About Simone Tunney

Head Tutor at Global Massage Academy/Owner at Olympians Lounge/International Massage Tutor

About Simone Tunney

Simone, proud to be recognized world-wide for her service is here to empower and give confidence to Massage therapists and to small to medium business owners. Prioritizing wellness is her motto!

Simone runs a massage therapy service in Manchester, UK -Olympians Lounge and she is the head tutor of Global Massage Academy. 

Often, she travels within Europe to deliver massage courses, as well as take part in Grand Massage events. Her mission is to deliver the 5 step formula that helps position massage businesses for success, while protecting emotional health and maximizing professionalism.

‘It takes courage and hard work to be successful in the wellness industry and I’m here to share my extensive experience and knowledge with you’- Simone

A little more about Simone

Simone Tunney comes from the beautiful Island of Cyprus – a tourist’s hot spot.

– ‘ I’m a Greek Cypriot and half Irish girl ,although I’ve yet to have a DNA test!’

– Simone 


She now lives under the pearly skies of Manchester city in England, With her 13 year old son ,who she adores , and her friendly husky dog Zeus.

Zeus is the reason I’m known in my area!

– Simone 

Inspired by the beautiful ancient built surroundings she grew up in, and the strength of Olympian athletes and Gods, Simone founded Olympians lounge in 2017.

Committed to providing a service of quality gave her the skills that won her a silver medal at the World Championships in Massage 2018.

During this extraordinary achievement she was approached by the management of SU WANYO Spa from Germany , known for their long suit in Thai massage and multi awards, and was offered the opportunity train a team of ten therapists, in Lübeck , Germany.

To communicate assurance Simone has become an associate of The Federation Of Holistic Therapists, as a Sports massage therapist.

Massage organisations from around the world have honored and selected Simone to fulfill the role as a massage Critic ( judge),  for their events and Championships, all through 2019.

Since then Simone has partnered with specialist professionals, in an array of fields, and started The Global Massage Academy. An online platform with massage and business courses to help therapists reach their full potential.


  • Studying towards Level 3 in Education and Training
  • Studying towards Level 3 in Mentoring
  • Feb-MarchWorld Massage Federation annual Seminars tutor ( Massaging using our elbows)
  • April – Spokesperson at Grand Massage and Wellness Congress UA 
  • April – Judge at the National Ukranian Championships
  • AprilMasterclass in Advanced Sports Massage Techniques, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • May – Judge at the National Massage Championships Bosnia
  • May – Judge at the National Massage Championships Serbia
  • June – Judge at IMA World Championships In Massage, Denmark
  • November – CPD Diploma of excellence/Judge at AMTC National and International Massage Championships, Romania 
  • October – Deep tissue Massage course tutor, Manchester School Of Massage
  • October – CPD certificate/Judge training Seminars/Judge at National Greek Massage Championships
  • October –  Certificate in Wonder Lift Face Massage, The Beauty Academy
  • June – CPD Certificate, 20 hours/Judge at IMA World Championships in Massage, Denmark
  • September – Full body oil Massage Course tutor /SU WANYO/ Lübeck, Germany
  • JuneSilver Medalist in Sports Massage, Swedish Massage Category, IMA World Championships in Massage, Denmark
  • April – Level 3 Diploma In Sports Massage Therapy (VTCT)


  • July – Cerificate in Deep tissue Massage Techniques, Manchester School Of Massage
  • July – Certificate in Stretching techniques, Manchester School Of massage


  • March – Diploma in Swedish Massage, Therapy Training school


Training year

  • 16 Hours Hot stone Massage 
  • 50 hours Traditional Thai and Thai yoga Massage
  • 100 hours Swedish Massage


  • Certificate In Introduction to Thai massage , Manchester School of Massage