Patricia’s core skills lie in the mind/body relationship. She knows how to listen to both and connect deeply with people.
She draws on her knowledge and practice of shiatsu massage, foot reflexology, mindfulness (MBSR) and Chinese medicine, to help clients flourish and cultivate positive energy.
She has been practicing yoga and meditation since 2000 and has been continuously studying Oriental philosophies and meditation for the last 15 years.
Her motto is “Create space in your body and mind”.
From 1993 to 2003, Patricia worked in New York City and Paris, in the financial information sector, as Senior Account Manager for companies such as Reuters, A.T. BROD & CO., INC., Mercury S. A. C. B. and Fininfo.
In 2005, after a 4-year training, she started her practice as a shiatsu therapist and reflexologist in Paris. She continues to study Traditional Chinese Medicine, Body-Mind relationship, body psychology, and nutrition.
In 2000, she met Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk, and has been working closely with him in his charitable organization, Karuna-Shechen. Patricia also facilitates Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence programs for corporate clients.
Master in Economy/Media - Aix-Marseille University, France
Master (D. E. A.) in Communication Law - Aix-Marseille University, France
Mindfulness & shiatsu practitioner
MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) – Paris, France
MBCP (Mindfulness Based Childbirth and Parenting) – Paris, France
Engage in DU Medicine, Meditation & Neurosciences –Strasbourg University, France
Shiatsu Practitioner, Body Psychology Diploma - Institut Français de Shiatsu - Michel Odoul, Paris, France
Foot Reflexology Diploma - Institut Français de Réflexologie, Paris, France
After competing at national level in skiing competitions, Patricia became a fully qualified ski instructor in 1998 - Ecole de Ski Français, France