I’m Nicki Lee. I am a Sports Therapist who has specialised in massage full time since 1999, and I have been teaching Advanced Massage courses since 2004.

People come to see me for many different reasons – aches and pains, symptoms of stress and anxiety, chronic pain and many health conditions, or even just because they like massage!

Helping people lead more comfortable and therefore more enjoyable lives is at the heart of what I do.  This extensive client experience combined with continuing research and study makes my Advanced Massage courses and Mentoring Programme for therapists effective and up to date.

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I often work with people in pain caused by injury, illness or health conditions or just normal ‘wear and tear’ using Remedial and Sports Massage techniques. I also do a more relaxing massage, ideal for people with stress, general tension, depression and anxiety. My goal is to help you feel better, and I do that by matching up my techniques on the day depending on how you are feeling – most importantly, your treatment should be pleasant and never painful. I have a ‘client-centred’ practice which means your concerns are my top priority.

I have been teaching Remedial, Sports and Advanced Massage techniques since 2004 in further education, private colleges and in my own workshops and courses. I offer my students professional and structured interactive training in a friendly informal atmosphere. My many years of experience working as a Remedial Massage Therapist is backed up by my own continual training to let me to offer practical helpful workshops which can make an immediate difference to the treatments you offer.

I attend conferences, seminars and training days on a regular basis to keep up to date. I have qualifications in massage, sports therapy and teaching, including;

  • City & Guilds FE Teacher Training
    • Stage One 2005
    • Stage Two 2008
  • IIST Advanced Diploma in Sports Therapy, 2000 with Advanced Diplomas in Health & Fitness Studies & Sports Therapy, comprised of:
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Sports Related Nutrition
    • Health Related Fitness Test
    • Biomechanics of Movement
    • Assess Body Alignment/Provide Individual Exercise
    • Body Massage
    • Remedial Massage
    • Sports Event Massage
    • Activity Injuries and Apply Thermal/Electrical Modalities
    • Post-Medical Activity Injury Rehabilitation
    • Provide sun bed tanning and infra-red treatments
    • Provide sauna and steam bath treatments
    • Facilitate spa pool usage
    • Maintain Employment Standards
    • Health, Safety and Security
    • Good Working Relationship with Colleagues & Clients
    • Provide Reception Service
    • Provide Customer Service
  • IIHHT Indian Head Massage, 1999
  • ITEC Anatomy, Physiology and Body Massage, 1997

A training session with Nicki is always rewarding, as her no nonsense approach is calm and reassuring and enables me to learn effectively and with confidence. I leave her workshops knowing I have broadened my knowledge and will be able to provide my clients with even more effective treatments, whilst still working safely and looking after my own health and well-being.

— Robin Virginia Smith, Farnborough

Massage Training – Mentoring

I have been assisting and advising former students and other massage therapists for a number of years, and decided the time was right to begin a more formal Mentoring Programme.

My aim is to offer continuing support, guidance, a sympathetic ear and, when asked, advice. Some of the areas I will offer particular focus on will be:

  • Contraindications, cautions and treatment adaptations
  • Working with clients, professional boundaries
  • Client assessments and consultations
  • Professional ethics
  • Research and developments in our field, including Pain Science
  • Your business and professional development
  • Your questions about anything pertaining to massage therapy & business – the heart of the programme.

Many therapists work alone and don’t have peers or supervisors to discuss these issues with, and the programme is developed with those therapists in mind. This is also ideal for therapists who are newly qualified, are returning to work after a break. It’s appropriate if you have qualifications in massage, sports massage or beauty therapy (with massage module).

Benefits to you

1. I am at the end of the phone or email with any questions you have, particularly about client conditions and treatments.
2. Twice each year, we will have a one-to-one discussion, focusing on any areas of concern you may have, or to discuss your training, business focus and professional development.
3. You will receive a 50% discount on workshops I offer, with other discounts available for talks, seminars, etc.
4. There is a private, on-line forum for discussion.
5. You may obtain up to 2 hours per month of CPD points through participation in the forum discussions.

