Annie qualified as a teacher (QTS) in the early 1970’s. Her love of the art of teaching and life long learning continues. Annie’s Yoga practice also spans decades and she qualified to teach Scaravelli Inspired Yoga, at the same time discovering Qigong as part of her Shiatsu studies. She is committed to helping students find the best in themselves to teach the form, the essence and the spirit of Shiatsu, Qigong and Yoga. Her love of Shiatsu and its amazing potential for supporting people through their journey in life has never diminished.
Rose has been teaching for the Shiatsu College since 2005. Her life and work are rooted in the ongoing exploration of “The Way”. She brings a depth of knowledge of Chinese Medicine, the foundation of Shiatsu, and the intricacies of Energy work to her teaching and - with a Master in Sports Science and Physical Education and a PhD in Religious History - also a certain rigor and a broad spectrum of interests. Rose is an experienced QiGong teacher specialising in therapeutic QiGong, often working with therapists from other fields of energy healing such as Osteopathy, Cranio-Sacral and Trauma Therapy, Alexander Technique, and Voice Therapy.
Catherine graduated as a teacher of Physical Education with Dance in 1993 and her teaching background led her to a career in management training and development. She was responsible for the design and delivery of development workshops and one to one coaching, including stress management and the art of facilitation. She has worked in partnership with the N.H.S., E.S.C.C., Hastings Borough Council and Rother District Council on various community well-being projects. The combination of the ancient wisdom of Taoism and new perspectives in Energy Medicine continues to influence her teaching.