About Emma Gilmore

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Emma Gilmore APNT Dip BCST Founded School of Bodywork in 2009 and sold the business in 2023 to pursue her interest in how Trauma is held within the system. Our every experience from our embryological beginnings are stored within the physiology of our body and these can be accessed and safely processed through Trauma Informed Bodywork. Emma’s passion for the benefits of bodywork are enthusiastically transmitted through her national and international teaching. An advanced bodywork therapist specializing in Fascia Informed Bodywork, with a deep knowledge of human anatomy, fascia and the delicacy of the human condition, Emma shares her knowledge of how physical and emotional trauma manifests in our physiology causing pain, discomfort and pathologies, as well as the potential for its release through bodywork.

Emma is currently researching a book on the manifestation of trauma in the body. She writes regularly for Massage World Magazine and is an Expert Regular Columnist for Positive Health PH Online. Having been a bodywork therapist for 30 years, Emma shares her detailed knowledge in an accessible and engaging way; she encourages students to quiet their own system, to enable a deep listening, thus the client's system can express itself in safety. With these skills, clinical practice deepens and we  witness the delicacy yet resilience of the human form and the complex, intricacy of the stories held within the system. Emma’s journey through the world of bodywork has been a very personal one of self-development and healing and it is with this understanding and sensitivity she shares her knowledge.  Emma may be contacted via Tel: 07557 262 357;  www.clinicofbodywork.com  appt@clinicofbodywork.com        

Articles by Emma Gilmore

  1. Myofascial Release Techniques - How they Changed my Treatments for the Better

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    My journey with myofascial release started in 2009, when I discovered this amazing art, I studied intensively in the US and the UK, and immediately integrated these hands on techniq...

  2. Physical and Emotional Holding as a Result of Injury, Stress and Trauma

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    By addressing the physiology we can begin to change habitual physical and emotional holding patterns, and with skilful application of fascial techniques, bound down tissues soften a...

  3. Emotion in the Body - The Vagus Nerve

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    In my last article “Physical and Emotional Holding Patterns” I said that I would explore further how emotion manifests in the tissues of the body, particularly the viscera. As a bo...

  4. Trauma – When Emotion and Energy Get Stuck in the Body

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    Continuing the theme from our previous article on emotion in the body, in this article we’re going to look at the ways in which emotion gets stuck in our bodies, changing our physio...

  5. Re-integrate Patterns of Overwhelm, Trauma and Emotional Holding

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    Following on from my last article Trauma, Emotion and Energy, I want to explore how to assist a client to feel resourced in order to facilitate the emergence and re-integration of p...

  6. Touch the Forgotten Sense

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    Having been working with touch modalities for 25 years I witness constantly the power of positive, nurturing touch. At the end of just a single session, a client seems not just rela...

  7. I know IT's in my Body

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    Giants in the trauma resolution field all point to the same truth – that trauma is stored in the body not the mind. If you are a bodyworker with sophisticated touch skills, you are ...

  8. A Compassionate Witness – Trauma Resolution, through Hands on Bodywork

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    This sample chapter of a book is intended for bodywork therapists of any discipline to give insights into the manifestation of physical and emotional trauma. The aim of this book is...

  9. Come Home to Your Body: The Journey of Feeling Safe in Your Body

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    These techniques are for therapists and clients alike. When working with clients with complex histories, they will often arrive in a heightened sympathetic state. When clients share...

Book reviews by Emma Gilmore

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