Our Experts

Leaf has an outstanding team of highly qualified and experienced therapists. They are all committed to our programme of continuing professional development to ensure our clients benefit from the highest standards of skilled treatments and client care.

  • Ruth
    Deputy Manager & Advanced Skin Therapist

    Ruth is qualified to NVQ level 3 in beauty therapy & massage. She is an advanced Environ skincare practitioner with specialist training & experience in performing Collagen Stimulation Therapy, also known as micro-needling. Ruth is also passionate about Jane Iredale mineral make-up as part of a skincare routine. She was a runner up in the 2018 UK & Ireland Therapist of the Year awards

    Reanne
    Advanced Clinical Massage Therapist

    Reanne is qualified to level 5 & specialises in Clinical Massage to aid chronic pain relief, especially after injury or surgery. As a former RAF officer & competitive horse rider, & having suffered a serious knee injury herself, Reanne has a strong interest in biomechanics & rehabilitation. Her treatments are especially effective in treating scar tissue. She is also qualified in reflexology. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Jan Lea & Fiona Southorn
    Owners

    Before Leaf, Jan and Fiona worked together in postgraduate legal education (Jan's the lawyer, Fiona's the marketeer) and spent so much time on planes and trains that they discovered a mutual ambition to start their own business. Jan is the "Lea" and Fiona is the "f" in leaf which opened in 2008.

    Lauren
    Spa Therapist

    Lauren has the international CIDESCO qualification in beauty and body therapies and was previously Head Therapist in a 5 star spa. She is a skincare specialist with experience in several luxury and organic brands, including ESPA. She is passionate about health and wellbeing and loves working with clients to achieve positive results as naturally as possible.

    Ellysia
    Spa Therapist

    Ellysia is qualified to NVQ level 3 in both spa and electrical facials. She has a particular interest in facials and massage, including all ESPA treatments and Environ facials. Ellysia is also an advanced Lycon waxing practitioner.

    Kate
    Advanced Spa Therapist

    Kate graduated with a BSc (Hons) from Lancaster University & holds NVQ level 3 in Beauty Therapy. Kate is an advanced all-round spa therapist, trained in ESPA, Environ, Cool Skin Peels & threading. She is also a passionate, advanced Lycon hot wax practitioner and nail specialist.