We, Istvan and Margaret Dobrila-Roth, work as complementary therapists (massage & healing) with a combined experience of over 30 years. We work with people suffering from a wide range of illnesses, aches and pains, helping them in releasing the everyday stress and alleviating the symptoms of many conditions.
We offer a wide range of massages as these can be tailored to suit the needs of the client but the main ones that we offer are Deep-tissue and Hot-stones massage. Margaret, my lovely wife is a talented, gifted healer using Life Energy to heal and kick-start the body's own healing mechanism, tuning up your health to the max.
Myself, Istvan, I am an experienced massage therapist with 12 years of experience working with a blend of western and eastern techniques learnt throughout the years.
I’ve perfected this mix of different styles of massages and would best describe it as remedial or therapeutic deep-tissue massage and use it with much success.
Amongst my clients I count sports people with injuries, office workers who have repetitive strain injuries, tradesmen who work hard and overuse their muscles. After even a single treatment they all have reported a considerable increase in vitality and energy levels and also a reduction of discomfort and pain in their body. Many of them have regular massages with me to prevent injuries, pain and fatigue.
My massages are ultimately described as ‘flowing’ and ‘relaxing yet energizing’ making the massage treatment an experience that lingers with you rather than a routine of muscle manipulation techniques that can feel impersonal. Please see what other have to say about my treatment sessions.
As for my background I had my training in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, then I’ve signed up to work on luxury cruise ships so an intensive training with Steiner International in Elemis massages (Hot-Stones and Deep -tissue) followed before I’ve joined my ship in Hawaii. Many hundreds of massages later and packed with confidence boosting reviews I’ve decided to continue working as self-employed in Edinburgh. That was 10 years ago and my massages are still highly rated because these are all focused on alleviating the pain and discomfort within your body and I tailor them to your specific needs. I am always looking to find the source of injury first then massaging deeply and thoroughly the areas to reduce pain and increase mobility and flexibility.
I am continuously improving myself by keeping up-to-date with the latest develpements in the field of massage and introducing new techniques and elements that keep the massage efficient and interesting for me and for the patient.
With Flyingbutterflies, my ethos is a dedicated approach designed to produce the best results possible for each patient, whether that is treating an existing injury or preventing it from re-occurring.
I approached Istvan 3 years or so ago because I had a lot of muscle tension in my back due to the physical nature of my job and my hobby of rock climbing. I would 100% recommend getting in touch with him if you are looking for a massage therapist. He is extremely knowledgeable and professional so that I always feel at ease when getting massages. I have never come out of massage therapies/ physiotherapy sessions so relieved than I have from a session with Istvan. Every time has been a 10/10 experience for me which is the reason why I keep going back. More...
I am an 80 year old woman but I had a bad fall on the pavement on 14th January and damaged my right shoulder. I was given physio exercises to do, which I did to the best of my ability and then I heard about FlyingButterflies. After the first two massage sessions on my shoulder, I felt a big improvement - and when I returned to the physio, she was absolutely delighted (and surprised!) with my progress. I was given more advanced exercises to do and after two more massage sessions, I feel I am just about back to how I was before my fall. I can totally recommend Istvan to solve your health problems. A Hogg, Edinburgh More...
Istvan helped greatly improve my overall well being with his highly skilled technique. Since going to see him I feel a huge improvement in flexibility and muscle elasticity, a great deal of tension held in my body and muscles has since subsided and I feel the benefit of feeling lighter and more able to tackle physical tasks. Istvan is a friendly, capable and exceptionally knowledeable therapist, I would highly recommend him. More...