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Wednesday, November 30th, 2011


Winter is the end of all the seasons associated with the later stages of life. A quieter time to go within, to store physical energy and refine the spirit. It is the time for reflecting and meditating. The water element governs the kidney and the bladder and they benefit from a sense of connection to one’s […]

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011


We are now entering a new phase when the energy goes inward and down. The sap of the trees goes into their roots, the leaves dry up and fall, the grass looses its shine, we loose more hair, the animals get ready for hibernation. It’s time to harvest, store up food, study and prepare for […]

Monday, July 4th, 2011


At this time of the year the energy that started going up in the spring keeps up and has reached its maximum level. We no longer feel the need for a spring clean, the need for change or the need to grow. But we feel the need to enjoy,socialize, have fun. Enjoyment is a key […]

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Spring and the Wood element

Just in time for the Spring Equinox I’d like to briefly bring you the Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Shiatsu view on the Spring element which is Wood. In TCM the ovewhelming force of Yin and Yang is forever at work. Yin and Yang are intertwined in a play of harmony and disharmony and whatever […]

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Shiatsu and the elements: can you find them in London?

One of the many things I like about London is all the contrasts and layers of life and diversity. If you explore London you can find beautiful corners where nature is silently doing its work, behind the scenes. Once I started having glimpses of the grid of life, I don’t cease to be amazed by […]

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Welcome to London Zen Shiatsu Therapy. Bringing the Balance of Nature to Your Busy Urban Life

Shiatsu restaures the balance of the different elements wood, fire, earth, metal and water present in nature and ourselves. Living ‘the city life slyle’ deprives us from that contact with nature which is essential for our welbeing. Please, please be aware that you can find these elements of nature externally even in an urban environment. […]