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Why I Became a Zen Shiatsu Therapist

January 7, 2021
Walking by the lake

I just came back from my morning walk with Bentley, my chocolate Labrador. We went by the lake where gentle waves rolled on the sand. The sound relaxes my mind and spirit. I thought about how different my life is today than thirteen years ago.

I used to be a busy executive working downtown Toronto with no extra energy for morning walks or time to care for a dog. For my parents, it was important I obtain a big professional title coupled with a big salary.

As an ambitious young professional, I often felt sick. The superficial personalities of my colleagues and the culture of my work environment drained my energy. When the weekend rolled around, I could take time to relax but would feel worse. I went to my family doctor who said nothing was wrong, so I started to go for Massage Therapy just to relax. One day the spa concierge suggested Shiatsu. I did not know what Shiatsu was. I pronounced it “Shih Tzu”, like the dog.

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Felicia uses PAYOT
Creativity Wellness

Relax! New Spa Services at Braeside Estate

Located in a charmingly restored 1862 Irish settler house on a rural County Road of Fenelon Falls,  Braeside Estate (BE) Wellness is the most exciting luxury spa in the Kawartha Lakes. An oasis of tranquility and relaxation, Braeside Estate is a new sanctuary of…

November 5, 2020
Payot Together
Braeside Estate Wellness

PAYOT From Paris

PAYOT is a cosmetic brand with an international reputation, born in 1920 of the extraordinary vision of one woman: Nadia Payot. In 1913 Nadia Payot became the first female doctor of her generation. She was a generous woman who demonstrated her commitment by using…

November 4, 2020
Fall Landscape by Moore-Cantieni
Braeside Estate Creativity Wellness

What About Emotions

I believe that the importance of “understanding emotions” is under rated in our society. Medias and self-help books try to promote Emotional Intelligence but at the end of the day it is often addressed as trend. Emotions are often featured a bit like fashion…

November 4, 2020
Saisbury Labolatory Design Of Christopher Bradley-Hole
Braeside Estate Creativity Gardens

Discovering Christopher Bradley-Hole

Mr. Bradley-Hole is one of our favorite Landscape Designer. His work is of great inspiration to us. We never had a chance to meet him yet, but we enjoyed researching his work and discovering his philosophy.  Many reporters and writers often describe the artistic…

October 31, 2020