Relaxation massage
Relaxation massage

Massage is wonderful for enabling relaxation and promoting general well-being. A relaxation massage provides an opportunity for both the mind and body to draw on its natural healing capacity. Touch has long been used to facilitate healing and express care. It is an intuitive thing we all do, a hug to soothe someone in distress, the […]

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Anatomy (and a little about Da Vinci)
Da Vinci anatomy blog

I was recently exploring my book of Leonardo Da Vinci’s anatomy drawings. I love this book because it feeds both my enthusiasm for the human body and for ‘illustration’ (if I had my time again, an illustrator would be one of many things I would become!). His drawings are exquisite and, to quote, ‘mark him […]

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Challenge and inspiration
Stanmer woods

And so the new year has arrived, in fact is well under way. This year, I will have to face my fear of technology and find a path through the mire of making it work for my massage business. If you have read my blog about designing my website, you will know that this is […]

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Hot stone massage treatments
Hot stones

The minute I received my stones, that was it! Beautiful, smooth, varied in their shape and colour, I formed an attachment to them immediately. Mainly consisting of basalt, the stones have been formed from volcanic lava over significant periods of time. They are ethically harvested and come from all over the world. I have had […]

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The power of building a website!
The power of building a website

I have recently started the complex task of building a new website. This presents me with all sorts of challenges that result in me burying my head in the sand! However as I began to write the copy for it, I discovered some joy in reflecting on what I might want to say about my […]

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Welcome to my new website

Welcome to the new website for Clare Baker, Massage Therapist. I hope you like it. I’m not sure if you’re supposed to do this in a blog, but I’m going to anyway …. Huge thanks to Brian for all the work he has put into it, it definitely wouldn’t look like this had it been […]

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