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Marco Pasolini

Consultant Osteopath

Marco undertook an extensive six year training as an osteopath in Italy, including a solid education in cranio-sacral, visceral and structural Osteopathy attending a paediatric clinic for three years in the college, before coming to the UK in 2013.

In the year following his arrival he followed the necessary pathway to gain registration to the GOSC (General Osteopathic Council). He is also a member of The Osteopathic Sports Care Association (OSCA).

Marco was a cyclist of Malnatese and Bustese cycling teams in Italy and rode semi-professionally for Colombina cycling team. In 2003, because of his profound life-long interest in road cycling Marco started a degree in Sport Science. During his Sports Science course he became aware of osteopathy and the benefits of this approach to health for sports people.

He furthered his studies, taking a DO in Osteopathy in 2012. Marco uses a specific biomechanical and postural assessment, along with very specific visceral and cranial techniques to support remedial exercise along side a very natural and skilled manual touch. Marco is a highly trained professional with a thorough background in managing patients needs and sportspeople injuries by supporting high performance. He has over 10 years of experience in clinical practice by managing musculoskeletal disorders and hopes to continue training into the future.

He is experienced in handling complex cases that require a multidisciplinary approach and takes a special interest in Osteopathy in the fields of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Sports. As an undergraduate Marco gained three years of experience treating babies and expectant mums and young children. His skill in this area is reflected in the positive outcomes he achieves in his clinical practice.

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Claire Fitchie

Senior Osteopath & Sports Massage

Claire has been a practicing therapist for over nine years having graduated in 2012 with a Bachelors degree with Honours in Osteopathy and has a diploma in Sports Massage Therapy. Claire also has qualifications in Cranial Osteopathy and kinesiology taping. Claire is registered with the General Osteopathic council and a fully insured member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

Osteopathy:

Claire is experienced in treating a broad spectrum of patients including adults, children, the elderly, pregnant women and new mothers and sports injuries. She uses a variety of techniques to ensure the most appropriate and effective course of treatment for each patient, whether it is for a specific pain or injury, or to ease general tension and improve posture.

Claire focuses on providing individual treatments with a variety of techniques to reduce pain, improve movement, prevent injuries and help patients to perform at their best, whether that's in the work place, at home or for competitions. Through personalised advice, Claire also helps people become more aware of their own bodies and posture, suggesting ways for them to help themselves.

Sports Massage:

Sports massage treatments uses a combination of deep tissue massage and muscle stretching to optimise muscle health, relieve tension, encourage relaxation, improve performance and help prevent injury. Suitable for everyone from professional athletes to novices or for easing general tension from caused by work or lifestyle.

Claire uses a variety of techniques such as; deep tissue massage, neuromuscular techniques, trigger point release, myofascial release, stretching and lymphatic drainage.

Treatments can be for specific areas of pain or injury or a full body massage. The pressure used is adjusted to suit induvial preference.

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Saeed Akhtar

Bodywork & Osteopathy

Saeed Akhtar D.O, N.D, BSc (Hons) Osteopathy - Member of Royal Society of Medicine

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"Amazing .. i believe Saeed has a lot of knowledge, which is communicated through the treatment itself." Sunday 7th April 2019

"Great practitioner I was in pain with my neck a and lower back and his massage helped a lot in healing tightness" Thursday 1st August 2019

"Probably the best therapist I’ve had treatment from, couldn’t recommend enough." Thursday 27th December 2018

Saeed has always had a keen interest in health and medicine. starting his studies with Acupuncture in 1980.

He has travelled extensively to further his studies of Chinese and Japanese acupuncture as well as western medical dry needling.

His desire to become a more complete healer led to studying many different systems of medicine and healthcare including qualifications as a Master Herbalist M.H (1982), Naturopathic Medicine N.D (1992), Osteopathy D.O (1993). In 2019 saeed completed the conversion course at BCOM with the University of Plymouth to attain BSc (Hons) degree.

