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Get Fired Up! The start of the 5 Element Theory

October 6, 2014

5 Elements of Business..the alternative business plan   Fire: Earth: Metal: Water: Wood:   I work in the Complementary Therapy business as a Shiatsu Therapist and Wellbeing Supervisor. The work involves The 5 Elements: Fire: Earth: Metal: Water and Wood and the energetics they produce physically and psychologically. So, I got to thinking about how […]

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The 5 Elements of Business

October 4, 2014

            I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Doug Foresta; Host, The Coachzing Show; Host at Creating Change and Radio Host at Empower Radio, on the topic of “The 5 Elements of Business” (and once again my sincere thanks to Doug for the opportunity and his masterful hosting.) […]

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Shiatsu Awareness Month of September

September 10, 2014

Magic Hands – Ernie Boxall – runs Japanese therapy awareness month in September at ArtsTrail Studio. Book your taster session today by calling 07962 216833. Check out his website: http://balancehealth-fitness.co.uk/

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T’ai Chi Updates for August 2014

August 7, 2014

August 2014 has seen the holiday season have an effect on classes which means two of them have been suspended for the month. The Wednesday evening class at The Waverley Centre, Kenilworth and Thursday class at St Annes and All Saints Church, Coventry. The classes will begin again in the first week of September and […]

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For Your Body’s Sake..Keep moving

July 16, 2014

  If you’re anything like me, you may have spent much of your life either in contact sports or in work that involved poor posture or positions of stress.    The damage is done, now what?       Thank goodness exercise doesn’t come in just one package. Many people put on plenty of pounds of fat, […]

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When The Child Cries…

June 26, 2014

When the child cries…Treat the MOTHER! That was the axiom we were taught in the first year of our shiatsu training in the context of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This meant treating one set of symptoms to relieve or prevent a more serious illness. But how relevant is it in modern life? I’m often in coffee […]

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T’ai Chi Introduction

January 4, 2014

Welcome to my series about T’ai Chi . I saw a great quote from Lea Genders (http://www.runningwithollie.com/2013/07/active-in-fort-worth-series-fun-on.html#.Uff6yaxG3gs) “I love the idea that exercise doesn’t have to feel like exercise.” I grew up a fat kid whose saving grace was he could play a bit of football. How many of you remember the time when a […]

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Why T’ai Chi

July 17, 2013

Why T’ai Chi ?  I know that T’ai Chi has allowed me to find a level  of flexibility way beyond the level of my younger years and learned a discipline that will stay with me for the foreseeable future. But is that enough to bring even martial artists, athletes and the general public along? Probably not. But, fused with the  challenge of Makka […]

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“Sitting down for too long could Kill You”…learn how to exercise sitting down..

June 25, 2013

“Stand up if you want to live longer.” or at least learn how to exercise sitting down… That’s the message from the University of Sydney’s School of Public Health, where over 200,000 people were studied by Dr Hidde van der Ploeg along with David Dunstan of the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne. […]

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A Shiatsu Journey…the first of three years

June 1, 2013

A Shiatsu Journey A Shiatsu Journey, my shiatsu journey anyway, began in an amazing way which set my feet on the path I’m still on, and hope to be on for a long, long time to come. I’d been attending a t’ai chi group for two years when we were invited to a Health and Ecology Show […]

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