Practitioners

Below is a list of the Practitioners working at Bodywise:

Alastair Stewart

Alastair has restarted his face to face consultations. I have been working in a mindful way for over 20 years, initially with a ground breaking mental health project called Lothlorien. A curiosity of how the body expresses emotion and subsequently manages that emotion is at the heart of my practice. This journey has taken me... Read more

Anne Robertson

MCSP I spent almost 40 years an an NHS physiotherapist in Manchester, working in hospitals and in the community. Iʼve worked mainly with people living with neurological disorders, their families and carers. I became aware of the Feldenkrais Method through my work about ten years ago and was really excited by the possibilities it offered... Read more

Anne-Marie Gill

Prior to obtaining my BSc in acupuncture at the Northern college of Acupuncture in York, I worked for the NHS, having trained in Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting. My main role within the NHS for the past 20 years, has primarily involved working as a Health visitor with homeless families, and supporting women who have... Read more

Arthaketu

Shiatsu Dip I trained at the Yorkshire School of Shiatsu with Julie Shearn and qualified as a practitioner in July 2003 and I have been practicing professionally since then. What I love about shiatsu as a technique is its diversity. It can be very physical or very soft; it can involve a lot of movement... Read more

Barbara Medda

Barbara Medda is offering Shiatsu from 7 May 2021. MrSS, CNHC regd. I have been practicing Shiatsu since 2015 and completed my Shiatsu studies at the Shiatsu College Manchester in 2019, and I’m now a Shiatsu College Manchester teaching assistant. I am registered with the Shiatsu Society and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. I... Read more

Christine Howitt

Christine is currently running her Tuesday course online via Zoom and her Wednesday course both online and in the studio, but not taking on new students at the moment. Keep checking this page for new information. Christine Howitt is a Yoga teacher based in Manchester, UK. She is a founder member of the successful Bodywise... Read more

Debbie Jones

In July 2016, I gave up my career as a teacher in order to train to become a funeral celebrant, to write and lead funerals. What brought about this change?Well, a few things coincided: I was diagnosed with having a basal cell carcinoma, a harmless form of skin cancer. I did hear the word ‘harmless’,... Read more

Hannah Mackay MRSS(T)

My shiatsu practice has full re-opened for all clients. I have launched a special offer for NHS Frontline staff whose health has been affected by the pandemic.4 half price shiatsu sessions:First session £30 (usually £60); other sessions £25 (usually £50).Click here for more information I am also continuing to offer phone support and zoom support... Read more

Helen Bambrough

B.A(HONS) PGCE AOR MAR ITEC I have been practicing since qualifying in 1999 and I have worked as a Reflexologist in a variety of settings including a drop-in centre for homeless people at Salford Cathedral, The Y Club, United Utilities, Eclipse (for young people recovering from substance misuse) and Bodywise. I also work as a... Read more

Jane Craggs

Restore to Recharge class on Mondays is restarting in the Bodywise studio and online from Monday 19 July. 12.45-2pm. You need to book, see details below. Jane is also starting a new rolling 8-week course on Thursdays 6.15-7.30pm Yoga for Life: Exploring the deeper dimensions of yoga on 22 July Please contact Jane by email... Read more

Kate Engineer

Kate is offering the following online sessions: Individual online sessions working with:a. Self-massage techniques, to ease aches and painsb. Pilates to increase strength and flexibilityc. Rehabilitation exercises, to help resolve long-term injuriesd. Body based approaches to dealing with anxiety and stress. I have been surprised by how much we can get done online and have... Read more

Kathryn Entwistle / Kamaladhi

Kathryn Entwistle is a Professional Career Coach, NLP Practitioner & Practicing Buddhist. Kathryn’s methods are particularly suited to mid-life career/job changers and people wishing to go self-employed. She specialises in assisting people who ‘make a positive difference’ through their work, or who aspire to. Kathryn’s approaches promote optimum work-life balance. She coaches people from all walks... Read more

Manjunaga

My yoga practice began in 1998 when I started attending yoga classes taught by Padmadarshini and Christine Howitt at Bodywise in Manchester. After many years of exploration in my own yoga practice, I started my teacher training with Simon Low and the Yoga Academy in 2006, qualifying in 2008. In recent years I have been... Read more

Maryline Higham

Maryline is currently on a summer break. All classes will resume on 9 September. All classes are run in the studio. An online option is also possible for pregnancy yoga and baby yoga (but not for tot yoga). Contact Maryline for logging information, pricing etc. hello@yogawithmaryline.com Maryline is a qualified Hatha Yoga teacher with 11... Read more

Padmadarshini (Rosey Cole)

Padmadarshini’s having a break in August. She will teach one Tuesday class on 17th August both in the studio and online. She will restart week beginning 6th September and teach her Monday and Tuesday classes in the studio and online. For any information, to book your place or obtain the meeting id and to make... Read more

Paul Betesh

Paul has been practising yoga for over 20 years and teaching for over 10 years. He has had the benefit of some great teachers in yoga, meditation, shamanism, life, the universe and everything! He has studied Iyengar, Ashtanga, Sivananda and Yin Yoga and more recently worked closely with Donna Farhi whose style is closest to... Read more

Paul Connery

Paul is now offering his sessions online. Contact him at pjconnery@hotmail.com or on 07807 239032 to arrange a session. Hi, I’m Paul I am a qualified Therapeutic Shamanic Practitioner, a Reiki Master and hold a certificate in Counselling Skills. For the last 14 years, I have been tackling homelessness, giving vulnerable people a voice and... Read more

Tejapushpa (Carolyn Entwistle)

Tejapushpa has resumed her treatments and is also able to give online and phone consultations. Please contact her by email at tejapushpa@hotmail.com Lic. Ac. MBAcC and ATCM Tejapushpa has been practising acupuncture for over 25 years, since qualifying in 1991 from the College of Traditional Acupuncture in Leamington Spa. Before this, she had been counselling... Read more