Bodywise | Yoga and Natural Health

Therapists

Below is a list of the therapists working at Bodywise:

Alastair Stewart

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 to live with Yogis, Zen monks, to be... Read more

Angela Andrews

I have been practicing reflexology since 2002 and I am a member of the Association of Reflexology. Reflexology is extremely pleasant and very relaxing. The treatment generally lasts for one hour. It is suitable for most people and the treatment is gentle. Afterwards my clients often find that they are extremely rested and have a... 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

Elli Keavey

Dip.TA Counselling I offer Transactional Analysis (TA) Counselling and Psychotherapy in a non judgemental, safe and confidential environment, where you can make the changes you want to make. Life can sometimes be stressful, challenging and unfulfilling and this can deeply affect our emotional and physical well being. Sometimes we can feel sad, angry or scared... Read more

Hannah Mackay MRSS(T)

I have been practising shiatsu since 1997, and I am registered with the Shiatsu Society. I practise Shiatsu at Bodywise in the city centre on Wednesdays and in Chorlton, South Manchester, on other days. I also teach with the Shiatsu College Manchester and run shiatsu workshops for beginners and practitioners. I enjoy working with a... Read more

Jane Craggs

Jane Craggs has been practising and studying yoga for 25 years and teaching since 2000. She originally trained as a yoga teacher whilst living in Spain and on her return to the UK set up Yogaspace and subsequently Manchester Yoga Shala, a collective of teachers committed to bringing authentic yoga to those who may not... Read more

Jeni Nelson

Hynotherapist 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... Read more

Karey Taylor

I have been a Shiatsu practitioner since 2005. My background was in hostel management. I worked in and managed a number of projects housing vulnerable and homeless adults. Though this work was rewarding I became drained and disillusioned with a system that could not provide the support people needed. I found Shiatsu was a way... Read more

Kate Engineer

Kate trained in Holistic Massage over 20 years ago with the Chalice Foundation. Kate’s original training in Contemporary Dance has given her a deep understanding of bodies in motion. She is trained in Pilates and often prescribes exercises alongside massage. All these different elements of her experience inform her massage practice. She works holistically and... Read more

Lucy Ascham

Alexander Technique with Lucy 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 10 years later on her training course. She has effectively used... Read more

Paul Connery

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 the opportunity to make positive changes in their lives. I am a graduate of the Three Raven’s College of... Read more

Tejapushpa (Carolyn Entwistle)

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 sexually abused. Through this work, she recognised the need for practitioners to be trained to listen... Read more