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March news and deals

Spring is here (apparently), and I have a few updates and offers for you!

Firstly, I have a flash sale on my 60 minute ‘buy 5 get 1 free’ massages. If you purchase the package before 4th March, you’ll get an extra £25 off – which works out to around £36 for six 60 minute sessions. To buy online, use the code ‘GET25OFF’.

27th March is Mothers Day, and I am offering a 15% discount on any gift certificates purchased until March 31st. Why not treat mum (or dad) to a massage? You know they deserve it! Gift certificates can be used for both sports massages and the relaxing face massage – just use the discount code ‘MD15’ when you buy them online.

Covid-19 restrictions were removed last week, so I will be updating the Covid-19 screening forms and guidelines. However, Covid-19 is still with us and as a close contact service in a small space, I will be continuing with Covid-19 procedures for the foreseeable. Therefore, please continue to observe the following:

  • Please contact me and do not attend your appointment if you feel unwell or have any of the following symptoms:
  • Continuous cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • High temperature – (37.8 degrees or above). If you can not measure – it is if you feel hot to the touch on your chest or back
  • Chills or flu like symptoms
  • Sore throat or headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19, please reschedule and/or wait at least 7 days before booking an appointment.
  • Please wear a mask.
  • Complete your Covid-19 screening form 24-48 hours before your appointment.

Enjoy the start of a new season and I hope to see you all soon!

Michelle
Fit for Longer

Covid-19 booking procedures reminder.

The good news is that Covid-19 cases appear to be on the decrease and there will soon be an update of restrictions over the next few weeks. However, Covid-19 is still a risk and as a close contact service working from a very small space, I would like to remind people of the current procedures when booking an appointment.

Please read and sign your Covid-19 screening form at least 24 hours before attending. By signing your form, you are agreeing that you do not have any of the most common Covid-19 symptoms listed on your form and will not attend your appointment if you do have symptoms. If you arrive with any of the following symptoms I will be unable to treat you and you’ll be charged the full fee as I will be unable to fill the booking and will lose revenue.

  • New/continuous cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • High temperature (37.8 degrees or above). If you can not measure it is if you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
  • Sore throat or headache
  • Chills or flu like symptoms
  • New loss of taste or smell

If you develop symptoms after you have completed your Covid-19 screening, please contact me ASAP before your appointment time and we’ll work something out.

Please wear a mask.

If you have been in contact with anyone with Covid-19, please take a lateral flow test and wait at least 7 days before booking/rescheduling an appointment. If you develop any symptoms, please wait until you have a negative PCR test before booking.

I take these measures in line with government regulations, my governing body and to keep myself and my clients safe. I have a number of elderly and vulnerable clients and their wellbeing whilst being treated by me is paramount, so please do not put myself or them at risk by attending if are unwell or have symptoms of Covid-19.

Many thanks,

Michelle

Fit for Longer

February news and deals.

Hello everyone! Nice to see so many of you back after my long Christmas break. It always feels like January drags on and on, so I’m glad to see the back of it!

February is the month of romance and love (apparently), so to celebrate (or commiserate), everyone who books before February 14th will be entered into a free draw to win a luxury Weleda goodie bag full of lovely organic face and body products to either give to a loved one or to treat yourself with.

Now that Covid-19 figures are falling, the Relaxing and Soothing Face Massage will be available again from Monday February 14th, and would make an ideal gift for someone this Valentine’s Day. This type of massage is not a traditional facial, but helps to ease tension around the jaw and face, making it a great option for anyone who suffers from tension headaches or feels stress and discomfort in these areas. A mini neck and shoulder massage is also included, leaving you feel relaxed and refreshed. Priced at £49 for 60 minutes, I am offering £10 off any face massages booked between 14th and 28th of February. Please use LOVE10 when you book online, or contact me directly if you want to purchase a physical gift voucher.

