July 15, 2015

The Healing Area

The TOD Festival Healing Area is set in a peaceful alcove by the lake, and boasts a range of qualified experienced therapists on offer for treatments by appointment. We also have a herb garden; a peaceful meditation area, host Cosmic Workshops; an apothecary; a sweat lodge; fire pit and much more.

Bought to you by professional Therapist Helen Baddon who has volunteered her time and passion for many years- to help Tribe of Doris Festival provide a range of healing experiences influenced by many cultures and beliefs.


Book and pay for your treatment onsite in the healing area at Tribe of Doris Festival.


Holly – Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage

My fascination with complementary therapies started 3 years ago when I saw the power of massage helping a dear friend. I qualified in aromatherapy, holistic massage, and reflexology last summer. With a thirst to understand the science behind the disciplines I started university in Cardiff to become a complementary healthcare practitioner.

My passion is sharing the knowledge I have learnt particularly in communities.Everyone should have these beautiful healing practises at their fingertips!  Love and light, Holistic Holly.



Katie – Guided Meditations with Drumming, Energy Medicine,
Deep Tissue Massage

Awenydd Innerwork, can provide ways to assist us directly access wisdom through experience. When working with challenges, core beliefs, repeated life patterns, physical or emotional pain and trauma, this inner wisdom can transform our wounds into gifts and enhance our capacities for self-healing, self-empowerment, and self-actualisation.

Katie works as an awenydd and complementary healthcare practitioner from North Cymru, working from a depth of training and experience that came from working to improve her health from bedbound chronic nerve pain to where she is now; assisting others to improve their health and wellbeing through bodywork and innerwork; Katie blends ancient and more recent practices with the common sense of her own experiences.

Deep Tissue Massage, Energy Massage (working to clear stagnant qi and bring in free flowing qi as well as physical massage), Holistic Massage, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Therapeutic Interventions for Musculoskeletal Injuries, Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage. Any of these or a combination tailed specifically for you. Back, head, neck, shoulders, legs, arms, hand, feet, abdomen, combination.

Guided Meditations with Meditation Drumming
One to one or group guided meditations with meditation drumming for insights, learning, empowerment, tailored to your intentions and wishes for each session. Learning from the awen – that inner, universal and nature wisdom that we all have the potential to access.

Shaman and Energy Medicine work
Working deeply to clear that which no longer serves us, assisting the clearing of blocked energies, repeated life patterns and the clearing of imprints/affinities that attracted these blocked energies and patterns in the first place, rewriting these imprints with new empowered ways of being. This can work include illuminations, energy clearing, energy and entity release, past soul contract release and life essence piece retrieval (also known as soul part retrieval).

Brian – Sports Massage, Quiromasaje

Brian Cervera from Catalonia developed his skills for massage straight out of school where he studied at the Academy de Quiros in Vinaros gaining diplomas in Quiromasaje, Specialist Quiromasaje, including Sports Massage, Deep Tissue and Massage for Relaxation, Vacuum Cupping Therapy and Manual Lymphatic Drainage.

He went on to study with Head Medic of Barcelona FC and worked with athletes in Ulldecona Football Club and various marathons and triathlons. In the UK he offers treatments in Wrexham and at many events including Glastonbury Festival, One Tribe and Buddhafields.

With a science based approach combined with experienced based practices, Brian works to assist relieve chronic pain, aches, stiffness, stress, anxiety, and mobility restrictions in addition to assisting rehabilitate the body from work and sport related injuries through quiromasaje, sports massage, deep tissue massage, massage for relaxation, reflexology, and vacuum cupping therapy.

Deep Tissue Massage
For relief of aches and pains, stiffness, stress, and tension.

Sports Massage
For injury rehabilitation and promoting health and fitness

Massage practices taught in Catalonia working with a variety of smooth, flowing, deep techniques to assist your health and wellbeing.

Working with reflex areas in the feet to release tension, promote relaxation and assist health of the body.

Massage for Relaxation
Massage techniques relaxation and rejuvenation.

Olu Jegede – Obsidian Pyramid Holistic Therapies


I help people find ease in their physical, mental and emotional bodies using bodywork and healing modalities

The bodywork treatments I offer are;

Thai massage which is a deep massage performed through clothing on a futon where I use my hands, forearms and feet to release and stretch tense muscles.

