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EqUa Coaching

Muddy says: Founders of The EqUa Approach, Jo and Liz, offer one-to-one coaching sessions (in person or via Skype), online courses and live workshops in their Milton Keynes studio to help you put the balance back into your body, mind and life.

Health & Wellbeing

The Langley Spa

Muddy says: A brand new super spa to add to your hit list with stunning marble interiors, infinity pool, full treatment list and quirks like a hammam, amethyst crystal steam room and ice fountain.

Massage

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.

Spas

Bodhi Tree Spa

Muddy says: An award-winning modern day spa, near Chalfont St Peter village, with a full treatment list, indoor heated pool, sauna and fitness studio.

Beauty Salons

Clean Living Days

Muddy says: Held in and around a manor house in the rolling Chiltern hills, Clean Living Days are the perfect opportunity to recharge, relax and get healthy through exercise, yoga and interactive workshops.

Fitness

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Danesfield House, Marlow

Muddy says: This exquisite five-star country house hotel is the last word in luxury. Afternoon tea, a luxury overnighter, wedding venue or superlative spa? Please don't make us go home. Ever.

Fun Finder

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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.

Complementary Health

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

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

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.

Independent Beauty Therapists

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

Sunrise Health & Beauty

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

Massage

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

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