2012-2014

Freelancer in Ireland, Spain & The Netherlands

MASSAGE

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. 

2010-2012

Mindwell, Dublin, Ireland

Corporate Massage services: www.mindwell.ie

MASSAGE, MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS DEV, HR

Massage:

  • 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. 

Management:

  • 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 & ACTING MANAGER

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.

2009-2012

Hagal Holistic Health, Bantry, Ireland

ITEC College and Health Retreat

2006-2010

Anam Cara Day Spa, Bantry, Ireland

CO-OWNER

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 & WORKSHOP FACILITATOR

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, SPA RECEPTIONIST

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.

Receptionist:

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

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