For those of you who book regular sessions with me, don’t forget that block bookings are available for 30 and 60 minute massages where you can make a saving – paying for 5 sessions gets you a 6th one free! These are an ideal option for those of you who have regular maintenance massages. Advance payment is required and is easy to book directly on my website.

Lastly, just a heads up that from March 1st there will be a small increase in price for 30 minute sessions from £25 to £30. I’ve put this off as long as I can, but it will help me cover my ongoing costs – I hope you understand.

Thanks again for all your support over the last year, and I’m looking forward to seeing you over the coming weeks.

Michelle
Fit for Longer

December availability

Sorry to mention the ‘C’ word but Christmas is just over 6 weeks away!! Just giving you advance warning that I’ll be taking an extended break over Christmas and New Year so get your session booked in now! My last day before Christmas will be Thursday 23rd of December and I’ll be available again week commencing Monday 17th of January.

Saturday availability: I only have 4 Saturday slots left this year (Nov 20th/ Dec 18th) so if you prefer a Saturday get in quick!

Michelle
Fit for Longer

Covid-19 update and booking requirements

As I’m sure you are all aware, Covid-19 cases appear to be on the rise again. As a close contact service working from a (very) small room with a number of elderly and vulnerable clients, I took the decision to keep all Covid-19 precautions in place when they were eased in July to keep everyone as safe and protected as possible. I understand that Covid-19 is a contentious subject for some and we all have different views, but I respectfully ask that people continue to observe the following conditions:

  • Masks are to be worn during treatment unless you are told otherwise, so please bring one with you.
  • Obviously masks are not an option if you have the acupressure and face lift massage so for this reason I am only booking in these sessions as the last appointment at the end of the day so no other clients are in the room afterwards.
  • Covid-19 screening forms should be completed 48-24 hours before your session. If you arrive at your booking without the screening completed, you will be asked to complete it in your appointment time. If you are unable to agree and sign it when you arrive your appointment will be cancelled and you will be charged the full fee.
  • Please leave 7 days before booking between any Covid-19 vaccinations, including boosters. Although this is not an official requirement, side effects are most commonly experienced within this timeframe so it makes sense to hold off getting massaged until after this period.
  • If you have any Covid-19 symptoms cancel your booking and wait at least 14 days from the day your symptoms started to rebook.
  • If you have been in contact with someone who has had a positive test, you will be required to do a lateral flow test *if you do not have symptoms*, or a PCR test *if you have symptoms* which obviously need to be negative before I can book you in for a session.
  • I have allowed cash payments but please pay by bank transfer if you can to reduce contamination.

Sorry if that all sounds terribly boring and serious, but lets all try and stay safe and well!

Michelle
Fit for Longer

September winner and October offers.

One free massage session was up for grabs to celebrate my birthday month, and the winner is… Jacqui Gosnold, enjoy your free massage Jacqui!

Face massages will be available from the 18th of October, yay! As an introductory offer if you book a face massage between the 18th – 31st of October you will get £5 off. If you book a face massage and sports massage at the same time (no need for them to be on the same day), you will get £10 off your face massage. Please quote ‘face massage offer’ when you book*.

Michelle
Fit for Longer

*All bookings need to be taken before November 1st. For the £10 off offer payment for both treatments are required at the time of booking.

New for October – the face massage!

Ever been told you look stressed? Our face is often the first place that shows signs of stress and tension and that can manifest itself in a number of ways such as a tight jaw, a furrowed brow or headaches, which in turn can then lead to chronic aches and pains; especially around the eyes, jaw, neck and shoulders.

The face massage is not to be confused with a traditional facial; it’s a mixture of acupressure (similar to traditional acupuncture), and muscle manipulation which helps to release tension in the facial muscles leaving you feeling relaxed and energised.

Organic Weleda products are used to cleanse, massage and hydrate the face, and a mini neck and shoulder massage is also included in your treatment. This is a great treatment for those who experience headaches, stress, anxiety or muscle tightness around the head, neck, and shoulders. This isn’t just for the ladies either, so get booking guys!

The face massage is available from the 19th of October, you can book online here.