“Christine is everything a complementary therapist should be – warm, interesting and interested, skilled, knowledgeable, human and humorous.” –  Joanne Strong

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Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist & Yoga Teacher

Chrissie has been a health professional for 25 years, trained in Five Element & TCM acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. She is also a qualified yoga teacher. She takes a holistic approach, considering your whole health history and presenting signs and symptoms. Chrissie is currently training to be an Enneagram coach which is an invaluable tool for figuring out where to take your life next.


Chrissie teaches both live and online yoga to groups and individuals. Her main style is Vinyasa and her approach is informal, down-to-earth and friendly.


Chrissie trained at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, UK from 1994 until 2000. She has a Licentiate in Acupuncture and a Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine. 

chinese herbs

Chrissie prescribes Chinese herbs to support your acupuncture treatment. Helpful for menstrual problems, digestive disorders, insomnia and skin conditions.


The Wood Element

The Wood Element

As we come into the season of spring, we need to get our bodies moving again while the Wood energy is at its peak. After the stillness of winter, life starts to proliferate again: lambs are born, buds burst forth, and the landscape turns green. As the weather gets warmer, we are more inclined to…

The Fire Element

The Fire Element

Summer is governed by the energy of fire and thus in charge of the process of ripening and maturation. Summer is abundant with sunshine, fruit and flowers. Yang is at its fullest expression: just as the leaves come out on the trees, the qi is at the periphery of our bodies

The Earth Element

The Earth Element

The season of Earth, regarded as the fifth season by the Ancient Chinese. It is harvest time: gathering in the last of summer’s bounty for the winter stores. It is the autumn equinox where the number of daylight hours equals those of the night: yin and yang are in balance