"Anahata- The Heart of Wellbeing"

Shiatsu, Nutrition, Yoga & Kinesiology in Bristol

About Me

I am an experienced shiatsu practitioner, yoga teacher,  nutritional therapist and kinesiologist based in Bristol

I practise from various locations including Stokes Croft, Cotham and Clifton. 


I offer shiatsu , nutritional therapy,  massage , and kinesiology from:


The Wellbeing Therapy Rooms, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY.

The Practice Rooms, 24 Regent Street, Clifton, BS8 4HG.
or 39 Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6 6JY.

I also do home/office visits and am available for events


Please feel free to contact me for an informal 10 minute chat about yoga, shiatsu, nutritional therapy, kinesiology or massage in Bristol and whether they might be appropriate for you. We can then organise a session for you.

Email: lioba@anahata-wellbeing.com

Mobile: 07722 18 77 91


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Shiatsu Workshops

This introductory shiatsu workshop will be a day to explore the wonderful Japanese healing art of Shiatsu through simple breath and posture awareness, becoming comfortable in the body, learning how to connect to self and other and developing quality of touch. You will be introduced to the basic principles of Shiatsu and be given simple techniques to take away with you and practice. Lioba is a graduate of the British School of Shiatsu-Do where she completed a three year study in 2008. She has also attended courses and workshops...

Upcoming Partner Yoga Workshops

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