Head of Sports Massage Therapy
Emily began massaging in 2009, and in the last 7 years she has developed her Sports Therapy skills and knowledge, her professionalism and care for her patients is obvious. She continually strives for further qualifications and continued development.
Emily took 2013 off to focus on bringing up her first baby, and is now back working from Priority 6, she supports the ‘Crossfit Oxford Originals’ Team as their event Therapist and continues to treat a variety of sporting and non sporting aches or injuries. She also coaches weekly Crossfit Classes from Priority 6.
Although working there for 6 years, for the last 3 years Emily has been a Senior Tutor at The Oxford School of Sports Massage, and lectures with the school based in Oxford at weekends.
Emily has been working in sport from a young age. In her youth she played hockey at Regional Level for Shropshire County. Since then her life has been geared towards performance and sports. As a multi-talented athlete she competed at national youth level in 2 disciplines in Athletics, and holds a coaching qualification in athletics, she has completed many full and half marathons, is an experienced and confident horse-rider in her spare time, and has worked on some of the top thoroughbred stud yards in the UK, using her massage skills to treat injured jockeys and riders.
Her degree in Sports Science, specialising in Human Exercise Physiology and Coaching in Sport has led her to seek out a career in improving the performance of the human body through musculoskeletal manipulation. Her qualification in Sports Massage Therapy through OSSM is of the highest level in the UK today. Emily worked and treated some of the 2012 Olympians, something she is extremely proud of. She still works locally with small and larger sports teams and additionally with many of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University 1st sports teams. She donates some of her time to local charities provising remedial massages to those in chronic pain.
List of Sports Qualifications:
- BSc Honours Degree in Exercise Physiology and Sports Coaching
- OSSM IRSM Level 5 Diploma in Sports Therapy and Massage
- HSE accredited First Aid in Sport
- Taping and Strapping (OSSM)
- Postural Assessment Workshop
- Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques (JG Bodmaster Method)
- Kinesiology Taping for the Athlete (JG Bodymaster Method)
- Advance massage techniques for the Hip
- Myofascial Release Advanced Therapy Workshop
- Rock Doc (Kinesiology Taping) Levels 1 and 2
- Enhancing Female Participation in Sports
- Born to Move Level 1
- Crossfit Powerlifting