Story Massage in Action – Primary School Pupils

Pupils in mainstream primary schools are gaining the benefits of Story Massage sessions in class. Here are six videos to show how teachers and learning mentors, who are qualified in sharing the techniques, have introduced Story Massage sessions within the primary school day. Continue reading

Story Massage Training Day in Chichester

We are delighted to be running a Story Massage training day in Birdham, Chichester on Tuesday 4th June 2019. The FHT accredited CPD day course is open to everyone interested in positive touch for children and adults of all ages and abilities. Do join us to learn an innovative and simple approach to sharing sensory activities.  Continue reading

Sensory Drama Sessions for Young Adults

Story Massage is now integral to the work of Caroline Hill, founder of Making SENse Creative Services Ltd, a company offering sensory-based activities for young adults with complex and profound disabilities in residential care homes. We talk to Caroline, Story Massage Best Practice Winner, about her special way of encouraging creativity and fun with activities including sensory drama and sensory art sessions. Continue reading

Teenagers Share Benefits of Positive Touch Activities

Are you looking for ways to include teenagers in positive touch activities? Sarah Checketts, a secondary school teacher has introduced Story Massage as part of a successful Community Service programme linking teenage pupils with younger pupils at a local primary school. We talk to Sarah, a winner of our Story Massage Best Practice Award, about the benefits of her innovative project. Continue reading

Story Massage for Adults in Care Homes

Positive touch can bring comfort and a sense of peace and calmness to adults in hospitals and care homes. We talk to Best Practice winner, Clare Gibbons from New Zealand, about her one-to-one sessions of Story Massage for clients living with dementia, memory loss and those having experienced trauma. Continue reading

Relax Kids Coaches Embrace Story Massage

We’ve been getting excellent feedback from Relax Kids Coaches who have taken our Story Massage training. Two Relax Kids coaches – Helen Morris and Kerry Parkinson (pictured below)  – recently won our Best Practice Award so we spoke to them about their inspiring work with Story Massage for children. Continue reading

New Baby Story Massage Classes

What happens when the Baby Massage classes come to an end?  Occupational Therapist and Baby Massage Instructor, Tracey Allport, owner of MOTH Therapies, has introduced the perfect follow-on with Baby Story Massage Classes. We were so impressed by Tracey’s enthusiasm and innovative ideas since doing our Story Massage training, that we recently presented her with our Best Practice Award. We asked Tracey (pictured below) to tell us more …. Continue reading