Homeopathy is a natural form of medicine used by over 200 million people worldwide to treat both acute and chronic conditions. It is based on the principle of ‘like cures like’. In other words, a substance taken in small amounts will cure the same symptoms it causes if taken in large amounts. The holistic nature of homeopathy means each person is treated as a unique individual and their body, mind, spirit and emotions are all considered in the management and prevention of disease. Taking all these factors into account a homeopath will select the most appropriate medicine based on the individual’s specific symptoms and personal level of health to stimulate their own healing ability. Homeopathic medicines are safe to use as they rarely cause side-effects. This means when used appropriately under the guidance of a qualified homeopath they can be taken by people of all ages, including babies, children and pregnant or breastfeeding women.
(British Homeopathic Association)
Art Therapy combines the creative process and psychotherapy, facilitating self-exploration and understanding. Using imagery, colour and shape as part of this creative therapeutic process, thoughts and feelings can be expressed that would otherwise be difficult to articulate. (CATA)
Yoga is a mind and body practice with a 5,000-year history in ancient Indian philosophy. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.
In more recent years, it has become popular as a form of physical exercise based upon poses that promote improved control of the mind and body and enhance well-being.
Modern yoga focuses on stretches and poses designed to stimulate inner peace and physical energy.
The Yoga Sutra, now considered to be the definitive guidebook to practicing yoga, came into the practice 2000 years ago.
Yoga can help support a balanced, active lifestyle.
(Medical News Today)
Meditation is the practice of turning one's attention to a single point of reference. It can involve focusing on the breath, on bodily sensations, or on a word or phrase, known as a mantra. In other words, meditation means pivoting away from distracting thoughts and focusing on the present moment.
Pronounced, "RAY-kee". Reiki is a Japanese form of energy healing believed to have originated in the late 19th century. Reiki centers on the manipulation of ki, the Japanese version of chi. Rei translates to God's Wisdom or the Higher Power" and Ki to "life force energy". Reiki is the "spiritually guided life force energy." Reiki is based on the belief that when spiritual energy is channeled through a reiki practitioner, the patient's spirit is healed, which in turn heals the physical body. (MedicineNet)
The Bowen technique is a dynamic therapy developed by the late Tom Bowen in Geelong, Australia. It is a form of bodywork which uses small, but measured moves on certain parts of the body stimulating the body to heal itself, often profoundly. It is used to treat Acute and Chronic conditions in individuals of all ages. A Bowtech session lasts from 30 - 45 minutes. The moves are gentle and purposeful and can be done through light stretchable clothing. In contrast to other hands on disciplines, where the practitioner tries to correct the issue through the technique performed, the Bowen technique allows the body to heal itself with minimal intervention.
Bowen technique can be used for: Back pain and sciatica Digestive and bowel problems Earache and TMJ problems Migraines and headaches Fibromyalgia and Chronic fatigue syndrome Hip, knee, ankle and foot problems Menstrual and hormonal problems Neck and shoulder problems Groin pain, pelvic tilt and uneven leg length Respiratory problems and Hayfever RSI, carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow Sports and other traumatic injuries
Holistic Nutrition is a philosophy of caring for our bodies that recognizes that one's health is an expression of the totality of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and environmental aspect of one's life and being. It is a whole-person perspective and as such emphasizes the building of health by approaching each individual uniquely.
Our Holistic Nutrition consultant will tailor a program for you that offers guidance to achieve optimal health through healthy eating choices and meal planning.
Holistic Nutrition focuses on:
Educating yourself on basic nutritional terms
Incorporating natural and organic foods
Overcoming obstacles in practicing holistic nutrition
Creating simple holistic menus
Developing a customized holistic diet
Addressing the role of natural holistic supplements
Reviewing the latest nutritional studies
Addressing chronic health conditions with holistic nutrition
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