Tutor's background & relevant qualifications
Alena has been a practicing Remedial Massage therapist for 24 years, member of AAMT and has conducted various short courses and workshops. She has an overseas qualification of Certificate in Physiotherapy.
Alena used to work in the specialized Medical Institution for treating diseases, such as upper breathing tract, chronic bronchitis, asthma, and other allergies, rehabilitation of nerve diseases and post injury conditions, endocrine function diseases, obesity, mild case of diabetes and gout. She worked in the complex of natural curative sources, mineral springs and she used water therapy in a form of hydrotherapy exercises, pool post injury treatments, underwater hose massages, mud baths, herbal and wax wrappings etc.
She participated in sport gymnastics for eleven years and was later a coach for girls under ten in a sporting club. She used to work as a Sport Trainer for Southern Football League Association in 1993.
She produces excellent results with her work by drawing on a wide range of experiences including sports therapy, injury rehabilitation, postural stabilization and clinical assessment. She believes a happy mind and body equals a happy person.
She has been teaching Relaxation & Swedish massage, Indian head massage, Reflexology, Baby massage since 2003 and holds the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.