Expert course tuition and treatments by Maria Mercati and her family who have worked in the East and at Parrot Cay in the Caribbean.
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Trevor teaches on all the courses. He has worked for the British Council in Africa and the Far East as a Science Education advisor. He holds a BSc ( Hons ) and a post graduate teaching Diploma. He has studied Tui Na and Acupuncture in China and holds a Certificate of Acupuncture (Xian College of TCM). He has also studied extensively in Thailand and Indonesia.
Graham has received his training from Maria. He has also studied extensively in Thailand and Indonesia.
He is now a principle teacher at the BODYHARMONICS Centre specialising in teaching the practical skills of Oriental Bodywork and diagnostics in treating a wide range of conditions. He also teaches Anatomy and Physiology. He holds a recognised teaching qualification.
Graham also worked for half a year at the exclusive Caribbean island resort of Parrot Cay doing Oriental bodywork - a fusion of Tui Na, Indonesian and Thai massage where he treated many famous people and stars.
Peter has taken over from Graham and will be teaching the practical on the Thai Massage course. Peter is qualified in Tui Na (2002) Acupuncture (2003) and Thai Massage (2001) and has received his training from Maria & Graham Mercati at the Bodyharmonics Centre. Peter is passionate about Thai Massage and has been to Thailand several times to further his knowledge.
After qualifying at the Guildford School of Acting, Danella, who is Graham's twin sister, trained with Maria. She now treats patients at BODYHARMONICS Centre. She also teaches drama, singing and piano. Before travelling the world, she worked at the exclusive Caribbean island resort of Parrot Cay doing Oriental bodywork - a fusion of Tui Na, Indonesian and Thai massage. 'Not many people can say they've had their hands on a Hollywood star'
Danella thought Paul was the nicest of the guests - click here to read more.
Also click here see article on Danella: Limited Edition magazine - Sept 2001
After completing her postgraduate course in Drama, Gisela trained with Maria. She worked for three years at the Hale Clinic and five years at Champneys in Piccadilly - London. She has also studied Ayurvedic massage in India, Thai massage in Thailand, and Indonesian massage in Java. She now lives in Cheltenham where she treats at the Bodyharmonics practice.
Daily Telegraph - Fending off Februarys' ills
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Tatler magazine -'Favourite treatment of celebrities' - Lisa l'anson
After completing her MA in music, Gina started her training with Maria. She has studied Tui Na for both adults and children and acupuncture in China and Thai massage in Thailand. She worked for four years at both the Hale Clinic and Chelsea Harbour Club. She too has moved back to Cheltenham and treats patients at the Bodyharmonics Centre.
VOGUE May 2000 - Treatment of the Month - BODYHARMONICS MASSAGE
'HER HANDS WORKED LIKE LIGHTNING, REMOVING QI BLOCKAGES'
Tatler magazine - 'Favourite treatment of celebrities' - Lorna Wing