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Drop The Botox! How Facial Acupuncture Can Slow Down Ageing

Drop The Botox! How Facial Acupuncture Can Slow Down Ageing Can Acupuncture really replace Botox?

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

Posted on May 29, 2019

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Qi Gong

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Qi Gong

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

Posted on February 12, 2019

Pain-Free Shoulder Movement Workshop with Joseph Devlin

Pain-Free Shoulder Movement Workshop with Joseph Devlin

Pain-Free Shoulder Movement Workshop
Building Stability & Increasing Flexibility

This 2.5 hr workshop focuses on rebuilding a supple and pain-free connection to upper limb movement.

Our modern lifestyle tends towards the sedentary use of our arms to enable the digital interface. They are not the powerful weight-bearing limbs of our hunter/gatherer ancestors.

During this workshop you will learn the simple techniques that physical therapist Joseph has been learning as part of his training and via his own shoulder injury & sharing with his clients 1:1 for over a decade.… Read more

Posted on October 22, 2018

Build Strength with Yoga Workshop

Build Strength with Yoga Workshop
Let’s face it, in most public classes we tend to shy away from the things we’re not so good at. Incorporating postures that require a strong core and upper body can seem daunting and even a bit risky. After all, standing on your head is not something one does every day, well not yet anyway! 
In this mixed ability 2-hour strength workshop, I’ll give you a series of vinyasa sequences designed to safely build core and upper body strength.
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Posted on September 26, 2017

Why are there more women doing yoga than men?

Why are there more women doing yoga than men? Media Influence?

Is it really just because women tend to pay more attention to their bodies than men do or have we just become brainwashed by social media images?  The glossy magazine covers parade a never-ending stream of willowy, super-flexible, women across our screens.  And then when we do see men doing yoga, they tend to be amazingly buff and gymnastic-like.

Speaking of buff and gymnastic-like.

We’ve recently been treated to the beautiful sight of the two kilt wearing Scottish yogis, Tristan Cameron-Harpe and Finlay Wilson.… Read more

Posted on March 14, 2017

5 ways Pilates improves your health

5 ways Pilates improves your health

Ever had a tough day at the office and just couldn’t muster the effort to drag yourself down to the gym? There’s one activity which will make you feel both relaxed and energized. Pilates. Pilates isn’t some sort of fad. It’s a well established training technique that numerous high profile sports people have used to strengthen their bodies and improve their performance. It really works. Here’s 5 reasons why:

Say goodbye to stress

Pilates has grown in popularity for a number of reasons.… Read more

Posted on November 4, 2015