Jo has had over 20 years experience in health
Her studies started out with an Honours Degree in Creative Arts and a Post-graduate
She became involved in the 'Fitness Industry' due to her love of sports,
being a keen multi-sporter and triathlete.
Over the years she has taken a number of diplomas
and certificates such as
Therapy and Rehabilitation (Dip.Honours),
Awareness Teacher (incorporating Pilates & Yoga.
Thai Yoga Massage (Certified) as well as on going courses in various modalitities.
Her job as the Americas' Cup Team Trainer and Therapist took her to New Zealand and the US. After two Americas
Cups she based herself in Auckland, New Zealand, where she ran her own Personal Training Studio. Here she focused on a more
holistic approach to training, encouraging clients to focus on more mind to body awareness and balance in their training and
life styles in general ( i.e. diet and stress relief). Her clients ranged from athletes to people recovering from illnesses
to those wanting training and massage for posture, general health and well being.
the latter year before returning to the UK, Jo worked as a Pilates Teacher and a Trainer to the Sanctuary Drug and Rehabilitation
Retreat in Byron Bay ,NSW.
Jo is now based in East Sussex where she is pursuing
her other passion, Stone Sculpting, but she still offers massage appointments at 'Woodside', an Exclusive Bed and Breakfast
in Staplecross, East Sussex.
TO SEE JO'S STONE SCULPTURES - FOR PURCHASE OR COMMISSION PLEASE CLICK HERE. YOU CAN SEE EXAMPLES OF HER EXTRAORDINARY WORK
HERE AT WOODSIDE IN OUR GROUNDS
Jo offers a 70 minute full body massage for £55,
intuitively designed for your own personal needs.
Just ask Amanda
to book your appointment with Jo
Personal Client- NZ
appreciate the time, as well as the ongoing support and encouragement you give me. I am feeling so much better about my body....As
I mentioned a while ago you really are an inspiration to me and I very much appreciate your genuine and personal interest
in helping me with my health."
Director of the Americas Cup Team 'Stars and Stripes'.
"If we do another campaign
we would love to have you back again. You really stepped up to the challenge of covering so may of the fitness, physical therapy
and nutrition parts of the program. I really enjoy working with you because you are so capable, professional and fun to be
Jane Oliver.Personal Client. NZ
"You saved me from a Chrohns disaster and steroids...you have been my rock. The words
'thank you' are not enough."
Sponsor of the 'Stars and Stripes'. US
"Thank you for taking so much of your
time to help heal some aching bones and restore neglected muscle! I can understand why the crew enjoy and appreciate your
help. Larry is a believer just like me."
Ra Ansem - Holistic Therapist. London
"Jo's massages are truly the most
wonderfully therapeutic and blissful I have ever had the pleasure to receive. As a physiotherapist/healer myself I have
received many treatments from masseuses and without a doubt hold Jo in the highest regard."