About Emma Leeson (ELM)

Emma Leeson ITEC VTCT MFHT

Level 4 Remedial Sports Massage Therapist

 

Aromatherapist & Advanced Reflexologist 

 

Holistic Facials & Massage, Pregnancy and Onsite Chair/Corporate Massage Therapist

 

Level 2 Gym Instructor

 

Fisiocrem Distributor

 

Specialist areas:

  • Sports Remedial Massage
  • Pre & Post Event Massage
  • Holistic Massage
  • Holistic Facials
  • Onsite Chair/ Corporate Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Advanced Reflexology

 

Anatomical, Physiological, Pathological, Injury, Fitness, Weight Management & Nutritional Knowledge

You will be in good hands at Emma Leeson Massage.

I am a professional, friendly character with 

high standards of efficiency and client satisfaction.

The top priority at ELM is to keep you well.

Background of Emma Leeson

Sport has always been my passion

From a young age I participated and received awards in swimming, gymnastics, netball, karate, tap dancing, theatrecraft, freestyle and pantomime dancing. I became a keen cross country runner in 2005 for Brighton & Hove City Athletics Club where I had the opportunity to compete at County level in the South of England Cross Country Championships. I still run to this day taking part in my local Parkrun event, keeping fit and entering many 10k, Half & Full Marathon races.

 

I have been in the wellness industry for several years

I have had my foot in the door since 2005 where I did work experience with Impulse Leisure in Sussex, was involved in local 'take part' sport campaigns & attended 'step into sport' conferences in the county. I coached school children in rugby, netball, football & athletics and I have been qualified as a fitness instructor; where I worked as a Circuit Coach with Curves Ladies Fitness for over 5 years.

 

Career transition

In my height of physical fitness I got injured playing netball resulting in a broken left ankle and a year later the injury was severly repeated due to weakness, followed by a grade 2 ankle ligament strain at a later date. Suffering from a fair share of general sporting aches and pains too, it was here where I received great help on my rehabilitation from therapies, and massage at sporting events was really beneficial for me. I have always found massage therapy to be a fascinating experience and a savior when I have needed a physical, mental and emotional boost.

 

My Father has been physically disabled since 1989 after a severe road traffic accident. Throughout my life since, I have seen him slowly deteriorate in physical health and really wanted to make him proud & make a difference to his life of pain which is the reason closest to my heart why I began the work I am doing today.

Furthermore, having always had an interest in health & well-being, combined with my anatomical & physiological knowledge from various courses, my profession in the industry and my nature to want to help others, I willingly channelled my energy into pursuing a career in massage therapy which I truly love. 

Qualifications & Experience

2015 & 2016

Full Time Massage Therapist @ Emma Leeson Massage

 

Onsite Chair Massage Therapist

for Work Place Health Care

 

Onsite Chair Massage Therapist

for Health Management LTD

2014

Became a Fisiocrem Distributor

 

 

Certificate in Indian Head Massage

(College of Classical Massage)

 

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy

(City College Brighton & Hove) 

 

Certificate in Holistic Facials

('Holistic Therapies & Workshops' @ City College Brighton & Hove)

 

Certificate in Reflexology for Pregnancy

('Holistic Therapies & Workshops' @ City College Brighton & Hove)

 

Certificate in Advanced Reflexology

('Holistic Therapies & Workshops' @ City College Brighton & Hove)

 

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology

(City College Brighton & Hove)

 

2013 

Certificate in Hot & Cold Stone Therapy

(Brighton Holistics)

 

Certificate in Classical Onsite Chair Massage

(College of Classical Massage)

 

Certificate in Pregnancy Massage

(Stillpoint Massage Training Associates via the CThA & CNHC)

 

VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

(City College Brighton & Hove)



 

Cleveland Clinic Certification

in Embracing Life, Exercise & the Curves Circuit, Nutrition & Curves Complete

 

 

Supported fundraising for;

*Have a Heart charity, Macmillan, Action Medical Research, Breast Cancer Care, Prostate Cancer UK*

 

Worked on-site at events;

*Brighton Half Marathon, Brighton Marathon, Southern Athletics League, Castle Ride 100, PinkRibbon Walk, Jog Shop 20*



2012

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy



VTCT Level 3 Functional Anatomy, Physiology &

Nutrition for Sports Therapies

(Aspire Sussex)

 

 

*Launch of "It Works Body Wraps at ELM*

 

 

Supported fundraising for;

*Breast Cancer Care, Action Medical Research, Macmillan, Prostate Cancer UK

 & Have a Heart charities*

 

Worked on-site at events;

*Brighton Marathon, Bognor 10K & Surrey 100*



2010 to 2011

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Massage

 

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology

and Practice Management

 (The Wilbury School of Natural Therapy)

 

Emergency/Appointed Persons First Aid Training For Practitioners



2008 to 2009

CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Exercise & Fitness Knowledge,

Gym Instruction & Exercise to Music

 

CYQ Level 2 Award in Circuit Training

 

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction,

Improving Personal Exercise & Nutrition

(Chichester College)



2006 to 2008

Edexcel BTEC National Diploma in

Sports Development & Fitness

 

Sports Leader UK Award Level 1

 

The Rugby & Football Union Community Leaders Award



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