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.
It’s simple – the more smiley faces the higher local people rated each business.
Carol Briggs has lived in North Devon since 2007 but has worked in the beauty and holistic treatment industry for over 20 years. As well as offering this fantastic facial her other treatments include holistic massage, Indian head massage and facial rejuvenation massage. Carol is ITEC and Reiki qualified and is a member of Embody and is fully insured. All appointments are available 7 days a week - booking essential. Carol likes to combine the physical and spiritual into her treatments and her caring and kind nature really adds to her service. Mortehoe is situated just one mile from the surfing gems that are Woolacombe and Barricane beaches and is the start part for the stunning National Trust walk around Bull point – so there’s plenty to do in the area if you like the outdoors.
Kenton Baker lives in Hallsannery just outside Bideford and has been working in Will writing and estates planning for the last 21 years. He is a member of the Newleaf Will Writers Federation who keep him fully insured and check and clear all Wills he writes to give double peace of mind. Kenton takes pride in his high standard of service and as a local man, prefers an educational approach in which he gets to know each of his clients so that he is able to give them the best possible advice on estates planning. He comes to your home wherever you are. For more information about Kenton's services go to www.kentonbaker.com
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.
Heather has been teaching Scaravelli Inspired Yoga for 20 years in London, Brighton and for the last 5 years in North Devon. Since having discovered CranioSacral Therapy in 2004, she has been a practitioner of CST alongside her Yoga teaching and Reflexology. She recently became Upledger Certified following her Advanced and Paediatric training. Years of training and practice alongside eminent CST therapists, yoga teachers and osteopaths around the country has provided her with a unique insight into the interconnectivity, strengths and weaknesses that manifest in our physical and somato-emotional selves. You can find out more on her website www.holisticrealistic.com. Aside from her commitment to facilitating optimum health and wellbeing in fellow humans she has a great passion for protecting and caring for animals - especially dogs, hedgehogs, ponies and chickens!
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or see the Husse website for more information.
Ruth Chambers has been practising yoga herself for the last 45 years, and teaching for 20 years. She relocated to North Devon from the East Midlands just under 2 years ago in search of peace and happiness, and was drawn unmistakably to Torrington where she runs yoga classes as well as teaching and practising Reiki and Mediation, life coaching and also performs beautiful ceremonies as a qualified celebrant. Ruth is a member of the Yoga for Health and Education Trust and FRYOG - the Friends of Yoga Society and is bound by their codes of practice.
Ruth also teaches Meditation and Reiki to all levels and offer Life Coaching.
Matt Wallin is a fully qualifed personal trainer, soft tissue specialist and is specially trained to level 4 in lower back pain management and nutritional coaching. He is qualified for GP referral ,and is trained to conduct exercise programmes for the elderly and for tens application with Electrotherapy UK. He has a BSc in Fitness and Personal Training from one of the top 5 sports science univerisites in the country as well as a Diploma in Sports Performance and Excellence. He is the owner and operator of Tarka Fitness and Therapy providing physical therapy services to people in his very own private studio in Barnstaple. His studio gives you complete privacy and makes you feel welcome, safe and supported throughout your time spent with him. He is available for sessions 6 days a week, daytime and evenings. For more information go to www.tarkafitness.co.uk
Annabel Hill studied degrees in Textile Design and Environmental Science combining her love of art, pattern and nature and is a professional textile designer with a range of beautifully hand printed homewear and soft furnishings. She is an experience teacher and has worked with environmental charities which has influenced her designs which are quirky, illustrative and childlike. Annabel also offers a range of paper and fabirc print and dying courses from her Appledore studio. For more information about Annabel's own work go to www.annabelhilldesign.co.uk or for information on her workshops and courses go to www.appledoreprintstudio.co.uk. Or you can find her on Facebook here