Dr. Shijoe Mathew
Dr. Shijoe Mathew Anchery was born in Kuwait and raised in Kerala, South India. Dr. Mathew was influenced by the Ayurvedic heritage in his family early on and eventually decided to dedicate his life to practicing and sharing this ancient knowledge. Dr. Mathew has been an Ayurvedic physician for more than a decade, most notably at Ananda in the Himalayas in Rishikesh, India. He has consulted and dispensed Ayurvedic remedies & wellness advice to patients suffering from chronic illnesses and in the process built deep & lasting relationships with a very diverse clientele both in India and UK. Currently, Dr. Mathew is working on developing a holistic ‘vedic lifestyle’ format for natural wellness and preventive healthcare — based on the principles of the Ashtanga Hrudaya and Ayurvedic traditions of Kerala. His practice at The Circle Brighton, UK mainly focuses on dosha diagnosis-based body balancing, Chronic health issues, Panchakarma and Ayurvedic lifestyle planning.
Dr. Shijoe Mathew Anchery was born in Kuwait and raised in Kerala, South India. Dr. Mathew was influenced by the Ayurvedic heritage in his family early on and eventually decided to dedicate his life to practicing and sharing this ancient knowledge. Dr. Mathew has been an Ayurvedic physician for more than a decade, most notably at Ananda in the Himalayas in Rishikesh, India. He has consulted and dispensed Ayurvedic remedies & wellness advice to patients suffering from chronic illnesses and in the process built deep & lasting relationships with a very diverse clientele both in India and UK. Currently, Dr. Mathew is working on developing a holistic ‘vedic lifestyle’ format for natural wellness and preventive healthcare — based on the principles of the Ashtanga Hrudaya and Ayurvedic traditions of Kerala. His practice at The Circle Brighton, UK mainly focuses on dosha diagnosis-based body balancing, Chronic health issues, Panchakarma and Ayurvedic lifestyle planning.Debbie has been practising yoga for 12 years originally inspired by the Iyengar tradition and has been teaching yoga since 2015. She completed a 500-hour yoga diploma with The British Wheel of Yoga and is a Birthlight trained teacher in Well Woman yoga. She teaches in the traditional Hatha style with a focus on mind and body connection through breath, movement and yoga postures. She has special interests in Well Woman yoga, meditation and Yoga Nidra. Debbie’s aim is to teach students safe and effective practices with outstanding results using movement, breath and guided relaxation. Well woman yoga is practised using classical yoga poses adapted to female needs, treating symptoms of stress, anxiety, menstrual irregularities, menopause and breast health.
Massage & Reflexology
Claire Ghiaci is a VTCT trained and qualified Holistic therapist with 5 years’ experience. She never compromises on caring or focus to target the real reason someone needs a treatment. She is often complemented on how she really listens to what the client needs and intuitively feels exactly where the problem lies. Claire is not happy until she solves the problem! While she has strong, healing hands, Claire can adapt to a soft relaxation treatment if that is what suits you.
Smita is a life coach and therapist assisting people to overcome their challenges, releasing anything that holds them back, and owning who they were born to be. She helps people to unleash their own magnificence and powerfully take action to craft their best possible future.
Menchu is trained in contemporary dance and Hatha Yoga as well as classical Pilates. Her classes are always dynamic and challenging as well as being fun.
Kay has always been very enthusiastic and passionate about Health & Fitness. She believes that if you look after your body it will look after your mind. She is very keen that everyone she works with enjoys their sessions – exercise should be fun.
Richard qualified from the BSO in 2002. He achieved a 1st degree as well as the accolade of ‘The Technique Prize’ a prize that is given for the most skilful and effective application of treatment to one person within the University. He has since worked for the NHS and Private clinics in London and within the Southeast, he has also taught Osteopathy at Auckland University in New Zealand. As well as working in private practise Richard tutors part-time at the BSO in London. Richard has helped many patients with a wide variety of problems, ranging from babies to the elderly. He has a specialist interest in treating sports injuries and more complex bio-mechanical problems.
Jack qualified with a Masters degree in Osteopathy from the British School of Osteopathy and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council. Jack undertakes a structural approach to his work, meaning treatments often consist of “hands-on” techniques. He has a keen interest in rehabilitation and encourages patients to aid their own recovery, by providing the knowledge and tools they need, such as appropriate exercises to do at home that fit in with the patient’s lifestyle. Jack has experience treating people of all ages with varying conditions. He has a keen interest in working with sports and exercise injuries, as he has previously played Basketball at a national level, so can personally relate to some of the common injuries that can occur.
Emma graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 1988. Emma is registered to practice with the General Osteopathic Council (Registration No. 1393) and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.
As part of an osteopath’s continuing professional development (CPD) obligation Emma undertakes at least 30 hours of CPD annually. For example, she recently attended a course in London on treating shoulder pain.
Emma has a wealth of experience that she puts into her approach to patients combining soft tissue massage, articulation and manipulation. With this approach Emma can treat the underlying cause of your back, neck or shoulder pain, hip pain, tension headaches (and various other conditions) by correcting imbalance in the body and addressing other factors such as posture and occupational strains.
Trevor Gunn graduated in Medical Biochemistry in 1983 and gained his Licence to practise homeopathy from the London College of Homeopathy in 1990. Since then he has been a UK registered and practising homeopath and lectures in homeopathy, pathology and immunology in the UK, Japan, Lebanon, Iceland, Egypt, Ireland, Croatia and Bosnia. He was the Vice Principal of the Japanese College of Homeopathy London and is the author of several books, his most recent ‘The Science of Health and Healing’, is an in depth account of the biological intelligence of the body in illness, illustrating how to work with the healing capacity of the body. Has also been involved in health and fitness for many years, practising martial arts, and Tai Chi, he was also a fitness instructor and later health club manager. As well as his own homeopathy practice, he is working with a GP using an integrative approach to treating immune disorders and offering Low Dose Naltrexone – the fascinating use of a standard pharmaceutical drug in a homeopathic manner. Each consultation with Trevor involves an in depth analysis of mind and body, discovering how you have been affected by previous illnesses, medication, diet, thought-patterns, supplementation and other life-style factors. He will agree on a way forward with you that will help your mind and body to heal, so that you develop greater physical strength, mental capacity, happiness and emotional resilience.