All the details and small print about the programme are here: Read more

Professional Massage Training

Please click course title for more detail:
TBAMuscle Energy TechniquesKingsclere, nr Newbury/Basingstoke£125
TBAOn-site Chair MassageKingsclere, nr Newbury/Basingstoke£125
TBASoft Tissue ReleaseKingsclere, nr Newbury/Basingstoke£125
TBADeep Tissue TechniquesKingsclere, nr Newbury/Basingstoke£225
TBATrigger Point MassageKingsclere, nr Newbury/Basingstoke£125

I have been teaching Remedial Massage since 2004, and bring my practical clinical experience with clients to all of my workshops.

  • Course attendee numbers are kept small so that everyone receives individual attention.
  • Workshops are not cancelled due to low numbers of attendees. Your time is valuable!
  • All resources and equipment you need on the day are provided (unless otherwise stated).
  • Please wear comfortable, professional workwear.
  • You will receive a course manual plus information on additional resources for further independent study.
  • Reading material will be sent in advance of some of the workshops.
  • You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the end of the day.
  • CPD points or credits are determined by the professional organisations, however most accept courses that you choose and thus far no students have reported any workshops not being accepted. If you have any questions about workshops being accepted, you should check with your own association. If they require fuller information (i.e. syllabus, etc.) this can be provided upon request.

Some courses are suitable for other body workers – please ask if you would like more information.

If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me for a chat.

Recreational Massage Workshops

These workshops are for people interested in massage, who would like to work with their friends and family. It is not a professional qualification, and you will not be able to obtain insurance to work with the public or charge fees.

New Date coming soonIndian Head MassageKingsclere, nr Newbury/Basingstoke£45

Learn and enjoy giving and receiving Indian Head and Shoulder Massage! At this workshop you will learn and practice massaging the upper back, shoulders, neck, arms and head.
Developed in India over centuries where massage has been given both in the home and at barbers, this has been expanded to include working on the upper back and is now one of the most popular therapies here in the U.K.
This treatment is given over the clothing with your partner sitting up in a regular chair – so no special equipment or undressing is needed.
Most of the session is spent actually giving or receiving massage, but you will also observe demonstrations, have the opportunity for questions, and learn how to prepare yourself and your partner for a safe, relaxing and fun treatment.

You will receive a handbook with detailed descriptions which will help you remember all the movements.
This workshop is suitable for anyone with an interest in massage. You should be fit enough to stand for 30 minutes at a time while giving the treatment. You are welcome to attend with a partner but it is not required to come as a pair.
You will delight your family and friends with this new skill.
Please note that this course is not suitable for practicing professionally.
This course is normally taught over 2 evenings or one Saturday. Please contact me to indicate your interest and I will notify you when the next class is scheduled.
Does this sound like fun for a group of friends? Contact me for a quote to come out and work with your group!

A training session with Nicki is always rewarding, as her no nonsense approach is calm and reassuring and enables me to learn effectively and with confidence. I leave her workshops knowing I have broadened my knowledge and will be able to provide my clients with even more effective treatments, whilst still working safely and looking after my own health and well-being.

— Robin Virginia Smith, Farnborough

Massage Therapy

To book your massage treatment in Kingsclere, Book Here or you are welcome to contact me on 07881 812788 or via my contact form to arrange an appointment.

If you have any questions about massage, or if it may be helpful to you, please feel free to contact me by phone or email.

I initially went to see Nicki about some neck and shoulder pain I was suffering with and for the first time ever I came away from my appointments feeling better. Nicki makes a point of checking if the pressure she is applying is right for you and she doesn’t over do it. She offers advice on exercises to do after therapies which she demonstrates and gets you to have a go at before leaving. I can highly recommend Nicki as a massage therapist who is sensitive to your needs, very knowledgeable and always ready to explain what she is doing.

— Jill Thorpe, Dog Trainer, Andover

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And…. massage should NOT HURT! Not even a sports massage. It’s very old fashioned to think that a treatment needs to be painful to be effective.

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