Category Archives: What is shiatsu?

Understanding shiatsu

Developing Yin: to ground and relate

Developing Yin First: Using the Extraordinary Vessels to ground and relate In developing my new website, and preparing my new on line courses, I am continuing posting articles which I have not previously put on line. This was published in

Developing Yin: to ground and relate

Developing Yin First: Using the Extraordinary Vessels to ground and relate In developing my new website, and preparing my new on line courses, I am continuing posting articles which I have not previously put on line. This was published in

Birth as a journey: why understanding pregnancy and birth is useful for work with all clients

  This is another article  which I wrote originally for the Shiatsu Society Journal in 2009 which I would like to share with you. However if you are a massage therapist, or other bodyworker, you can substitute “shiatsu” with “massage”

Birth as a journey: why understanding pregnancy and birth is useful for work with all clients

  This is another article  which I wrote originally for the Shiatsu Society Journal in 2009 which I would like to share with you. However if you are a massage therapist, or other bodyworker, you can substitute “shiatsu” with “massage”

Shiatsu and Massage in Pregnancy and Childbirth

I am currently working on completely redoing my website, so have been going back through the articles on my Resources page  and thought it was a shame that they are not easily available. I wrote this article orginally back in

Shiatsu and Massage in Pregnancy and Childbirth

I am currently working on completely redoing my website, so have been going back through the articles on my Resources page  and thought it was a shame that they are not easily available. I wrote this article orginally back in

The Extraordinary Vessels and Continuum

  I am happy to present a lovely perspective on the Extraordinary Vessels, written by one of the first Well Mother teachers, Sally Ibbotson. You can contact Sally via her website. Working with the Extraordinary Vessels is a core part

The Extraordinary Vessels and Continuum

  I am happy to present a lovely perspective on the Extraordinary Vessels, written by one of the first Well Mother teachers, Sally Ibbotson. You can contact Sally via her website. Working with the Extraordinary Vessels is a core part

Space: the missing element in Chinese medicine

In my previous blog on the elements, I focused on the more familiar 5 elements of Chinese medicine: earth, water, fire, wood and metal. However, the element of Space is not usually considered. In this blog, I want to explore

Space: the missing element in Chinese medicine

In my previous blog on the elements, I focused on the more familiar 5 elements of Chinese medicine: earth, water, fire, wood and metal. However, the element of Space is not usually considered. In this blog, I want to explore

Death and transformation: the power of Jing

Today it is one month since my mother died: 5th November 2015. Here in the UK this is Bonfire night, Fireworks’ Night or Guy Fawkes’ Night. It’s a British tradition dating back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when Catholic

Death and transformation: the power of Jing

Today it is one month since my mother died: 5th November 2015. Here in the UK this is Bonfire night, Fireworks’ Night or Guy Fawkes’ Night. It’s a British tradition dating back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when Catholic

Postnatal shiatsu with refugees

Segolene Cadet, who has just completed her work for the Well Mother Shiatsu Diploma in Maternity Care included some reflections on her work in the suburbs of Paris where she describes her shiatsu with women refuges. I find her work

Postnatal shiatsu with refugees

Segolene Cadet, who has just completed her work for the Well Mother Shiatsu Diploma in Maternity Care included some reflections on her work in the suburbs of Paris where she describes her shiatsu with women refuges. I find her work