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Simone Carbonel

 Sensei, MS, LAc, NCCAOM Diplomate, & Guest Lecturer

Location: New York, NY

Phone: 212-365-8886


Simone Carbonel sensei, MS, LAc, NCCAOM Diplomate grew up in a fishing village in the south of France. She developed an early interest in natural healing to prevent disease and maintain health. After graduating from college with honors in French Literature and Philosophy, she traveled extensively in India and the Orient engaging in Viniyoga and Vipassana which she practices to date. Her first training in Foot Reflexology was in Italy where she lived for 25 years.

Eventually, Carbonel moved to the United States to continue studying Complementary Therapies. She has a Certificate of Mastery in Reflexology at Laura Norman & Associates School of Reflexology in 1987, is ARCB (American Reflexology Certification Board) Certified, and a member of ICR (International Council of Reflexology). Carbonel currently teaches Foot Reflexology in New York City and in Europe. In 1988 she studied shiatsu at Ohashi Institute. She is a former Ohashiatsu instructor for Beginner and Intermediate levels which she taught for eight years.

In 1989 she trained in Jin Shin Do ® Bodymind Acupressure. A Registered Jin Shin Do ® Acupressurist, she offers Introductory classes in Self-Jin Shin Do ® Acupressure and gives private sessions. She obtained the Degree of Associate in Occupational Studies in Massage Therapy from the Swedish Institute College of Massage and Allied Sciences. She trained in 5 Element Shiatsu at the Swedish Institute, and in Zen Shiatsu with Pauline Sasaki. She is Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and a NYS Licensed LMT and NYS Licensed Acupuncturist.

Simone maintains a private practice in Acupuncture, Shiatsu, Jin Shin Do and Foot Reflexology in New York City and in Europe. Sessions are available by appointment only.

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