After taking a BA (Hons) Degree at Warwick University, Zoe began training in 2011 with the internationally recognised injury rehabilitation specialist Michael Newman (D.Ac, LCSP (Phy), who created the Manzou Method, a holistic way of working with illness and injury.
Zoe qualified in 2013 with a Diploma in Traditional Chinese Injury Rehabilitation accredited by the Acupuncture Society, which included learning Eight Silk Brocade Qigong and Ba Gua Circle Walking as forms of rehabilitative exercise. Clinic practise was part of her training. Zoe began teaching the Eight Silk Brocade in 2013, and is a graduate of the Shiatsu College’s two-year Qigong Teacher Training. She offers Qigong and Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi classes and workshops in East and West Oxford.
In her treatments, Zoe uses techniques from Sports Injury and Remedial Massage, including soft tissue release work such as neuromuscular technique and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, alongside techniques from Traditional Chinese Medicine: acupressure, moxa and cupping. She uses Qigong as a form of therapeutic and rehabilitative exercise, where it can target specific areas of the body to help with healing and maintain good health.
Zoe also offers a restorative, holistic whole-body acupressure massage for stress relief, rebalancing and relaxation.
Zoe has treated a range of conditions including repetitive strain, ankle, knee, back and shoulder injuries, as well as chronic conditions such as arthritis. She is fully insured and a member of the Acupuncture Society, a professional body of Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Oriental Therapy Practitioners. Members follow a Code of Ethics, Rules and Regulations, and a Code of Professional Conduct and Safe Practice: