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Our Team

We have built up a team of wonderful therapists and teachers over the years. Please click below for lots more information.

Abi-Jade Lemm-Pilates, Power Plates

I've been teaching power plates since 2011, I enjoy creating classes that are fun whilst still being challenging and effective. I welcome everyone into my classes to work to their level of ability and I am very lucky to have a wonderful client base at...

Ann O'Keife-Healing, Hypnotherapy, Massage

Biography coming soon...

Bev Hetherington-Naturopathy, Yoga

Hello, I'm a Naturopathic Nutrition Therapist and Yoga Teacher living in Brighton. I founded Nutri5Plus in 2012 having studied for three years to gain a Naturopathic Nutrition Diploma with the College of Naturopathic Medicine. Clients contact me regarding...

Billie Gamon-Beauty Therapy, Massage

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Caroline Power-Beauty Therapy, Massage

Caroline has worked in the beauty industry for over 25 years, working in many leading salons and spas all over the world. After 10 years overseas she finally settled in London as the manager of the Hair and Beauty Salon at Harvey Nichols. From there...

Caroline Rushforth-

I have coached and trained for over 10 years in the area of stress and anxiety. I help people dissolve stressful subconscious blocks using a powerful technique called Wingwave Coaching and also incorporating NLP (neuro linguistic programming) techniques....

Chris Dance-Acupuncture

My passion is to work with people looking to deepen their understanding of their health, physically and emotionally. I aim to bring in the rich wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine to your treatment to help empower you on your journey towards wellbeing....

Clare Phillips-Homeopathy

Hi, I'm Clare Phillips. I am a qualified, professional and experienced practical homeopath and iridologist working at Essence in Hove and Storrington in Sussex and in Ipswich and Felixstowe in Suffolk. I also offer consultations in flower and gem essences...

Dace Strom-Massage, Reflexology, Reiki

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Dani Tarleton-Power Plates

I have always loved exercising and feeling fit and healthy. When I was expecting my 3rd baby I decided to turn my hobby into my career and studied for my Level 2 fitness instructor qualification. I began teaching power plates almost as soon as I qualified...

Debbie Brown-Craniosacral Therapy, Total Release Experience

I am a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist (BCST) working in Hove. My training is in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, a Craniosacral approach that empowers the body, or ‘system’, to shift towards the natural health we all possess. Biodynamic Craniosacral...

Dom Jarvis-Yoga

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Duncan Bailey-Body Talk

In Duncan, you can tell there is no judgment and he gives space for healing with compassion and empathy. He has been in the field of therapy and healing on and off for about 20 years. His experience ranges from Counselling, Tarot Reading, Reiki and now...

Fatima Polo-Yoga

Feeling and experiencing the transformative power of yoga in her own life, Fatima has been keen to share this beautiful practice with others. Since training as a yoga teacher, she has been working with Macmillan, providing a service to women whose lives...

Fiona Diskin-Colonic Hydrotherapy, Massage, Nutritional Therapy

Biography coming soon...

Itka Andrlova-Massage, Yoga

Itka is an international yoga teacher, therapeutic yoga teacher and a massage therapist. Over 6 years ago she had embarked on a transformative personal journey to South East Asia where she immersed herself deeply into studying yoga, Ayurveda, meditation...

Jo Rowkins-Naturopathy, Nutritional Therapy

Having trained with the College of Naturopathic Medicine, I qualified in 2008 as a Nutritional Therapist. I am also a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT). I spent many years enjoying a healthy lifestyle...

Jonny Baker-Meditation

I discovered Buddhism while at school in the late ‘70s and learnt to meditate initially from books before attending classes at a local Buddhist centre in South London. Then followed 20 years living as an ordained Buddhist minister, during which time...

Julie Buchanan-Massage, Reflexology, Reiki

Julie moved to England from France 14 years ago and is a highly qualified massage, beauty and alternative therapist. Diploma in holistic massage at Brighton and Hove City College in 2008, with over seven years of experience in the health and beauty industry,...

Justine Simon-Yoga

Although there was an element of yoga practice during my time studying Drama at The Central School of Speech and Drama, I only really discovered yoga's benefits whilst trying to re-build strength due to a chronic illness. As I began to practise yoga regularly,...

Khadine Morcom-Yoga

Biography coming soon...

Kirsty Ferry-Massage

Kirsty is a graduate Sports Therapist holding a BSc (Hons) Degree in Sports Therapy. She is also a qualified sports massage and remedial bodywork therapist, has certificates in reflexology and pregnancy massage, as well as Post-Grad qualifications in...

Kirsty Norton-Yoga

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Kristen Davies-Power Plates

I have been working exclusively with, and for women, for 9 years to deepen body awareness, feel connected and balanced while creating a longer, leaner, stronger form. Achieving core strength and superb posture. My passions for this work come from...

Lisa Redfern-Beauty Therapy, Massage

With 17 years experience, Lisa specialises in helping clients find a level of deep relaxation as well as treating chronic pain using various advanced massage techniques including myofascial release, trigger points and hot stone therapy. Having initially...

Lizzie Sitford-Beauty Therapy, Massage

I've worked at Essence, and as a beautician for over 7 years as a Laser Hair Removal Specialist. I've treated 100s of clients and had fantastic results. Clients often come to me with low self-esteem or looking for less maintenance and I love to be able...

Lorraine Flaherty-Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Past Life Therapy

Lorraine Flaherty works as a transformational therapist, using a process she has developed over the last 17 years called Inner Freedom Therapy. This incorporates the tools of NLP, Hypnotherapy, Past Life Therapy, Future Life Progression, Life Between...

Lou Perrotta-Pilates

Lou Perrotta trained as a Pilates Instructor in Brighton in 2016, after retiring from a long and challenging career working in some of the most difficult environments on earth. She has been teaching at Essence since the autumn of 2016 and runs three classes...

Marian Jenssen-Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming

As a personal trainer, I experience the limitations usually more between the ears than in the arms and legs. This has changed my focus towards the mental, and I chose and study NLP . Today, I work as a personal trainer, coach and lecturer. I have been...

Michael Hoy-Meditation

Biography coming soon...

Nadine Stephens-Massage

My career into the healing arts of massage therapy began in 2003 when I obtained a BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy. From there I spent a year travelling around the world where I gained invaluable experiences from various cultures and learning about their...

Naomi Givans-Yoga

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Nina King-Power Plates

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Phil Hall-Colonic Hydrotherapy, Iridology, Massage

I started practicing health way back in 1985 and over the last 30 years, I have developed an awesome respect for the body's own ability to heal itself - it is a truly amazing machine. It knows exactly what to do all the time - we simply need to provide...

Robert Hodgetts-Bach Flower Remedies, Counselling, Healing

I started Healing about 40 years ago, while at university, and learned basic counselling and massage skills. I did my training in Swedish Massage and in Shiatsu in 1990. At around that time, I began studying Kabbalah and learned to use Bach Flower Remedies...

Ruth Rosewell-Massage

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Suzy Titford-Pilates

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Tara Shanahan-Power Plates

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Teri Spain-Counselling, Healing

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Vanessa Hindle-Counselling, Reiki

My background originally was in travel. After several years working at trailfinders. I moved to an independent travel company which I ran for 7 years. Finally I exchanged the outward travelling for more inward work spending the next couple of years studying...

Yvi Aissen-Massage, Meditation, Yoga

Yajna has trained as a Holistic Massage and Pregnancy Massage Therapist as well as a Baby Massage instructor (FTH, CthA and IICT accredited) with the London School of Massage. Understanding each individual as an integrated being, her treatments not only...

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