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about mybodo & me

I chose the name mybodo because, after decades of self-exploration, I perceived that the key to transcending  my many chronic illnesses was the journey with myself. My intention is to use the experience, and the professional training I have invested in over the years, to create a gateway for more individuals to embark on their own journeys towards a more consciously bodacious life in body and spirit.

Compassionate, non-judgemental support is at the core of all I offer. The journey is not easy but it grants us the power to shape our lives whilst enabling us to be more autonomous, resilient and collectively connected.

With decades of experience, I offer customised 1:1 sessions blending various approaches designed to support you as a holistic being made up of physical, psychological, social, cultural, environmental, energetic and spiritual dimensions. This is an integrative approach that will help you self-heal, change your energy and inspire vitality and self-mastery. Here are some of the tools I use:

  • Massage & hands-on touch therapies (Eastern and Western influences)

  • Guided Conscious Movement & Mind-Body Stress Reduction (MBSR)

  • Stress & tension release through reflexive & contemplative practices 

  • Vibrational Healing Touch

  • Guided visualisation & meditation

  • Energy Healing

My personal journey draws from pioneers like Dr. John Sarno, my extensive dance training, and more recently a long-term collaboration with Renato Pappalardo (author, consultant and pioneer of energy & integrative massage training in France).

In 2022, I had the opportunity to collaborate with a leading physiotherapy & rehabilitation center in Iceland - working with chronic pain, stress, burnout and trauma.

In 2023, I performed an inter-generational movement piece Like Me 2 choreographed by Léa Leclerc. I also collaborate with Lea on summer movement workshops and we're planning an audio-visual movement project for early 2024 (subject to funding). Also, this year I ran a workshop with Margaret Pikes, (author, performer and international voice trainer in the Roy Hart Tradition) exploring movement connected to vocal sounds and breath.

I move between the UK, South of France, and Iceland, I'm bilingual and an advocate for affordable access to CAM therapies within our healthcare systems. 

 

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