Cathy Alderson

Massage Therapist (at Markhiya & Waab clinics)

Nationality: British

Areas of Specialisation: Cathy is a very experienced Massage & Complementary Therapist and educator who is focused on the holistic wellness of her patients. She is extremely passionate about the health benefits of massage, bodywork, the mind / body connection and the treatment of both emotional and physical trauma and injuries. Her skills and qualifications mean she gets great results through a fusion of Therapeutic and Relaxation Massage whilst combining other disciplines such as CranioSacral Therapy, Yoga, and Myofascial Release.

Professional Qualifications: Cathy completed her Massage Diplomas from the Auckland College of Therapeutic Massage in New Zealand and the Raworth Centre for Sports Therapy and Natural Medicine in the UK, Myofascial Release at Myofascial Release Centres in the USA and in CranioSacral Therapy with The Upledger Institute. She has additional qualifications in Medical Massage, Thermal Stone Massage, Reiki, Indian Head Massage, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Thai Foot Massage, Acupressure, Trigger Point Therapy, Anti-Ageing Facial Rejuvenation Massage, Pregnancy and Pediatric Massage. In addition to her massage qualifications, she has also studied Gym Instruction, Diet & Nutrition, Anatomy & Physiology, and Advances Anatomical Learning at St. Andrews Medical School, Scotland, and is a Yoga Instructor.

Previous Experience: Cathy has over 25 years of experience working as a Massage Therapist, including in luxury spas such as The Sanctuary in London, as well as in private Physiotherapy clinics, Hospitals and Hospices. For the past eight years she has also worked as an educator teaching Holistic Massage in a leading College in the UK, and teaching Myofascial Release at Guys Hospital.