Josephine Ong, Malaysia
Enriched with over 10 years of teaching experience, Josephine Ong is the founder and leading therapist of Shantih Shala Holistic Arts (SSHA).
Josephine is a skilled Wellness Therapist, Energy Healer, Yoga Teacher and Personal Trainer internationally recognized by Yoga Alliance, Yoga Arts Australia, Sivananda Vedante (Institute) Training Academy of Chennai (India) and ACE (American Council On Exercise).
Since 2008, Shantih Shala Holistic Arts (SSHA) was founded to serve as a platform promoting empowerment through the healing arts, specifically via Holistic practices to manage the Mind, Body and Heart. With the mission of helping others to empower themselves on a physical, mental and emotional level holistically, SSHA offers effective, high quality skills and practical professional expertize.
Working holistically means working the Mind, Body and Heart as a whole, complete entity. Private sessions, specialized workshops and immersion courses focusing on these three elements all target to address your specific needs and achieve your goals. ‘Mind’ practices include Counseling, Meditation, Pranayama (breath work), Regression Journey, Shamanic Sound Journeys (SSJ); ‘Body’ practices include Intuitive Bodywork, Yoga Therapy; ‘Heart’ practices include Energy Work, Sound Therapy, Crystal Balancing, and more.
Josephine has helped empower many individuals from all kinds of backgrounds to achieve their goals by incorporating their personal interests with various tools and methods. Her work is a fusion of various disciplines that includes Energy Healing, Sound Therapy, Reiki, Counseling, Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, Feldenkrais, Cranial-Sacral Therapy, Aromatherapy, Shamanism, physical exercises, Massage, Music, Art and Dance.
Previously Josephine was the Head of Department in Yoga at Chivasom, a world-renowned international health and wellness resort based in Hua Hin, Thailand from 2007. Since then she has taught in England, Russia, Austria, France, Japan, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Today Josephine bases herself in Shanghai, China, as she manages The White Room, a healing and coaching space located at the heart of the city. At the same time, Josephine continues to travel globally to deliver SSHA programmes in China, France, Thailand, Malaysia etc., dividing her time between Shanghai and working as a Visiting Practitioner and Alternative Wellness Therapist at international health and wellness resorts including Six Senses, Chivasom, Rayavadee, Liv Nordic Spa & Wellness, Viking Cruises and so on.