Audicia Lynne Morley
Course Director Scotland

Audicia runs a practice in Shiatsu, Aromatherapy and Craniosacral Therapy based at Delicate Zen, State Theta Galleries near Edinburgh.

She provides treatment sessions for Stress Management in several major corporations.

Through SEED she runs classes and workshops in:

  • T’ai-Chi Chuan
  • Experiential Anatomy
  • Movement for Health
  • Movement Shiatsu and The Six Forms of Touch
  • Movement Ritual and The Blue Woman Workshops

in both the UK and Europe.

In addition to her work as a bodywork therapist she is also Artistic Director of the Collaborative Arts Performance Company: State Theta..


1977-80 Originally trained as a dancer at London University . On completing this dance training she began exploring various forms of alternative movement, which led her into body work.

1982 Began studying at the British School of T’ai-Chi Chuan in London and continued this study with various teachers in Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan between 1987-89.

1986 Began studying with Bill Palmer who has, through his own research into Chinese Medicine, Shiatsu, Meditation, Voice and Body Mind Centering, developed “Movement Shiatsu and The Six Forms of Touch”.

1987 Was awarded an Arts Council training bursary to study T’ai-Chi Chuan and its relationship to dance. As a development of this she became interested in Body Work and specifically in Shiatsu.

1990 Began full time training at Glasgow School of Shiatsu and graduated from the Shiatsu Society of Great Britain in 1994 as a registered practitioner MRSS.

1990 Founded State Theta, Collaborative Arts Performance Company.

1993-95 Studied at the Fellside Alexander School in Cumbria on a one year developmental course and subsequently went on to do the first year of a three year teacher training course in the Alexander technique. Whilst attending the school she taught Movement Shiatsu and its relationship to the Alexander Technique as part of the teacher training programme.

1996 Established bodywork practice at ‘The WholeWorks’, Edinburgh.

1996-97 Studied with Indonesian Dance masters, Ben Suharto and Suprapto Suryodarmo, in Healing Movement and Amerta Movement.

1998 Founded the Edinburgh branch of SEED (School for Experiential Education) under the directorship of Bill Palmer.

1998-99 Post Graduate Training in Craniosacral Therapy at the Karuna Institute in Devon gained under the direction of Franklyn Sills.

1999 Began studying on the Certified Practitioner Programme in Body Mind Centering in the US with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen.

1999 Awarded Scottish Arts Council Choreographic Development Award. Performance “Teetering on the Edge of Stillness” an enquiry into the emergence of cellular life and death.

2000 Attained teaching status from the Shiatsu Society of Great Britain:- MRSS(T).

2000 Co-founded ‘The Shiatsu School, Edinburgh’. Currently running 3 years of an accredited practitioner programme.

2001 Began studying Expressive Arts Therapy and Education at The Tamalpa Institute in California with Anna Halprin

2003 Studied Authentic Movement with Zoe Avstreih at The Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado