Time Out London
The Owner's Guide to the Body
Roger Golten is a Hellerwork practitioner, a specialist in the deep tissue massage developed in the 1970's that aims to restore the body's balance and alignment. On a physical level, it's an effective method of improving efficiency and ease of movement ; from a psychological and emotional point of view, it's a technique that fully involves the client.
Time Out London
To Heller and back
Every article written about Hellerwork mentions pain. "Be warned: it hurts", cautioned the Times. "Mr Golten picked up my left arm and wedged a stake deep into my armpit. Or that was how it felt, quivered the Daily Telegraph.
Magic of massage that transforms your life
I have just propped three blockbusters beneath my desk and planted my feet on top, legs akimbo. My shoulders are dropped. I am breathing slowly and deeply. My head is central to my shoulders. I look ridiculous and feel great.
The Sunday Times
Rub it better
Arguably the most expensive massage around - which may account for its celebrity following of government ministers, rock icons and film personalities, including Kevin Spacey, Stephanie Powers and Roger Daltry - an intimate Hellerwork massage will have you stripped down to your knickers so your body can be stretched and kneaded back to perfect balance.
Say goodbye to Mr.Stress
In what is, sadly, the last of his regular columns, our worry warrior looks back over two years of reviewing the best relaxation techniques known to man. He's tried them all. He knows which ones work...
Spluttering up to the surface and peering up at my instructor through a curtain of waterlogged hair, I don’t think I could feel any less Zen. My attempts to combine gliding in good postural alignment, gentle kicks and graceful arm movements, are less like a duck to water and more like a rock.
Wow! Its the morning after my first Hellerwork session & my neck feels distinctly longer & straighter. Sitting in front of my mirror, about to put on my make-up, I'm wowed again. It looks like I've had a top facial. This is powerful work!
Harpers & Queen
What's up duckface?
The life of an actress can be very physically demanding, as Anna Chancellor, still best known as "Duckface" from Four Wedding and a Funeral has discovered.
Get it together
Take the deep tissue work of massage and the muscle strengthening of Pilates and you have Hellerwork, a treatment with real pick "n" mix appeal says JAMES DELINGPOLE
Is he just another city burn out, or did he meet St.Paul on the escalator on Bank tube? What was it that made him abandon his red braces in favour of a Stetson and ride off into the sunset?
A good move for tense people
Julie Christie, 62 – in Malta filming the movie Troy with Brad Pitt – is an ardent supporter of Hellerwork. Lucy Miller finds out why the Oscar winner and timeless beauty is so attracted to the therapy.
The Daily Telegraph
I look straighter and taller
John Higginbotham claims “Hellerwork” transformed him. A freelance trombonist, currently playing in the West End musical Martin Guerre, he confesses: “I had a dreadful posture.
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You will be poked, pressed and pummelled in place normally on limits only to lovers and bikini-line waxers.
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Alice Hart-Davis has sought relief from her bad back for 14 years. In the first series of cut-out-and-keep guides, here is her advice to all those who, like the Queen, have a royal pain in the back.
The best massage in London
Massage is booming in the capital with every hotel and spa competing to offer the latest and the most therapeutic treatments.
London’s 50 most wanted health gurus
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Perfect your posture
Is the toughest of bodywork therapies the answer to bad posture?
Unlock your body's memory
Devotees claim that the Hellerwork system can change your life
What's the alternative?
Hellerwork, Sam Nichols, 34, from London, had her body realigned to ease knee pain.