Article Category - "Healthy Lifestyle Choices"
Back pain is a common problem for 99% of new mothers. Having just gone through the challenges of pregnancy, labour and sometimes C-section, women have already been challenged, both physically and emotionally before their little one even arrives. With all the awkward car seats, the extra luggage, the carrying, twisting, lifting and feeding that has to be done it’s no wonder that mothers backs are crying out for a bit of help.… Read more
Your thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, is your chief gland for keep up your energy and supporting your metabolism. By producing a balanced level of a variety of essential hormones, the thyroid is a fundamental mechanism in your body, as every cell in your body has thyroid hormone receptors.
Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, is a now silent epidemic. People can suffer for years with symptoms that conventional medicine frequently doesn’t know how to treat because complaints seem scattered or vague.… Read more
The desire to slow down the ageing process is common to all. Interventions like Botox work well for filling in lines but leave the ageing of the body and skin unaffected. What we really want is to put the brakes on the ageing process in the whole body.
Facial rejuvenation acupuncture works directly on lines by making the skin produce keratin and collagen to plump out wrinkles.… Read more
Are you a swayback? A sloucher? Military type? Does your bum stick out a bit too much? Are your hamstrings too tight? Pilates is one of the most effective ways of correcting posture. We always recommend you start a beginners course – see our schedule hereNegative effects of poor posture
The truth is – the way you sit or stand can have a negative effect on your body over time causing niggling aches or worse.… Read more
Acupuncture has become a hugely popular therapy to support pregnancy, labour and postpartum health in recent years. Every woman wants her pregnancy to go smoothly and acupuncture is a great way to regulate and optimize our natural cycles. Whether you-and-bump are aching for a good night’s sleep or you’re preparing for the big day, booking in some acupuncture sessions will bring calm, energy and help with the following issues:
Low back pain is the most common use of acupuncture during pregnancy along with other pain conditions where painkillers need to be avoided such as headaches and migraine.… Read more
Qi gong is a system of energetic and meditative practices that originated in Ancient China, however it’s efficiency in repairing and improving the body are still as effective today.
The simple movements of Qigong help balance the flow of Qi (life force energy) so that physical, energetic and spiritual vitality can be restored and maintained.
Some advantages of Qi Gong include the improvement of physical and emotional health, development of fitness and vitality plus reduced stress, improved energy and longevity.… Read more