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Shiatsu in Bradley Stoke

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Shiatsu in Bradley Stoke

Donna is currently offering Shiatsu massage treatments at Active8 Fitness Studios, North View, Westbury Park, Bristol and in Bradley Stoke, South Gloucestershire. For further details please see the Appointments page. Home visits also available. £50 per hour session.

Animal Communication

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Article | 0 comments

Animal Communication

This article, written by Donna Pinker, first appeared in the Daoist on-line magazine The Scholar Sage.

This past weekend I attended an Animal Communication course at the wonderful Shining Horse Centre in beautiful countryside just outside the city of Bath. It was a truly amazing experience, run by a great teacher; Susie Shiner. (more…)

Foot Massage & Acupressure Points

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Article | 0 comments

Foot Massage & Acupressure Points

On this video you will find a short introductory sequence for foot massage which can help both with your health and in your Qigong practice. I use these points in my Shiatsu practice and also find them helpful when running my Qigong classes.

Please note that the points demonstrated are advised against using if you are pregnant.

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The Hun and Symbolism

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Article | 0 comments

Hun-seal.svg_The Hun is our ethereal soul. It expresses reality by employing the creative, the symbolic, the metaphorical and the poetic. Its opposite is the Po, our corporeal soul. We can interpret reality through our Po or through our Hun.

Within the West, there exists an over tendency to interpret reality through the limiting perception of the Po. The Po employs our 5 senses and analytical mind. It has a propensity to separate, dissect, segregate and categorize the world. The Po speaks in language. The Po is corporeal and ceases at the time of death. (more…)

Sensing Qi – Tuning into the Energetic Realm

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Article | 0 comments

Sensing Qi – Tuning into the Energetic Realm

This article, written by Donna Pinker, first appeared in the Daoist on-line magazine The Scholar Sage.

I have two jobs, both of which involve working with energy, alternatively referred to by the Chinese name of Qi (Chi). I am a Shiatsu therapist working within a healing capacity with meridians and a person’s energetic imbalances. I also teach Qi Gong; sets of exercises designed to help free movement within a person’s energetic system and bring it into balance. My line of therapy is Shiatsu which is a hands-on massage technique, rooted within a foundation of Chinese Medical theory. (more…)

Shiatsu in Westbury Park & Olveston, Bristol

Posted by on May 3, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Donna is currently offering Shiatsu massage treatments at Active8 Fitness Studios, North View, Westbury Park, Bristol and at Vicarage Farm Holistic Therapy Centre in Olveston village, South Gloucestershire. For further details please see the Appointments page. Home visits also available.