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About me

I was born and grew up in Belgium. When I was 16 years old I was given a book about yoga for self-healing. This small book introduced me to the body's inherent ability to heal itself given the right stimulation. 

In 1994, whilst still at University training to be a Translator (French, English, Portuguese and Russian), I started my first bodywork training in Swedish Massage and subsequently trained in reflexology and sports massage before discovering Shiatsu in 1999.

In Shiatsu I found the therapeutic approach I had been looking for. An approach that stimulates the body's inherent healing ability and one that meets us on every level of being - physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual.

Whilst I work with a varied client group, as a mother of two young children I am particularly interested in working with new mothers and postnatal conditions.

Training, qualifications & experience

Shiatsu Training
I completed 6 years Shiatsu training first in Brussels with Japanese Shiatsu Teacher Yuichi Kawada at the Yo Sei-Do Academy of Shiatsu (2000 - 2002) before moving to the UK.

I then trained with the British School of Shiatsu-Do in London (2003-2008).

Qualifications and Memberships
Diploma in Shiatsu, British School of Shiatsu (2008)

Member of the professional Register of the Shiatsu Society (UK)

Member organisations

Shiatsu Society

The Shiatsu Society

The Shiatsu Society was founded to promote awareness and practice of Shiatsu in the UK. The society has established their own set of requirements for registration and all members have completed a minimum of 3 years training (minimum of 500 hours), are assessed by the society on a case by case basis, are fully insured and adhere to the society's Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Therapies offered


Additional information

Initial consultation: 90 minutes - £40

Subsequent sessions: 60 minutes - £35

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Silk House Therapy Practice
19 Church Street
SK11 6LB

Type of session

In person
Virginie Adamski

Virginie Adamski