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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

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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Digesting thoughts, food, experiences

 Stomach Flow (anterior descending energy in Self-Help Book I) helps me so much when I begin to feel ungrounded and uncertain of who I am. Yesterday, there were some wild energies flying around Nashville (in my perception). I found it … Continue reading

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SEL 12 – “Human dependence on cosmic life”

Lately, my right SEL 12 (on the back/side of the neck) has been incredibly stiff and sore, to the point where I’m taking aspirin and wondering if I might need physical therapy. Since Mary told us that tension in the … Continue reading

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