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Meet the Team – Ricardina, Massage Therapist, Guildford Spa

Ricardina Guildford Spa

My name is Ricardina,

I am a massage therapist, skincare specialist, and industry educator with a special interest in health and wellness. My career is the product of 37 years of research, a passion for skincare, massage therapy and nutrition.

I am a qualified Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist with a Diploma from the prestigious London School of Sports Massage. I am a member of the Institute of Sports and Remedial Massage and I also have a master’s degree in Sports Science and Nutrition. I am also a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists since 2011.

I have built up an extensive clientele as a Therapist/ Spa Manager in central London for the last 16 years, ranging from professional sportsmen and women, musicians, business people, administrators, celebrities, full-time mums, and people recovering from serious operations, accidents, and injuries.

I specialise in:

Massage Therapy

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue / Remedial Sports Massage
  • MLD manual lymphatic drainage
  • Reflexology
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Postpartum massage
  • Facial Rejuvenation Massage

Beauty Therapy

  • Facial Treatments
  • Advanced Skin Treatments
  • Waxing

When I am not in the treatment room I enjoy swimming, reading, yoga, meditation, arts and crafts, and visiting museums and galleries. Although, if given time you’ll find me exploring/walking in the countryside. I am originally from Cascais a seaside town just outside Lisbon, Portugal.

Treating everyone as an individual with enthusiasm and care has become my mission, allowing me to gain trust and maintain a loyal client base. My clients called me “the muscle whisperer”.

I love to make people smile and make a difference in their lives.


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