Thursday, November 14, 2019

About Benedetta Gaetani d’Aragona

 

 

MASSAGE THERAPIES 

Hello!  I am Benedetta Gaetani d'Aragona,  a highly qualified registered massage therapist and bodyworker with over 20 years experience in my field

 

Italian-born, I have made my home in Scotland, and I offer a wide range of massage therapies to improve health and enhance the quality of life, both mentally and physically. I have a broad knowledge of health issues including stretching and fitness regimes.

With a background of leading treks in the Himalayas for ten years and as a marathon runner, I recognise the importance of bodywork for those who enjoy sport and activity.  I have worked as a massage therapist in a sports clinic and in a GP practice, and these days I actively collaborate with several colleague practitioners - physiotherapists, chiropractors, sports coaches, and with the staff of Run and Become.

Training and registration

I am a full member of the Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation, Scotland’s foremost massage standards body, with whom I completed advanced training in:

I have also completed specialist training in Hyperton-X (a muscle energy technique), Thai massage, trigger point release, Slavic massage and craniosacral therapy.

I am a registered massage therapist with the General Council for Massage Therapies (GCMT), the UK governing body for massage therapies and bodywork techniques. The GCMT promotes the highest standards of practice. I am also a registered massage therapist with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), the UK regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners.

I am fully insured with Balens Insurance Brokers and holds an up to date Emergency First Aid Certificate.

I am registered under Disclosure Scotland’s Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

Further professional development

I love exploring my field and take every opportunity to keep up to date with new and innovative ideas. I am grateful to the many advanced practitioners and renowned international bodywork masters with whom I have studied.  Click on the links below for further information and, in some cases, videos demonstrating the techniques they teach:

I continue to develop my therapeutic skills with Bodywork Professional DevelopmentJing Advanced Massage & Training and all other training providers mentioned below:

Contact me today

  

I practice from my relaxed and comfortable consulting room in the leafy Hermitage area of Morningside, Edinburgh.

 

 

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