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Geans Dental

Muddy says: For personalised dental care with an holistic approach, Geans Dental aims to give you a fabulously healthy smile.

Dentists

TOPS The Oxford Physiotherapy Service

Muddy says: A one stop shop for all your musculoskeletal needs. Physiotherapy, Yoga and Pilates all under one company in Summertown, Oxford.

Yoga & Pilates

G.M.Yoga

Muddy says: If you're looking for an inspirational and passionate teacher in an intimate studio, then GM Yoga is a great place to start or improve your Hatha Yoga practice.

Yoga & Pilates

Sweat Studios

Muddy says: If you like to do Yoga for exercise without contemplating your navel, then funky modern Sweat Studios is the place for you.

Yoga & Pilates

Yoga Atelier

Muddy says: Yoga Atelier’s approach to standing like a tree is truly refreshing. You are invited to get out and be close to nature, as you forage and learn about health and nutrition before enjoying some proper relaxation, yoga and meditation.

Yoga & Pilates

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Avenna

Muddy says: A holistic gym, therapy and nutrition centre close to Thame. There's an emphasis on yoga and pilates here (though they do plenty of other classes) and a huge point of difference is its scar work treatment - one of the only places in Bucks & Oxon to offer it. Owner/class instructor Kelly is also GP referral qualified.

Acupuncture

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Strong Sculptures

Muddy says: A unique service by life coach Nicola Strong, using sculpture as a way to support clients explore image and notions of self. If you like the bust, you can buy it though theres no obligation.

Art

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Be In Art

Muddy says: Super-relaxed, mindful art classes (where you don't need to be Picasso to participate) with a side-order of life coaching. Our kinda combo.

Art

Monera, Thame

Muddy says: A super-friendly Thame beauty salon that offers a range of treatments within a gorgeous beamed building.

Beauty Salons

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Utopia Beauty Salon

Muddy says: In need of a bit of a scrub up and re-tune? (Yup, me too.) Your wish is their command at this bijou, friendly Abingdon salon.

Beauty Salons

Thame Therapy Clinic

Muddy says: A well-established, friendly therapy practice in the centre of Thame, offering a wide range of holistic and complementary therapies. I've used them personally for several disciplines including cranial osteopathy and acupuncture.

Acupuncture

The Key Clinic

Muddy says: This West Berkshire clinic offers a neuroscience-based approach to help children with learning and behavioural difficulties including dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, autism, anxiety and Asperger's.

Mind Services

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Stoke Park Spa

Muddy says: Vanity Fair called Stoke Park’s spa one of the 'four Must Visit spas in the world' and I'm not going to argue with that judgement - the five star facilities and relaxed, luxe vibe make it a dead cert for a perfect spa day.

Gyms

Whatley Manor Spa

Muddy says: Looking for a Cotswold retreat where you can leave the world behind? Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa aces every base.

Massage

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Tonic Mind Body

Muddy says: Wellbeing woes? Tonic Mind Body can help with that. Based in the centre of Henley, this zen salon offers a wide range of massages and pilates courses.

Massage

The Beauty Room

Muddy says: Need to unwind? The Beauty Room does tranquil in spades, situated in a private residence looking over the Oxfordshire countryside.

Foot Care

Fitness Function

Muddy says: An award-winning pilates-speciality gym in Amersham with pay-as-you-go classes in everything from Barre fusion, yoga and bike fit through to abs and butts, HIIT and kettle-bell training.

Gyms

be-more.co.uk

Muddy says: A highly qualified mindfulness teacher and personal and workplace coach in Thame, personally tested out at Muddy HQ.

Mind Services

AdventureYogi

Muddy says: The AdventureYogi team's flexibility extends far beyond their downward dogs - they offer a vast range of retreats combining yoga and other sporty activities, from 2 days to 10, at a variety of locations in the UK and abroad.

Yoga & Pilates

Red House Spa

Red House Spa is a luxury health, fitness and spa lounge designed to promote the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation for mind, body and spirit. In partnership with Guinot, Anne Semonin, two of Europe’s largest skincare houses, together with Margaret Dabbs, CND Shellac and Vinylux, we offer a range of treatments based on the best therapies […]

Beauty Spa

The Healing Room

Helen is an intuitive healer who has worked with hundreds of clients to help them find healing and guidance through the unique combination of treatments available at The Healing Room. It is an entirely holistic practice with the intention to restore harmony and wellbeing on the emotional, mental, and physical levels. Sometimes we also need […]

Reflexology

Victoria Partridge at The Lavender Room

Victoria Partridge is a multi-disciplined beauty therapist based in Steventon & Crowmarsh, Oxfordshire. Victoria’s reputation as a facialist is paramount, with clients travelling miles for their bespoke facial treatments. Her healing & holistic hands aid in the removal of toxins whilst toning and tightening the facial muscles, leaving the skin rejuvenated with her signature glow. […]

Aromatherapy

Cat Booker Fitness

We are small group functional training class specialists. Our aim is to motivate and help you achieve your desired physical fitness results. Experience innovative bespoke coaching in strength, conditioning, cardio, flexibility and core training. We have classes to suit any level including Spinning®, Suspension & Core Training, Kettlebells, Functional Fusion Blast, Pilates MVe™ Fitness Chair, […]

Personal Trainers

Sunrise Health & Beauty

Muddy says: Marlow's leading beauty salon - bright, slick and professional with 8 rooms at the top of the town.

