Sports Therapy

Our highly trained sports therapist and yoga teachers are here to help you find and maintain your optimum level of ease in movement, enabling you to fully enjoy the sport or physical activity that you love to do.

You don’t have to be an athlete to enjoy the benefits of sports therapy or our sports focused yoga classes. Both the treatment sessions and classes are suitable for every body regardless of age and physical ability. If you wish to prevent injuries from sports or any type of physical activity, regular classes and appointments can keep you well and help maintain your optimum level of physical fitness and movement. If you already have a injury that is preventing you from fully participating in the sport or activity that you love doing so much, or you’re struggling with pain and discomfort on a regular basis, then the skills and knowledge behind sports therapy and yoga could help you to find ease and comfort in movement again.

Sports Therapy What to expect?

Your sports therapist has the knowledge, skills and ability to optimise either your sporting performance or simply improve the ease in which you move on a day to day basis. She can help you prepare your body and prevent injuries whilst training, participating in events or simply enjoying your chosen activity. She can provide numerous therapeutic approaches to your care including sport and remedial massage and a comprehensive rehabilitation programme for those with injuries.

During your first appointment you will receive a free in depth consultation and postural assessment. This will enable your therapist to provide a completely unique programme of care tailored specifically to your needs.

A variety of therapeutic techniques may be used during your appointment and this could include remedial massage, myofascial release, cupping, ultrasound and physical adjustments to name but a few. All of which will be throughly explained to you prior to the treatment.

You will also receive advice on how to care for yourself and continue your rehabilitation after the appointment.

Please do bring a pair of shorts to wear during your appointment!

Meet Your Sports Therapist

Appointments available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Amy Beard

My approach to sports therapy is on a very individual basis. I like to understand what’s brought a client to see me and what they want to get from their visit. The title ‘sports therapy’ can be a little misleading as I’m as likely to treat people who might have had an accident or injury outside of a sports context as I am an amateur athlete. Sports therapy is for everybody – and every body is different, that’s why I will use a variety of techniques to find what works for that individual. I believe we should all be able to live pain free and with ease of movement, sometimes we need a helping hand to do this and that’s what I offer my clients.

Yoga Classes

Body Release

Tuesday 12.15pm – 1.15pm and Thursday 6pm – 7pm

Body release is a class designed to work into those tight spots, free up muscular tension, promote healing & help the body stay injury free. Using a combination of body ball rolling, trigger point and fascia release, coupled with yoga poses; this unique class is the closest thing to manual therapy or massage that we can perform on ourselves. Perfect for sports people to tune their body & perform at their best or people who are desk bound needing to release muscular tension. Working with balls allows students to work at a level that feels appropriate and comfortable for their body tissue. After the class you may come away with similar feelings to that of a massage or physical therapy. Drink plenty of water and rest the body as required. All props are provided.

Yoga for Runners

Sunday 6.30pm – 7.30pm

All levels welcome. As runners know, posture and form are very important in efficient running, so why not take as much care of our bodies out of the running shoes? This particular yoga class is designed for those who run and want to compliment their training. While running gives us may benefits, it can also create stiffness, aches, inflexibility and at times injury. Working through areas that typically stiffen up from the repetitive strain that running causes, you will work toward increased mobility and strength throughout the entire body. Yoga can help you run better by helping your flexibility, strength, endurance and breathing. Don’t be shy, if you’re stiff, achy or not flexible, this is just for you!

Yoga for the Sporty and Stiff

Wednesday 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Bringing our fun and varied fusion class to you sporty people that feel super stiff and tight. Expect to be guided through yoga postures that will access tight hamstrings, hips, backs and shoulders. Combined with controlled movements and exercisers aimed at building strength and endurance in the deep core muscles. By increasing your flexibility, strength and endurance, yoga will enable you to enjoy the activity you love for longer. Don’t be shy, if you’re stiff, achy or not flexible, this is just for you! There’s no chanting or meditating in this class, pure physical strengthening and stretching exercisers tailored to the needs of a sports enthusiast.

Get In Touch
Therapy appointments are available 7 days a week, morning, afternoon and evening. Please use the contact form below to send us any questions or to book an appointment.

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Welcome to Instinctive Health Sheffield, We offer yoga classes and yoga workshops throughout the week and have a dedicated massage therapy studio offering a wide range and styles of massage including ayurvedic therapies.
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