Stress … and how it affects us

When we encounter stress, be it an injury, a single event or over a period of time, the body responds by creating compression at some level.  Often the compression first affects the vibrational or energetic layers, and then begins to constrict tissues, organs, glands, and bones in the physical body. Over time these stress patterns accumulate in the fascia or connective
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Healing is an Awakening

Our life is a journey of self –discovery. Most of us at some time have felt the yearning to connect to a path in life that is in tune with our true nature, reclaiming our innate talents and abilities.This is a path of spiritual alchemy where we refine ourselves and our experience as we journey to our sacred and intrinsic
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How to adjust your own Atlas vertebra

This is a great technique from Saul Goodman which I use myself. It’s a gentle, but very effective treatment for neck pain and restricted neck mobility from a misaligned Atlas vertebra. It’s also helpful if you’re feeling overwhelmed with too much to ‘do’ or you just can’t get on and complete things. The technique is taught in more detail on the Shiatsu ShinTai Governing Vessel &
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Shiatsu … why I nearly gave up!

I have been practicing and teaching shiatsu for over 20 years. But several years ago I made the decision to give up shiatsu and take a “regular” job. I ran the British School of Shiatsu-Do in Nottingham, training the next generation of shiatsu practitioners, alongside a private shiatsu practice for several years before stopping to have a family. But when I
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