Steve Mason

I have been working with complementary therapies since 1999 and have a passion for Traditional Chinese Medicine and advanced therapeutic massage.

I have travelled extensively both in the UK and overseas to learn the best techniques to help my patients restore a sense of health and vitality.

I like to fuse together specialist techniques of deep tissue and clinical massage, myofascial release, acupressure and acupuncture which I have studied for more than 10-years at some of the UK’s leading massage institutions as well as overseas, including the Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China and The White Lotus Foundation in California. I have travelled to Thailand for additional yoga and meditation training and to India for extensive massage training in Chavutti Thirumal.

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As an acupuncturist, I find that using needles or acupressure as part of my treatments can powerfully enhance the benefits and results.

Having such a wide range of skills, every person I see is given a detailed consultation before we agree how best to work together to achieve the best results. In my therapeutic work, I have treated people with all manner of aches and pains including, back neck and shoulder pain, sciatica, hip, lumbar, knee and ankle problems.

As a professional member of CThA, GHR and ISRM, I have extensive experience of working with people from all walks of life and treating a wide range of ailments. Such as rotator cuff, knee and hamstring injuries as well as more complex problems, such as frozen shoulder, tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis. I passionately believe in rehabilitative exercise and have trained as a yoga teacher as well as studying yin and therapeutic yoga.

I am a life long student and have travelled extensively to further my skills. I am a devoted vegetarian and constantly strive to further my own personal growth and development. I believe in encouraging people to feel empowered and to find their own answers by taking an active and responsible role in their lives.

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I passionately believe in rehabilitative exercise and have trained as a yoga teacher as well as studying yin and therapeutic yoga.

My therapeutic training includes:

  • Advanced Certificate in Acupuncture & Moxibustion – Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (China)
  • BhTEC Diploma in Acupuncture
  • NYR/IFPA Diploma in Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Science
  • Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture – Certified
  • Chavutti Thirumal (massage by foot pressure) – Certified
  • Full Body Deep Tissue Massage – Art Riggs
  • MCS Diploma in Flower Essence Therapy
  • Advanced Massage Certificate in Hot Stone Massage
  • Hopi Ear Candling – Certified
  • LCICI Diploma in Indian Head Massage
  • MFR UK – Integrated Myofascial Therapy Levels 1,2,3 & Advanced
  • Diploma in Natural Facial Massage
  • ITEC Diploma in Onsite Massage
  • HABC PTTLS Level 4 Teaching Qualification
  • Diploma in Pregnancy Massage
  • Positional Release Technique – LSSM Certified
  • TTS Diploma in Reflexology
  • Usui Reiki Levels 1,2,3 Master/Teacher
  • Shamanic Practitioner Diploma – The Sacred Trust
  • Professional Shiatsu Diploma
  • LSSM/BTEC Diploma in Sports & Remedial Massage
  • ITEC Diploma in Anatomy, Physiology and Massage (Swedish)
  • BhTEC Master Practitioners Diploma in Traditional Thai Massage
  • Therapeutic Yoga – White Lotus Foundation Certified
  • Yoga Teacher – White Lotus Foundation Certified
  • Advanced Yoga Teacher (Deepening Your Practice) – White Lotus Foundation Certified
  • Yin Yoga Teacher – Insight Yoga Institute Certified

I am a registered practitioner member of the following professional associations;
CThA, GHR and ISRM.

Treatments offered

Steve works at Natural Balance on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays. To check his availability click here.