Theraputic Massage &
OLGA RAFFA Certified Massage Therapist Since 1989
Olga Raffa is a professionally qualified and trained massage therapist residing in the Cotswolds UK. Olga offers a range of authentic massage treatments based on ancient healing techniques, she uses her extensive experience and works with the knowledge of a real healer, accessing universal healing energies. Olga aims to restore the body’s natural balance and well-being through highly-skilled, high-quality, effective massage.
A lot can be accomplished in one treatment, although the most lasting benefit will be reached through a series of regular treatments followed by regular maintenance, (it’s like keeping your car running smoothly for years, you invest some time and money into maintenance when the car is a few years old, and then keep it oiled and lubricated on a regular basis)
Olga and her associate therapists focus on providing hands on services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction & will do everything they can to meet your expectations. With a variety of offerings to choose from. We're sure you'll be happy working with them Look around the website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact the Clinic. . We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There's much more to come!
More about Olga Raffa:
Internationally known for her professional bodywork and rejuvenating results by her repeat clients for over 25 years, Olga promotes health and well-being through
The Art of Therapeutic Bodywork.
Olga trained and worked with many eclectic teachers and techniques whilst living and travelling in and out of Los Angeles for over 20 years where she became a Massage therapist to the stars.
Having studied a variety of techniques namely Structural Integration with Charles Siemers, instructor with Ida P Rolf. Neuromuscular Therapy ( St Johns Method) , Aromatherapy, Reflexology,
Pregnancy Massage, Applied Kinesiology, and Shiatsu and Medical Massage, Olga has a full bag of tools with which to put a myriad of physical conditions and injuries back in balance.
After graduating in General Art and Design she apprenticed with her mother, an Antiquarian Book-Restorer. After gaining the craft of restoring rare and fine-bindings she leaned toward restoring people's health and well-being. Hands on therapy was a natural progression career choice for her natural healing abilities.
Combined with her passion for health and travel Olga took an interest in Eastern and Asian yoga and Chi Gong. Her 3 trips to India, Nepal, Ladakh and Tibet, was in keeping with her passion for arts and crafts and their culture but more importantly the art of meditation and healing, especially Tibetan Buddhist spiritual practices which inspired her to learn the Tibetan language. She had permission from the Dalai Lama to set up a Conservation Department in the Tibetan Library in Dharamsala, a longtime goal to be realized one day, perhaps in her retirement from bodywork.
A year in Brazil with world renowned psychic & healer Luiz Gasperetto put her in touch with the bio-energetic chakra body healing system with which she takes care to balance on her clients after every treatment. She studied mediumship healing in Sao Paulo and studied dance and movement in Porto Seguro.
In Hawaii Olga met native healer and Hawaiian Treasure Auntie Margaret and continued her healing arts education on a course of Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage with her. This entailed swimming with the dolphins every morning before class, and put her in touch with the South Pacific Hoponono philosophy and Spirit of Aloha.
Edythe Preet editor for a lifestyle magazine in LA encouraged Olga's natural writing talent to help her become an accomplished writer contributing for the health column in the magazine.
She gained much experience working in the Mauna Kea Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii and she incorporated the healing Lomi Lomi Massage principles of prayer work gained there into her thriving practice.
Olga has a unique gift of helping people meet the demands of professional and family life through her precise and effective massage and integrated bodywork treatments. She helps her clients to harmonize the challenges of daily living. From the professional athlete to the busy mum and mothers to be. . She helps keep her clients in health and balance especially in the comfort of their own home with her convenient and essential mobile service for any connoisseur of The Art of Therapeutic Touch.
Passionate about our healthy environment Olga has taken a few years out to become involved in environmental activism and is collaborating with other eco-solutionaries to make positive healing changes throughout the world.