The Healing Tree

(In Essex)

Helping you find balance in life through yoga, reflexology, holistic facials, reiki and nutrition. Find me in Braintree, Essex


Take a moment, breathe in, breathe out.

After possibly the strangest of couple of years on record for most of us, it’s likely we’re feeling either disconnected from ourselves, maybe overwhelmed and struggling to find meaning as the world opens up again, or more connected and determined to make changes in our lives. Whichever it is for you, I’d love to help you figure out your next steps through yoga, reflexology, holistic facials, reiki and nutrition. All of which can help bring you to a state of balanced contentment whereby you feel good in your body and mind. Yoga classes and treatments in Braintree, Essex.


I consider myself to be a holistic, integrative practitioner – meaning I observe the whole person – physically, psychologically, socially and spiritually body rather than focusing purely on any imbalance or dis-ease presenting. I aim to work with clients where-ever they are on their healing journey and provide a bridge between holistic and conventional medicine.

I offer five treatments that help shift our nervous systems into relaxation mode to give a sense of comfort and calmness from where our bodies and minds have time and space to reset and heal. This can often begin a process that helps ease many physical conditions such as poor digestion, hormonal imbalance, low immunity, fatigue and aches and pains; and emotional conditions such as anxiety, uneasiness, agitation and tension. Feel stress fall away from you...

Choose from or create your own bespoke session from the following -

Yoga and Breathwork


Holistic Facials and Neck, Shoulder & Scalp Massage

Reiki and Chakra Balancing

Nutritional Programmes

All of these rebalancing treatments work with any presenting systems or issues revealed during the initial consultation. After care advice is given after each treatment if required so that the restorative effects can continue after and between treatments.


As a yoga teacher, my job is to help you re-connect to yourself through movement and breath, accepting yourself how you are right now. When practiced regularly, yoga can help bring about profound changes in how we see ourselves and the world around us.

Weekly classes or 121’s available. My 121 sessions are a great way to introduce you to yoga, or to help you find a daily practice that works for you.

Breathwork 121's

These sessions can bring about powerful change, especially in clients working with easing anxiety. The session begins with some gentle movement, then an appropriate breath pattern for the clients needs, followed by a relaxing guided meditation which can be recorded directly onto clients mobile so it can be used out of session as often as required.


Although by no means a cure all, there are numerous physical and mental benefits to be gained through this therapeutic foot treatment. These may be due to the release of tension and deep relaxation during the session that allows the body to switch from the 'flight or fight' to the 'rest and digest' nervous system. This allows the body precious time out from the physical and emotional stress and strain of everyday life.

Holistic Facial & Head, Neck & Shoulder Massage

So much more than a traditional beauty salon treatment, a nurturing facial working with acupressure points and meridians (energy pathways) in the face, neck, shoulders and scalp (Neal's Yard Organic products used).

Or choose head, neck and shoulder massage - a treatment specially designed to release tension around the mentioned areas through a firmer massage.

Reiki & Chakra Balancing

A soothing practice whereby ‘universal healing energy’ is directed wherever it is needed in the client, be that on a physical, emotional or spiritual level. Or try Chakra Balancing - a more esoteric treatment for those interested in working more with the body’s inherent energy pathways and gathering of Prana (lifeforce energy). Crystal, fragrance and sounds are used in this balancing treatment.

Nutritional Programmes

Over the years I’ve come to understand how important our diet is and how it’s totally connected to how we feel physically and emotionally. Consequently, I'm a consultant for a great range of high-quality organic supplements from Synergy Worldwide. I’m use these to support clients as they undergo simple dietary resets to create a healthier way of eating to find optimum well-being. From week long to 21-day programmes available; please get in touch to discover more.

Prices & Payments

Each treatment lasts 60 mins, but there's always time to talk and plan, so allow longer for each session.

Yoga or Breathwork 121’s - £45 each

Reflexology - £45

Holistic Facials or Neck, Shoulder & Scalp Massage - £50 each

Reiki or Chakra Balancing - £45 each

Combo's - 90 mins - £70

Nutritional Programmes - contact me for details as different programmes on offer

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation policy – please allow 48 hours notice if you wish to reschedule so someone else can take your appointment.

Yoga class transfers - I am unable to offer class transfers.

Book your yoga classes and workshops here

Monday Studio Class - 9:30

Monday Zoom - 9:30

Saturday Studio Class - 9:30

Saturday Zoom - 9:30

Saturday Sangha - 14:00 - 16:00

A lovely nurturing couple of hours with a mix of yogic philosophy, breathwork and gentle but purposeful yoga, time for reflection and a cup of herbal tea, and ending with deep relaxation or yoga nidra. Followed by chat and chocolate! Leaving you feeling calm, nourished, content and part of a growing community of like-minded people.


I began my working life as an orthopaedic student nurse, sadly I didn’t continue my studies to become a fully registered general nurse, but the memories and learning have always remained with me. I continued to work within healthcare – both with older people and people with learning disabilities until reading a book in 1988 called “You Can Heal Your Life” by Louise Hay. This really was life-changing as I began to observe the link between our emotions and how our bodies function, leading me to explore holistic medicine and consequently train as a Reflexologist in 1989.

Since then, I’ve practiced throughout with some breaks here and there as my life path dictated, and over time added more tools to my kit including Reiki and more recently yoga. I am a nature addict and remain committed to learning, personal development and helping my clients and students understand themselves and how to find balance in body and mind.


If you'd like any more info on any of the treatments I offer, please don't hesitate to get in touch, I’m happy to provide more info. Or you can simply contact me below to book your appointment, let the journey begin!

With love, Sue Cumming


07811 579 209


Serving Braintree, Great Dunmow, Great Leighs, Great Notley, Halstead, Felsted and surrounding areas.