Saeed studied at postgraduate level with the International Cranial Association and the Sutherland Cranial College before working at the Osteopathic Centre for Children. (1996)

Saeed’s interest in treating TMJ was renewed after founding and managing his dental clinic in 2013 where he observed many patients presenting with conditions, he felt his previous training could help with. Since selling the dental practice in 2018 Saeed immersed himself into his previous studies and further research into this aspect of craniofacial osteopathy and continued to refresh and update his skills by taking a course in osteopathic treatment of TMJ in 2018 followed by a 1 year postgraduate TMJ therapy diploma course.`

Saeed’s approach to osteopathy is rather eclectic using the most appropriate techniques to suit his patient’s condition and is experienced in traditional and modern osteopathic techniques.

In addition to Osteopathy Saeed is trained in various styles of massage and bodywork, therapeutic taping, vacuum cupping, IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation) .

Update, Saeed is currently waiting for his application to return to the General Osteopathic Council register after voluntarily resigned from it while managing his 2 dental practices.

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Alessandro Mancini

Massage Therapist & Pranic Healer

Alessandro is a Massage Therapist expert in Traditional Thai Massage and Reflexology for more than 20 years of experince.

REVIEWS

"I experienced Pranic Healing with an incredible man which is first my friend and then a model for me. I'm a young woman who is trying to discover her purpose in life and Alessandro Mancini helped me to realize my limits. With the Pranic Healing I realized how powerful the mind can be and how much we can achieve if we really believe in the energy of the world. I wasn't sick but being around Alessandro helped me to fullfil that sense of emptiness that everyone experience in life. By freeing my chakras I could absorb more energies from the sorrounding that helped me accepting the hard reality and the conseguences of my actions." Irene Valentina Di Lauro

"Alessandro's massage becomes a mystical experience as it combines the effective massage techniques developed by him, also Pranic Healing techniques, offering the client the chance to experience ecstatic states on several levels." Antonia Di Francesco

He's an energy healer embracing Pranic Healing with 4 years of experince. He strongly believe that the best way for having an healthy life is prevention. The Traditional Thai Massage is a therapeutic massage which helps to re-balance the whole body. Pranic Healing restores the energy-balance for better mind and emotions. Nor least improvement of your body's chakras function-related.

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The benefits from a Traditional Thai Massage are:

Rebalance and invigorete your greater internal physical organs, improve and balance your blood circulation, improve your lymphatic drainage, relax and realise tension at your greater nerval system and tendons, treats chronic back pain, reduces stress, anxiety and muscle tension, improves athletic recovery and performance, can help with labor pain and delivery, reduces arthritis symptoms, improves posture, increases joint mobility, improves skin tone, heightens mental alertness, immunity boosting, correcting some problems in your body. This treatment is the one that covers the whole aspects for having a greater healthy life style.

What is Pranic Healing:

Pranic Healing is a science and art that works in the life energy system, basically in the little sparks that are keeping our cells together and alive. Energy is not a new age, magical, and out-of-reach concept. It is so blended with our life. Life-force, Chi, or Prana, in fact, is the 4th state of matter after solid, liquid, and gas. It is so physical and so ordinary that we often take it for granted. Energy is just more refined than what we already know about the physical matters. Its subtle nature makes energy intangible for the ordinary senses. However, there are many people with a more sensitive nature that can feel, see, and experience the existence of energy. For sensitive eyes, it looks like a luminous field of light, surrounding the physical body and inter penetrating.

Based on the Law of Correspondence, what affects this energy field, affects the physical body too; that is also how dirty energies, thoughts, and emotions develop into poor physical health. ​ You may also have heard so many times about 80% of diseases being psychosomatic, and the rationale behind this fact is the existence of the energy body and the energy centres, also known as the chakras. ​ The chakras, basically, are responsible for the proper functioning of the vital, internal organs. They receive energy from the surroundings and expel the used-up energy back into the surrounding. So when the chakras start malfunctioning because of contamination or obstruction in the flow of energy, and accumulation of negative thoughts and emotions, they adversely affect the organs under their control. In the long run, we end up having a disease. Chakras also have psychological functions, which shapes our character. ​ Over activation or under activation of the chakras lead to development of various characteristics and behaviour patterns. Changing the sizes of the chakras and disintegrating the poisonous thoughts and emotions from our system, therefore, can affect how we think, feel, and act. When the energy changes, people will change; their attitude towards life will change, even their degree of success and creativity will change. ​ This is how Pranic Healing can affect our whole life and the way we deal with daily challenges. ​ Pranic Healing is not only for the sick, but for everyone, even for the people who are already healthy and successful as it provides a scientific approach that enables us to gain control over our life

Treatments provided: Traditional Thai Massage, Reflexology, Lymphatic Drainage, Swedish Massage, Traditional Thai Massage & Body's Energy Cleanse, Deep Tissue Massage, Pranic Healing, Mobile Massage.

