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My Lineage
I use modern massage techniques combined with ancient knowledge and traditional bodywork techniques performed by the indigenous healers of Belize, Guatemala and Mexico. The techniques were developed...
Don Elijio Panti
Don Elijio Panti 1893-1996In 1893, Don Elijio was born in San Andreas, Petén, Guatemala to Gertrudes Cooh and Nicanor Panti. His father Nicanor was said to be a practitioner of black magic. Nicanor...
Rosita Arvigo
Dr Rosita ArvigoRosita was born in Chicago and studied massage in San Francisco in the 1960's. Her teacher told her she had a gift for healing with her hands. Rosita also had an interest in herbs,...
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Don Elijio Panti

Don Elijio Panti

Don Elijio Panti 1893-1996In 1893, Don Elijio was born in San Andreas, Petén, Guatemala to Gertrudes Cooh and Nicanor Panti. His father Nicanor was said to be a practitioner of black magic. Nicanor fled the Petén to British Honduras with his family after murdering...

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Rosita Arvigo

Rosita Arvigo

Dr Rosita ArvigoRosita was born in Chicago and studied massage in San Francisco in the 1960's. Her teacher told her she had a gift for healing with her hands. Rosita also had an interest in herbs, and she decided to seek out a career in natural healing. In 1967 she...

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Cultural Acknowledgement

Cultural Acknowledgement

Cultural AcknowledgementWe are profoundly grateful to our teachers, and their teachers before them. They defy categorization, because Belize is truly a melting pot of peoples from various nations and cultures. We also recognize much of this shared wisdom came from...

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Cath

Cath

“The distant Reiki healing session I had with Cat was pure heaven. The way she set the session up and talked me through every move, made it so comforting and relaxing, and incredibly connected even though we were in different places”

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Fi

Fi

“Wow! I wasn’t expecting that! I had the most wonderful, relaxing Reiki treatment with Cat.  I did wonder how it was going to work over zoom?… but, I have to say, I was blown away at how powerful it actually was”

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Caroline

Caroline

“I would not hesitate to recommend Cat to anybody. She is professional, friendly, intuitive and very knowledgeable. With many years experience behind her she continues to research, learn and add skills in order to help her clients. Absolutely the best”

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Nick

Nick

“I am not a man lightly to bestow praise upon anyone or anything… But today, a session of aromatherapy massage plus a little Arvigo from Cat, has made me feel better than I can remember”

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Laura

Laura

“I was suffering extreme chronic pain and fatigue and Cat said this treatment would be therapeutic. I couldn’t equate with how an abdominal massage would help my whole body, but was very keen to try”

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Ani

Ani

“I had my first treatment with Cat last week and it was *amazing*… I was a bit nervous and wasn’t sure what to expect, but Cat held the space perfectly and I felt safe, heard and held throughout. It was an empowering, connecting and relaxing experience”

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Denise

Denise

“I had the most amazing Arvigo Therapy it really helped with my IBS and constipation and meant that I could go away on a walking holiday without the pain I had been suffering for 2 months. Cat has incredible warmth”

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Helen

Helen

“I had read about Arvigo (abdominal) massage so was delighted to find a practitioner in my area. Cat could not have been more helpful. She took time before my appointment to answer questions and understand exactly what I was looking for and she tailored my experience perfectly to that.”

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Indie Shaman Ethical Certification

Indie Shaman Ethical Certification

I've been ethically certified by Indie Shaman! Indie Shaman is an organisation I've been a member of for some years. They offer shamanism home study courses, an excellent magazine and friendly community. You can read about the aims and ethics of Indie Shaman HERE. The...

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Manasa

Manasa

It's my birthday month, so it seems fitting to birth a brand new name for this brand new website! The name Manasa revealed itself to me recently. My ancestry is Anglo Indian and Mannas was my Great Great Grandmother's maiden name. In looking at the variations of the...

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