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Meet the Osteopath: Alessandro Ciullo

Alessandro has extensive experience working as a physiotherapist and osteopath in a wide range of settings. He’s worked with patients of all ages, from famous athletes and performers to people suffering from chronic pain and young people with scoliosis. What brought you to Shanghai? I’m from northern Italy, specifically Como. My best friend since the age of six has been living in Shanghai for over 12 years. In 2015, I came to...

Meet Dr. Sara Laudani, Internal Medicine and Functional Medicine and Human Nutrition Specialist

Tell us about where you’re from and how you ended up in Shanghai. I’ve been living in Shanghai on and off since 2012 and love living in a city that feels like the beating heart of the world. I’m from Italy, born in Sardinia. I spent much of my adult life and did my medical training near Milan. We relocated to Shanghai for my husband’s job and also spent one year...

Conversations with Doris: Dynamic China

China: Past, Present and Future In this series, we share conversations with Doris Rathgeber, founder of Body & Soul – Medical Clinics. Doris came to China more than 20 years ago. During her time here, she has completed her Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) training, started Body & Soul, and helped thousands of patients from all over the world. Meanwhile, she and her husband began their family here and have embraced life...

Celebrating 15 Years of TCM in Shanghai

The first Body & Soul location opened in 2003. So, how did an expat from Germany with a background in IT sales come to run one of the most successful healthcare organizations in Shanghai? How did Doris Rathgeber come to understand the Eastern approach to mind and body? And, what has she learned that might help Shanghai expats live the healthiest life possible? You came from Europe and after a short...

Dr. Rathgeber’s Prescription for Achieving Your Dreams in China

Body & Soul’s founder, Doris Rathgeber, shares how life’s twists and turns led to achieving her dreams in China. She offers advice for how expats can thrive in Shanghai.   Life’s Many Twists and Turns “Everything I have is from China. China helped me overcome my past and find the opportunity to achieve my dream.” Growing up in Germany, Doris always hoped to be a doctor. But, there was “no more room for dreams”...

Meet Andrea Bisson, Naturopathic Physician and Women’s Health Expert

B&S: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A.B: I am a Naturopathic Physician and Chiropractor who recently relocated to Shanghai from Michigan in the U.S. I had a successful practice for over 20 years in the Ann Arbor area, focused on holistic wellness and nutrition. B&S: Why did you come to Shanghai? A.B: This was such an exciting opportunity for me. My husband (we’re newlyweds!) had the chance to come here...

Introducing Petra Albrecht, German-Speaking Psychologist

Petra Albrecht provides psychological counseling in German at the various Body & Soul locations. She has extensive knowledge and experience treating anxiety and stress in adolescents and adults. B&S: Tell us a little bit about your background. P.A: I obtained my master's degree from the Department of Clinical Psychology at the University of Graz, Austria. In my treatment, I combine cognitive behavioral therapy with elements of positive psychology. I have visited Shanghai...

Introducing Matthew Stevens, Medical Massage Therapist and Chronic Injury Specialist

I lived and worked in New Zealand for several years. After that, I was pondering a move home, but my interest in martial arts took me to Japan.I spent three years there training and competing in mixed martial arts and continuing my work with many contacts I met through the gyms where I trained. I worked with a number of athletes there and back home in the U.K. Working alongside many...

Introducing Shanghai Reiki Practitioner, Gabriel Salazar

Body & Soul: Tell us a little bit about your background. Gabriel Salazar: I am from Colombia and my degree is in law. I was working as a freelance lawyer but never really felt comfortable in that career. I became interested in reiki in 2008 and began studying with my reiki master in 2009. I’ve always felt a connection with spiritual things and healing. I trained in reiki techniques and...

Meet our new Podiatrist Scott Blake!

Body & Soul: What brought you to Shanghai and Body & Soul? Scott: I came to Shanghai with my partner who had a career opportunity here. I was fortunate enough to find Body & Soul and connect with the previous podiatrist, Vaishali Patel, who was preparing to leave. It was wonderful to be able to come in and fill the needs of the patients she had been helping. I look forward...