Date: October 14, 2022

Research Presentation: Hand self-shiatsu to promote sleep among Veterans and their family members: A non-randomized, multiple-methods study

For: INCAM Research Symposium

Location: virtual

Details: https://event.fourwaves.com/incam2022/pages

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Date: June 4-5, 2023

Workshop: Transforming Chronic Pain

For: Kó Lebensschule

Location: Zürich, Switzerland

Details: https://ko-lebensschule.ch/kursdetails/koschule/Fortbildungskurse/Therapeutisches%20Arbeiten/Kurs.ed.6fe0634c769c_8094949999.Transformation%20chronischer%20Schmerzen%2C%20Startdatum%2004.06.2023/?edref=koschule&edstart=0

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Date: June 9-11, 2023

Workshop: TBD

For: Schule für Shiatsu

Location: Hamburg, Germany

Details: https://www.schule-fuer-shiatsu.de

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Research & Past Presentations

Research


Research Study: The experience of shiatsu for care partners and persons living with dementia: A qualitative pilot study

Bellmore, MSc L. The Experience of Shiatsu for Care Partners and Persons Living With Dementia: a Qualitative Pilot Study. IJTMB [Internet]. 2022Mar.2 [cited 2022Oct.4];15(1):23-36. Available from: https://ijtmb.org/index.php/ijtmb/article/view/693

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Research Study: Hand self-Shiatsu to promote sleep among Veterans and their family members – A non-randomized, multiple-methods study

Brown CA, Rivard A, Bellmore L, Kane M, Roberts MR, Wang Y. Hand self-shiatsu to promote sleep among Veterans and their family members — A non-randomized, multiple-methods study. J Mil Veteran Fam Heal. April 2021:e20200054. doi:10.3138/jmvfh-2020-0054

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Research Study: Effectiveness of hand self-Shiatsu to promote sleep in young people with chronic pain: A case series design

Brown CA, Rivard A, Reid K, et al. Effectiveness of hand self-shiatsu to promote sleep in young people with chronic pain: A case series design. Int J Ther Massage Bodyw Res Educ Pract. 2020;13(4):3-11. doi:10.3822/IJTMB.V13I4.567

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Research Study: Hand self-Shiatsu for sleep problems in persons with chronic pain: A pilot study

Brown CA, Bostick G, Bellmore L, Kumanayaka D. Hand self-Shiatsu for sleep problems in persons with chronic pain: a pilot study. J Integr Med. 2014;12(2):94-101. doi:10.1016/S2095-4964(14)60010-8

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Oral Presentation: Hand self-Shiatsu to promote sleep among Veterans and their family members – A non-randomized, multiple-methods study

Research Council for Complementary Medicine Conference, 2022

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Poster Presentation: The experience of shiatsu for care partners and persons living with dementia: A qualitative pilot study

Research Council for Complementary Medicine Conference, 2022

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Oral Presentation: Hand self-shiatsu to promote sleep in young people with chronic pain: A case series design

International Massage Therapy Research Conference, 2022

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Poster Presentation: Hand self-Shiatsu for sleep problems in persons with chronic pain: A pilot study

INCAM Research Symposium, 2016

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Poster Presentation: The use of shiatsu and massage in managing stress for Alzheimer’s clients and caregivers

Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference 2011

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Research Article

CAHC Classification System – a progressive approach

Antony Porcino, Leisa Bellmore, Lori Choma, Tony Corak, Shirley Desborough, Matthew van der Giessen, Tom Lefaive, Colleen MacDougall, Shirly Ann Richards 

Other Articles

Numerous articles have been published in magazines and journals on such topics as hand self-Shiatsu for sleep, stress management, self-care, injury prevention, integrative healthcare and volunteerism.


Select Past Presentations

2021

  • May: Ko Schule für Shiatsu, Zürich; Shiatsu for Restorative Sleep (webinar)
  • May: Syndicat des Professionelles du Shiatsu, France; Le Shiatsu Pour le Traitement Effectif de la Migraine (webinar)
  • March: School of Toronto Dance Theatre; Living Well with Stress (webinar)

2020

  • November: Everything Shiatsu Podcast with Shiatsu Research Network
  • October: Schule für Shiatsu, Hamburg; Shiatsu for Restorative Sleep (webinar)
  • October: International Shiatsu Congress Online; Creating Evidence in Your Practice: Case Reports (presented with Shiatsu Research Network) (webinar)
  • September: Research Perch Podcast, Massage Therapy Foundation
  • July: Wellness Project Podcast, Massage & Myotherapy Australia
  • July: Everything Shiatsu Podcast
  • July: Toronto Fringe Festival; Living Well with Stress (webinar)