Swedish massage which is an oil-based massage where I use various massage techniques to access sore muscles and knead away tension.

Thai foot massage to relieve aching festival feet and lower legs, and rebalance energy using acupressure points.

Sekhem healing for mental/emotional healing, which is energy healing originally used in ancient Egypt.

Systematic kinesiology is a natural healing method based in muscle testing which can be used to detect food sensitivities, heal the digestive system and endocrine system and rebalance structural weaknesses amongst other things. It is also great for calming the nervous system in cases of insomnia.

Thai massage, Swedish massage, Sekhem healing, Systematic Kinesiology, Thai foot massage

Lucy Neal – Gold Pepper Therapies

For the past seven years I have travelled around Europe, Asia, South & Central America, working and volunteering, including completing a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Indonesia. I love travelling, meeting new people, food, cooking, conversations, nature, sunsets and being inspired. I believe everybody has something to teach, share and exchange.

I am a strong advocate for mental health awareness, and believe massage and yoga provides a safe, holistic environment which can have a positive effect on reducing stress, anxiety and depression.

I use a combination of natural plant extracts, high quality CBD and essential oils to focus on the parts of the body most prone to tension and stress, including the scalp, face, neck, arms, shoulders, legs and upper back.During this treatment, you will experience a massage that works with your body holistically, with the added benefit of the plant oils to increase both wellness and relaxation.

Swedish Body Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hopi Ear candling, Reflexology, Pregnancy MassageMassages can be customised to your needs to create the perfect bodywork session, including different therapeutic techniques beneficial for individuals with overworked muscles, and those wanting to experience enhanced relaxation, as well as reducing stress and anxiety.

Emily Dike  – Caring For You Treatments

 Relaxing treatments that care for you to be at your best

Bowen Technique, Luxury facial, reflexology, maternity reflexology, massage, reikiYou may be in pain, have a niggling injury or muscular restriction, or you may want to improve your posture, or just love a bit of a self-care & TLC.My aim is to relax and support you. Being a multi skilled therapist there is an array of treatments I can benefit you with.

Hannah Newrick – Holistic Massage Therapy

Blissful, releasing, deep tissue, energising Holistic Massage Therapy

Hello, I’m Hannah. I am holistic massage therapist and assistant tutor on the Worcester branch of the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork course. Holistic massage provides a space for you to be present in your body, release physical and emotional tension, and experience a state of profound relaxation, which is when our bodies rest and repair. Whether you want to feel blissed out, energised, or you want some delicious deep pressure to help ease those aches and pains massage is a wonderful gift to yourself! It is my honour to welcome you onto my massage table and I look forward to working with the lovely people of Tribe of Doris .

Trish Utaboon – Vital Health Aromatics

I honour and embrace the Healing gifts that nature offers us, using consciously sourced plant essences to support our life journey through intuitive massage

I’m so excited to be part of the Healing Area at Doris this year and invite you to nurture your body, nourish your soul and energise yourself for all the adventures that the wonderful Doris has for you.

Come and experience the profound benefits to your health and well-being with Aromatherapy – where my heart lies with a passion and is a part of all the treatments that I offer.

Choose from: Holistic Massage, using Thai Massage mobilising and stretching techniques, I will also incorporate myo-fascial releases when appropriate and work sensitively according to your needs at the time.

Whether you require focus on specific areas of discomfort or just like some space to relax and unwind. Pregnancy massage supporting your mothering journey. Hopi Ear Candling – great for clearing excess wax, relief form headaches, tinnitus or balance issues – a profoundly relaxing treatment. Will include facial massage to assist with lymphatic drainage. Indian Head Massage- no need to undress- can be an express treatment if you don’t have much time and will cover upper back, arms, neck, shoulders, scalp and face.

Holistic Facials – especially loved at festivals when camping- a pampering treat for your skin. I use the Neal’s Yard Organic Skin Care Range – smells divine. Thai Foot Massage – includes lower legs to help relieve achy feet after dancing and dotting about all day and gets you back on your cloud.

If you would like to apply to come as a Therapist this year apply here

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