Tari Heap - Jin Shin Jyutsu

Mind-Body Balance

About Tari

Jin Shin Jyutsu authorized self-help instructor and practitioner. 

For many years ... I'd been a professional dancer when I discovered an amazing thing! As I consistently began to receive massage therapy with energy work to enhance my dancing, I began to feel phenomenal!  I felt emotionally balanced and joyful. Physically I became healthier and more energized then I'd ever been in my life. I  knew that this was how good health and well-being was supposed to feel like. I was simply gob-smacked. It  became my personal mission to track my own joy through learning every tool I could and then share it with others.

 As I let my dancing days go I became a certified massage therapist integrating various energy work techniques. I wanted others to feel the joy, vitality and well-being I felt too.  When I began integrating energy work with an emphasis on Jin Shin Jyutsu I made even more significant progress in helping people to heal.

What made me a fervent believer in Jin Shin Jyutsu though was when I had a massive, stage four stroke. I was supposed to die that night and in the unlikely event that I did survive, my doctors said the damage would be so severe that I would be mentally and physically impaired. I would require round-the-clock care.  Not only did I survive but I had no impairments! My doctors said I was a 'miracle girl'.  (I can't argue with that!) I attribute this phenomenal healing to Jin Shin Jyutsu. 

Now, I'm a Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner and self-help instructor. I've been helping people since 1991 and have pursued advanced training for PTSD and 'Critical Labels' (or serious, life-threatening conditions). This has been invaluable with those going through a mental, emotional or physical crisis. It's by creating harmony in these pivotal areas that we begin to heal on all levels.

I strive to help the whole person and not just their 'parts' by connecting heart, mind and body. 

I have the best job in the world.

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Portrait by Mark Ward Heap


The wound is the place where the Light enters you. 


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