Emily King – who goes by the nickname of Emy – is a massage and well-being practitioner and instructor, working with individuals and groups for ten years.
She practices a spirited, personalized, free style of massage, integrating eastern and western influences, contemporary body-mind work, classical Chinese medicine & metaphysics, arts and social activism. Emy also specializes in Chinese Tui-Na massage for well-being, Gerda Boyesen’s Biodynamic massages for well-being, and offers Well-being massages for specific needs, such as Pregnancy, old Age, Less-able bodies…
Emy collaborates with artists, musicians, and activists, exploring creative ways to nurture ourselves and our communities. Through often hybrid workshops she shares skills with heart, encouraging everyone’s capacity to give and receive goodness.
Emy graduated in Psychology at René Descartes university in Paris.
After some years dedicated to the arts and litterature, she trained in well-being massages of eastern and western influences and Gerda Boyesen’s Biodynamic massages at Biopulse massage school, in (then) Avignon (she was certified in 2008).
Between 2013 and 2018, she studied classical Chinese metaphysics and medicine with Larry Ibarra Fredes at the IEETC in Porto, since then a main topic of interest, influencing her life and pratice. She trained in Tuina massage for well-being, Chinese dietary therapy, studied the divinatory art of the I-Ching book of changes, Ba Zi astrology basics, and practices Chen Family style Taiji Quan.
In 2017 Emy received background in the care of victims of abuse, torture, political persecution, at the Centre Primo Levi, in Paris.
She is the author of the blog Le massage en images (2010-2016).
Emy is based in Paris. She works in private practices, at your home, and on site for groups and companies. She also works part time for Biopulse massage training center, teaching classes and helping with the school’s life.
Emy is Angelica Salvi’s partner in VIVO, a four hands piece for Harp and massage they composed and play together. She is also a caregiver, contributor and facilitator in the collective Hacking with Care, which she co-founded with activists friends.
Emy’s massage features in the Mesh and the Circle, a film by Mariana Calo and Francisco Queimadela (stills below).