Holistic Massage Therapist & Body-Based Mindfulness Teacher
My name is Max Mora. I am a qualified holistic massage therapist, weaving a combination of Swedish, myofascial, and deep tissue massage techniques with a range of mindfulness practices. This unique approach is to support my clients into the relaxation of mind and body while cultivating calm awareness of their experience in the present moment. I practice in London at HQ Therapy Rooms in Haggerston, E8.
From first learning practices and techniques to ground myself in my own body over a decade ago, I have been a passionate advocate of the power of consciously noticing and being present in our bodies to transform our experience of living.
Bodywork can be a wonderful way to relax, replenish, and have aches and pains eased. The addition of mindfulness practices to the experience can deepen understanding of the interconnectedness of body and mind, through which we can cultivate intelligent awareness of our whole being.
For this reason, I bring an hour of massage therapy together with guided body-based mindfulness practices, interspersed in an 85-minute client-centred session that:
- Brings relaxation and invites feeling good for its own sake
- Eases areas of muscular tension
- Consciously engages the part of the nervous system that’s in play when we feel comfortable and safe
- Enables learning of skills along the way to drop deeper into each moment within your session – and beyond
Our attentiveness is a great gift to others. Whether deep tissue work or gentle holding of a pained area, present and full-hearted touch is a core principle of my approach.
I hold a VTCT/ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage and a VTCT/ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology from the Brighton College of Classical Massage. I am also trained in scar tissue remediation, somatic education, and embodied consent practices. I am a registered, insured and accredited member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists, and adhere to their Code of Conduct and Professional Practice.
I work with all genders and all bodies, and I take active steps in my personal and professional development to cultivate inclusive practice. I am experienced in working with gender diversity, pregnancy, and bodies that carry scar tissue. In terms of accessibility, HQ Rooms has a downward-slanting approach to a ground-level entrance and my practice space is up a single internal flight of stairs. If you would like to book a session and need to discuss access options, please let me know.
Rate: £90 for an 85-minute session
Session times: Thursday afternoons
Contact Details: Max Mora, Holistic Massage Therapist and Body-Based Mindfulness Teacher, can be reached using the following:
Email: [email protected]