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The Movement Base

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Contact NameThe Movement Base
149 Leigh Road
Essex SS9 1JF
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Here is how we can help you achieve your goals

Remember what it’s like to be pain free with our Sports/Remedial Massage Packs
  • Reduce your pain
  • Ease muscle tension
  • Reduce stress/improve productivity
  • Make daily activity easier
  • Gardening? Or running a Marathon? Help to achieve your physical goals.
Have physical wellbeing and longevity with our Pilates Packs
  • Improve mobility and movement
  • Take back control of your injury
  • Control your own posture and walk tall again
  • Feel great all day everyday
  • Strength from the inside out
Total body lifestyle care with our Pilates and Massage Packs
  • Feel strong and at ease
  • Better manage your weekly workload
  • Foundation for all your fitness goals
  • Take control of your health and fitness with an overall lifestyle plan

Here is what our clients say about us

Glenn is a great instructor, he is patient, caring and works with you to meet your goals. I have tried numerous gyms, fitness classes etc in the past and have always given up as I struggle with the coordination and details. I haven’t felt like this once with Glenn and really look forward to my sessions with him.
My posture has improved, I can almost touch my toes, which is something I have never been able to do, not even as a child. I believe my general fitness is improving all the time.

Sharon Oram
I’ve been seeing Sam for over 4 years and her caring, calm and professional manner have never failed to impress me. As a dance teacher and active person she has treated a range of my muscular issues over the years, and has kept me on the move. This has enabled me to either reduce any pain, improve/restore range of movement and increase my general well being. Sam is excellent at listening to the complaint and working out what is going on and the cause and has superb palpation skills – she’s always right on the spot!

Paul Butler
…over a 6 week try out my back was much improved along with my flexibility. Consequently it was a no brainer to carry on with Pilates and keep strengthening my core, stretching everything and improving my posture. Sam likes to push me harder and the 1 on 1 sessions ensure I get her full attention – no hiding at the back! We always have a laugh though!

Ian Blackwell
About Me

My career started as a professional dancer touring both nationally and internationally performing contemporary repertoire, with renowned dance companies such as The Richards Alston Dance company and Rambert Dance Company. I have taught extensively at various dance colleges/institutions and have always held an interest in anatomy and how the body moves. I completed a Massage qualification back in 1996 with The Holos (now The Massage Training Institute) and after retiring from Rambert Dance Company took a Personal Training and Sports Massage Diploma with Premier International, went on to take a Level 5 Diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage with the North London School of Sports Massage and trained with Ruth Duncan in Integrated Myofascial Therapy. My career as a therapist led me to work in clinic alongside chiropractors, at various marathon events and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and I felt I wanted to add to this skill set by revisiting Pilates which was part of my training as a dancer. So I then went on to become a Stott Pilates instructor.

I have held my own practice TheMassageBase since 2008 and since acquiring ThePilatesBase am very excited to share my knowledge and help people to take control of their bodies and ultimately create ease of movement for a healthier and fitter life.

I am registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), and the Sports Massage Association (SMA).


Service Categories
Connective Tissue Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release Therapy, Pilates, Pregnancy Massage, Remedial Massage, Remedial Therapies, Sports Injury Therapy, Sports Massage

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