Bill Commerford trained at Ki Kai Shiatsu School and post graduate at the School for Experiential Education and is a Teacher of Movement Shiatsu and Inner Qigong and has been a member of the Shiatsu Society since May 1994.
Having travelled widely in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Bill developed an interest in the different ways people heal themselves and each other, through a variety of activities from yoga, meditation, qigong, music, dance and other forms of creative expression and therapeutic body work. Bill's interests continue to be voyages of self-discovery and self-development that hopefully enable a better understanding of self and others.
Working in complementary therapies for nearly thirty years, first as a masseur, then as a shiatsu practitioner and later as a MBACP Accredited Counsellor, Bill has worked in sexual and mental health projects, substance / alcohol dependency programmes and NHS projects. Bill also works with clients with learning and mobility issues. He has provided on-site treatment to staff in London based companies and to the general public at music festivals around the UK every summer. He lives in Dorset and sees clients in the West Country and in London, where he teaches weekly. Bill also works as a Living Well Clients and the Community HIV Team in London Borough of Brent as a shiatsu therapist and integrative counsellor. .
Bill teaches and runs workshops and training courses in Movement Shiatsu & Inner Qigong at Ki Kai School of Shiatsu in Islington, London, where he is Course Director and Head of School. He also teaches Shiatsu-Shintai at the British School of Shiatsu-Do London, Colchester & Ljubljana.