Claire heads the Brighton Branch. She is a member of the Shiatsu Society UK, and qualified as a Professional Shiatsu Practitioner in 2007. She has a thriving Shiatsu practice in Brighton; specialising in psychological and emotional health. Also practising at Southdown’s Housing Trust, Mental Health Recovery Centre, (previously the NHS) for over 14 years; dedicated to taking Shiatsu out into the community. Her passion for teaching arrives from her ability to make life in the classroom accessible and enjoyable for all. Her teaching style and humour, with background in Fine Art and Design, brings the theory side of the course to life and opens up students’ potential. Claire also teaches Qigong, and brings this meditative ancient art form as a teaching tool in the Shiatsu classroom and workshops.
Debbie has over 20 years experience of teaching Shiatsu and working as a Shiatsu practitioner. Inspired by the power of integrated medicine her aim is making the benefits, practice and principles of Shiatsu accessible and understandable to all. As well as teaching and practising in Brighton, UK she has over the past 5 years built a practice in The Hague, Netherlands and is teaching at CSMBK. Debbie is also a Qigong teacher and Massage Therapist. She has extensive experience in treating psychological and substance misuse issues through Pathways to Health and chronic conditions through working at Sussex Multiple Sclerosis Centre.
Angie has been teaching with the Shiatsu College since 2017. Her attention to detail and grasp of Shiatsu theory make her the go-to person for tricky questions! She used to practise Shiatsu with patients, carers and staff at the Martlets Hospice and has a busy practice in Shoreham. She is particularly interested in the impact stress, anxiety and trauma have on the body-mind and the support and relief Shiatsu can offer.