Caroline Teffler Dip (NLSSM) SRMT, MSMA

Soft Tissue Therapist

Caroline retrained as a massage therapist in 2012 after a successful corporate career. Her interest and subsequent career choice stemmed from personal experience of the effectiveness of sports massage therapy to manage sports injuries and enable optimum training.

She began her re-training at the highly regarded North London School of Sports Massage (NLSSM), where she developed her extensive tool box of both foundation and advanced massage techniques. She continues to build on this knowledge with regular Continued Professional Development (CPD), exploring and gathering new techniques and skills to enable her to best serve her clients. This, combined with her natural talent for problem solving, has enabled her to excel at assessment and evaluation of her clients, as well as their treatment.

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Caroline finds that the satisfaction that comes with delivering a treatment plan that allows a client to realise their goals is highly motivating. She says ‘’My work whether it is with a sports team, in a clinic setting or at major events provides a unique buzz and set of challenges; a mix that means it is always interesting. But by far the best and most enjoyable, aspect of my work is seeing the smile on the client’s face as they get off the couch, move around and realise they are no longer in pain’’.

A lifelong cyclist, on both road, and off road, a keen swimmer and qualified swimming teacher; Caroline brings her passion and knowledge of these sports into her work, and working relationships.

Qualifications & Memberships

Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy - BTEC Diploma -Level 5 (NLSSM) (2014)
Gym Trainer Level 2 - Discovery Learning - Nov 2016
Holistic Core Restore Coach - Jenny Burrell (Burrell Education) - Nov 2016
Swedish Massage - VTC (Level 3) (2012)
Sport First Aid Certificate (Valid 2016 to 2019)
Sports Massage Association – Full Member

Continuing Professional Development

Rock Tape FMT 1 & 2 (Rocktape)
Introduction to Muscle Testing - Chris Newton (Exercise Lab)
Sports Massage Association Conference 2014 & 2015
The Mysteries of the Pelvis - Chris Newton (Exercise Lab)
Working with the Spine - Rachel Fairweather (Jing)
Pregnancy & Post-Natal Remedial Massage - Jenny Burrell (Burrell Education)
Functional Movement and Injury Prevention in Swimming - (South East Region ASA)
Exercise Prescription - Chris Newton (Exercise Lab)
The Complete Shoulder Workshop - Susan Findley (NLSSM)
British Fascia Symposium 2016
Hypermobility Workshop October - Mary Thornton (Sussex Physio Pilates) - Oct 2016
Functional Running Assessment & Gait Re-Education - James Dunne (Kinetic Revolution) - Oct 2016
Event Massage & Competitive Sports Experience

Rugby World Cup – Japan Rugby Union Team Post Training Massage (2015)
Australian Women’s Cricket Team (2015 Ashes Tour)
UKcycling Events (2015 & 2016 seasons) – Post-event massage at multiple South East Region Cycling Sportives and MTB Events
Castle Triathlon Series - Bastion Ironman (2015, 2016), Hever Castle Triathlon (2015, 2016)
ASA SE Regional Masters Long & Short Course Championships - Exclusive Event Massage provider (2015, 2016)
Pre- event massage - Brighton Marathon (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Post Event Massage – Brighton Half Marathon (2014, 2015)
Royal Parks Half Marathon (2014)
Post Event Massage – Brighton Brooks 10k (2013 & 2014)
Burgess Hill Town Football Club - Post Training Massage (2013/14 season)
Mid Sussex Marlins –National Squad (Age Group) Selected Swimmers Massage Program (2013)
Event Massage - Neptune City Sevens Tournament (2013)