2019

  • November: Ko Schule für Shiatsu, Zürich; Shiatsu for Neurological Conditions
  • October: American Massage Therapy Association National Convention, Indianapolis; Shiatsu for the Effective Treatment of Migraine; Working Toward Integrative and Collaborative Care
  • October: Shiatsu škola Hrvatska, Croatia; The Potential of Shiatsu for Neurological Conditions; Shiatsu for Restorative Sleep
  • September: Shiatsu in Hospitals Webinar; Practicing Shiatsu in Hospitals
  • May/June: Schule für Shiatsu, Hamburg; The Potential of Shiatsu for Neurological Conditions; Shiatsu for Restorative Sleep
  • March: Providence Healthcare Caregiver Wellness Day, Toronto: Mobility & Vitality for Life
  • March: Artists Health Alliance, Toronto: Living Well with Stress
  • March: York University, Toronto; Living Well with Stress
  • February: Providence Healthcare: Living Well with Stress
  • February: School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto: Living Well with Stress
  • February: Soundstreams Emerging Composers Conference, Toronto; Self-Care for Career Longevity

2018

  • October: International Academy of Hara Shiatsu, Vienna; The Potential of Shiatsu for Neurological Conditions
  • October: Ko Schule für Shiatsu, Zürich; The Potential of Shiatsu for Neurological Conditions
  • October: Shiatsu Nascholing, Amsterdam; Touching the Brain: Shiatsu for Neurological Conditions
  • September: School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto; Living Well with Stress
  • June: Natural Health Practitioners of Canada National Conference, Red Deer, Alberta; Controlling Chronic Pain with Shiatsu Therapy; Shiatsu for the Effective Treatment of Migraine; Relieving Insomnia with Shiatsu Therapy; Care for the Carer: Self-Care for Career Longevity
  • May: Soundstreams Emerging Composers Conference, Toronto; Living Well with Stress & Anxiety
  • February: University Health Network, Toronto (and broadcast nationally) Pain Management

2017

  • September: European Shiatsu Congress, Vienna; Controlling Chronic Pain; The Role of Research in CAM; The Future of Shiatsu (panel discussion)
  • September: Regent Park Film Festival, Toronto; Your Health in Your Hands
  • August: Sol Río de Luna y Mares, Guardalavaca, Cuba; Treinte Minutos para Aliviar el Estrés (in Spanish)
  • June: European Shiatsu Congress Webinar; Moving the Shiatsu Profession Forward
  • May: Soundstreams Emerging Composers Conference, Toronto; Living Well with Stress
  • April: Princess Margaret Hospital Retreat, Toronto; Ten Minutes to Stress Relief
  • March: Humber College, Toronto; Living Well with Stress & Anxiety
  • February: Toronto Arts Foundation/Toronto Arts Council; Your Health in Your Hands: Living Well with Stress
  • January: York University, Toronto; Your Health in Your Hands: Living Well with Stress

2016

  • November: Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada; Stress and the Artist: The Art of Living Well with Stress
  • October: American Massage Therapy Association National Convention, Milwaukee, U.S.A.: Shiatsu Therapy for the Effective Treatment of Migraine
  • October: Wellspring Cancer Support Network, Toronto, Canada: Sleep Easy When You’re Back at Work
  • September: International Shiatsu Congress, London, U.K.: Shiatsu in the Care of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia
  • September: International Shiatsu Congress, London, U.K.: Shiatsu Therapy for the Effective Treatment of Migraine
  • June: Wellspring Cancer Support Network, Toronto, Canada: Your Health in Your Hands – Self-Care for Stress Management
  • June: Australian Association of Massage Therapists, Brisbane, Australia: Collaborative Care for Chronic Conditions
  • May: Australian Association of Massage Therapists National Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: Keynote: Hand Self-Shiatsu for Sleep Problems in Persons with Chronic Pain; Workshop: Controlling Chronic Pain with Shiatsu Therapy
  • May: Shiatsu Therapy Association of Australia National Conference, Mornington Peninsula, Australia: The Potential of Shiatsu for Neurological Conditions;  Collaborative Care for Chronic Pain; Finding the Way Forward (lecture)

