Love Your Tummy Workshop

Give your tummy some love with this self healing workshop with Abdominal-Sacral Massage therapist Jo Medhurst. Designed for women who have abdominal scars, such as that from a c-section, digestive issues and those who want to reduce stubborn fat around their waist, this workshop will teach self massage techniques to reduce scarring, aid digestion and release stored fat.

Date And Time
Sat, 28 November 2020
14:30 – 16:30 GMT
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Location
St John’s Church
Saint John’s Road
Newbury RG14 7PY
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This Workshop includes…

  • Self-healing scar massage tuition
  • Practical tips and advice to get the best results
  • Organic Massage Wax
  • One to one time to ensure you go away comfortable and confident with the massage
  • How to check for muscle separation – a very common problem with c-sections scarring
  • How to heal Diastasis Recti (abdominal muscle separation) without surgery
  • Plenty of chances to ask any questions
  • And a chance to love your tummy again!

Fed up of your abdominal scarring? Unable to lose weight from your middle no matter how hard you try? Is your tummy affecting your confidence? Is it causing other problems like discomfort, digestion issues or posture problems?

Unfortunately this can be all too common. Scar tissue and muscle separation can cause pain, numbness, severe posture problems, incontinence, decreased fertility, increased chance of placenta previa, increased chance of cysts, poor digestion, bloating, weight gain, trouble loosing weight especially around abdomen and discomfort. It can be especially problematic if you have a c-section scar as they have to be so much larger than other surgical incisions to make space for the baby.

But you don’t have to live with it.

Massage helps break down scar tissue by pulling apart and separating the fused tissue cells from each other. It also boosts the circulation allowing for improved blood flow and the bound up fat to be released. The results are amazing – just see the pictures.

There’s plenty of studies to show how good massage is for scar tissue…

Effect of soft tissue mobilization techniques on adhesion-related pain and function in the abdomen: A systematic review – “All of [The participants] reported a decrease in [scar and abdominal] pain after treatment. Two studies looked at quality of life and function and both saw objective improvements following abdominal adhesion treatment. Collectively, there were also improvements seen in scar mobility, infertility, posture, a reduction in medication, increased pressure tolerance and decreased postoperative ileus.”

Evidence-Based Scar Management: How to Improve Results with Technique and Technology – “For the treatment of existing hypertrophic scars, silicone, pulsed-dye laser, CO2 laser, corticosteroids, 5-fluorouracil, bleomycin, and scar massage have high efficacy…”

Scar massage for hypertrophic burns scarring-A systematic review – “…evidence to suggest that scar massage may be effective to decrease scar height, vascularity, pliability, pain, pruritus and depression… “

But despite all this good research not many people know how beneficial it is and even less know how to do it.

This workshop aims to solve that problem. An informative workshop with abdominal massage therapist Jo Medhurst who has nearly 10 years of experience massaging scars. You’ll learn the self help scar massage and how it works with practical tips and advice as well as hands on practice and one to one time to make sure you’re completely comfortable doing this on yourself at home.

The workshop also looks at abdominal muscle separation (Diastasis Recti) showing you how to check for it and importantly how to heal it yourself without the need for surgery.

Scarring and muscle separation are major obstacles in getting the tummy you love and can cause further health problems but with this workshop you can get the skills and information you need to see a real difference and be healthier too.

What previous participants had to say…

“Excellent – Loved that we can apply it to any scarring.” – Liz McGregor

“Really informative and helpful with techniques that are straightforward.” – Mrs R.S.

“Excellent, clearly described and hands on workshop.” – Mrs S.A.

“Very informative and reassuring that it’s not too late to remedy scarring. Loved the demonstration element and relaxed atmosphere.” – Hazel Spain

“Very informative – loads of info. Jo was friendly and helpful.”– Heather Parker

“It was great – covered all the post-natal key areas. I liked that it could be adapted for different issues. Jo you are a fab teacher and very approachable.” – Jaimee Kale

“The workshop was great. I’ve been reading lots about scar massage and it’s great to learn how to make improvements myself .I liked that Jo was available for individual questions throughout the whole session.” – Laura Read

Spaces are very limited due to Covid so please book early to avoid disappointment. You’ll need a mask to enter the building but 2m social distancing will be in place during the session so at that point you can take them off if you wish. Hand sanitizer will be available. If the workshop has to be cancelled due to Covid-19 a full refund will be given.

If you’d like more information or have questions please contact Jo on 07973186288 or email her at jo-medhurst@live.co.uk.

Jo Medhurst
 

Jo specialises in treating a range of digestive and gynaecological issues with Abdominal-Sacral massage as well as helping people move past emotional pain and trauma using EFT tapping techniques. She also runs regular workshops on specific symptoms and health issues to teach self-help techniques.

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