My first love has always been food.
It is my passion, my life evolves around food.
I am a professional chef, a cookery school teacher and the best memories in my life have involved food in – be it a dish that I enjoyed preparing, or enjoyed in a restaurant, or shared with friends.
I have also always been intrigued by the complexity of the human body and through my own experience of injuries sustained throughout my life I have discovered the astonishing ability of the human body to heal itself. I have always opted to let allow my body to heal itself instead of reaching for a pill to take the pain away. This does not mean that I have no faith in standard medical practices, or that I do not believe in taking pills. There certainly are times when medication is life saving.
So how does a chef become an integrated body therapist?
I was a teenager when I came across an ancient Ayurvedic proverb that states:
“If diet is WRONG, medicine is of no use. And if diet is CORRECT, medicine is of no good.“
I believe that the body gives us warning signals before it manifest as a physical ailment and if we find ways to assist the body to reverse these symptoms naturally, we can avoid becoming caught in the cycle of chronic conditions and chronic medication.
Integrated body therapy is the combination of Eastern and western bodywork approaches that create lasting, positive changes in the structure and movement of the body.
As a wellness practitioner I assess each client individually and my aim is the evaluation of root restrictions, which may be influenced by many factors on a mental, physical, emotional and energetic level.
The benefits of integrated body therapies are improved posture, optimised mobility, decreased pain and increased wellness.
My role is to assist you to achieve and maintain excellence in your health so that you can enjoy life.
Neural Organisation Technique Practitioner and Dorn Method Therapist