“Sho & The Team are Authentic Experts in their Fields.
Who give 100 % Quality & 100% Service.
Don’t Hesitate to Join them for your Detox!*”
We regularly welcome new massage therapists onto our retreat, so expect new faces and excellent treatments. Meet some of our Karuna Detox Team here:
Founder and group facilitator, Shoshana, leads Meditation, Yoga, and Nutrition talks and guides your detox. She helps bring together the pieces of the puzzle of health and happiness for each individual together with the rest of the Karuna Detox Team of experts.
Sho’s talks speak simply and clearly both to the heart and to the intellect, weaving the small and the large, microbiology and spiritual ‘why are we here?’ questions into her enquiry and discussions.
Shoshana has over 20 years of experience in leading individuals and groups in the journey of healing and is a lifelong student of human growth, embodied transformation and healing our personal and collective human trauma. Trained in psychology (hon. BA), gender psychology and a practitioner of Internal Family Systems (‘IFS’), Tension & Trauma Release Exercises (TRE), Systemic/Family Constellations, Non-violent communication (NVC), Yoga (Iyengar, Ashtanga & Vinyasa) & Meditation (Vipassana & Mindfulness).
A Yoga teacher, retreat facilitator and chef with many years of experience, Jo lives on a smallholding in Cornwall in an intimate relationship with the environment and landscape around her.
Jo is our retreat manager and loves helping people, she supports the Karuna team to hold the container of the liminal retreat experience.
Enjoy creative activities, quiet moments, breathwork and friendly chats with Jo, when you see her around the retreat space.
Melanie is our Shiatsu Practitioner. Her bodywork is grounding, nourishing and deeply relaxing, helping to ease aches and pains, and release tension. She has a special interest in working with emotions and digestive health and brings sensitivity and compassion to each treatment. Her passion is supporting people to move through life with ease and grace.
Melanie has 15 years of experience, and also holds qualifications in Acupressure Massage, Indian Head Massage and Shadow Work Coaching.
She lives in Dartmoor National Park with her partner and their wonderful new dog!
Yamini offers Swedish, remedial and deep tissue massage as well as Myofascial Release and healing, to help the body and releasing deep-seated tension, and pain and heal any imbalances.
Yamini originally trained in Reiki in 1997, followed by Swedish massage and several other bodywork modalities giving her a deep understanding of the body and its needs.
With a background in meditation, she brings a strong presence and intuition to her treatments. Yamini lives in Devon with her 2 children and 2 cats and looks forward to getting back on her motorcycle when her children are older : ).
Teresa is our Holistic massage Therapist and ear acupuncturist. Her massage technique is adapted to suit individual needs from a light relaxing massage to aid stress release and support the parasympathetic for rest and repair, to a deep tissue to relieve muscular skeletal tensions and injuries. Leaving you with a sense of rejuvenation and a sense of being ‘met’.
Teresa feels privileged to be a part of peoples healing journeys and is very passionate about the benefits of massage. Working in a calm, sensitive and intuitive way, she particularly enjoys supporting the detox process with abdominal/colon release massage and ear acupuncture detox protocol.
Teresa lives in Exeter with her family. She enjoyed walks in nature, wild swimming, Yoga, and cooking. Often trying to combine there’s pursuits with dancing!!
Patricia is our deep tissue, remedial tissue and healing massage therapist. Her calm presence and healing hands will help you relax and release deeply in her treatments.
Patricia’s healing massages hold you in a circle of healing crystals while you receive your massage and at the end she cleanses your chakras with a pendulum, shifting stagnant energy and clearing space.
“Helping others to find balance, feel comfortable within their being, and therefore be at peace with their holistic self. Is a great reward for me”
Louise is our beloved Journey therapist. Using a unique Journey
therapy, she enhances your connection and enables profound healing of a stuck pattern or issue that you feel is blocking you from thriving in life.
Many have let go of physical, emotional or mental blockage, gaining insight, freedom and health through this journey of awareness. The feeling and forgiveness this brings are profound and long-lasting.