Welcome to The National Massage Academy

Hello, I’m Sophie Whiffen, a dedicated massage therapist and trainer with an extensive 20-year wellness industry background. My passion for holistic wellness has driven me to become a trusted expert in the field, serving clients in both Cambridge and London. With a strong foundation built on caring, experience, trustworthiness, knowledge, and talent, I have successfully nurtured a massage business that caters to a diverse clientele, including royalty and A-list personalities.

Our philosophy

Creating confident & successful professionals

Passionate about sharing my knowledge, we offer comprehensive training programs for professional massage therapists. With a curriculum crafted from my years of practical experience, we provide hands-on training, empowering students with the skills and confidence needed to excel in their field. My professional training is not just about education; it’s a transformative journey toward becoming a skilled and compassionate massage therapist.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing The National Massage Academy means selecting a partner who is not only experienced and knowledgeable but also deeply committed to your well-being and growth as a professional massage therapist.

Our approach is rooted in genuine care and personalised attention, ensuring that every student receives the highest standard of service.

Sophie’s Qualifications & Experience

  • VTCT Swedish Massage
  • VTCT Aromatherapy
  • VTCT Indian Head Massage
  • VTCT Reflexology
  • Diploma Anatomy + Physiology
  • Diploma Pregnancy Massage
  • Diploma Maternity Reflexology
  • Diploma Reflexology for Fertility
  • Diploma Aromatherapy in Pregnancy
  • Diploma Buccal Intraoral Massage
  • Certificate Lymphatic Drainage Massage (Post-Operative)
  • Certificate Brazilian Wood Sculpting Massage
  • Certificate Hopi Ear Candling
  • Certificate Lomi Lomi Massage
  • Diploma Crystal Therapy
  • Diploma Hot & Cold Stone Massage
  • Certificate Natural Lift Facial Massage
  • Certificate Cupping
  • Diploma Deep Tissue Massage
  • Diploma Warm Bamboo Massage
  • Diploma Warm Salt & Herb Poultice Massage
  • Level II Reiki

Level 3 PTTLS Teaching Adult Education VTCT



Sophie has taught in various Cambridgeshire colleges, and has run clinics and mobile services in Cambridge and Chelsea since 2004. She has led her team at The Cambridge Massage Company for the past 7 years.

Your path to mastery starts here

Invest in your professional growth and elevate your massage therapy practice to new heights. Contact us today to enroll in our specialised massage courses and take the next step in your journey as a skilled and confident massage therapist.

Join our advanced training programmes designed exclusively for qualified massage therapists. Whether you seek to expand your service offerings, enhance client outcomes, or boost your career prospects, our courses provide the knowledge and expertise you need to succeed.

If you’re an absolute novice, we can help you create the lifestyle and business you have been dreaming of, by enrolling in one of our beginners courses.

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