Freelancer in Ireland, Spain & The Netherlands


I  worked as a massage therapist for Yoga Retreats, using my 10 years of massage experience with my current growing knowledge of Yoga to provide effective massage treatments to yogis. I combine my sports massage training with my experience in deep tissue and Hawaiian massage. Including techniques like joint mobilisation, fascial work, deep tissue massage and relaxing massage techniques. 


Mindwell, Dublin, Ireland

Corporate Massage services: www.mindwell.ie



  • Because I like to maintain an overview on the practical aspects of our service I worked as a therapist for Mindwell for 20% of my hours. I was often the initial therapist providing services for new clients. I also maintained a regular slot with our biggest client. Working 2 days a week onsite at their company. 


  • I co-managed this corporate massage company together with one other colleague.

  • My areas of responsibilities included management of staff, new clients (quotes, billing, scheduling of appointments and health days) and website upkeep and content.

Business Development:

  • I was responsible for attracting new clients and broadening our services. This included cold calling and email leads, demos, presentations, innovative new services and packages. For example: I added new work-balance options including onsite yoga and meditation. I also taught short massage courses for the employees of our clients as well as presenting talks on relaxation techniques. .  

HR & Training:

  • With a team of over 20 therapists I made sure that they were of an exceptional standard before we hired them, providing extra training where necessary.


ITEC Lecturer:

  • On a part time basis I taught ITEC diploma courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Holistic Massage, Sports Massage, Indian Head Massage, Professional Conduct & Business Awareness to groups of Adults.

  • I also provided Certificate courses in chair massage and advanced massage. 

Acting Manager:

  • For a period of six months I was acting manager of the College and Health Retreat. I managed the hospitality aspect as well as the College including: Administrative duties, Marketing, Operations, and Business Development.


Hagal Holistic Health, Bantry, Ireland

ITEC College and Health Retreat


Anam Cara Day Spa, Bantry, Ireland


Co-owner of Anam Cara I ran the business together with my sister. We provided alternative and holistic treatment as well as offering luxurious day packages -an urban retreat.  

Range of treatments I provided

  • Holistic Massage

  • Deep Tissue Massage

  • Sports Massage

  • Remedial massage (RSI treatment etc)

  • Indian Head Massage

  • Hawaiian Massage

  • Thalgo and Kirsten Florian Facials

  • Thalgo and Kirsten Florian Body Rituals

  • Anam Cara Custom Rituals

  • Lash and brow shaping and tinting. (No waxing)

  • Manicure & Pedicure

Other Tasks

  • Business development

  • Creating innovative new treatment packages

  • Promotion & PR

  • Managing therapist schedule

  • Development of a pain management clinic

  • Organising events and classes 

  • Managing staff

April - July 2006

Day Dream Island 4 Star Resort & Spa, Whitsundays, Australia


Spa Therapist:

  • I worked as a spa therapist performing a wide range of therapies including: Massage, Facials, Body wraps and scrubs, Hydrotherapy (baths, vichy shower treatments etc)

  • I had the highest re-booking statistics on record at this 16 treatment room spa. 

Workshop Facilitator:

  • Facilitated workshops on massage, teaching groups of 20 or more basic massage skills.

Jan - March 2006

Chuan Spa, Langham 5 Star Hotel, Melbourne, Australia


Spa Therapist:

  • I worked most of the week as a spa therapist performing a wide range of therapies that included: Massage, Facials, Body wraps and scrubs, brow and lash tinting.


  • I was responsible for reception 2 days a week. Managing appointments, performing chemical checks on the swimming pool,  administration for the gym and spa.