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Fi Hennessy

Pregnancy massage specialist
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Fi Hennessy massage therapist
Fi is the founder of Origin Massage. She specialises in pregnancy massage and post natal massage and really enjoys supporting pregnant people during this special stage of life.
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About Fi Hennessy

I’m Fi, the founder of Origin Massage and a pregnancy and postnatal massage specialist.

Before becoming a more hands-on therapist, I was an antenatal educator for 7 years where I developed a huge amount of knowledge surrounding fertility, pregnancy and birth. Prior to this, I had more of a corporate/sales career but after the birth of my first child, this became very unappealing to return to.

The birth of my second child solidified this desire to work in a field I was genuinely passionate about and so I began my work with The Daisy Foundation. I have had 4 full-term pregnancies, one miscarriage at 10 weeks and two chemical pregnancies as a result of IVF treatment for surrogate pregnancies. You might say I love everything about being pregnant and giving birth!

And I would agree. You can read more about my surrogacy journey in HuffPost. I’ve learned so much through the years, through my own body and through working with many hundreds of families in Sheffield.

I am passionate about helping people feel comfortable with their pregnancy, prepared and ready for birth and supporting new parents afterwards through massage. I specialise in pregnancy massage because I am familiar and comfortable with pregnant bodies.

Experience and passion combined

Anyone who knows me knows that I love love LOVE getting a massage! I find them relaxing a they make a huge difference to my mood. During all my pregnancies I have found that massages have helped me a lot and it was because of my own first hand experience that I wanted to train as a massage therapist and offer that after my antenatal classes came to an end. They are a match made in heaven, I think you will agree.

I have been able to combine my experiences of being massaged, my extensive knowledge of the pregnant body and my antenatal training and experience to become one of the few highly skilled and experienced pregnancy massage therapists in Sheffield.

I can offer you

You can feel safe and confident when you come for pregnancy massage with me, I will listen to your needs and use my wealth of experience to help with any concerns and worries you may have through this changing time.

7 years antenatal teaching experience

I am very familiar with supporting pregnant people.

Advice on your birth choices & a wealth of information

If you would like any, that is.

Experience of 4 pregnancies

The pregnancies and births of my own children as well as two surrogate pregnancies, 4 very different births. First hand experience means I know exactly what you are going through.

I am also a qualified hypnotherapist

I am trained in holding space and really listening to your needs.

I am perfectly placed to help you prepare & recover from birth

I will tap into all my skills, training, knowledge and experience to help you.

Knowledge & understanding of pregnancy

And the effects on your body and emotional health. It can be tough to keep on an even keel. Help and support can make a difference.

Therapies I offer

All massage therapy sessions are held at the Origin Massage studio which is right next door to the Sheffield Wellness Centre. Our location is a small haven of peace and tranquillity to the south of the city centre on Abbeydale Road.

To book your massage session, click the “Book a session” button and choose the type of treatment you would like, select your preferred date and time and confirm using the form. For more information about the types of therapies I offer, choose from the options below to find out more.

We specialise in pregnancy massage so when you book a session with us you can be sure that you are in safe hands. You and your bump will be well cared for, aches soothed away and your energy levels refreshed.
Giving birth is one of the most physically and mentally demanding experiences a person can go through. To help you on your journey of recovery one of our specialist post-natal massages could be what you need.
A Swedish massage is a full body massage and is a great way to let go of stress and to unwind. With this can then also come the added benefit of helping you sleep better, among many other possible benefits.
The smooth black volcanic stones are heated and smoothed over you skin and worked into muscles in this wonderfully calming and deeply relaxing treatment that can help to reduce muscle tension and pain.

Frequently asked questions

If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with us on 0114 3830405.
  • Level 4 Diploma in Holistic Massage Therapy with Anatomy and Physiology
  • CPDs – Deep Tissue, Hot Stones, Pregnancy all with SCMT Sheffield Centre for Massage Training

Monday 10am-1.30pm

Tuesday 10am-5.30pm

Thursday 10am-5.30pm

Friday 10am-1.30pm

I absolutely adore massaging people, especially pregnant people. Having worked as an antenatal teacher for 7 years, holding space emotionally, this was a logical next step, to create that energy connection where healing can happen.

I hope that people come to me in need of relief from aches and pains but what they actually get is so much more. I can provide a safe space for people to relax, a safe pair of hands to feel tense muscles unwind under. I have a deep understanding of pregnancy and birth from my prior training and my own experiences which allows me to empathise with the familiar aches and pains as well as the emotional roller coaster that labour and birth can be!
My ethos is to provide the best massage I can for each individual that comes to me. By finding out what each person wants and needs from their massage experience I can tailor my skills to the situation.

Massage Therapists

Meet our massage therapists below and find out about the different types of massage treatments and sessions they have available. Click on each page to find more information and book your session.

Origin Massage Reviews

We are very proud of our reviews and hope that the positive comments from our previous clients will encourage you to come and visit us.

Aimee P.
Aimee P.
Highly recommend! What an experience. Can't wait to book again and try one of the other massages. Thank You!!! xxxx
Emily B.
Emily B.
Had a massage with Fi after shortly having had covid - it was restorative. She took time to ask about my symptoms and any lasting effects, and and really tailored the treatment. I can't recommend origin massage highly enough!
Erica S.
Erica S.
Terrific massage - extremely relaxing. I'm definitely going to make a habit of this!
Michelle C.
Michelle C.
Had a wonderful sports massage from Natalie! She got into all the tight spots on my neck, shoulders and back and released so much tension. Feeling much more relaxed now! Thank you 🙂
Dom W.
Dom W.
I came to Fi as a first timer to massage and I'll definitely be coming back soon! She was really good at explaining things and clearly knows her stuff. In addition to an excellent massage that loosened up my tight shoulders she also helped loosen my tight injured back up. Fi gave me some good tips and advice on where to seek further help to avoid injuring myself again which I really appreciated. I walked away very happy with my experience and couldn't recommend her more!
Barbara C.
Barbara C.
Had a wonderful Indian head massage with Kate. Left feeling very relaxed and refreshed. I would highly recommend.
Origin massage in Nether Edge, Sheffield

Our location

When you book a session with Origin Massage, you’ll be seen by one of our professionally trained massage therapists. We are right next door to the Sheffield Wellness Centre, in the south of the city centre on Abbeydale Road. We have a number of therapists offering treatments and sessions to aid you in your pursuit of wellbeing.

Origin Massage is located at 639b Abbeydale Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield, S7 1TB

Give the gift of massage

Are you are looking for a present that is sure to be warmly received? Are you looking for the perfect baby shower gift? Would you like to give an experience rather than ‘stuff’? When you want to give someone the opportunity to have some time to relax and unwind but you aren’t quite sure what kind of massage they would like a gift card is the ideal option!

You can either gift someone a specific massage treatment, a package or a monetary voucher they can redeem on any treatment at Origin Massage.