Deborah O’Shea Freke

Deborah is married to author Tim Freke and is the mother of their two children. She supports Tim’s work by liaising with people who want to attend events and dealing with Tim’s media appearances.


Deborah has worked in beauty, health and well-being for many years, during which time she has created exclusive product ranges, spa treatments and provided therapist training for some of the finest spas in the world, such as Twin Farms, Vermont USA, Royal Crescent Bath. Cliveden Taplow, Soho House, Cowshed London and New York, as well as designing ‘grooming and massage chair treatments’ for Virgin International Airlines for their first-class lounge.


Deborah has provided beauty and massage treatments herself at Babington House, The Royal Crescent Hotel, Cliveden Taplow, and Ragdale Spa Warminster.


Product ranges she has designed are on sale in exclusive retail outlets such as Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Liberty’s and Bergdorf & Goodman.

For 12 years she has been part of a team of specialist therapists offering clients holistic treatments with The Arrigo Programme, which has been awarded Best British Wellness Retreat 2016 from The World Spa Awards, and is also winner of Best Holistic Hideaway 2016.


Deborah has two children and lives in Glastonbury, England with her husband Tim Freke, who is an internationally respected authority on world spirituality and a best-selling author.


She is the creator of Deep Awake Meditation Massage, which combines therapeutic massage to relax the body with guided meditation to soothe the mind. She leads training retreats with Tim teaching how to practise this ground-breaking new approach to massage. More details here.