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Suzanne Yates

Suzanne Yates

Massage Therapist in Bristol

Even though it has been over 30 years since I discovered shiatsu and massage, I am still amazed by the power and simplicity of touch. It reaffirms for me how important it is to not lose the traditional wisdom of our ancestors, and especially, in this high tech world, to be able to tune into our bodies and work with our own healing power.

I work with female and male clients from my clinic in Bristol and can offer phone or email appointments/skype consultations. Although I work with clients at all stages of their lives, I specialises in working with women's health from preconception through to the menopause and beyond, as well as integrating partners and babies through pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.

I teach classes for parents and professionals and set up Wellmother in 1990 to support the wisdom of parents and babies.

Background & Qualifications

Suzanne holds diplomas in shiatsu and therapeutic massage (APNT). Her main shiatsu teacher was Sonia Moriceau at the Healing Education Centre, where Suzanne studied from 1984 -88 and then assisted Sonia for several years. Suzanne also holds a postgraduate certificate in teaching (PGCE) and has trained in antenatal and postpartum exercise with Elizabeth Noble (Boston, USA). She continues to deepen her shiatsu studies with Japanese masters in Europe and attending other relevant workshops. Recently she has been working with the ideas of Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen (Body Mind Centring) both with Bonnie and Linda Hartley and Cherionna Menzam Sills.

Suzanne served on the National Health Service Maternity Services Liaison Committee from 1995-2000 and was involved with a practice audit on shiatsu for post-term pregnancy at her local maternity unit in Bristol, published in 2005. In addition to a degree in modern languages (French and Italian), from Bristol University

My Specialisms

Fertility, pregnancy, birth, postnatal mother and baby, women's health

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I approach each person individually and work out a treatment plan. I have many years of experience of working with many different people.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Massage Therapy In Person £55 per 60 minutes
Shiatsu In Person £55 per 60 minutes