sylvia_couch_r Sylvia first became interested in Complementary Therapies in the late nineties, completing her first course in 1999.

She has studied at the Sylvia Brearley School of Therapy qualifying in Holistic Massage, Anatomy & Physiology and Aromatherapy. Further study at the York School of Complementary Medicine resulted in a Diploma in Lymphatic Drainage Massage.

Sylvia has also worked as a member of the Complementary Therapy Team at Wheatfield’s Hospice. She is I.T.E.C qualified and a full member of Embody and the Complementary Therapists Association.

Etiquette: Please be punctual to avoid a reduced treatment time and note that all treatments are inclusive of preparation and consultation time. 

Certain medical conditions may be contra-indicated. If in doubt, please call for advice or consult your GP. Pregnancy massage is only suitable after the first trimester.

Treatments available:


Intuitive Holistic Massage – Sensei’s most popular treatment, working in tune with your body using an array of techniques from different massage styles as required.

Full Body 1 hour £45 | Back of Body 1 hour £45 | Back, Neck & Shoulders 30 mins £28 | The Works 1 hour 30 £60

Swedish Massage – Based on traditional Swedish techniques, a holistic treatment tailored to your requirements.

Full Body 1 hour £45 | Back of Body 1 hour £45 | Back, Neck & Shoulders 30 mins £28 | The Works 1 hour 30 £60

Aromatherapy Massage – Slow, deep and relaxing, this treatment uses the highest quality pure essential oils in a natural treatment designed for you.

Full Body 1 hour £45 | Back of Body 1 hour £45 | Back, Neck & Shoulders 30 mins £28 | The Works 1 hour 30 £60

Ayurvedic Massage – Traditional Indian massage using luxurious warm herbal oils and brisk body sweeping movements to protect, preserve and invigorate. Please note, this treatment is available for ladies only.

Full Body (including Indian Head Massage) 1 hour £55 | Back of Body 30 mins £35

Pregnancy Message – A gentle treatment combining elements of Holistic and Aromatherapy massage to relax, de-stress and restore balance during this special time.

Full Body 1 hour £45 | Back of Body 1 hour £45 | Back, Neck & Shoulders 30 mins £28 | The Works 1 hour 30 £60

Lymphatic Drainage Massage – A gentle, highly effective specialised treatment designed to stimulate the immune system, promote healing and aid the body’s own natural defences. Recommended for premature ageing, cellulite, diet and detox, scarring, acne, and water retention.

Full Body LDM 1 hour 15 mins £75 | LDM Facial 30 mins £40

Indian Head Massage – Using Champi and traditional Ayurvedic techniques and percussion movements. Brisk and invigorating, this treatment may be given with or without the use of herbal oils.

30 mins £30

Eastern Head Massage – A lighter and more soothing form of head massage using pressure point work and facial massage.

30 mins £30

Hopi Ear Candling (Thermal Auricular Therapy– Useful in the treatment of common ear, nose and throat conditions. Made from beeswax, honey, herbal extracts and organically grown flax, candling works on the chimney principle to gently draw out impurities. Includes pressure point facial massage.

1 hour £30


Ivy House

16 Bondgate


LS21 3AB

Phone: 01943 465544 | 07581 412412