Women’s health

15/05/2019

MEDITATION MINI-COURSE – Qi harmony: meditation and relaxation (3-weeks)

Meditation brings silence, stillness and clarity. Qi is harmonious when it is flowing; a vibrant carrier of life in your body of energy. Discover the joy of being both still and silent, and in continuous flow!
07/04/2019

Acupuncture for morning sickness in pregnancy

"Morning sickness" refers nausea or vomiting in pregnancy - which may occur at any time of the day. It is usually worse during the first trimester, sometimes extending into second trimester. Chinese medicine sees pregnancy as an altered state, and special requirements for the mother and baby need to be accounted for during this time.
07/04/2019

Acupuncture and IVF – embryo transfer and supportive treatment

Many women contact the clinic after hearing about acupuncture helping to improve IVF outcomes, whether having done their own research or having been recommended by their fertility specialist. At this clinic, we take a whole-person approach to IVF support, working with body-mind strategies to increase wellbeing and reduce stress.
30/03/2019

Sperm counts, male fertility and men’s health

You may have heard that sperm counts have been declining in Westernised countries over the past several decades - it could be as high as 50-60%. The links between sperm test results, men's health and fertility are complex. Are there steps that men can take to improve their health in this area?
29/03/2019

Is period pain normal? The Chinese medicine view.

Many women take it as a given that periods are painful. Chinese medicine takes a different view. This article might help you to understand your own unique situation, and give you some clues on where you can start to make some positive changes. Increasing your feeling of wellbeing, alongside addressing symptoms, is central to Chinese medicine.
16/03/2019

Recovering from miscarriage

Shock, grief and trauma are common responses to pregnancy loss. Recovery involves consciously tending to your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs.
03/03/2019

The Chinese medicine approach to lactation

The written records of Chinese medicine contain a rich and diverse body of knowledge extending back in time, thousands of years into the past. So what does this traditional view say about lactation? How are these principles applied to humans in modern times?
15/01/2019

MEDITATION COURSE – Open for all levels of experience

This workshop series includes meditation and relaxation techniques designed to help you take time out, recuperate your energy; and reconnect with yourself. A great way to honour yourself as you start the new year.
17/10/2018

Caring for your wellbeing in pregnancy

Pregnancy can be very physically taxing. When you feel tired, this is a sign from your body's intelligence to stop investing energy "out there" and to slow down, close your eyes and allow energy to flow within. A regular acupuncture session during pregnancy can help you to connect to your Centre within, encouraging restoration and a state of calm.
10/08/2018

FREE WORKSHOP – Birth Wisdom: Eastern Know-How for Birth and Beyond

Join us in this fun and informative interactive workshop. Gain skills and understanding for a better birth and nourishing recovery. For pregnant women and their birth-support partners. Sunday Aug 12th, 10:30-11:30am
08/06/2018

FREE TALK – Fertility and Fatherhood: Understanding the Power in Your Hands

During the fertility process, men can feel like they’re watching things happen from the sidelines. Endless appointments and tests, decisions and costs. What can you do, that will make the difference?­ We show you how - Sunday 1st July 10:30-11:30am
08/06/2018

Recipe: Walnut Basil Pesto

When it comes to nuts, walnuts are king, as they contain unique antioxidants and can easily boost your health with just a small handful. Walnuts are amazing for men’s health because they reduce the risk of prostate cancer and improve sperm quality.
14/03/2018

Acupuncture safety

Acupuncture is generally considered a very safe treatment.
09/03/2018

Occiput posterior position

What is "occiput posterior" and what are your options?
02/03/2018

Acupuncture for menopause hot flushes and quality of life

Hot flushes, mood disturbance, night sweats, dryness, insomnia... Menopause can be much more than just the cessation of periods. We take a whole-person approach, combining acupuncture with integrated strategies to help you achieve your goals. Request your 15-minute Free Consultation to find out how we can help you.
28/02/2018

IVF – what else should I be doing?

"What else should I be doing?" This is the #1 question that women ask us when they are doing IVF. Here's some of the advice that we give women when they ask us this question...