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International Yoga Day

International yoga day is a time to bring focus onto this wonderful and ancient practice. A system that cultivates health and wellbeing through the regular practice of postures and movements, breath awareness and breathing exercises, relaxation and concentration, self-inquiry and meditation celebrated Sunday, June 21. Yoga was derived more than 2,500 years ago from the

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Short upper and lower Cross treatment with Chris Cherry

This lockdown might give you a lot of time to spend at your homes, but we might be spending a lot of our time watching TV, working with our laptops, or even killing time in front of devices. Looking at common problems of modern lifestyle combined with being cooped up at home, we are at a

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How to relieve tension with one simple exercise

By Liz Darrington, Remedial Massage Therapist. The world is a topsy-turvy place right now with the coronavirus (COVID-19) adding uncertainty to our daily lives. As a result, many of us are feeling more stressed than usual, with tension building-up and manifesting as tight knotted muscles. Under normal circumstances, this would be the time to visit

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Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Did you know one in four people will suffer a stroke in their lifetime? Stroke happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Without blood, brain cells can be damaged or die. The good news regarding strokes is that up to 90% of them could be prevented by addressing a

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Massage. What type is right for you?

Liz Darrington, Massage Therapist Nobody (and no body) could argue with the health benefits of a massage with an experienced massage therapist. No doubt you’re aware of the various types of massage available. But it can be daunting working out which one is right for you. Firstly, don’t stress! Any massage will provide benefits! Secondly,

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Banana Pikelets

Looking for something to do with the kids these school holidays? Get them in the kitchen! While it can be messy, teaching kids how to cook is a fantastic life skill for them to learn. Original recipe from Best Recipes. Ingredients: 2 cups self-raising flour 1 pinch salt 1/3 cup sugar 1 1/2 tbs butter

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One-Pan Creamy Salmon Zoodles

Healthy? Delicious? Easy? If you’re looking for a recipe that ticks all those boxes, then you’ll love this Creamy Salmon Zoodle recipe from! The best bit is, you can have this delicious dish on the table in around 15 minutes! It’s also a great recipe to modify to suit your own tastes. We think

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Safe Sleeping Tips to Prevent SIDS

Sudden infant death is a real concern for most new or expecting parents and rightly so. Sadly, over 3,000 Australian families experience the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child every year.   Red Nose Day is a Red Nose initiative that is held every August with the goal of raising funds for

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Bedtime Golden Milk

Having trouble falling asleep each night? This Bedtime Golden Milk recipe from Healthline might be just what you need to alleviate your anxiety and help you have a more restful night’s sleep.   Golden Milk Benefits: Fights inflammation Protects against oxidative damage and sleep deprivation Promotes relaxation and lowers anxiety levels   Ingredients: Serves 2

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