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Thin Thin Lay

Five Lights Associate & 

Certified Health & Wellness Nurse Coach (American Holistic Nurse Association)

Reiki Master Teacher

Komyo Reiki Shihan

Thin Thin Lay, RN, HWNC-BC, originally from Burma (Myanmar), trained and worked in Geneva, Switzerland as a Registered Nurse before relocating to New York. Thin Thin is also a shiatsu practitioner, a certified ERGONOMICS assessor, and a health and wellness nursing coach, board-certified through the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation. Thin Thin has 14+ years of experience in occupational, public, and community health programs.

Her Eastern origin, blended with her Western training, attracted her to study the art of touch which involved working on meridians and using the five elements theory. This led her to train at the Ohashi Institute. She was a Certified Ohashiatsu® Instructor and Consultant from 2002 until the Institute closed its NYC location. She incorporates shiatsu in her holistic nursing practice to maintain patient health and wellbeing. She also teaches and practices Reiki, both Traditional & Japanese Komyo Reiki styles.

Thin Thin is experienced in various nursing specialties and has been an RN for over 20 years, including her work as a Senior Nurse at United Nations' headquarters in New York. She works with clients from multilingual and multicultural backgrounds. She herself is multilingual, fluent in French, English, and Burmese, and utilizes intercultural communication in her nurse coaching practice.

Thin Thin works with clients who suffer from multiple sclerosis and neuromuscular disorders, including Parkinson’s Disease. She also treats back pain, shoulder and neck issues, work-related injuries, chronic illnesses, and knee, hip, and other joint diseases.

Thin Thin emphasizes humility and simplicity in her teaching as well as in her practice.

Her sweet, tranquil disposition and compassionate listening lead to the trust and appreciation of her students and clients.

Thin Thin also provides group health wellness coaching, group ergonomic programs, and smoking cessation programs. All programs are available upon request for multinational companies promoting employee wellness.

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