A Sheffield lifestyle expert is holding a training workshop for a technique used by Olympic athletes to ease pain and stress.
Ruth Fox, of Meersbrook, has been using the ‘tapping technique’ for a decade.
The technique, also known as Emotional Freedom Technique, is often called ‘acupuncture without needles’ ,because it involves tapping significant points on the body’s meridian system.
Ruth said: “It was discovered more than 20 years ago that this simple tapping technique can actually clear emotional and physical discomforts.
“The basic principle is that when your attention is focussed on a discomfort and you tap the points, the discomfort significantly diminishes.”
In 2012, Olympic athlete Abi Oyepitan used it to get rid of her shoulder pain.
n Ruth’s workshop is at the Hilton, Victoria Quays, Shefield city centre, on Saturday.