Fumie brought up with various physical activities and disciplines such as Judo and Kendo (Japanese Sword Fencing) and Multi Sports such as Dodge ball, Basketball, Volleyball and Softball from young age until mid-teen age. She then has fallen in love to Flamenco and started learning Flamenco Dancing in Japan since 1992 and has been trained with the top Flamenco Dancers and greatest teachers in Spain and the U.K. Later Fumie founded a Dance Company, 'Taconeo Grupo Flamenco' in 2002 and performed in the theatres, festivals and events. She has been teaching regular classes and workshops in London since 2006.
Fumie also had a strong interest in the Reflex Therapy, called Reflexology and decided to study intensively in Anatomy and Physiology, Reflexology and Holistic Massage (ITEC) in London and became a Complementary Therapist after the birth of her second child. Her interest and passion in Complementary Therapy has grown so quickly ever since and she extended her study and qualified in Aromatherapy (ITEC), Sports Massage (BTEC), Thai Yoga Massage, Tui na (Chinese) Massage and Lomi Lomi (Hawaiian) Massage (IPTI), Bowen Technique (BTAA/BTUK), EMMETT Technique and Kinesiology (TASK, HSK). She has been also taking various CPD courses to enhance her existing skills and techniques. She continues her study in Natural Therapy, including Nutrition, Energy Medicine and Body Mechanics for Balanced Total Health.
She has been a Volunteer Complementary Therapist at Britain' one of the oldest and largest hospices, St. Joseph's Hospice in East London since 2016, also is currently working on her own project for the difficult cases with Kinesiology, Allergy Therapy, Bowen Technique and Homeobotanical Therapy.
Fumie is fully insured by Holistic Insurance Services and is a full member of Complementary Therapists Association (CThA), Association of Reflexologists (AoR), NO HANDS Massage Association (NHMA), Bowen Association UK (BAUK), a professional member of Association of Systematic Kinesiology (ASK) and registered by Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).
Full Qualifications & CPD trainings:
BTEC: Sports Massage & treatments
ITEC: Anatomy & Physiology, Holistic Massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy
IPTI: Lomi Lomi Massage (Into, Intermediate & Advanced levels), Thai Yoga Massage, Tui Na (Chinese) Massage
CThA: On-site Chair Massage
TASK: Certification of Advanced Systematic Kinesiology
HSK: Health Support Kinesiology
NO HANDS® Massage: Transforming Touch, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner levels
BTAA & BTUK: Bowen Technique Certificate of Proficiency
EMMETT Technique Certificate of Proficiency
Massage: Pregnancy Massage, Aromatherapy and Pregnancy, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Integrative Soft- Tissue Release (ISTR), Balinese Massage, Side Position (NO HANDS® Massage), Thai Yoga Couch Massage, Shiatsu (Foundation Level), Hot & Cold Stone Massage, Warm Bamboo Massage, Thai Herbal Compress Massage, Aromatherapy Detox & Cellulite Massage, Indian Head Massage, Chavutti Thirumal Massage (Indian Massage by foot), Natural Lift Facial Massage and Holistic Beauty Facial
Reflexology & Foot Massage: Maternity Reflexology, Spinal Reflexology, Orthopedic Reflexology (Level 1), Nerve Reflexology (Intro), VRT (Vertical Reflex Therapy) Basic Fast Track with additiional Advanced Technique, VRT Reflexology and Movement in Minutes, Japanese Cosmo Facelifting (Level 1&2), Facial Reflexology Sorensensistem®, Metamorphic Technique, Power Reflexology, Chinese Foot Massage, Kansa Vatki Foot Massage, Thai Foot Massage, Reflexology for Cancer Care
AMT (Applied Myoskeletal Therapy) - Pelvis & Lumber Spine
AMT (Applied Myoskeletal Therapy) - Upper Torso & Neck
AMT (Applied Myoskeletal Therapy) - Lower Extremities
IOS - Importance of Symmetry (refresher)
Hormonal Release The Bowen Way
PASC1 (Practitioner Assessment Skill Course) Module 1
O-lab TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint & Disfunction) Module 1&2
IOS - Importance of Symmetry
Working with Mother, Baby & Toddlers
Bowtech Module 8, SBP1 (Module 9)
Developmental Baby Massage (Teaching)
Allergy & Environmental Therapy
Homoeotherapy in Practice
Modern Iridology & The Hormone System
Usui Reiki (Level 1 & 2)