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Sara Baccino

Massage Therapist

Sara is an enthusiastic and experienced Massage Therapist qualifying from The London School of Sports Massage. She is a keen runner and cyclist who understands the demands of sport and performance and the positive impact massage can have on training and recovery.

REVIEWS

"Sara was excellent - she cared to figure out the source of the pain and what it was due to and she alleviated the pain through a firm sports massage. At the end of the session she also took the time to give exercise and posture recommendations, which were much appreciated. I felt loads better. Thanks Sara"

"One of the best deep tissue massages i've ever had (and i i've had a fair few). Sara also identified tightness around my hips that has been causing my some issues while exercising and suggested ways to help address that. Very impressed!"

"It was hands down the best massage i have ever had and i am quite picky. Sara was extremely skillful and experienced, and a true delight from start to finish. Within seconds she identified my problem spots and takled each one with such mastery. I feel like i am floating on clouds. Thank you Sara!"

She has worked at a number of sporting events including the London Marathon and Ride London. As well as working in sports she has developed her skills in the clinical setting over a number of years, treating individuals with pain and injuries as well as those recovering from surgery.

Sara is trained in pregnancy massage for women in their 2nd and 3rd Trimester. This can be a useful tool for dealing with aches and pains from your growing bump.

Sara has a very empathetic personality and tailors each treatment to your requirements. Sara uses a mixture of deep tissue, soft tissue, muscle energy and stretch techniques in her sessions. She also additional qualifications in dry cupping, Indian Head Massage, manual lymphatic drainage and is a level 3 qualified reflexologist. If you are interested in any of the latter treatments please contact the clinic for more details.

Treatments Provided: Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release - Trigger Points, Pregnancy Massage, Sports Massage & Trigger Points, Swedish Massage, Reflexology, Lymphatic Drainage.

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Bruno Porcari

Physiotherapist

Bruno started playing sports since he was 5 years old. He started playing football with his hometown team, then as a teenager, he grew a passion for running and decided to start his studies in physiotherapy in 2009 in order to understand how to better prevent and treat injuries.

After 5 years of experience both in orthopedic rehabilitation and in neurological rehabilitation, he decided to further his knowledge and pursued 6 years of osteopathic studies to gain a more holistic view on how to physical wellbeing - and is now qualified as a Physiotherapist and Ostheopath. He has published numerous scientific papers in Pubmed and spoke at conferences about neurological rehabilitation and osteopathy.

He is specialised in rehabilitation after hip replacement surgery, knee replacement surgery, shoulder fracture, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery.

Moreover, after 5 years of work in the neurological rehabilitation department in Milan and Messina’s hospitals, he now also specializes in post Stroke rehabilitation, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis.

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Federico Vermiglio

Personal Trainer

I grew up in Italy and have a huge passion for sport and fitness having competed at national level in both Karate and Football. Whilst in Italy I obtained a University degree in Sport Science from the University of Genoa along with a qualification in Personal Training and Sports massaging. My work experience in Italy includes working for a Italian football league teams and local gyms as a fitness and nutrition coach.

I have dedicated the last ten years to studying how to change people lives.

I have delivered thousands of training sessions in two countries and my goal is to give others effective solutions for a lifelong change.

During my sports career and now experience I have seen so many people struggling with injuries and weight-related issues, including myself. And if you are one of these right now, I am here to help.

My mission is to enable people to live a better life.

You may be wondering how?

I want to empower you to make a change, whether you want to lose weight, recover from an injury, gain muscles or simply be healthier.

One thing I know for certain is this:

You have the power to make it.

I promise you will get the result you want.

Just bring an open mind and a real desire for change, I'll provide the rest.

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