Practitioners

Please Note

Please check with each practitioner whether they are currently offering their classes or treatments online

Below is a list of the Practitioners working at Bodywise:

Alastair Stewart

Alastair is able to give online consultations. Please email us at health@bodywisenaturalhealth.co.uk to enquire. 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... 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

Christine Howitt

Christine is currently running her courses online via Zoom 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 Alternative Health Centre where she teaches regular classes and workshops, as... 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

Gaby Porter

Gaby is an experienced yoga teacher and somatic movement exercise coach with over 20 years’ experience, offering classes and one to one sessions in south Manchester. She trained with Donna Farhi in 2008, and has assisted at Donna’s teacher training course, Lisa Petersen’s training in Ireland, and at many intensives. Gaby also draws on her... Read more

Hannah Mackay MRSS(T)

February 2020 My practice is open for a limited number of client sessions, for people who use shiatsu as healthcare. I am available on Wednesdays and possibly some other days. 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... 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

Jane is now offering her classes online via Zoom, please see below. Jane is currently running a restorative Yoga class every Wednesday at 3.30pm on Zoom. If you are interested in this class, send her an email at yogaspace@hotmail.com and she will send you the logging details. Jane Craggs has been practising and studying yoga... Read more

Jeni Nelson

I am very pleased to be offering bespoke, one-to-one hypnotherapy services at Bodywise. My practice has a solutions focus. This means not asking what’s wrong with you but asking what’s right with you and taking it from there. Working with your best hopes for the future and setting your most amazing human asset, the brain,... 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

Lucy Ascham

Lucy is currently offering her lessons online Please go to her website to book https://lucyascham.com/individual-lessons/ Lucy Ascham came across the Technique in 1989 as a music student with stage fright. Happily this was resolved with the light touch and guidance of an experienced AT teacher. The mystery of what the teacher did was solved some... 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 running her pregnancy yoga classes online at the moment. Classes are held on THURSDAYS.Parent and Tot Yoga: NEW 7-week course starting 15th April 10.15-11am £54.Pregnancy Yoga: 11.30am-12.45pm.Parent and Baby Yoga: NEW 7-week course starting 15th April 1-2pm (Classes on 20th and 27th May 1.15-2.15pm) £60. Contact Maryline for logging information, pricing etc. hello@yogawithmaryline.com... Read more

Padmadarshini (Rosey Cole)

Padmadarshini is now offering her classes online via Zoom. With so much uncertainty that we all face, keeping our practice going will be such a resource for us. Let’s stay connected and keep our bodies moving, discharging the inevitable stress we are all under, finding ways to anchor and ground ourselves and do our best... 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 treatment 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 is 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 women and girls who have been... Read more