Nutrients to help a summer cold

By |June 22nd, 2018|

It is that time of the year when people start to experience those summer sniffles. Now this could be due to hayfever or it could be a ‘summer cold’.

Colds and allergies have very similar symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose and sore throat. The main difference is that a cold comes from a virus whereas […]

Are these 6 Common Foods Good for Us?

By |June 28th, 2017|

When it comes to our health, diet and nutrition, it sometimes seems like an impossible mission. Yes, I want to eat better, feel better and look better. But the information out there is so confusing!

Fat is bad – no it’s good! Coffee is bad for you – but it has all these antioxidants that are […]

How Kinesiology can help with Injuries

By |June 28th, 2017|

Injuries are damages to the body. Accidents, falls, hits and other causes may cause them. Ankle sprains, root canals, mammograms, operations, tennis elbows are a short list of injuries that we may experience in a life time. When an area in the body is injured, the brain sends signals to the body to begin healing […]

What is Closing the Bones?

By |June 28th, 2017|

I recently spent the day on a very special workshop with a group of birth workers and doulas learning and receiving this heart beautiful experience.

A deeply nurturing and relaxing postpartum ceremony, or Closing the Bones, also known as ‘Mother Wrapping’, and to me a gorgeous restorative and loving feeling that every woman should experience.

Let’s bring back this forgotten tradition!

Closing the Bones is […]

Meridians of the body and energies

By |June 13th, 2017|

When speaking of energy within and around human bodies it is often perceived as something mystical or unrealistic. Since early age, we start form our belief systems around what we see and what is tangible.

Yet, since ancient times, energy healers have understood that our health greatly depends on the flow of energies throughout our body; […]

How often should I Exfoliate?

By |May 31st, 2017|

Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate…
But how often should you be doing it?
And mind how you’re doing it! I often get asked ‘How often should I Exfoliate my skin?’ The answer is, it really does depend on your skin condition (skin type is what you’re born with, your skin condition will be affected by climate, stress levels, medication or […]

Does fat make us fat?

By |May 31st, 2017|

This is as common question I get asked all the time – ‘does eating foods high in fat make me put on weight?’
With summer around the corner it’s time to know your facts on fat.
Cholesterol is mostly made by the body in the liver. It’s carried in the blood as low density lipoprotein (LDL)
and high […]

Yoga for Hayfever: A Really Cool Breathing Practise!

By |May 31st, 2017|

As we get into high summer with both hotter weather (hopefully!) and increased hayfever symptoms you may find your head and throat or whole body feels over heated. Luckily for us, yogis of yore have developed a breathing practise to help counteract this.

Sheetali and Seetkari are both cooling breaths that can calm and cool the […]

Food: Allergy vs Intolerance?

By |April 27th, 2017|

Food Allergy
With a food allergy, the immune system is involved and the response is usually immediate and dramatic.  A food intolerance tends to have a slow onset (hours, days or even weeks). It happens when a person is unable to break down and digest a particular food, often because of a lack of appropriate enzymes. […]

Lindi’s Immune Boosting Smoothie

By |April 27th, 2017|

Lindi our qualified Nutritional Therapist has shared her Immune boosting smoothie to help prevent & support colds.
1/2 avocado
1 TBSP chopped up ginger
1 tsp Turmeric
handful spinach
1/2 cup pineapple
1 small orange
1 tsp sunflower seed or any nut butter
1 scoop protein powder
top up with water
Blend all together and enjoy (the avocado and nut butter helps make it creamy and delicious […]