2015

  • November: Wellspring, Toronto, Canada: Sleep Easy: Relieving Insomnia with Self-Shiatsu
  • November: UHN Memory Clinic Caregiver Education Day, Toronto, Canada: Stress-Relieving Strategies for Care-Partners and People with Alzheimer’s 
  • September: Providence Healthcare, Toronto, Canada: Managing Stress in Changing Times – Stress-Relieving Strategies for People with Alzheimer’s and Care-Partners
  • September: School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto, Canada: Get a Handle on Stress
  • August: Paradisius Rio del Oro, Holguin, Cuba: Su Salud en sus Manos – El Arte del Manejo del Estrés (in Spanish)
  • May: Toronto Western Hospital Wellness Centre, Toronto, Canada: Sleep Easy: Relieving Insomnia with Self-Shiatsu and Other Self-Care Strategies 
  • March: Performing Arts Medicine Association, Toronto, Canada: Improving Sleep for Optimal Performance

2014

  • September: ACTRA Annual Members Conference, Toronto, Canada: Discussion on Concussion
  • August: Sol Río de Luna y Mares, Guardalavaca, Cuba: Su Salud en sus Manos: El Arte del Manejo del Estrés
  • July: Complementary Health Seminars, Melbourne, Australia: Shiatsu for the Treatment of Low Back Pain (webinar)
  • July: Providence Healthcare Annual Caregiver Wellness Day, Toronto, Canada: Managing Chronic Conditions
  • June: Complementary Health Seminars, Melbourne, Australia: Shiatsu for the Treatment of Headache (webinar)
  • April: Complementary Health Seminars, Melbourne, Australia: Integrating Shiatsu into your Massage Practice (webinar)
  • March: Providence Healthcare, Toronto, Canada: Sleep Easy: Relieving Insomnia with Self-Shiatsu
  • February: Canadian Pain Society Annual Educational Conference, Toronto, Canada: Expert Panel on Headache
  • January: Etobicoke School of the Arts, Etobicoke, Ontario: The Art of Stress Management

2013

  • November: Lakeshore Arts, Toronto, Canada: Your Health in Your Hands: The Art of Stress Management
  • November: Arts Etobicoke, Etobicoke, Canada: Sleep Easy: Relieving Insomnia with Self-Shiatsu
  • September: Providence Healthcare Annual Caregiver Wellness Day, Toronto, Canada: Your Health in Your Hands: Managing Stress with Self-Shiatsu
  • June: Australian Association of Massage Therapists, Melbourne, Australia: Evidence for the Treatment of Migraine Headache with Shiatsu Therapy
  • May: Annual National Conference of the Australian Association of Massage Therapists, Adelaide, Australia: Shiatsu Therapy for the Effective Treatment of Migraine Headache
  • May: Natural Health Practitioners of Canada Annual National Conference, Calgary, Alberta: Collaborative Care for Chronic Conditions
  • May: Natural Health Practitioners of Canada Annual National Conference, Calgary, Alberta: Relieving Insomnia with Shiatsu Therapy
  • March: Providence Healthcare, Toronto, Canada: Managing Stress in Changing Times: Stress Relieving Strategies for People with Alzheimer’s and Partners-in-Care
  • March: Arts Etobicoke, Etobicoke, Canada: Your Health in Your Hands: Managing Stress with Self-Shiatsu

2012

  • December: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta: Self-Shiatsu Hand Massage to Promote Sleep Efficiency in Persons with Chronic Pain
  • August: Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada: Panel Discussion on Headaches & Migraines
  • April: Alpha-1 Canada Annual Patient Education Conference, Toronto, Canada: Minimize Your Stress, Maximize Your Health
  • February: PAONE (Professional Arts Organizations Network for Education), Toronto, Canada: Stress Management

2011

  • November: TAPA (Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts), Toronto, Canada: Managing Stress Roundtable
  • November: Natural Health Practitioners of Canada National Workshop Series, Regina, Saskatoon: Shiatsu Therapy for the Effective Treatment of Migraines
  • November: Natural Health Practitioners of Canada National Workshop Series, Edmonton, Alberta: Shiatsu Therapy for the Effective Treatment of Migraines
  • March: 26th Annual Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference, Toronto, Canada: Poster Presentation: The use of shiatsu & massage in managing stress in Alzheimer’s clients and caregivers

2010

  • December: Natural Health Practitioners of Canada National Workshop Series, Calgary, Alberta: Shiatsu Therapy for the Effective Treatment of Migraines
  • September: Alzheimer Society of Ontario, Perth County, Stratford, Canada: Managing Stress in Changing Times: Stress Relieving Strategies for People with Alzheimer’s and Partners-in-Care
  • June: Ronald McDonald House Toronto, Toronto, Canada: Self-Care Strategies for Stress Management