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  • May 30
  • Research into yoga & its potential efficacy during pregnancy & beyond

    Yoga best know in the West as a form of gentle exercise consisting of body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation. The word yoga (from same root as the English “yoke”) is Sanskrit for “union”. It is originated over 5,000 years ago in India as a complete system of mental and physical training. Yoga was…

  • May 27
  • Yoga for Pregnancy

    We are delighted to welcome Elena O’Keeffe to the team at The Wellbeing Centre. Elena will be running her Pregnancy Yoga classes from the centre from June on Thursday evenings 6.30 – 7.30pm. Elena is an insightful and versatile teacher. She has studied Kundalini Yoga since in 1999 and took the path of teaching pregnancy…

  • May 20
  • “Great for bonding with your baby”

    Testimonials from the “girls of the Tuesday class” “Brilliant class. Great for bonding with your baby” “Relaxed environment. Perfect to meet other mums.” “Chocolate biscuit at the end of each session is a lovely bonus.” “Gives you a great confidence to handle your baby. As well as some core exercises and yoga for mum!” “Sue is…

  • May 19
  • Kinesiology and Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD)

    Irritable Bowel Disease can be caused by a variety of things, but most people agree it is aggravated by stress. However there is more to it. The organ affected is usually the large intestine. The corresponding meridian relates to letting go of blocked emotions. So when we are unable to do this, our symptoms appear….

  • May 19
  • Nutritional Therapy for IBD

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) IBD is divided into two major categories: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Clinically, IBD is characterised by recurrent inflammation of the intestines resulting in diverse symptoms. Causes are theoretical but include genetic predisposition, infectious agent(s), antibiotic exposure, immune function, diet. Nutritional Therapy will aim to: Complete a review of medical history…

  • May 19
  • IBD Awareness and Natural Treatment

    As today is IBD awareness day here’s some information about it including symptoms and natural treatments available. IBD is short for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and refers to a group of diseases where part of the digestive tract becomes inflamed. It mainly refers to Crohn’s Disease, which can affect the whole digestive tract, and Ulcerative Colitis…

  • May 16
  • Train to be an Indian Head Massage Therapist

    Fully accredited course with qualification and 1-day practical training. Indian Head Massage is an extremely effective therapy that has evolved from traditional techniques practised in India as part of family rituals for over a thousand years. This massage works on particular areas of the body, especially the head, neck and the shoulders where stress affects…

  • May 16
  • Dress for your body shape

    Friday 24th May 7.00 – 9.00pm How to dress for your body shape briefing – FREE demonstration at The Wellbeing Centre. Learn the golden rules of identifying and dressing for your body shapes. In this demonstration, I’ll be showing you the key differences of the four main body shapes and the golden rules of how…

  • May 14
  • We are the music makers

    “We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams” – from Ode by Arthur O’Shaughnessy As I watched the fantastic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971 – the original one with Gene Wilder in it) at the weekend with my family, this quote, hauntingly spoken by Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) in response to Veruca…

  • May 7
  • Stop beating yourself up!

    “Stop beating yourself up! You are a work in progress which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.” I put up these words on our blackboard today to remind myself that although I may be a work in progress, that is OK! I was struck by the personal relevance…

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