Therapists

Dagmara Witkowska
ila Organic Therapies | Massage Therapy

Dagmara started her holistic training after joining Samsara Mind and Body in 2015. Inspired by the amazing therapists already practising at the studio, and with the encouragement of the owner Helena, she decided to widen her knowledge and qualified as a massage therapist with ITEC Level 3 Diploma with some outstanding results. As a former ballerina, Dagmara has always held health and wellbeing highly, knowing how great an impact looking after yourself can make a huge difference on future health.

Passionate about holistic therapies, Dagmara can help facilitate a journey to the self, to find a realise in both the body and mind. She believes that gentle therapies have an amazing effect on the body and how having regular treatments, a healthy diet, incorporated with yoga and meditation is key to a healthier life.

Dagmara can offer ila Organic Therapies including her favourite Kundalini Back Massage along with the classic range of massage treatments including deep tissue, swedish massage and aromatherapy. Additionally she has trained in DermaCo machine and so can offer personalised facials including microdermabrasion, LED light therapy, bio lift and ultrasound.

Dagmara is available for appointments on Thursdays and Sundays. Although you can see her smiling face on the reception every day.

Jackie Hylton
Beauty | Massage Therapies

Jackie is a Qualified Beauty Therapist with years of experience, who obtained amazing results helping clients to realise their potential with a combination of great treatments and a truly holistic approach.  Jackie believes it is important to provide a space where clients can express their skin and body care concerns and she supports them in selecting treatments and/or products that best address those concerns.  

Jackie graduated from the London College of Fashion in 1996 with a HND in Beauty Therapy, subsequently going on to work in Health Clubs, Boutique Salons, Department Stores, as well as running her own salon for over 10 years.  She proclaims that her art of Brazilian Waxing was perfected in Australia, where she spent a brief period.  Jackie has worked with many skin care brands and maintains her commitment to ongoing training within the Beauty Industry. Jackie is a Himalayan Hatha Teacher, continuing study under the guidance of Yogi Ashokananda.  She is also a student of Lacanian Psychoanalysis. 

Jackie is available for appointments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Aneta Beasley
Ayurveda | Massage Therapy

Aneta is our residential ayurvedic therapist and consultant and a member of Ayurvedic Practitioner Association. She has been with Samsara from the very beginning. Her long love for meditation allows her to deepen the connect with people she treats.  Her main aim is to support you on the journey to self-healing and growth by equipping you with tools that are sourced by nature, easily accessible and individually designed just for you. She creates a safe, compassionate and encouraging environment in which you have a chance to breathe and release what doesn't serve you anymore.

Aneta is passionate about caring for yourself from the inside out with a help of natural medicine.  She is available for Ayurvedic treatments and consultations, Swedish massage and ila treatments on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

 

Alexandra Alcott
EFT | Holistic Nutrition

Alexandra is an Advanced EFT Therapist and Holistic Nutritionist with a specialist interest in women’s health and wellness. She is a compassionate, caring practitioner and she prides herself on creating nurturing relationships with her clients that are based on a solid foundation of trust and safety.

As well as being a member of The British Holistic Medical Association, she is also registered and certified by the AAMET Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Techniques. It is the largest professional EFT association worldwide, that only accepts members with a very high standard of training to ensure that the highest standards of work are continuously met by all the EFT Practitioners registered with them.

Jenni de Knoop
Movement Psychotherapy

Jenni de Knoop, BA (hons), MA, RDMP, is a registered movement psychotherapist, who offers individual psychotherapy sessions to adults and adolescents.

Since 2005 Jenni has been working at the Priory Roehampton Hospital as a sessional therapist primarily specialising in adult and adolescent eating disorders and body image. In private practice she has many years experience of working with depression, anxiety and panic attacks, self-esteem, understanding and communicating feelings, anger, relationship difficulties, identifying values and making goals, adolescent mental health, grief and loss, self harm, abuse and trauma.

Find out more about Jenni's work on her website -  www.psychotherapy-through-movement.com.

Leo Maria Shearing
Reiki | Reflexology | MLD

Having had some health challenges herself, Leo experienced first hand the life changing benefits that alternative therapies can bring. This is what inspired her to train to help others to improve their health picture as she had been helped. 

Leo now offers Reiki, Natural Nutrition and Reflexology. She studied to become a Reiki Master with Shirley O'Donague at Lucis College, who has a direct lineage to Mikao Usui. She has been practicing Reiki for over 10 years and working professionally for 6.  She has also studied Intuitive Reiki with Torsten Lange at the Reiki Academy London. For the Natural Nutrition she studied with Barbara Wren at the College of Natural Nutrition and holds DNN and PDNN qualifications.  She has an ITEC Diploma in Reflexology and has been working as a Reflexologist for 10 years.  All the products she uses during the treatment are organic.

Her availability is very flexible. She is happy to offer treatments in the week, day and evening and also the weekend. 

Meg Robertson
Homeopath / NAET Allergy Practitioner

Meg studied homeopathy for four years at The Centre for Homeopathic Education, Regents College, London, obtaining a Licentiate from CHE and a BSc(Hons) from Middlesex University. Following this, having realised that many symptoms and conditions result from sensitivities and poor nutrient absorption, she trained as a NAET practitioner. This utilises kinesiology and acupressure to identify and address such issues. 

Meg has an extensive knowledge of health and the metabolic functioning of the body, and can help you to identify the underlying causes of your symptoms. She can help you to regain balance and harmony on a physical and emotional level. 

Meg has a particular interest in nutrition, the neuro-endocrine system, yeast and fungal infections, and the emotional issues which underlie many symptoms.