Welcome to the GrooVees Locally Rated online directory. It’s a searchable list of all local independent businesses who have run past GrooVee deals to support local people and help develop a sustainable local community.
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Renata set up Vibro Gym over three years ago in her conservatory at her home in Littleham. She has 2 professional vibration plates which are much much more powerful than the kind of plates that you get for the home or than the kind you find at the gym. Renata is a highly experienced trainer who has been in the health and fitness industry for over 5 years. She's an accredited Registered Exercise Professional which means that she is a specialist instructor with cardiac rehabilitation expertise, and leads exercise classes for people of all ages in addition to running her vibro gym providing 1-2-1 personal training so you can be sure you'll be in safe hands. She's a warm and welcoming lady with , as you'd expect, bags of energy and plenty of motivation. She'll be fun to work with but also keep you on course. Sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 8am til 5,30pm.
Susan has been an ITEC qualified massage practitioner for 20 years. Susan considers herself lucky to have experienced and trained in so many types of massage, all beneficial and unique in their own way. She is expert in her own unique brand of Therapeutic Massage combining Swedish Body massage, some deep tissue, myofacial release and rebounding. She is also expert in Abdominal-Sacral massage which she studied after a period of illness during a trip to Belize where she first received this treatment herself and is a strong believer in looking after your belly.She is passionate about what she does and so pleased to have found her vocation. She set up her practice called Pure Massage in North Devon and Cornwall and treats a wide range of clients at Shine in Bude, famous for its beautiful upstairs therapy rooms which are appointed to a very high standard. She also practices in Bideford.
You can find out more about Susan and Pure Massage at www.susandemuynck.co.uk
Hands On is a Floatation and Treatment Clinic in Braunton, owned by Phil Steward,expert multi disciplined bodyworker who specialises in Bowen technique and Healing Massage and his wife Elli. First opened in 2011, and then extended in 2012 to include more treatment space, Hands On has the only float room in North Devon as well as a number of treatment rooms from which specialist qualified therapists give a wide range of treatments including Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Massage, sports massage, Chavutti, Healing Massage, Hot Stone therapy, Indian Head and Face Massage, Osteopathy, Pregnancy massage, Reiki, Sports Injury Therapy and Relaxation therapy and Bowen Technique among others. Parking is easy ( paying carpark across the road at Caen Fields) and you can browse the shops and cafes of Braunton which are within easy walking distance. It's a soothing, calming environment; a cool and contemporary clinic you'll want to go back to again and again. For more information go to www.handsonclinic.co.uk
Littlebirds Therapy Centre was set up in 2013 by 3 sisters where Becky and Karen Vogelin have continued to work to make it the place to go for a wide range of treatments and workshops. As well as facials and massage, Littlebirds offer pedicures and manicures, aromatherapy, salt scrub aromatherapy, gong baths, indian head and swedish massage, hot stone massage as well as reflexology and other beauty treatments. Littlebirds is easy to find and accessible both from the free parking areas on Highfield Rd and the metered carparks nearby. For more information about Littlebirds go to www.littlebirds-holistics.co.uk
Dee is a highly qualified and insured therapist with 17 years of experience in her field. As well as deep tissue massage, facials and reflexology, she is also able to offer pregnancy massage, hot stone massage, ear candling, manicures, pedicures and more.
Check out Dee's Facebook page for more information.
Jacqui is a gifted and qualified reflexologist and and has been practicing since 1982 . She is also a Spiritual Healer, and was a member of the National Federation of Spiritual Healers for 20 years. She was also part of the West Country Natural Healing Fellowship and Instow Healers. She also trained in Bowen Technique in 2000. Jacqui combines elements from all of her areas of practice to provide a unique and powerful experience in her spotless home in Northam where she has a dedicated treatment room. She has a welcoming, kind and professional manner with the quiet confidence which comes with knowledge and experience of over 35 years.
Tina Barbeary is a pet nutritionist and representative for Husse Natural Scandinavian pet food for North Devon, based in Berrynarbor covering the triangle spanning from Clovelly across to Minehead and down to Tiverton but able to reach out slightly beyond if needed. Her love of animals and long-standing interest in nutrition and natural healthcare came together when she discovered Husse 'Super Healthy Swedish Pet Food' and decided to take on the franchise for the area so she could spend more of her time with animals and their humans! She loved the nutritionist training and enjoys the support offered by an international network of professionals (including vets and animal healthcare experts) that Husse has developed over its 30 years of existence. Husse currently offers home delivery of a wide range of quality products for cats and dogs (mainly but not only food) and has recently added a range of supplements and hygiene products for horses. Contact Tina directly on 07904 674755 or email@example.com or see the Husse website for more information.
Sarah Farrell-Roberts owns and manages Washhouse Studio. She is a working artist in North Devon based at her newly opened art workspace Unit 6 on Mill Lane, next to Rolle Quay in the heart of Barnstaple where she produces her own paintings and upcycled and reclaimed furniture pieces, runs an art club for local people and now also specialist workshops for those interested in crafting. You can find Washouse Studio and get in touch with Sarah on Facebook here
Shine at Nine is owned and managed by Kath Mills,who lives in Bude, and who has been in hair and beauty for over 11 years. She opened Shine first as a hair boutique 4 and half years ago, and in last year she completed a total refurbishment of the upper floors at Shine to create tasteful, stylish treatment rooms using natural pallettes and eclectic chic decor to create something truly lovely. Kath likes quirky yet cool, natural materials and ethical, quality products and the salon favours Aveda as a natural choice with its reputation for earth loving, ayurvedic, organic potions with aromas to treat the mind, body and spirit in one.
This summer Kath has set up a dedicated Spray Tan room at Shine. Its as cool stylish and comfortable as the rest of the salon and is perfect for spray tanning, giving you privacy, tranquility and ease to make it an altogether pleasant, quick and hassle-free experience.
Kristii is a fully qualified level 3 beauty therapist who is St Tropez trained and has joined the team at Shine to deliver the wide range of beauty treatments on offer there from pre-tan waxing or body scrubs and exfoliation treatments to post-tan brow and lash tints and lifts, facials and massage as well as the tans themselves.
Claire Bracher Bolland is a qualified and experienced Beauty Therapist who is returning to live and work in South Molton after several years away. She has recently set up Beauty Zone, which is located at Lyndy's Hair and Beauty Salon in South Molton. Her open hours are as follows:
Check out what Claire has to offer at www.Facebook.com/clairesbeautyzone/