Sunday, May 31, 2020

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.

 

 

Benedetta Gaetani d’Aragona

Dip ARM, Dip TRM, Dip SportsM, Dip OSM, Dip Reflex, Cert PPM

I offer a wide range of massage and bodywork treatments for physical and mental well-being.

I specialise in deep tissue massage and sports massage, and offer many other specialist bodywork therapies and relaxing massage treatments.

I am a highly qualified, registered massage therapist, with more than 20 years experience, practising from my comfortable consulting room in Morningside, Edinburgh.

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