Katrina Horne – Instructor Shintaido (MISC), Dip Anma (MFHT), MFA, RGN Katrina is an Instructor of Shintaido, assessed by the European Shintaido College.  She teaches with British Shintaido, weekly classes in Bristol.  She also teaches regular classes at Chandos House, a residential treatment centre in Bristol, for men committed to recovery from addiction.  She has a Diploma in Anma Massage.  She studied with Amma France and East West College.

Katrina also teaches Shintaido workshops with British Shintaido and has taught with Bath Dance Forum, Bristol Complementary Clinic, Dance South West and Bath Bo Club. She has also taught Shintaido in the US at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), Chicago.

Katrina started her practice in 1996 studying with Minagawa Sensei, one of only 4 Master Instructors of Shintaido in the world.  She was fortunate to work with all 4 Master Instructors, and was an assistant of Minagawa Sensei for 5 years. A student of Aoki Sensei, the founder of Shintaido, Minagawa Sensei has researched and taught Shintaido since 1967.  Katrina has met and worked closely with Aoki Sensei, being honored to be in his Sensei Care Team while in Europe. Katrina has attended numerous Shintaido events; with Shintaido of America, European Shintaido College and British Shintaido.  She has been the Co-ordinator and on the Management Committee for British Shintaido.

Katrina has done movement since age 6, starting with Eurythmy ‘thinking with your body’, through Yoga to Contact Improvisation ‘moving massage’. She has a City & Guilds teaching qualification, the 7302 Certificate in Delivering Learning. She is an Interdisciplinary Artist working in Installation, Video and Performance and also an RGN (Registered General Nurse).

Professional Development: Since 2006 Katrina has attended the European Shintaido College annual Forum, open to all Instructors and Assistants in Europe, and the 4 yearly International Shintaido College Events in 2008 & 2012.  She also attends the British Shintaido College.

Professional association membership and insurance for Shintaido:  Katrina has full professional indemnity insurance and is a member of the following organisations:



Katrina maintains the Shintaido South West:
Facebook page and twitter account.