Yoga and Osteopathy have a lot more in common than many people realise. As I type up my final treatment notes, I realise I have but a few minutes before my 6:45pm yoga class begins. I love the feeling I get after moving my body. Yet, as I settle into another child's pose and begin to … Continue reading Osteopathy and Yoga: Looking at the body as a whole
Health is a balance. Our body has an innate drive to maintain balance. It makes constant adjustments internally, to meet demands placed on the system by external lifestyle stresses. By altering physiologic functions such as breath, heart rate and metabolism it is able to keep the internal environment within ideal parameters. Health is not a destination, we do … Continue reading Health is a balance
Hippocrates said "let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" and since then, much literature has been published about the benefits of a well balanced diet. However, digestive health begins long before you can do anything about your own diet. It all comes back to gut bacteria, a complex community of microorganisms that live in the … Continue reading Had a gutful? Try balancing it.