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The Essence of Shiatsu

An Immersive Self-Nurturing Shiatsu “Retreat” – 11th -13th May 2024 “La Source”, Near Toulouse, France With Suzanne Yates and Fran…

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In memory of Sonia Moriceau -my main shiatsu teacher

10 years on In June, one of my students reminded me that it is 10 years since Sonia Moriceau, my…

The Outer Family of the Extraordinary Vessels

Bringing the outside back to the core:  Qiao (Heel) and Wei (Linking) This is the second part of a two…

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The Eight Extraordinary Vessels: a family of wholeness and connection

This was published in the Shiatsu Society Journal in February 2017 as a 2 part article. Here is part 1….

What is shiatsu?

What is shiatsu? In this blog, I will explore what shiatsu is, how it works and what a shiatsu session…

The power of Yin

People often say to me that they find the work I teach with the Extraordinary Vessels is very Yin. I…

Extraordinary Vessels and Cancer

Why are the Extraordinary Vessels fundamental to work in cancer? I first discovered the Extraordinary Vessels through my work with…

Coming into being: our development in the womb and the Extraordinary Vessels

In March, I will be running a week long residential workshop with Diego Sanchez in Uruguay exploring the theme of…

Shiatsu, massage and acupressure points to relieve pain in labour

This blog is about how your birth partner can use shiatsu, massage and acupressure points to relieve pain in labour. It…

Valuing the benefits of touch: massage and shiatsu

Would you like touch, and massage, as well as shiatsu, to be more widely valued in society and for those…