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Shiatsu Massage and the Power of Touch

February 2020 is Shiatsu Awareness Monthand so we’re handing over the reins to Daniela Voit, our resident Shiatsu expert, who’s going to tell us more about the power of touch and its significance within her treatments. Outside of our close family circle, how often do we come into physical contact with another [...]

2020-02-11T13:32:25+00:00February 7th, 2020|

Reflexology and the Vagus Nerve

Louise Carmichael is one of our Reflexology specialists. Here, she tells us a bit about the Vagus nerve and its importance in relation to reflexology treatments and general health and well-being. The Vagus Nerve - What Is It? The Vagus nerve is the longest of the 12 cranial nerves and [...]

2020-01-03T16:38:23+00:00January 3rd, 2020|

An Introduction to Tui Na Massage

In this post, Lubica Stubnova shares her discovery of Tui Na Massage and offers an introduction to this healing Chinese therapy. My Discovery of Tui Na Massage I first discovered Tui Na on my quest for a therapy that would help relieve the stubborn pain in the muscles of my [...]

2020-01-09T17:18:09+00:00December 6th, 2019|

An Overview of Systematic Kinesiology

While most people in the US, Australia and New Zealand are familiar with Systematic Kinesiology, this therapy is yet to be discovered by many people in the UK. This post provides an introduction to the treatment, how it works and what it can help with. What is Systematic Kinesiology? Kinesiology was [...]

2019-11-29T09:47:20+00:00November 29th, 2019|

The Ketogenic Diet: Does It Really Work?

Over the last few years we’ve noticed that for one reason or another, the Ketogenic (or Keto) Diet seems to always be in the media. It’s an attention grabbing subject but one that’s worth exploring. So, at the risk of seeming like we’re following the crowd, we’re going to talk a bit more [...]

2019-11-22T12:44:21+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

Acupuncture & The Importance of the Tongue in Chinese Medicine Diagnosis

Acupuncture Practitioner, Michelle Ulisse explains how your tongue can help uncover lots of useful information about you and your body. In Chinese medicine, the tongue is a part of our diagnosis toolbox. The different areas of the tongue correlate to different systems and organs of the body. By examining the tongue, we’re [...]

2019-11-15T14:44:55+00:00November 15th, 2019|

An Introduction to Cupping Therapy

In this post, Lubitsa Stubnova, one of our specialists in Chinese Medicine shares with us the basics of cupping therapy, along with the many benefits it offers to recipients of this treatment. Cupping is a simple yet effective technique which can be used alone or in conjunction with acupuncture, tuina massage and/or [...]

2019-11-05T16:25:30+00:00November 8th, 2019|

Exploring Traditional Acupuncture

Lubitsa Stubnova invites us to explore the ideas and methodologies behind Acupuncture, whilst sharing the uses and health benefits of this ancient form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Qi and the Garden Analogy Qi and the Garden Analogy Imagine the human body as a garden covered by pathways (meridians) throughout which life-sustaining [...]

2019-11-05T16:24:02+00:00November 1st, 2019|

A Beginners’ Guide to Hypnotherapy

For most people Hypnotherapy will be something new and unknown. And so, this brief beginners’ guide to hypnotherapy provides an introduction to the treatment - providing information on what it is, how it works and why so many people choose hypnotherapy to help them break lifelong habits or overcome the challenges of everyday [...]

2019-10-18T15:45:49+00:00October 25th, 2019|

What to expect from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

In this post, we’ll offer some information about what happens during a typical course of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, answering some frequently asked questions and helping to allay any concerns or anxieties about the process that can often prevent individuals from seeking support. What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? Cognitive-behavioural therapy – [...]

2019-10-09T16:54:32+00:00October 18th, 2019|
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