An Introduction to Massage

(Click here to download the most recent flyer: An Introduction to Massage workshop)

In a collaboration between Jennie Parke Matheson and Paul Grainger, of In Touch Bodywork, this workshop is for anyone who has an interest in learning the basics of massage for home use – in particular couples or family members – or is considering professional training and would like a taster.

Designed to be fun, informative and experiential, you will learn some of the basics of massage including:- 

Jennie working on Paul at a recent workshop

  • The history of massage
  • The benefits of massage
  • How massage works to relax muscles and relieve stress
  • Which oils to use for massage
  • How to give a massage to the hands, back, shoulders, neck and head

Workshop fees:
£95 per person – £175 for couples
Payment can be made via:

  • PayPal, or
  • Direct Bank Transfer 

Workshop duration: From 10am to 5pm

Workshop venue: The Education Centre, The Whittington Hospital

Workshop dates: to be announced

Course material: handouts and certificate of attendance

To book, please contact Jennie on: 07831 164430 or


  • White Wave in 2021…

    The government guidelines advise that no close contact work should take place during Lockdown – though virtual work can. As a CNHC registrant, Jennie can carry out close contact work – but only for specific chronic and acute problems. If you have a problem, please do call.

    For full info on Lockdown guidelines please click: HERE

    If you have any thoughts or queries regarding either massage or healing work during this time, do call or email. Contact details are immediately below.

    Thank you for bearing with us. Be safe…

  • QR Code

    If you have uploaded the NHS Test & Trace app, we have a QR code for you to scan.

    If you ever need to provide contact details, please ensure White Wave is categorised as “healthcare”. 

  • Contact White Wave

    If you have an enquiry or to make an appointment:- Telephone: 020 8444 7570

  • Free Initial Consultation

    All first-time clients are offered a free 30-minute consultation immediately prior to the first session.

    Due to Covid-19, this will be carried out via email, over the phone or via Zoom, preferably the day before, as face-to-face sessions are currently not recommended.

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    For Birthdays, Anniversaries, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Easter and Christmas – a relaxing therapeutic Massage or Energy Work gift for someone you care about, to help them unwind…

  • Special offer -10% discount

    If you pay in advance for 4, 5 or 6 sessions you will receive a 10% discount. For more info, click HERE

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    Jennie is a Registered Practitioner with BAPAM – the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine. Click HERE for further information

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