September 26, 2019

One of the most overlooked areas of the body to receive massage is the belly.
I’ve noticed that some of my clients can be hesitant for this area to be worked on but for those that are willing, abdominal massage produces a relaxation response like no...

June 20, 2019

There is a misconception in massage circles that deep massage pressure is better than 'less deep', that superficial techniques won't have the same effects on our muscles than deep tissue work has and that it won't achieve the best results. I'd like t...

November 29, 2018

All animals make noises to express themselves. A lion roars, dogs growl and wolves howl, but how much of your animal nature are you able to express? 

Guttural sounds enable us to release feelings and emotions that are stored in our gut, allowing us to...

September 11, 2018

Tension Release Exercises (TRE) are a self help tool. A specialised set of stress relieving exercises that assist the body in letting go of long and also short term trauma, stress and tension. They assist in unwinding the holding patterns and trapped...

June 17, 2018

I'd like to dedicate this blog to the fearless orangutang who singlehandedly fought to stop a bulldozer that was cutting down the last remaining tree of its habitat, the wreckage of its home in the Ketapang district in west Borneo.  A tragic example...

December 13, 2017

I have just returned home from an intense training course in Angsbaka, Sweden, learning the relatively unheard of yet extremely transformative practice of de-armouring. I'd like to tell you a little about what is it and how it could potentially be of...

September 2, 2017

This is a short blog about the breath.

I want to share with you why breathing, specifically the potent, transformative, liberating effects of conscious breathing, is so important to me and why I practice some kind of breathing routine every day. Being...

May 27, 2017

I love it, do you? Skin on skin.

I know I have written about this subject before but I over heard the term 'skin hunger' recently and it struck a chord with me. Skin hunger refers to the absence of touch and the yearning for human physical contact. I...

April 20, 2017

Kind loving gentle man

Good honest true man

Vulnerable brave courageous man

Showing me your heart man

Holding my hand man

Standing by my side man

Working on yourself man

Doing your very best man

Falling down man  

That gets back up man 

Every time

Won't be defe...

March 29, 2017

For a long time I struggled to meditate. However hard I tried I'd end up frustrated. I'd give up, get distracted, roll over and fall asleep or my mind would end up in a deeper muddle than before I started. Eventually I realised I was thinking about i...

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