The Massage Practice

Back massage

The Massage Practice provides massage therapy treatments tailored to your individual needs. You may be after some purely relaxing 'me' time and a soothing massage, a deep tissue massage that will tackle all that stubborn tension you've been wanting to get rid of for ages or a sports massage to treat a particular injury or help prepare you for an event. The Massage Practice also specialises in pregnancy massage where attention will be paid to all the areas of your body that are under increased strain during pregnancy.

Providing massage treatments for clients in Tonbridge and surrounding areas.


A consultation before your first treatment will help determine exactly what you would like from your session.

The treatment room for The Massage Practice is located in a quiet road near Tonbridge town centre. See the location page for more information.

About Silke

Silke (pronounced Sil-ka) Thistlewood is the main therapist for, and owner of, The Massage Practice. She has trained to diploma level in holistic massage and sports massage, gaining both BTEC and ITEC qualifications at the highest possible grades. She trained at the widely acclaimed Essentials For Health Massage School where she is now an assistant teacher in diploma courses and workshops.

Silke is a fully registered member of The Complimentary Therapists Association and The Federation of Holistic Therapists through which she is also insured. Both require their registered therapists to carry out additional training each year on top of their qualifications (called continued professional development or CPD) in order to continue membership with them. This ensures that skills in each therapy are always kept up to date and topped up with new techniques on a regular basis.

Please give Silke a call, use the contact form or send her an email If you have any questions about anything you have seen on this website.