Alice Whieldon MA PhD SFHEA, worked with Kishi from 1997 until his death in 2012. Together they collaborated on a book, Sei-ki: Life in Resonance, the Secret Art of Shiatsu 2011 Kishi & Whieldon, Singing Dragon, London, with the assistance of his wife, Kyoko. Alice offers Sei-ki workshops and sessions internationally.
In addition, since the 1980s, she has been involved with the work of Charles Berner and Lawrence Noyes in Clearing and the Enlightenment Intensive workshop – a fusion of the zen sesshin and western communication techniques – see Mind Clearing: the key to mindfulness mastery 2016, Whieldon, Singing Dragon, London. Alice was Senior Faculty Manager in Arts for the Open University and remains an Associate Lecturer in Arts and Humanities. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Chair of the Shiatsu Society (UK) 2016-18 during which time she oversaw a major restructuring and renewal. With degrees in philosophy and religious studies, Alice is adept at offering the explanations often welcomed in learning Sei-ki.Listening, Non-doing and Appreciative Attention