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About jsjnashville

A central hub for information about Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help classes, study groups, and training seminars in the Nashville, TN area

Playing with the Mudras

Jiro Murai, who experienced the Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu in his own body while meditating in a terminal condition, utilized finger poses “to prove to himself that they were effective in clearing all circulatory blockages” (Mary Burmeister, Introducing Jin … Continue reading

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Deep Skin Healing

About two years ago, I had a basal cell carcinoma removed from my forehead, near my hairline. It was in the neighborhood of Safety Energy Lock 20 (about an inch above the eyebrow). The doctor said, “See you for the … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Uncertainty

I haven’t written in a while, mostly because I’ve been feeling really scared lately. Scared of what? I don’t know, to be honest – I could name about a dozen reasons I could feel afraid right now, but what matters … Continue reading

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Jin Shin Jyutsu and other healing modalities

I am part of a women’s public speaking community called WomanSpeak. Founded by KC Baker, it provides women the opportunity to practice public speaking skills in a supportive, nurturing, and positive environment. Recently, during an “impromptu speech” session, a friend … Continue reading

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Trauma-informed Jin Shin Jyutsu

Our 5-Day Seminar with Sara Harper July 7-11 was incredible. I had an amazing time experiencing Sara’s open-hearted teaching style and hands-on approach to the Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu. We had more hands-on time during this class than in … Continue reading

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Integrating Jin Shin Jyutsu

In four days, Sara Harper will be here to teach our fifth 5-Day Basic Seminar in Nashville. I feel so much anticipation before these classes: What will it be like? How will our students gel together? What small or large … Continue reading

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Why can’t Jin Shin Jyutsu heal everything?

I have a good friend who often asks me why I still have problems if I practice Jin Shin Jyutsu all the time. Sometimes good friends keep you on your toes by asking the tough questions. 🙂 The truth for … Continue reading

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Limitless Life Power

In my last post, I talked about having an illness that was difficult to overcome….I am still working with this project! It has been an interesting ride. I can’t say that I know what’s going on, or why certain issues … Continue reading

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Saving Flows

It is amazing how I can post in this blog, practice Jin Shin Jyutsu self-help every day, organize classes, etc., but then when I get REALLY sick, I forget that I need to step up the JSJ treatments to get … Continue reading

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SEL 1 – The Prime Mover

Safety Energy Lock 1, located on the inside of the knee, is about “connecting the extreme height with the extreme depth.” (Self-Help Text II). For me, 1 is often about bringing thoughts out of the mental sphere alone and allowing … Continue reading

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