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MEET OUR MASTER PRACTITIONERS

Discover the healing power of the Great Outdoors alongside a deep sense of wellbeing through time spent with our Master Practitioners.

 

 

 

 

MASTER PRACTITIONERS

Guided by healing philosophies rooted in the natural world, our Practitioners join our talented Little Bothy team and are skilled in a range of expertise across modalities.

 

 

 

 

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OSTEOPATHY with Benjamin

Our Resident Master Practitioner Benjamin Pluke M. OST comes from a long line of body healers. His work focuses on balance and the movement of joints, organs and circulation.

He works with the structure and function of the body based on the principle that the wellbeing of an individual depends on the alignment of skeletal and muscular system.

Osteopaths use touch, massage, stretching and physical manipulation to increase joint mobility, ease muscle tension, enhance blood and nerve supply to the tissues and activate the body’s own healing mechanism.

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Naturopathy with Ashmina

Our Resident Naturopath Ashmina Manolidis ND works on finding balance in mind, body and spirit to help people live their life to the fullest through naturopathy, iridology, craniosacral therapy and more.

Her naturopathic philosophy is to treat the cause, not the symptom. She believes the body contains a healing ability which can be stimulated by the correct nutrients, fresh air, adequate rest and relaxation, a positive attitude and peace of mind.

Therapy may include dietary changes, herbal medicine and nutritional medicine, as well as lifestyle changes to optimise health and aid recovery.

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Bodywork with Morag

With over 20 years' experience, our visiting Bodywork expert Morag McDowall is passionate about helping people reset their health through myofascial, sports massage and craniosacral therapies. 

Craniosacral therapy supports the body’s innate ability to balance, restore and heal itself through light-touch, where Myofascial Release (MFR) is a gentle but incredibly powerful soft tissue therapy which provides sustained but gentle pressure to the body to eliminate pain and restore movement.

Additionally, myfascial release can help alleviate symptoms related with TMJ to include pain and stiffness caused by clenching the jaw and grinding teeth. 

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EMOTIONAL WELLBEING WITH AMY

Our Resident Wellbeing Psychologist Amy Steadman (MSc) uses nature-based positive therapy to help you live and feel better by putting wellbeing at the centre of personal development.

Amy's philosophy is centred around creating a proactive space to focus on your emotional wellbeing. She uses her psychodynamic expertise and an in-depth scientific knowledge to create uplifting experiences of self-discovery and growth.

As an ecopsychologist, Amy uses nature where possible to improve wellbeing, attention, focus and creativity through open and non-judgmental dialogue to help you feel more grounded in the present, and optimistic about the future.

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What to Expect

Time with our Master Practitioners starts with a bespoke consultation that allows you to reconnect with your body's ability to heal. 

 

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TREATMENT MENUS

Alongside our Master Practitioners, The Little Bothy is home to massages, facials and more.

Every treatment we offer can be personally tailored to the needs of each guest by our wellness team.

Our experienced practitioners and therapists will guide and help deliver a profound sense of wellbeing.

 

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