I was pushed into going to Irene by my daughter who recognised my over-stress and extreme exhaustion caused by far too much work over a long period of time. And was I pleased! It was really, really, great. I had never experienced shiatsu before and had no preconceptions. I just wanted to feel better. And better I was.Irene could not have ben more in tune. She was extremely warm and welcoming, she took time to let me know talk and to explore what I wanted from the session. The actual treatment was surprisingly gentle, but really powerful - I had very strange tingling sensations in my arms in particular and felt energy surges that were extraordinary given how little on the surface seemed to be going on.Irene warned me I might feel tired and a bit spacey after the treatment, but I didn't. I felt a curious mix of increased energy and relaxation - and that lasted for several days, before work once again kicked in.I really, really recommend Irene, both in terms of her whole approach and attitude, and also her results. And once my much-needed holiday is over, and work has thankfully calmed, I am going back, to once again refresh my body and my spirit!