Emily King – who goes by the nickname of Emy – is a massage and well-being practitioner and facilitator, working with individuals and groups for ten years.

Her care-giving integrates world massages of eastern and western influences, contemporary body-mind therapy, classical Chinese medicine & metaphysics, arts and social activism. Emy has collaborated 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 confidence in their own capacity to give and receive goodness.

TRAINING

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 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 at the IEETC in Porto, since then a main topic of interest, influencing her life and pratice. She trained in Tuina well-being massage, 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).

CURRENT ACTIVITIES

Emy is based in Paris. She works in private practices, at your home, and  on site for groups and companies. She is part of the educational team at the Biopulse school of massage in Paris, where she regularly teaches.

COLLABORATIONS

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).