West Pier BSR opened its doors in March 2016 and, although new to the Brighton health and wellness scene, has made lives better on a daily basis from pier to pier, laines to lanes and downs to dykes, ever since. Body Stress Release is a relatively new, very progressive and rapidly growing body-work technique and Brighton has welcomed it with open arms (sore knees, achey backs, painful shoulders and all).

Laine Redpath is a South African born member of the human race. Bios are difficult so here’s some bullet-points:

  • Studied journalism
  • Travelled widely
  • Worked in publishing
  • Had twins
  • Girl twin very unhappy, hyper-alert, shouty
  • Tried everything without change (over 1 year: physiotherapy, osteopathy, craniosacral therapy, baby massage, Gina Ford, Baby Whisperer, annoyance, acceptance)
  • Tried BSR. Baby girl swapped personality to become calm and happy person – which is how she is (mostly – she’s only human) to this day.
  • Decided this was a coincidence / phase
  • In the meanwhile Laine developed chronic hip pain post-twins
  • Had pain (6 years) – had mostly never had pain before (was a yoga geek)
  • Felt 80 before being 40 (6 years)
  • Tried everything (6 years: osteopath, physio, chiro, acupuncture, acupressure, yoga, pilates, lying down, standing up, fetal position, wine)
  • Tried BSR
  • Had no hip pain
  • Realised BSR had made her and her daughter ‘superbetter’
  • Studied BSR
  • Practices BSR
  • Hip still pain free (1 year, 9 months, a couple days…)