Tamami is a therapist with over twenty years’ experience. She was administrative director of the Hotaka Yojoen Holistic Retreat Centre (Japan) where she worked as principle therapist, whole food chef and yoga teacher. Tamami also ran the well-being programme, organising and translating workshops with leading practitioner in the fields of holistic medicine, arts and music.
Tamami moved to the UK in 2002 after meeting and marrying her husband, the British choreographer Adam Benjamin, they live with their three boys in the Tamar Valley, Cornwall.
Tamami has a deep interest in issues surrounding pregnancy and extensive experience treating hard working mums and their children; her own children were all home births. As a trained chef and mother of three growing boys she has a real interest in how diet affects health, her treatments include advice on diet and life style. She is a strong believer that a good balance of exercise, relaxation and healthy diet are the pillars of a happy life.
Japanese Reflexology is a treatment that addresses imbalances in the whole body; it promotes health and well-being by stimulating the reflexology points and nerve endings in the foot.
Tamami’s focus is on eliminating toxins, re-establishing good circulation, maximising the function of the organs and enhancing the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Treatments are restorative and remedial, deeply relaxing and also invigorating.
Champinage is a highly effective localised treatment of the head, neck, shoulders and upper back that produces immediate physical and psychological relief from stress. This traditional Champinage promotes a sense of calm, reduces anxiety, dissipates mental fatigue and improves mental alertness and concentration. The treatment improves vascular and lymphatic circulation and increases oxygenation of the tissues, it is effective in treating a number of conditions including frozen shoulders, tinnitus, insomnia, eye strain and headaches.