

Cancer Treatment : An Integrated approach.

Cancer Treatment : An Integrated approach.

Therapeutic care through your diagnosis journey. I first started massaging over 20 years ago and at that time, the absolute rule taught was to not touch people with cancer, ever...

The healing touch offered by a post-surgical scar massage

The healing touch offered by a post-surgical scar massage

Post-surgery scar massage is a remedial technique that I developed with a colleague when based in the oncology unit at London Bridge Hospital...