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Lexington, KY
Jin Shin Jyutsu is the art of harmonizing the body’s energy system using gentle hand application in specific patterns called flows. I am a Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner located in Lexington, Kentucky. I have studied and practiced the art of JSJ for 8+ year, completing more than 450 hours of training. I see clients by appointment in my office at 2121 Richmond Rd. in Lexington, as well as at St Joseph Hospital Hospice Care Center and at the University of Kentucky's Markey Cancer Center. I teach Self Help classes and an introductory “What is Jin Shin Jyutsu?” classes on an ongoing basis. Nursing CEUs are available. Please contact me with your interest and any questions. I look forward to working with you., 859.494.6583

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Look for information about Jin Shin Jyutsu and my practice in the February edition of Natural Awakenings Magazine - Bluegrass Edition. Want to know more about Jin Shin Jyutsu? I am offering an introductory class, Saturday, February 19th from 10:00 to 11:30am at my office - 2121 Richmond Road, Su 226 in Lexington. $15 fee. Call 859.494.6583 or email to register.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

UK Markey Cancer Center Update

How are patients at Markey Cancer Center responding to the Jin Shin Jyutsu sessions they are receiving? Yesterday I received this email "You saw my mother on Tuesday and that is the first day in 2 weeks that she has not left there nauseous.The next day was equally good. Thank you so much." Jin Shin Jyutsu is available to all Markey patients free of charge thanks to the generosity of the Lexington Cancer Foundation. To make an appointment for you or your loved one, contact Jennifer Bradley at or by phone at 859.323.7197

Monday, February 7, 2011

Frequent Flyers

Frequent flyer or experienced travelers alike can suffer from anxiety while flying. For some, it's take of and landing. For others it's the anticipation beginning days before your suitcase hits the overhead bin. Then there are those who can survive the trip with medication and an eye mask.

Try this, the next time you head for the airport. Wrap the fingers of one hand around the index finger of the other hand. Hold gently for a few minutes before boarding, or during the entire flight. After a few minutes, you'll feel the heart pounding slow and the body relax. It's going to be a wonderful trip.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Oh the Pain1

Each week Google sends me a little email letting me know how many people have viewed my website and the original search parameters that sent them my way. Week after week, it's the same - - - the #1 search is PAIN and PAIN MANAGEMENT.

Pain is difficult to diagnose and treat. It can be chronic to one area of the body or it can move in such a way that it is a constant game of hide and seek to find the source. It may not seem to have any correlation to any physicality of the body.

Jin Shin Jyutsu is very effective for pain management and elimination. We look at pain as a symptom of energy that is blocked. Radiating or traveling pain speaks to the specific energetic pathways that are not flowing in harmony. Pain experienced in areas of the body that are not showing visual or physical signs of injury make sense to a Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner who understands how the energy system is organized to move along specific pathways.

One of my earliest a-ha's to this was a client who had been in constant pain from a head-on collision. The body had healed, and yet the pain persisted. Tired of the side effects of constant pain medication this individual was referred to me by her physician who had been unable to pinpoint the problem for more than a year. After two Jin Shin Jyutsu sessions, the client came off of the table looking "different" to me. Two days later, I received a call from my client's spouse who stated that his wife was completely out of pain. Had I treated the area of impact from the accident? No. I listened to the energetic pulses and worked with the energy that had indicated need, not necessarily in the specific areas she noted as painful.

The body can have the appearance of perfect health, yet the individual is in severe pain. The healing of the physical body may have well taken place, but the energetic system is still in distress. Jin Shin Jyutsu unlike pain medication doesn't cover symptoms, it goes to the source - - the energetic cause for relief.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Halloween Thoughts

Frankenstein was merely an unattractive number of parts pieced together and lying on a table until a spark (or actually jolt) of energy brought him to life. It's that same spark of life that keeps us moving as well.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Thanks Tony

"Service for others is the rent we pay for time on this planet." - Tony Curtis, actor

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Phantom Pain

Amputees often have what is called "phantom pain", that is pain that they feel in an area of their body which is no longer attached. This pain is not in the mind. It is real. The physically manifested body may not be there, but the energetic body is. The pain is the disharmony in the energetic pathway prior to manifestation. So what do you do? As a practitioner, I listen to the pulses and work with the flow indicated. I place my fingertips where the body would be, if it were present and work as usual.