Category Archives: Tips and Techniques

Massage and shiatsu techniques for use at home

Turning breech babies

How to turn a breech baby. If you google how to turn a breech baby you will come up with a list of suggestions with perhaps top of the list being external cephalic version (an obstetric technique to manually turn

Turning breech babies

How to turn a breech baby. If you google how to turn a breech baby you will come up with a list of suggestions with perhaps top of the list being external cephalic version (an obstetric technique to manually turn

The Extraordinary vessels and psychological issues

I was teaching a course at the Shambhala Shiatsu School  in Vienna recently and Johanna Garnitschnig, who was assisting me, added a contribution of her connection with the Extraordinary Vessels, where she described their “inner landscape”. I liked the way she

The Extraordinary vessels and psychological issues

I was teaching a course at the Shambhala Shiatsu School  in Vienna recently and Johanna Garnitschnig, who was assisting me, added a contribution of her connection with the Extraordinary Vessels, where she described their “inner landscape”. I liked the way she

The 8 Extraordinary Vessels and the first week after conception: Whole and self contained

I have been busy teaching so apologies for the delay in this next Blog on the Extraordinary vessels and our time in the womb. As so much happens in the first four weeks, I am writing a blog on each

The 8 Extraordinary Vessels and the first week after conception: Whole and self contained

I have been busy teaching so apologies for the delay in this next Blog on the Extraordinary vessels and our time in the womb. As so much happens in the first four weeks, I am writing a blog on each

How safe is it to have massage or shiatsu in the first trimester?

Debunking myths of massage and shiatsu in pregnancy: part two How safe is it to have massage or shiatsu in the first trimester? Following on from my blog on this topic,  some of you contacted me with some of the

How safe is it to have massage or shiatsu in the first trimester?

Debunking myths of massage and shiatsu in pregnancy: part two How safe is it to have massage or shiatsu in the first trimester? Following on from my blog on this topic,  some of you contacted me with some of the

Girdle vessel: our connection with our potential

It has been a while since I posted a blog: I have been very busy teaching! I have written out this visualisation, and you can hear it on  You Tube. I have done this for men as well as women.

Girdle vessel: our connection with our potential

It has been a while since I posted a blog: I have been very busy teaching! I have written out this visualisation, and you can hear it on  You Tube. I have done this for men as well as women.

Beautiful Birth: how touch can support you in labour

This is another article which I wrote for the Forces magazine: “Just 4 her”. It appears on p21 of Issue 4, 2013. I explained in the last issue about how massage and shiatsu can be helpful during your pregnancy and

Beautiful Birth: how touch can support you in labour

This is another article which I wrote for the Forces magazine: “Just 4 her”. It appears on p21 of Issue 4, 2013. I explained in the last issue about how massage and shiatsu can be helpful during your pregnancy and

Massage and shiatsu during birth

Massage and shiatsu during birth: Why is the right kind of touch so important in pregnancy and birth? For mother and for baby. Parents to be often come to me wanting to learn a technique of massage or shiatsu which will

Massage and shiatsu during birth

Massage and shiatsu during birth: Why is the right kind of touch so important in pregnancy and birth? For mother and for baby. Parents to be often come to me wanting to learn a technique of massage or shiatsu which will