Finding Meaning in Life

Guest Blog by Philip Booth (www.myunexpectedguide.blogspot.com) who recently attended the Integrative Medicine Talks at G Live on the 22nd September organised by the Holistic Centre Grant Hatch; what matters in life? Grant talking at Wellness Day in Guildford It was great to hear Grant Hatch talk about his cancer journey and in particular the importance of finding Read More …

Mindfulness for parents of children and teenagers on the autistic spectrum

New Autumn workshops ​Mindfulness for parents of children and teenagers with Autism. Mindfulness Teacher Collette Cousins and  Expert Davina Feder of autismavents.com The mission of autism events is to enable individuals with autism or parents to celebrate; and to educate those around them. autism avents aims to improve the quality of life for children, young people Read More …

Gorgeous Hands & Feet FriDay

Luxury Manicure 45 mins £45 Hand & arm exfoliation, file & shape, cuticle work, hand & arm massage, hydrating mask & paint. Manicure 30 mins £30 Hand soak, file & shape, cuticle work, hand massage & paint. Luxury Pedicure 55 mins £50 Foot soak, hard skin removal, foot and leg scrub, file & shape, cuticle Read More …

Boost Your Breakfast

Breakfast is quite the event in our house. Everyone (including my husband and two young sons) starts the day with a cooked meal. And no I am NOT Superwoman. So it puzzles me when people moan about breakfast. Excuses (or moans) include not having time to feeling bored with having the same thing every day. Read More …

Trust us, we’re nutritionists…

Trust us, we’re nutritionists… A little while ago I saw an online nutritional therapist course advertised for £59 on Groupon. Apparently “graduates of this course are eligible for discounted professional membership and pre-approved insurance to practice.” So, in theory they could be doing exactly what I do but without the experience, expertise and professionalism (oh Read More …

Yoga for Insomnia

Insomnia is defined as a difficulty in getting to sleep, or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning.  It’s a common problem thought to regularly affect around one in every three people in the UK. Sleep is one of the most critical elements of health and well being, and anyone who Read More …

Special Offers | Spring 2016

Don’t miss out on these great special offers! Michele Alkin – Pregnancy Massage – £50 for 1 hour session. Gill Johnson – Mindfulness – 10% off lessons. Gudrun Wiedemann – Smoovey Deep Relaxation Treatment – 25% off the first session. Beau Honey – Hypnotherapy – 10% discount on 4 sessions. Kathy Brown – Zero Balancing Sessions – £130 for 3 1hr sessions (usually £50 per 1hr session). Offers Read More …

Establishing a home practice

It is not always easy to bring yourself to the mat, but when you do, it’s always good, and it always matters, have gratitude for your effort. Students often ask me about resources to build a home practice.  The two most important resources you have are, attending a regular class, and yourself. The benefits of Read More …

Getting enough nuts and oats for fertility?

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has begun updating its guidance on IVF and the way infertility is assessed and treated, to ensure that everyone who has problems with fertility has access to the best levels of help. Infertility can be highly distressing affecting at least 20-25% of couples who are of reproductive age. Read More …

YOGA AND GARDENING

  The gardening year is well under way. I have been busy on the allotment recently. As I spend time battling with the weeds and coaxing the seedlings to grow a little more… I have been reminded of how yoga and gardening compliment each other. I often think of how the 8 limbs of yoga Read More …