The NMC Stage Talks: James Earls

Book Launch & Signing: What Happens When Our Feet Don’t Work??? Foot function affects the rest of the body. Our feet are the most common point of interaction between us and the ground and they have to manage significant forces during complex movements. During this talk we will explore what happens when our feet stop…

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The NMC Stage Talks: Mary Sanderson

Book Launch & Signing SOFT TISSUE RELEASE by Mary Sanderson A presentation on the increasingly popular form of massage known as soft tissue release (STR), and an explanation of why this wonderfully versatile technique is such a useful tool for the manual therapist to incorporate in their client’s treatment plans. STR is adaptable and easy…

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UK National Massage Championship is back!

We are committed to raise UK Massage Industry Standards, that’s why CityLux is Co-Organiser and Event Partner for The National Massage Championship (The NMC) in London, helping massage therapists with their career development to become the best in the industry. The NMC is returning for a 3rd year at Olympia Beauty and opens for the…

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Sunita Passi – Judge

Sunita brings 20 years of experience as both a practitioner and a trainer in the traditional Indian healing system of Ayurveda. Known as ‘the science of life’, Ayurveda integrates diet, exercise, meditation and massage therapy in a potently holistic approach to keeping the mind, body and soul in harmony and balance. Its roots in Indian…

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Sally Morris – Judge

Sally began her massage journey in 1991 after first experiencing the importance of the mind-body connection as a general and psychiatric nurse. She became a tutor with MTI in 1995 and continues to teach beginners to advanced level courses in the UK and abroad. Passionate about bringing touch and connection to the world, she achieves this most effectively with…

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Ravi Bhanot MBE – Judge

Ravi Bhanot has over 25 years experience in the natural health and beauty industry. He has degrees and postgraduate qualifications in Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Massage, Stress Management, Nutrition, and Homeopathy. He has written 4 books including the book Secrets Of How To Do Ayurvedic Massages Head To Toe, which also comes as DVDs. Wendy Kavanagh, from Massage World, says Ravi is…

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Rick Stone – Judge

Rick Stone, with 25 yrs experience, is a highly respected Massage Therapist and International Trainer in Remedial, Sports, Pregnancy and Relaxation Massage. He was MT for the Grand Masters Hockey World Cup Winning Team in 2018. His Company, Aquamassage Ltd, was a sponsor of the Lash Games at Olympia in 2019. In 2020 he collaborated…

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Mary Dalgleish – Judge

Following a career in education, Mary Dalgleish qualified as an aromatherapist at the Tisserand Institute in 1999. This sparked an interest in the holistic approach to health and wellbeing and she subsequently trained in a range of complementary therapies. Mary ran a busy therapy practice in southwest London from 1999 to 2020 before moving to…

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Kate Browne – Ambassador & Guest Judge

Kate is the 2019 National Massage Champion taking first place in her category of Advanced Massage and winning the overall competition with the Judges Choice Award. Kate is a holistic therapist taking influence from her remedial and sports training. She runs Cotswold Mobile Massage and has recently started to offer professional workshops including Body Paint…

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Emma Gilmore – Head Judge

Emma Gilmore is Director and Senior Tutor at School of Bodywork, which she established in 2009. She is an advanced massage therapist with a background in Sports and Remedial Massage, currently specialising in Fascia Informed bodywork. Emma is passionate about how physical and emotional trauma manifest in our physiology causing pain, discomfort and pathologies, as…

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