Massage

Yoga Venue Oxford

YogaVenue is Oxford’s premier Yoga studio offering over 40 different Yoga classes a week including Hatha Yoga, Hot Bikram (Hot 26) Yoga (Hot 26), Hot Power Yoga, Fierce Grace® Hot Yoga, Forrest Yoga, Hot HIIT Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and Yin Yoga.  There is something for everyone at YogaVenue, it doesn’t matter your age, if you’ve […]

Yoga & Pilates

Caroline Päkel, Coach & Mentor

Muddy says: Feeling a bit 'whatever' about life, love, work, everything? It's definitely worth bending the experienced, patient ear of life coach and mentor Caroline Pakel.

Lifestyle Management

Sole Wellbeing

Sole Wellbeing offers a range of bespoke, holistic Reflexology and Reiki therapies; enjoy a deeply relaxing and restorative 60 minute treatment, through to a luxury organic foot spa and reflexology experience. Treatments are tailored to your needs and requirements and use the finest range of natural, organic skincare products, helping you to restore balance, wellbeing […]

Foot Care

Hartwell House and Spa

Muddy says: Work out, wind down, detox, retox: Hartwell House has you covered (from top-to-toe in gorgeous smelling spa-ey concoctions) whatever your current chillout mood.

Aromatherapy

David Lucas Deep Tissue and Sports Massage

I am David Lucas, a 40 year old who enjoys Marathons, Triathlons and a variety of Extreme sports, enduring the aches and pains that can follow! Wellbeing and on-going maintenance has been a core belief of mine and has held me in good stead to keep on doing what I love. Therefore, I understand the […]

Massage

Nolan Osteopathy

Nolan Osteopathy is a leading osteopathic practice based in Market Place in the centre of Henley on Thames. The practice is run by Maria Nolan who holds a Masters in Osteopathy from the British School of Osteopathy. A former accountant, Maria suffered with back problems for a number of years and found that osteopathy made […]

Osteopathy

Clinic on the Green

Situated on the beautiful Bletchingdon village green in rural North Oxfordshire, Clinic on the Green provides an idyllic and tranquil backdrop to help enhance the effectiveness of our natural health therapies. Our aim is to provide a unique approach to complementary health, which is collaborative and holistic whilst still keeping a keen focus on current […]

Acupuncture

Jaqui Supple Counselling

I am a Psychotherapist offering a flexible therapeutic service tailored to your needs and requirements. Your therapy will take place somewhere informal and safe where you to talk in confidence and be heard objectively and without judgment. I promise to listen with warmth and respect and help you tackle any personal issues you need to […]

Mind Services

Joanne Tyrrell

Joanne Tyrrell is an Advanced Fitness Instructor, Mat Pilates Teacher & Nutrition Advisor. Established since her first class in March 2009 – providing small & friendly group classes, private group tuition and 1-2-1 in Buckingham & surrounding villages. Kick Start Fat Loss Club with Joanne is a revolutionary new & rapidly nationally growing Franchise diet […]

Nutritional Therapy

Karen Puttick, clinical Hypnotherapist and NLP practioner

Karen helps clients to identify current issues, establish goals and create the mindset to successfully achieve their desired outcome. Hypnotherapy help clients to move beyond unwanted thought patterns and habits – helping them feel, think and behave better and to create lasting changes. Some of the conditions hypnotherapy can help include: stress and anxiety, self-confidence, […]

Complementary Health

Sanctuary Blue

Sanctuary Blue offers holistic massage treatments and facials using Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic products from a calm, warm treatment room in the beautiful market town of Thame, Oxfordshire.

Massage

Oxford Talking Therapies

Oxford Talking Therapies (OTT) is made up of four highly skilled and experienced mental health specialists who all trained in CBT at Oxford University. We offer professional and friendly psychological treatment for both adults and young people.

Mind Services

The Practice, Thame

The Practice is an award-winning clinic for patient care​ comprising a team of carefully selected caring, qualified and experienced practitioners.

Acupuncture

Lavender and Stone Beauty Rooms

Lavender and Stone Beauty Rooms have four salons located in Beaconsfield, Bourne End, Bushey Heath and Harpenden. We are very proud of our exceptional levels of customer service and our loyal client base. We are different to many beauty salons as we are able to offer our clients a vast range of beauty treatments.

Aesthetic Clinics

DOCTORnow

DOCTORnow is a well-established private general medical service based in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, offering a wide range of services, including optional 24-hour cover.

Private GPs

Cannelle

The Cannelle Beauty salons, situated in Oxford and Henley-on-Thames, offer beauty therapy inspired by the French ambience and techniques that salon owner France Baudet grew up with.

Foot Care

MayLee Beauty

My name is Yicong Rowley and I am the owner of MayLee Beauty, but everyone calls me Helen. I chose an English name because my Chinese name was too difficult for many to pronounce! I received my training at a top Hong Kong Beauty School, I am a qualified Beauty Therapist and I also trained in Tui Na massage as used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and now have over 19 years experience in both. I came to the UK in 2005 with my husband and started MayLee Beauty in 2009...

Independent Beauty Therapists

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