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Integrity in Practice: Living the Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics
Reflections on the Shiatsu Society’s Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics and how it’s importance has evolved for my practice since I brought SJA Holisitics to India in 2021.
Read on for suggestions of how to bring integrity into your practice.
Life lessons from 2.5 years in ‘international quarantine’ in India
Today is my birthday which feels like as good a time as any to reflect on the past 2.5 years of time passed in India. As you may know, this wasn’t a planned trip. But here...
The End of Week Wind Down – with Shiatsu and Acupressure
Friday lunchtimes throughout April are your opportunity to leave your busy mind, brush off the week and connect with your inner place of peace, with the calming vibes of Shiatsu...
Shiatsu sparking change and bringing you home to yourself
My first Shiatsu in two years felt like coming home to me. It sparked a sense of joy and brought a brigher, clearer outlook. Don’t underestimate the power of Shiatsu to bring light in these winter months.
Renew and restore so that spring can burst forth!
Leafless trees, frosty mornings, frozen lakes and a low sun creates a magical wintry picture. There is a sense of stillness, that Nature is resting. But below the earth’s...
We need rest – not resolutions
Forget the calls to set intentions, to complete quizzes and create vision boards “for 2022 success”.
What we really need right now to calm nerves, keep our feet on the ground and bring a sense of release and relief, is rest.
“Do I feel lucky? Well, do you, punk?”
Eastern Medicine has carried me through many highs and lows and it’s here for you, too.
Throughout December you will find more from SJA Holistics in ‘Shiatsu for the Journey Ahead’. The series will help to guide and support you with whatever life throws at you in the months and years ahead.
I founded SJA Holistics to help people get well, feel great, and stay well using the power of practices derived from Eastern Medicine including Shiatsu, Reiki, Acupressure and Qi Gong.
For over a decade I’ve worked with Ki and have first-hand experience of how energy- and body-work can lead to positive health. Working with the energy body as well as the physical can bring profound changes to mental, emotional and physical issues.
After completing three years of study for the Professional Shiatsu Diploma, I honed my experience working voluntarily for six months in a national UK charity giving Shiatsu to people recovering from substance misuse.
It is my mission to help you recognise your own self-healing ability and to empower you with the skills and knowledge you need to dramatically improve your self-care.
We create your current health picture. Then we get clear on your goals so that we are aligned from the outset. This makes it easier to monitor progress.
Every one of us has a universal energy, also known as lifeforce, chi, prana and Ki, that underpins our whole existence, and within that, our health. Stimulating the flow of Ki is how you can get well, feel great and stay well.