shiatsu

A country practice.

Wendi has practised complementary therapies in Mt Beauty for nearly twenty years. As well as shiatsu she is a qualified naturopath, herbalist and acupuncturist. “Being a registered nurse, midwife and shiatsu practitioner in Mt Beauty has opened my eyes to what community spirit is and its existence in a small town goes far beyond anything I have experienced living in cities. The thing I’ve noticed about living in a small town, pop 2300, is that most people have more than…

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Shiatsu & intuition.

Author of ‘Touch of Awareness: an exploration into intuitive shiatsu’ Allowing intuition into the shiatsu session is a profoundly spiritual experience. When I use the word spiritual, I use it in the context of our connection to something that goes beyond the boundary of our physical body, beyond the ‘small’ self, into a state where we experience ourselves as the infinite beings we are. Intuition in shiatsu is closely connected to the rhythm between giver & receiver. The pulse that…

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Interview with Tracy Matheson

(Italics are the interviewer’s own reflections) Tracey has always held an ethereal quality for me. Ever dressed in gorgeous flowing creams and whites, a hint of sparkling glitter and perfume that trails in her wake, this tall lady in heels would not perhaps elicit one to guess at first a vocation in barefoot shiatsu. Yet it is hard for me now to imagine her otherwise for she ever holds this station with a simple poise and ease that translates into…

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Shiatsu through the season’s

It has been many moons now since I began living more deeply in connection with nature. Reflecting back, there has been an incremental shift in my perspective on life that feels so inherently natural that it is hard to imagine how it could ever have been otherwise. And slowly, this conscious return back to the roots of my own nature, is informing how I practise shiatsu. Four years ago I was living in a small studio cottage by the Yarra…

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